Sermon Archive

Turning Points

While Jesus was not received in the Samaritan village as James and John had expected them to be Jesus responded with calm and non-violence.

The Kiss of God

We are grounded in the energy stream of the church which experiences God as one-in-three. I riff on St Bernard of Clauvaux’s idea that God is the kisser, Christ is the kissed and the Holy Spirit is the kiss – so we are filled with the kiss of God.

Being the Good News

Just as the church in Acts had to face situations they had never experienced before, so we today are faced with new challenges to be the good news in the power of the Holy Spirit.

Ascension, and This Week’s News

David Brooks writes in the New York Times ” How much will the pummeling act of experiencing the news these days lead to empathy erosion? Where will the forces of re-humanization come from?” The Church is called to be that re-humanizing force as the ascended Cosmic Christ lives through us, the Body of Christ.

Coming Home

God comes to us as an honored guest, making their home in our hearts until we realize that we are invited to make our homes in God’s heart.

A Call to Love!

Reading: John 21:1-19;  Easter 3/C By the Rev. Karen Faye Siegfried When you woke up this morning, did you remember it was the third Sunday of Easter, that joyful season when we celebrate resurrection, new life, and a renewed hope for the future?  If so, perhaps you pulled back the covers, placed your feet on the floor and exclaimed, “Alleluia, Christ is risen” or quietly murmured,  “Today is a good day to have a great day!”  Maybe as you made…