Sermons for April 2019

Greening Our Wounds and Fears

In North Enough: AIDS and Other Clearcuts, Jan Zita Grover writes this: The Minnesota and Wisconsin cutovers are northern counties that were logged over several times between 1860 and 1920. Never particularly habitable on a permanent basis, their soils were too thin or too sandy or too acid for farming, their growing seasons too short…. Read More

The Green of Jesus

I’m savoring spring, how about you? The sweet smell of damp soil; the music of the birds; the soft breath of warm air our faces. The poet Lucille Clifton ties the rising of Jesus to the exuberant green of spring. The poem, “spring song” comes from the book “good news for the earth.” Clifton, who… Read More