Palm Sunday

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Palm Sunday – April 2, 2023


This years Palm Sunday we exchanged palm branches with redwood tree branches from the church yard. After all, the people who welcomed Jesus in Jerusalem took what was at hand. Jesus chose to ride on a donkey, a symbol of the Messiah, a symbol of humility and peace.

Palm Sunday / Sunday of the Passion – March 28, 2021

We are near the end of our forty-day Lenten journey with Jesus, focusing on repentance, renewal, reconciliation, and God’s relationship with us through Jesus Christ, in anticipation of the cross and empty tomb. Holy week, the center of the church’s year, is one of striking contrasts: Jesus rides into Jerusalem surrounded by shouts of glory, […]

Palm Sunday – April 6, 2020

Sermon Summary: For Palm Sunday and Sunday of the Passion, we experience the contrast between between the festive welcome of Jesus as he enters Jerusalem and his passion when we recall Jesus’ last last days and his crucifixion, keeping in mind that the passion story of Jesus, along with his resurrection, are the oldest stories […]