Tag: Easter

The tomb is empty

Christ is Risen!

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…

The Good News is New Life!

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…

Christ Shows Up!

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…

Let us Rejoice and Laugh!

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…

He Has Risen!

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…

God Works in the Midst of Disruption

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…