Sermons for April 2021


Life Laid Down

At the beginning of the service, we received reflections from the group that travelled a few weeks ago to the water protectors’ welcome center near Palisade, MN.  After several days of spring rain, the forest floor was one giant mud puddle; everyone in the camp wore tall rubber boots. As one water protector reminded us,… Read More

In the Middle of an Uprising

Last Monday night, my family was among those who streamed from all four directions to stand together quietly at the intersection of 63rd Avenue and Kathrene Drive in Brooklyn Center. The mood was heavy and somber. The sky was cloudy, the air held a chill. Most people were bundled up in jackets and hats and… Read More

An Unfinished Story

On Friday, a friend who is a nurse texted. After a day of giving COVID vaccines, she would have a dose left over that needed to be used. Did I want it? The paperwork complete, I stood in her kitchen and the slim needle poked my arm. So quickly and quietly this momentous thing was… Read More