Who Killed Jesus?

Luke 9:7-9; 23:4-11    March 28, 2021Union University ChurchReverend Laurie DeMott Today as we stand on the threshold of Holy Week, I want to ask a very simple question: who killed Jesus?   Every year on Palm Sunday, we reenact Jesus’ entry into Jerusalem, waving our palms and singing our Hosannas knowing full well that the celebration will … More Who Killed Jesus?

Closed Doors and Open Gates

Luke 16:19-31March 21, 2021Union University ChurchReverend Laurie DeMott     When my daughter Stacy was on the Alfred-Almond Track team, she had a T-shirt that read, “You know Track and Field is not your sport if you stop at each hurdle waiting for someone to open the gate.” If we go by today’s Dexter Time, we would … More Closed Doors and Open Gates

Mustard Seeds

March 14, 2021Mark 4:26-32Union University ChurchReverend Laurie DeMott As of today, 2.65 million people across the world have died from Covid-19, half a million of them in the US.  In his speech Thursday night, President Biden tried to come up with a comparison that would help us comprehend those numbers: “This is as many people … More Mustard Seeds

Their Names

March 7, 2021Mark 3:13-19, Romans 16Union University ChurchReverend Laurie DeMott How are you at remembering names?  Some of you might have a mind like a steel trap, able to retain names and faces for years after you have met someone.  Others of us are more mediocre and it may take a couple of greetings before … More Their Names