Peace Called Beside Us: Sermon for May 5, 2013

Every Sunday, at the very end of worship, I stand in the back of the sanctuary and offer the final blessing. I use words that are nearly 2,000 years old, and that are shared by Christians of all times and places: and now may the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, the love of God, and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit be always with you.” And then, together, we all say “Amen”. And when we baptize someone in this church, we do so using words shared by the universal church: I baptize you in the name of the Father, … Continue reading Peace Called Beside Us: Sermon for May 5, 2013