Magnify: A Sermon on Mary & Elizabeth

Magnify! A Sermon for Old West Boston Advent Four: Sunday Dec 23, 2018 Luke 1:39--55 She noticed that he moved the paper closer, then further. Closer, then further, trying to find the just right spot. When she looked out from the pulpit, she could no longer see Bart’s eyes looking back at her from the…Read more Magnify: A Sermon on Mary & Elizabeth

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Failure to Floss: A Sermon on Privilege & Repentance

  Preached at Wilbraham United Church (UCC & UMC), Wilbraham MA with Christ the King (ELCA) & Church of the Epiphany (Episcopal) Sunday December 3, 2016 Matthew 3: 1-12   I lie to my dentist. I LIE to my dentist. So if I’m going to practice repentance this Advent, I need to confess. Every 6 months,…Read more Failure to Floss: A Sermon on Privilege & Repentance

“The Futility of Prophets:” A Sermon on Isaiah 40 & Proclaiming that #BlackLivesMatter

2nd Sunday of Advent- December 7, 2014 at the First Church in Marlborough, Congregational Text: Isaiah 40: 1-11 Note: I believe strongly that the most prophetic preaching happens with a congregation when you are in a trusting relationship. This sermon was preached at a church I had never visited before, and thus, I did not say as much…Read more “The Futility of Prophets:” A Sermon on Isaiah 40 & Proclaiming that #BlackLivesMatter

Behold, the Majorette of Midtown: A Sermon for Advent

Sunday December 8, 2013- Advent 2A, St Mark's Church in Southborough MA Matthew 3:1-12 1 In those days John the Baptist appeared in the wilderness of Judea, proclaiming, 2 "Repent, for the kingdom of heaven has come near." 3 This is the one of whom the prophet Isaiah spoke when he said, "The voice of…Read more Behold, the Majorette of Midtown: A Sermon for Advent

Unprepared: A Sermon on Luke 21: 5-19

Sunday November 17, 2013 at West Parish of Barnstable, United Church of Christ Luke 21:5-19 // When some were speaking about the temple, how it was adorned with beautiful stones and gifts dedicated to God, he said, 6 "As for these things that you see, the days will come when not one stone will be left…Read more Unprepared: A Sermon on Luke 21: 5-19

“God at the Edges”- Mark 1:1-8 at Church of the Epiphany, Wilbraham

Church of the Epiphany, Wilbraham Sunday December 4, 2011- Advent 2 Rev. Laura Everett Mark 1:1-8 1The beginning of the good news of Jesus Christ, the Son of God. 2As it is written in the prophet Isaiah, “See, I am sending my messenger ahead of you, who will prepare your way; 3the voice of one…Read more “God at the Edges”- Mark 1:1-8 at Church of the Epiphany, Wilbraham