A Gift for the Angry: “My God, My God, Why have you forsaken me?” Good Friday 2019

“from that cross, a gift of these words. A gift for us below, us who doubt and believe. A gift for the angry, the wavering, the weary. A gift for the destitute. Jesus gives us not the semblance of abandonment, but the lament of one who is desperately, utterly alone. A gift from the cross so that we might eternally know that our God knows the depths of our despair.”

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Be Not Afraid: Christmas Sermon 2015

Christmas Eve, Dec 24, 2015 St. James Armenian Orthodox Church, Watertown MA. Luke 2: 8-20 “…And in that region there were shepherds out in the field, keeping watch over their flock by night. And an angel of the Lord appeared to them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were filled […]

Naming Truth: A Sermon on Being Set Free & The Armenian Genocide

Rev. Laura Everett, Executive Director, Massachusetts Council of Churches Ecumenical Armenian Vespers at Trinity Church in Boston Thursday April 23, 2014, 7:30pm Mark 5: 1-20 She spoke truth. With the clipped diction of a Boston Protestant from a certain social strata, the 75-year-old suffragette and abolitionist Julia Ward Howe climbs the stairs to the podium […]