Terror and Amazement: An Easter Vigil Sermon

Terror and Amazement: An Easter Vigil Sermon Saturday April 4, 2015, St. Andrew’s Longmeadow Ecumenical Easter Vigil Mark 16:1-8 “Something strange is happening – there is a great silence on earth today, a great silence and stillness. The whole earth keeps silence because the King is asleep. The earth trembled and is still because God […]

Fight and Flight: A Sermon for Good Friday

Ecumenical Good Friday Service, April 3, 2015. Hosted by the Northbridge Clergy Association, at Trinity Episcopal Church, Whitinsville MA. The Betrayal, Arrest & Crucifixion of Jesus: John 18:1- 19:42 Sung: Were you there when they crucified my Lord? (Were you there?) Were you there when they crucified my Lord? O! Sometimes it causes me to tremble! tremble! […]

A Prayer for the Pastor/Preacher/Priest at the Triduum

One of the strange things about being a pastor serving the Church at a council of churches is that I don’t have responsibilities to one particular congregation as their pastor. No one invites a guest preacher in for Palm Sunday or Easter. Yet, I have lovely vantage point to observe and pray for all those […]