Sermons for April 2011


Save Us?

Palm Sunday 4/17/11; Matthew 21:1-11 Rev. Jane McBride, First Congregational Church of MN, UCC Being the church geek that I am, I love the church year—the colors, the symbols, the funny things we do. Traditionally, the palms that we are waving today become the ashes for next Ash Wednesday. After the shouts of the parade… Read More

Sermon 4/10/11: “Good Debt”

“Good Debt,” a sermon preached by The Rev. Abigail Henderson at First Congregational Church of Minnesota, UCC, on April 10, 2011.  Preaching on the verse, “Forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors,” from the Lord’s Prayer. Proverbs 22 (selections); Matthew 18:21–35   Are you a trespasser, a debtor, or a sinner?   I’ve… Read More

Hungry Feast

April 3, 2011; Exodus 16: 14-21, Mark 6: 30-44 A sermon preached by Rev. Jane McBride, First Congregational Church of MN, UCC An empty cup, a bare plate. At the World Council of Churches Assembly I attended in Brazil, there was a time of worship set aside to acknowledge that the church – as a… Read More