Trinity Sunday: June 7, 2020

Texts: First Reading Genesis 1:1-2:4a Psalm 8:1-9 Second Reading 2 Corinthians 13:11-13 Gospel Matthew 28:16-20 Manuscript: It has been a week. It has been a week since I stood here on Pentecost, asking what good news we would proclaim, and asking how long, O God, until we can finally stop placing unnecessary boundaries between ourselves. It has been a […]

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Pentecost: May 31, 2020

First Reading Acts 2:1-21 Psalm 104:24-34, 35b Second Reading 1 Corinthians 12:3b-13 Gospel John 7:37-39 Manuscript This is it! Today is the day! Last week we talked about the ascension, about the disciples asking Jesus when they would free Israel, when they would overthrow Rome, when they would get to start the revolution! They had been following Jesus for […]

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Ascension Sunday: May 24, 2020

Texts: First Reading Acts 1:6-14 Psalm 68:1-10, 32-35 Second Reading 1 Peter 4:12-14, 5:6-11 Gospel John 17:1-11 Manuscript: What are you looking at? What are you waiting for? Why are you just standing around? Stop wasting time. We have many ways of keeping and marking time. According to our most common method, the moment I am speaking these words, […]

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