14 April 2017 – Good Friday

The Rev. Dr. Austin Leininger Sermon of Good Friday 14 April 2017 Readings: Isaiah 52:13-53:12 Psalm 22 Hebrews 10:16-25 John 18:1-19:42 The last day of Christ’s life is like a horrific nightmare. Betrayed by one of his best friends, he is unfairly tried by the religious leaders of God’s own chosen people at what could … [Read more…]

13 April 2017 – Maundy Thursday

The Rev. Dr. Austin Leininger Sermon of Maundy Thursday 13 April 2017 Readings: Exodus 12:1-4, (5-10), 11-14 Psalm 116:1, 10-17 1 Corinthians 11:23-26 John 13:1-17, 31b-35 Tonight we gather for the last time with Christ and his closest friends. It is a meal of fellowship, solace for the storm that lies ahead, and the last … [Read more…]

9 April 2017 – Palm Sunday

The Rev. Dr. Austin Leininger Sermon of Palm Sunday 9 April 2017 Readings: The Liturgy of the Palms Matthew 21:1-11 Psalm 118:1-2, 19-29 The Liturgy of the Word Isaiah 50:4-9a Psalm 31:9-16 Philippians 2:5-11 Matthew 26:14- 27:66 The end of our wilderness journey is in sight. Just seven sunsets separate us from the time of … [Read more…]