Sermons in “Homilies”
Acts 2:1-21, John 14:8-17, 25-27
I’m going to let you in on a little secret…. Every Pentecost Sunday, at least one person walks up to me just before church begins, brow furrowed with concern. This person is often one of the readers for today and are looking down at their bulletin, mouthing out words: Parthians, Medes, Elamites, Mesopotamia, Judea, and Cappadocia, Pontus, Phrygia, and Pamphilia. How am I supposed to say these words? The secret … is simple. If you say it with confidence, no one will know the difference…
The Rev. Candy Snively discusses Jesus’ prayer of all being one, of unity: “I ask not only on behalf of these, but also on behalf of those who will believe in me through their word, that they may all be one.”
The Rev. Melanie Mudge discusses the Gospel John 10:22-30. Children ask, “What language did Jesus speak?” They are told, Jesus understands all languages.” Melanie discusses how we hear God….