April 4, 2021 Easter Sunday John 20:1-18 “Will you come and follow me if I but call your name? Will you go where you don’t know and never be the same? Will you let my love be shown, will you let my name be known, will you let my life be grown in you and… Continue reading Awakened by Your Name
April 12, 2020 Easter Sunday Matthew 28:1-10 Everything happened so quickly for Jesus, the disciples really did not get a chance to say their proper goodbyes as it was Joseph of Arimathea that took the honor of taking Jesus down from the cross; preparing him for burial. As soon as the sabbath was over and… Continue reading The tomb is empty
April 21, 2019 Easter Sunday Luke 24:1-12 Alleluia! Christ is Risen! Christ is Risen Indeed! Alleluia! Hell took a body, and face to face met God! It took earth and encountered Heaven! It took what it saw but crumbled before what it had not seen! “O Death, where is your sting? O Hell, where… Continue reading Christ is Risen!
Easter Sunday Mark 16:1-8 Alleluia! Christ is Risen! Encountering the unexpected is scary! It can be especially challenging when you have preconceived expectations that do not match up with the reality of the truth that you encounter. I am sure that at one point in your lives you could relate. Whether moving and starting at… Continue reading The Good News is New Life!
Luke 24:13-35 We were walking long before we got into cars to drive anywhere. Walking was Jesus’ and the disciples chief form of transportation. Walking is healthy and can burn a lot of calories. No wonder we have many stories of Jesus sitting down to eat, he needed to replenish his energy from all of… Continue reading Christ Shows Up!
John 20:19-31, Holy Humor Sunday Alleluia! Christ is Risen! Easter is a time of surprises and unsurmountable joy! The women that visited the tomb first were clearly surprised that they had found it empty. Then their hearts were lightened with joy as they realized that the promises Jesus had made before his death had come… Continue reading Let us Rejoice and Laugh!
Easter Sunday, Luke 24:1-12 Grace and Peace to you, from God, our creator, and our Lord Jesus Christ. Alleluia! He is Risen! He is Risen Indeed! Alleluia! Our journey to Easter Sunday began more than 40 days back as we came together as a community to mark the beginning of Lent with the sign of the… Continue reading He Has Risen!
Saturday Easter Vigil Sermon Grace & Peace to you, from God, our creator, and our Lord Jesus Christ. Alleluia! He is Risen! He is Risen Indeed! Alleluia! In all of the stories we have heard this evening, disruption of various kinds occur. In the story of the flood all life as they knew it was forever… Continue reading God Works in the Midst of Disruption