Sermons

4/16/17 — Easter Day

Sermon / April 16, 2017 / The Rev. Anne F.C. Richards / John 20:1-18 / Easter   Happy Easter and welcome to everyone! Thank you for coming to Grace Church to celebrate the resurrection of the Lord.  The longer I am a Christian, the more I realize how beautiful...

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4/14/17 — Good Friday

Sermon / April 14, 2017 / The Rev. Anne F.C. Richards / John 19:30 / Good Friday “When Jesus had received the wine, he said, ‘It is finished.’ Then he bowed his head and gave up his spirit.” “It is finished.” Those of you who have been in church on Good Friday over...

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4/9/2017 — Palm Sunday

Sermon / April 9, 2017 / The Rev. Anne F.C. Richards / Palm Sunday Palm Sunday is in one sense a day of deep irony. We see Jesus enter Jerusalem and he is applauded by the same people who, four days later, turn against him and demand his execution. They say they want...

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4/2/2017 – Raising Lazarus

Sermon / April 2, 2017 / The Rev. Anne F.C. Richards / John 11:1-45 /  His hour is coming. Soon, it will be Holy Week. Day by day, we will see Jesus live out his final hours. He will be betrayed, deserted, falsely imprisoned, interrogated, tortured, and crucified. We...

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3/26/17 — Born Blind

Sermon / March 26, 2017 / The Rev. Anne F.C. Richards / John 9:1-41 /  I’m always amazed that so many people think the Bible is a book about other people, about how people used to be and used to act. Like it’s some kind of artifact from the distant past with some...

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