Sermon Archives: May2022

Mara Norden
May 29, 2022

Acts 16:16-34: The Power of Staying Put

Pastor Mara puts gun violence and polarization in conversation with the story of Paul and Silas not running from the jail after their chains were loosed. How might we, like Paul and Silas and the jailer, move from the rules of empire to the rules of the Kingdom of God?

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Mara Norden
May 1, 2022

Acts 9: 1-19 Something like Scales

Saul was on a mission to keep the peace among the Jews by killing Christians until God stopped him. Ananias lived in fear of Saul until God stopped him. Pastor Mara explores how the intersection of Saul’s and Ananias’ lives informs our response to police killing people of color while trying to keep the peace.

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