The First Sunday after Epiphany by Liz Klein

Jeremiah 31:7-14Ephesians 1:3-6,15-19aLuke 2:41-52Psalm 84 or 84:1-8 Sermon for Epiphany 1 January 9th 2022 Luke 3:15-17, 21-22 How are we changed by Baptism? By Rev. Dr. Elizabeth Klein Good morning and a warm welcome to each one of you online and here in in the nave this morning. We are so blessed to have thisContinue reading “The First Sunday after Epiphany by Liz Klein”

The First Sunday of Advent by Martin Elfert

Jeremiah 33:14-16 1 Thessalonians 3:9-13 Luke 21:25-36 Psalm 25:1-9 Today is the day when we name, in worship, that we are the stewards of this place that we call Grace Memorial. In particular, this is the day when you and I are invited bring forward to the altar an outward visible sign of our financialContinue reading “The First Sunday of Advent by Martin Elfert”

The Twenty-Sixth Sunday After Pentecost by Martin Elfert

Daniel 7:9-10, 13-14 Psalm 93 Revelation 1:4b-8 John 18:33-37 Through much of high school I imagined that I was going to be an actor or, possibly, a director or playwright. I was in a bunch of shows, I directed my classmates in several shows, and I actually wrote several shows. (I haven’t seen the scriptsContinue reading “The Twenty-Sixth Sunday After Pentecost by Martin Elfert”

The Twenty-Fifth Sunday After Pentecost by Matthew David Morris

Daniel 12:1-3Psalm 16Hebrews 10:11-14 (15-18) 19-25Mark 13:1-8 We want to know how things end. How pandemics end. How interpersonal conflicts end. How the world––whatever world we currently occupy––ends. There has always been a desire to know the ending. I’ve had a lot of cause to think about endings this year. In January, me and myContinue reading “The Twenty-Fifth Sunday After Pentecost by Matthew David Morris”

Twenty-first Sunday after Pentecost by The Rev. Martin Elfert

Lessons: Isaiah 53:4-12Psalm 91:9-16Hebrews 5:1-10Mark 10:35-45 Here we are. Here we are, together. Just like we planned. We last worshipped in this space, together, what was it? Two weeks ago, three weeksago? And now everything is back to normal. Right? Well, that was how it was supposed to go. I remember us saying to oneContinue reading “Twenty-first Sunday after Pentecost by The Rev. Martin Elfert”

Fourth Sunday in Lent by the Rev. Richard Schaper

Lessons: Numbers 21:4-9 Ephesians 2:1-10 John 3:14-21 Psalm 107:1-3, 17-22 The Reverend Richard Schaper studied Politics, Philosophy and Economics as a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford University. He also studied philosophy and religion at Colgate University, theology at the University of Chicago, ethics at Yale University, financial planning at Golden Gate University and the management of nonprofitContinue reading “Fourth Sunday in Lent by the Rev. Richard Schaper”

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