NextSunday Worship

Archive for April, 2020

  • May 17, 2020

    "A Gentle and Reverent Defense"

    ¥ear A – Sixth Sunday of Easter

    How many times has someone said to you or you have said to someone else, “It’s not what you said, it’s how you said it”?  I cannot tell you how often and how recently I have heard that line myself.  What we say and how we say it speak volumes about who we are.  Let’s […]

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  • May 10, 2020


    Year A – Fifth Sunday of Easter

    Being a parent is one of the hardest jobs in the world.  And there is no way to prepare for it.  For other jobs, we receive training and education.  But for this job, most of us figure it out on the fly, as we go.  Oh, some of us might try to prepare by reading […]

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  • May 3, 2020

    "Giving Until It Feels Good"

    Year A – Fourth Sunday of Easter

    There are some words that just don’t seem to go together, words you don’t expect to hear in the same sentence.  Word pairs like: intelligent pastor, compassionate accountant, truthful politician, honest lawyer, responsible journalist, civil war, academic sorority, accurate estimate, actual re-enactment.  You get the picture.  Some words just don’t seem to go together. In […]

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  • April 26, 2020

    “Breaking Bread Together”

    Year A - Third Sunday of Easter

    Shadowed by a storm fueled by an unholy alliance of political force and religious certainty, two travelers walked away from Jerusalem. They left behind their hopes of a new day and a better way for all people.  Their aspirations had centered on Jesus.  Now he was crucified, died, and buried.  It was all over! Disappointed […]

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