NextSunday Worship

Archive for April, 2017

  • May 21, 2017

    "Where Did Jesus Go When He Died?"

    Year A – Sixth Sunday of Easter

    Most people who are a part of a mainline Christian denomination remember reciting or learning the Apostles’ Creed as a part of worship or catechism.  Every Sunday, many Christians recite this ancient creed which is called the Apostles’ creed because tradition claims that the creed actually originated with the original twelve apostles, although references to […]

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  • May 14, 2017

    "When Jesus Stands"

    Year A – Fifth Sunday of Easter

    We used to have a secretary at the church I served in Simpsonville, South Carolina named Jackie Greene.  She always used to get real nervous around the end of November each year when we would start announcing the “Hanging of the Green” service.  Well, I always have a similar reaction when I hear that someone […]

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  • May 7, 2017

    “The Long and Winding Road”

    Year A - Fourth Sunday of Easter

    I have never been accused of having a sense of direction, and I get it honestly. My father’s father used to say that daddy was the only one of his children who had a college education, but couldn’t find his way to the depot and back.  So, as you might imagine, some of the most […]

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  • April 30, 2017

    “In the Breaking of the Bread”

    Year A - Third Sunday in Easter

    The walk to Emmaus is such a lovely story, so filled with nostalgia and pathos, so graced with details, that I feel privileged to write a sermon on a favorite passage. I write this with immense gratitude to St. Luke who is the only one among the evangelists who recounts it. Let us relive the […]

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