The Breaking Point

A Sermon for Easter Sunday, April 12, 2020 John 20:1-18, NRSV “Woman, why are you weeping?” My beloved friends, this Easter (let’s just be honest) feels far from ordinary.  Our annual traditions have shifted radically—reimagining what worship could and should look like during this time of social distancing.  How has your own Holy Week been different... Continue Reading →

Roll Away Your Stone

Easter Sunday 2019 “Roll away your stone, I’ll roll away mine Together we can see what we will find Don’t leave me alone at this time For I’m afraid of what I will discover inside.” Roll away your stone.  Roll away that giant, massive, mammoth stone—like one of those smooth granite boulders we stare in wonder... Continue Reading →

Our Story

An Easter Spoken-word Sermon "So they went out and fled from the tomb, for terror and amazement had seized them; and they said nothing to anyone, for they were afraid" (Mark 16:8, NRSV). Today Today should be a celebration Today should begin our commemoration For today we exclaim the resurrection Of our Lord and Savior... Continue Reading →

The Good News in Good Friday

A sermon preached at All Saints' Episcopal Church in South Hadley, Massachusetts, on the occasion of Good Friday.     (sung) Were you there when they crucified my Lord? Were you there when they crucified my Lord? O–o–o–o Sometimes it causes me to tremble, Tremble, Tremble, Were you there when they crucified my Lord?  ... Continue Reading →

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