Sermon: A Message and Mission of Hope in the Midst of Calamity and Emptiness

What happens when four good pastors collaborate for the liturgies, journey, and celebrations of Holy Week and Easter? Well, this is one of the things that happens. Thank you all for sharing the Gospel- good news in a time of uncertainty, anxiety, and fear! None of these have the last word. We have a story to tell. Christ is risen. Christ is risen indeed. Alleluia.

This is the Day

Sunday, April 12, 2020
Easter Sunday
Salem Lutheran Church, Fontanelle, NE
Preachers: Pastor Day Hefner, Pastor Allison Siburg, Pastor Shari Schwedhelm, Pastor Heidi Wallace
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Pastor Day Hefner
St. John’s Lutheran Church, Schuyler, NE

Good morning and happy Easter once again to you all!It has been a delight and privilege to get to gather with these wonderful colleagues as we walk through the journey of these days of Holy Week and now Easter morning together.

We realized what a neat opportunity it is to have four female preachers coming together to proclaim the good news, just as the good news was first proclaimed by women on that first Easter day, standing outside the empty tomb.(Admittedly, it did take the lone male of our entourage to point this out, haha.)So rather than have just one of us give the sermon this morning, we decided that…

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