“Moving from Message to Messenger!”

Christmas Morning 25 December 2016 (Isaiah 52:7-10 Psalm 98 Hebrews 1:1-12 John 1:1-14) “Moving from Message to Messenger!” Blessed Christmas to each of you on this Christmas morning! Not unlike the Christmas story we heard from Luke’s Gospel last evening, every Christmas story has its wide range of emotions. [Slide of Caritas Baby Hospital in … More “Moving from Message to Messenger!”

Christmas Eve 2016

Christmas Eve 2016 Luke 2:1-20 Bless O’ Lord this word proclaimed and we who hear it. That as we gather here on this holy night, we would experience the wonder of your birth. Let your light break through the darkness of our lives, and guide our path, that we might be for the world signs … More Christmas Eve 2016

Mid-week Advent 2

The Angel speaks to Joseph’s confusion- Matthew 1:19-25 Advent III 2016 ~Glenn Munsee The Scripture of our focus tonight, describes an Annunciation, or announcement of Jesus birth, separate from that delivered to Mary by the angel Gabriel. This briefer Annunciation is delivered to Joseph in the first chapter of Matthew. We begin reading there about … More Mid-week Advent 2

“Shear Madness!”

Fourth Sunday of Advent 18 December 2016 (Isaiah 7:10-16 Psalm 80 Romans 1:1-7 Matthew 1:18-25) “Shear Madness!” There is a show that has been on stage at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., for 26 years. I think it’s been running for just as long in Boston. Its title is, “Shear Madness” mostly because the … More “Shear Madness!”

Mid-Week Advent 1

November 30, 2016 The Feast of St. Andrew Luke 1:5-23 5In the days of King Herod of Judea, there was a priest named Zechariah, who belonged to the priestly order of Abijah. His wife was a descendant of Aaron, and her name was Elizabeth. 6Both of them were righteous before God, living blamelessly according to … More Mid-Week Advent 1

“Creating Narratives of Hope!”

Second Sunday of Advent 4 December 2016 (Isaiah 11:1-10 Psalm 72 Romans 15:4-13 Matthew 3:1-12) “Creating Narratives of Hope” [This entire sermon was accompanied by a PowerPoint showing slides of Edward Hicks’ “Peaceable Kingdom” paintings, as well as some scenes from Source of Life orphanage in Haiti. Unfortunately, these slides do not accompany the script … More “Creating Narratives of Hope!”