Seventh Sunday of Easter, Lectionary Year A
Before Jesus ascended he left his disciples with a map to follow: Jerusalem, the surrounding region, and to the ends of the earth. He also promised them a guide: the Holy Spirit. As Lutheran Church of the Savior prepares for our big Pentecost celebration next weekend, how have Jesus' final words guided us?
Sixth Sunday of Easter, Lectionary Year A
On the night he washed his disciples feet, Jesus' words of comfort to them set forth a model for their future ministry.
Fifth Sunday of Easter, Lectionary Year A
The stoning of Stephen raises disturbing questions about the nature of religious violence, and unfortunately those questions are still relevant today.
Fourth Sunday after Easter, Lectionary Year A
Jesus came to bring abundant life to the man born blind and to all who others define by their history instead of by their future.
Easter Sunday, Lectionary Year A
"Why are you weeping?" The question posed to Mary Magdalene, first by the angels and then by Jesus himself, seems almost to mock her situation. She has ever reason to weep. And this is the time when Jesus comes to her, and sends her to tell the Good News.
Great Vigil of Easter
For the third year in a row, Pastor Andrew's dramatic reading of Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego in the fiery furnace, with full audience participation. Enjoy!
This is but one reason you should come to the Vigil, the best church of the year.
Great Vigil of Easter
God brings life from death. We celebrate the Vigil with fire and stories and songs and fun to show this core truth. God brings life from death.
John 13:1-17, 31b-35
Jesus' new commandment to love one another comes with an example that shows love to be much more than just a feeling or an idea.
Palm Sunday / Sunday of the Passion
The juxtaposition of Palm Sunday's raucous proclamation of Jesus as king and the Passion's stark abandonment of Jesus to the authorities shows us much about who we are as people and as followers of Jesus.
Fifth Sunday of Lent, Lectionary Year A
As we approach the end of our Lenten journey, Jesus jumps ahead of our schedule with the resurrection of Lazarus.