Sunday, May 19, 2024

Day of PentecostRev. Brent Gundlah First Reading (Ezekiel 37:1-14/NRSVUE)Second Reading (Acts 2:1-21/NRSVUE) Creatio de novo is a theological term that means “creation without the use of any preexisting materials” or “creation from the new.” Because the early church...

Sunday, May 12, 2024

First Reading (Acts 1:1-11, NRSVUE)Gospel Reading (Luke 24:44-53, NRSVUE)The Ascension of Christ — Rev. Brent Gundlah Today’s just one of those days — or, to be more accurate, it’s three of those days; and therein lies a problem. You see, today we get ourselves a trio...

Sunday, May 5, 2024

Sixth Sunday in Easter First Reading (1 John 5:1-6, NRSVUE)Gospel Reading (John 15:9-17, NRSVUE)”Love One Another” — Rev. Brent Gundlah In 1949 the legendary comedian Groucho Marx decided to relinquish his membership in New York’s prestigious Friars’ Club....

Sunday, April 28, 2024

Fifth Sunday in Easter “A New Way of Seeing” — Rev. Brent Gundlah First Reading (Acts 8:26-40/NRSVUE)Gospel Reading (John 15:1-8/NRSVUE) Acts 8:26-40 For the fourteen years I was in Boston, I worked in one building; it stood at the corner of Atlantic...

Sunday, April 21, 2024

Fourth Sunday in EasterCreation Justice Sunday — Rev. Brent Gundlah First Reading (Exodus 32:1-14, NRSVUE)Gospel Reading (John 10:7-10, NRSVUE) You learn a lot of things as the parent of twins, and one of the things you learn sooner or later is this: While it’s...