2 April 2017 – Fifth Sunday of Lent

The Rev. Dr. Austin Leininger Sermon of the 5th Sunday of Lent 2 April 2017 Readings: Ezekiel 37:1-14 Psalm 130 Romans 8:6-11 John 11:1-45 “Out of the depths have I called to you, oh Lord.” Our readings this week take us into the coming darkness of Holy Week. This fifth Sunday of Lent is the … [Read more…]

26 March 2017 – Fourth Sunday of Lent

The Rev. Dr. Austin Leininger Sermon of the 4th Sunday of Lent 26 March 2017 Readings: 1 Samuel 16:1-13 Psalm 23 Ephesians 5:8-14 John 9:1-41 It is fitting that this Sunday—Laetare Sunday, or Rejoicing Sunday—falls on the heels of my trip to Fort Collins to see my family as well as the day after the … [Read more…]

19 March 2017 – Third Sunday of Lent

The Rev. Dr. Austin Leininger Sermon of the 3rd Sunday of Lent 19 March 2017 It’s been an interesting week for me of signing leases, having lunch with new Calvary friends and committees, taking walks on local trails, and seeking connections. What has surprised me in this otherwise rather mixed week is that in all … [Read more…]