Sermon for Fifth Sunday of Easter, Year C

May 15, 2022 Acts 11:1-18                        Psalm 148                                            Revelation 21:1-6                             John 13:31-35 10:30        We typically use one of the forms of the prayers of the people found in our prayer …

Sermon for the Third Easter Sunday, Year C

May 1, 2022 Acts 9:1-20                          Psalm 30                                              Revelation 5:11-14                                John 21:1-19 “Do you love me?” the resurrected Jesus asks Peter.  Peter responds, “”Yes, Lord; you know that I love …

Sermon for Easter Sunday, Year C

April 17, 2022 Acts 10:34-43                     Psalm 118:1-2, 14-24                      1 Corinthians 15:19-26                    John 20:1-18           I love John’s account of the resurrection.  Not only does it include a foot race to …

Sermon for Palm Sunday, Year C

April 10, 2022 Luke 19:28-40     Psalm 118:1-2, 19-29    Isaiah 50: 4-9a    Psalm 31:9-16    Philippians 2:5-11   Luke 22:14-23:46 Last Sunday I said, “There can be no Easter without Good Friday.”  Holy …

Sermon for Fifth Sunday in Lent, Year C

April 4, 2022 Isaiah 43:16-21                      Psalm 126                                       Philippians 3:4b-14                          John 12:1-8                 This is the last Sunday in Lent and it ends with John’s account of Mary anointing …

Sermon for Fourth Sunday in Lent, Year C

March 27, 2022 Joshua 5:9-12                     Psalm 3                                 2 Corinthians 5:16-21                            Luke 15:1-3, 11b-32 Stories.  Stories are told for entertainment and stories are told to teach.  Some stories provide both.  …

Sermon for Second Sunday in Lent, Year C

March 13, 2022 Genesis 15:1-12, 17-18                   Psalm 27                              Philippians 3:17-4:1                         Luke 13:31-35           In his letter to the church in Philippi, the apostle Paul warns its members of the “enemies …

Sermon for First Sunday in Lent, Year C

March 6, 2022 Deuteronomy 36:1-11                    Psalm 91:1-2, 9-16                           Romans 10:8b-13              Luke 4:1-13           Luke tells us that Jesus, after his baptism, is lead by the Spirit into the wilderness …

Sermon for Ash Wednesday

March 2, 2022 One of my favorite parts of this service is the Invitation to a Holy Lent which I will issue to you after my sermon.  In it we …