Sermons from March 2016

Easter Sunday 2016-English/Español

Sunday’s Readings: ACTS 10:34A, 37-43; Psalms 118:1-2, 16-17, 22-23; Colossians 3:1-4; John 20:1-9 DRAWN INTO THE STORY “We are witnesses!” The scripture readings for Easter Sunday concentrate on details reported by eyewitnesses. Listen carefully and you will be drawn into the stories yourself. Peter reports the good works Jesus did, his death on the cross, and his resurrection. The […]

Palm Sunday 2016-English/Español

Sunday’s Readings: Luke 19:28-40; Isaiah 50:4-7; Philippians 2:6-11; Luke 22:14-23,56 TREASURES FROM OUR TRADITION What day is today? Ask most folks strolling home from church today and they will reply “Palm Sunday.” Not too long ago, today was known as the “Second Sunday of the Passion,” and in 1970 it was renamed “Passion Sunday.” This made some sense, since the […]

5th Sunday of Lent-English/Español

Sunday Readings: Isaiah 43:16-21; Psalm 126:1-2, 2-3, 4-5, 6; Philippians 3:8-14; John 8:1-11 STRAIGHT LINES “God writes straight with crooked lines,” the saying goes. The power of Paul’s testimony that everything is junk but knowledge of Jesus and the power of his resurrection is a straight enough message. And, God knows, Paul had a crooked journey before his blinding insight straight from […]

4th Sunday of Lent Español/English

Sunday’s Readings: Joshua 5:9, 10-12; Psalms 34:2-3, 4-5, 6-7;  2 Corinthians 5:17-21; Luke 15:1-3, 11-32 UN DOMINGO PARA ALEGRARSE Pocas parábolas del Evangelio son tan queridas por el pueblo cristiano como la del hijo pródigo. Nos podemos identificar con todos sus personajes, y con las emociones que se entrecruzan entre ellos. El dolor del padre por la avaricia y […]