April 11th 2021 – Easter 2 – John 20:19-31

April 11th 2021 – Easter 2 – John 20:19-31

Imagine how it must have been for Mary, weeping outside the tomb, to then look into the tomb and see two angels sitting where the body of Jesus had been laid. Not an absence, but a presence – messengers from God; but they weren’t Jesus! And what anguish...
Palm Sunday – 28 March 2021

Palm Sunday – 28 March 2021

Palm Sunday Gospel Reading   Mark 11:1-11 11:1 When they were approaching Jerusalem, at Bethphage and Bethany, near the Mount of Olives, he sent two of his disciples 11:2 and said to them, “Go into the village ahead of you, and immediately as you enter it, you...
5th Sunday in Lent – March 21 2021

5th Sunday in Lent – March 21 2021

John 12:20-33 12:20 Now among those who went up to worship at the festival were some Greeks. 12:21 They came to Philip, who was from Bethsaida in Galilee, and said to him, “Sir, we wish to see Jesus.” 12:22 Philip went and told Andrew; then Andrew and...
4rd Sunday in Lent – March 14 2021

4rd Sunday in Lent – March 14 2021

Based on a reflection by Karoline Lewis (Professor and the Marbury E. Anderson Chair of Biblical Preaching, Luther Seminary, Saint Paul, Minnesota) John 3:14-21 3:14 And just as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, so must the Son of Man be lifted up, 3:15...