Lent

Second Sunday in Lent

Second Sunday in Lent

The second covenant in this year’s Lenten readings is the one made with Abraham and Sarah: God’s promise to make them the ancestors of many, with whom God will remain in everlasting covenant. Paul says this promise comes to all who share Abraham’s faith in the God who brings life into being where there was no life. We receive this baptismal promise of resurrection life in faith. Sarah and Abraham receive new names as a sign of the covenant, and we too get new identities in baptism, as we put on Christ.

First Sunday in Lent

First Sunday in Lent

On Ash Wednesday the church began its journey toward baptismal immersion in the death and resurrection of Christ. This year, the Sundays in Lent lead us to focus on five covenants God makes in the Hebrew Scriptures and to use them as lenses through which to view baptism. First Peter connects the way God saved Noah’s family in the flood with the way God saves us through the water of baptism. The baptismal covenant is made with us individually, but the new life we are given in baptism is for the sake of the whole world.

Jesus wept.

Fifth Sunday in Lent

View the Service for this morning, or listen to Pastor Paul's sermon for the Fifth Sunday in Lent.

Fourth Sunday in Lent

Fourth Sunday in Lent

View the Service from this morning, or listen to Pastor Paul's Sermon for the Fourth Sunday in Lent.

Third Sunday in Lent

Third Sunday in Lent

View the service from this morning, or listen to Pastor Paul's sermon for the Third Sunday in Lent.

Second Sunday in Lent

Second Sunday in Lent

Listen to Pastor Paul's sermon for the Second Sunday in Lent.

First Sunday in Lent

First Sunday in Lent

Listen to Pastor Lori's sermon for the First Sunday in Lent.

Fifth Sunday in Lent

Listen to Vicar Emily's sermon for the Fifth Sunday in Lent.

Fourth Sunday in Lent

Listen to Pastor Paul's sermon for the Fourth Sunday in Lent.

Thirds Sunday in Lent

Listen to Pastor Paul's sermon for the third Sunday in Lent.

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