January 28, 2018

     Over the last two Sundays, we have watched Jesus grow up. First, from the child who returned to Nazareth with Mary & Joseph from their sanctuary-years in Egypt…to the precocious  12-year old  who confronted the priests and teachers in the Jerus...

January 23, 2018

a sermon based upon Amos 5:21-24, & Micah 6:6-8,

and Zechariah 7:8-11, also referring to Luke 2:41-51 

     Last Sunday we heard the story from Luke’s Gospel about Jesus (at age 12) visiting Jerusalem with his parents. That was the time Mary and Joseph los...

January 14, 2018

a sermon based upon Luke 2:39-52

The Gospels of Matthew & Luke both begin with the Christmas story – Jesus’ birth. The Nativity… shepherds and angels, wise men from the East, and so forth. Every year we hear again about Mary & Joseph’s journey to Bethlehem, where Jesus...

January 7, 2018

a sermon based upon Matthew 2:1-6, 7-12, 13-15, 16-23

     First, let me wish you all a Happy New Year. May the harsh polar winter that’s been dogging us since December, give us a break now that it’s January. May those places still struggling to recover from last year’s...

December 24, 2017

A sermon based Luke 2:10-20

December 24, 2017 – The FOURTH Sunday in ADVENT

     Angels and shepherds, a baby in a cattle stall, Mary and Joseph… the whole menagerieis so very familiarto us that we could put on a costume and act out any one of those characters!(Iwant to...

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