Sermon 8-13-17

The Rev. Hannah Hooker preaches Year A Proper 14 (Gen. 37:1-4, 12-28; Rom. 10:5-15; Mat. 14: 22-33)   Including Paul in a sermon can be really difficult. On the one hand, Paul’s letters are a place in the bible where we get explicit theology, someone interpreting the story of the Israelites and Jesus’ teachings for…

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Sermon 7-30-17

The Rev. Hannah Hooker’s sermon for Year A, Proper 12   I love pop culture references to the Christian story of salvation. And I don’t just mean when blockbuster movies quote the Bible. I mean when our culture’s search for meaning lands right on top of the Christian story. Obviously this means that I love…

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Sermon 7-23-17

The Rev. Hannah Hooker’s sermon, Year A Proper 11   I had a wonderful meeting with a younger member of our congregation this week. We covered the whole gamut of theological issues. We talked about what, precisely, the Holy Spirit is. We talked about what it means to “hear” or “see” God, and how it…

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