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

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“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