Sermons on Holy Week

Sermons on Holy Week

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Atonement = at-one-ment with God: Good Friday

First SUNDAY AFTER THE EPIPHANY,   January 7, 2018 Epiphany 1, Year B: Isaiah 52:13-53:12; Psalm 22; Hebrews 4:14-16; 5:7-9; Mark 9:2-9   CLICK HERE to listen to the recording. We have just heard some of the most beautiful, painful, heart-wrenching passages of scripture, juxtaposed with one of the holiest, most beautiful, painful, heart-wrenching moments of the Christian story. Jesus, our beloved healer, lover of souls, champion of the poor, weak, and oppressed, the man who washed the feet of his friends,…
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We commemorate His perfect love: Maundy Thursday

Maundy Thursday,   March 29, 2018 Maundy Thursday, Year B:  Exodus 12:1-4, (5-10), 11-14; Psalm 116:1, 10-17; 1 Corinthians 11:23-26; John 13:1-17, 31b-35 CLICK HERE to listen to the recording. In the name of God, who has given us a new commandment. John throws us a curve ball so to speak. In this gospel account, John places this meal, this last supper, as happening before the Passover. This is unlike the other three gospel writers, Matthew, Mark, and Luke who all describe this…
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The Passion Story: Palm Sunday

Palm Sunday, March 25, 2018 Palm Sunday, Year B: Mark 11:1-11 or John 12:12-16;; Psalm 118:1-2, 19-29; Isaiah 50:4-9a; Philippians 2:5-11; Mark 14:1-15:47 or Mark 15:1-39, [40-47]; Psalm 31:9-16 CLICK HERE to listen to the recording. Mother Kathy felt the Passion Story, as read here so beautifully by Kemp Miller, should speak for itself. Her brief comments follow the Gospel reading. The sermons are recorded at St. Andrew’s and uploaded by Kemp Miller, for whose ministry we are all grateful. You can listen to…