Monthly Archives: January 2013

Christ on a New Road

    January 20, 2013        2nd Sunday after the Epiphany Isaiah 62:1-5          1 Corinthians 12:1-11         John 2:1-11               Human Relations Day             Beginning with Christmas I have been preaching on the theme of our journey that we take through life as Christians … Continue reading

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The Baptism in Us

   January 13, 2013        Baptism of the Lord Isaiah 43:1-7             Acts 8:14-17           Luke 3:15-17, 21-22             Baptism is the first sacrament of the Christian Church.  The original two sacraments were Baptism and Communion.  As the church grew so did … Continue reading

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Beginning our Journey with Christ

January 6, 2013                      Epiphany of the Lord Isaiah 60:1-6                Ephesians 3:1-12                      Matthew 2:1-12             Epiphany is the day that the Wise Men, or the Magi, come to visit Jesus.  Most of the ideas in commentaries center on the fact … Continue reading

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Seeking God in the New Year

December 30, 2012         1st Sunday After Christmas Day          1 Samuel 2:18-20, 26        Colossians 3:12-17            Luke 2:41-52             It is always a little strange to read the Gospel the week after Christmas because it is the Sunday between Christmas and Epiphany.  There … Continue reading

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Christ is Born for Us

December 24, 2012                Christmas Eve Isaiah 52:7-10                        Luke 2:1-20             I think that Christmas is one of the hardest sermons to do because many of you have been to Church on Christmas for many years.  And as a result you … Continue reading

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Finding Christ’s Love

December 23, 2012                4th Sunday of Advent                       Micah 5:2-5a                Hebrews 10:5-10         Luke 1:39-45             This Sunday is often called the Marian Sunday because we read about and celebrate the moments when Mary and Elizabeth became pregnant with Jesus and … Continue reading

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Sermon for the Newtown Shootings

December 16, 2012                            3rd Sunday of Advent Zephaniah 3:14-20             Philippians 4:4-7                   Luke 3:7-18             I have been focusing my advent sermons on the liturgical themes that each Advent Sunday centers around.  Our first Sunday was Hope; the second Peace; … Continue reading

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