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Take Off Your Shoes – A Maundy Thursday Sermon

It has not been the recent custom to include a full sermon in the Maundy Thursday 7:30pm liturgy at Augustana. Here is what I would have preached, and did preach in Spanish at 5:30: Take off your shoes, for the place where you stand is holy ground.

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The very stones cry out: NO MORE

The very stones cry out: NO MORE

Some thoughts on the confluence of Palm Sunday and the #MarchforOurLives 2000 years ago Jesus entered the holy city, humble, seated on a donkey, and the people shouted with joy. Finally, the hope they had been waiting for! Finally, things would be made right. Some tried to

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Reconciling in Christ

Augustana Lutheran Church is a spiritual community that celebrates the gifts of God that empower us to engage in the struggles of life, to care for each other, and to serve Christ where we work and live. We welcome the participation of people of all ages, ethnic backgrounds, sexual orientations, gender identities, educational backgrounds, and economic conditions––all who want to join in community to honor God and be of service to people.

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