Monthly Archives: March 2016

Weekly Word for March 31, 2016

– “Emily, What Are You Doing After Graduation?”
– Goodbye, Emily Linderman
– The Fourfold Path of Forgiveness Workshop
– Sunday Adult Forums This Spring
– Parish Prayer List
– Sunday Lectionary Corner
– Upcoming Events Read more

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Easter Sunday: Love That Asks

March 27, 2016, The Rev. Doyt L. Conn, Jr. preaching

God’s vision is universal and God’s vision is particular and that includes all people, one person at a time. And because you know one person (and I know you know at least one person) then you can be a person of hope in the world. You can ask the particular question: What can I do for you? Then listen, and then listen more deeply, And then respond with what God gave you. Read more

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The Great Easter Vigil: Baptism with Water

March 26, 2016, The Rev. Doyt L. Conn, Jr. preaching

Jesus came from God so we could go up up up from darkness to light, from chaos to order, from bondage to freedom, from death to life. It is this mysterious relationship that we sit in and celebrate tonight. And it begins with water. Water is essential. It is essential for point to God; who is more essential. Read more

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Good Friday: “It Is Finished”

March 25, 2016, The Rev. Kate Wesch preaching

For Jesus, this journey to his death is gritty and dirty. It’s undignified and embarrassing. But he boldly and calmly, steps into his fate and invites us into the drama as it unfolds. Read more

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Maundy Thursday: How to Love

March 24, 2016, The Rev. Kate Wesch preaching

Jesus had an incredible way of truly seeing people, never with contempt or disdain. We see it this night, when Jesus meets the disciples’ fear with love, when he confronts Judas’ betrayal, with love. We must never forget that the opposite of love is not anger or hostility but indifference or fear. The opposite of fear is love. Read more

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