Sermons for May 2011


Sermon 5/8/11: Incognito

“Incognito,” a sermon preached by the Rev. Abigail Henderson at First Congregational Church of Minnesota, UCC, on May 8, 2011. Luke 24: 13–35 Mother’s Day is one of those holidays that everyone experiences in a different way.  For many, it is a chance to honor motherhood in all its beauty and complexity.  For some, however,… Read More

Easter Sermon 4/24/11

“Whom are you Seeking?” a sermon preached by the Rev. Abigail Henderson on April 24, 2011 at First Congregational Church of Minnesota, UCC. “Protestant Easter” by Anne Sexton John 20:1-18 Last month, members of this church’s 20s/30s group gathered in a community room at Common Roots, a café in South Minneapolis.  We were engaged in… Read More

“Unless”

5/1/11; John 20: 19-31 sermon preached by Rev. Jane McBride, First Congregational Church of MN, UCC Four women stand arm in arm, smiling at the camera. Plates, silverware and cups against a yellow table cloth suggest a meal just eaten or yet to begin. Are they friends? Sisters? Is it a birthday feast, a renunion?… Read More