May 2015 archive

Sermon, May 31, 2015, Trinity Sunday

Rev. Brian Campbell, speaker. Trinity Sunday.

Week of May 31: Trinity Sunday

Dear Friends We come to another transitional moment in our liturgical calendar this week – Trinity Sunday! It is a feast day of the Church (thus ‘white’ for the liturgical color), but is the only ‘Festival Day’ that is not directly associated with an event in redemptive history. Trinity Sunday always follows Pentecost and introduces …

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Betrayal or Communion

The compilers of the lectionary for the Daily Office love Psalm 37!  It occurs no less than eight times within the liturgical year, and always on a Thursday (set for both the morning and the evening office).  Truth be told, the selections from the psalter are set in a seven week repeating pattern (thus, every …

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Sermon, May 24, 2015, Day of Pentecost

Rev. Brian Campbell, speaker. Day of Pentecost

Week of May 24: The Day of Pentecost

Here are a few things to know about what is happening in and around Christ the Redeemer this week: First, Park Place School has their end of year Talent Show this evening. The event takes place at New Life Providence Church (1420 Colonial Ave., Norfolk near Harris Teeter) beginning at 6:30 pm. Everyone is welcome …

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Sermon, May 17, 2015

Rev. Brian Campbell, speaker. Seventh Sunday of Easter.

His exaltation enables and assures our exaltation.

But we see him who for a little while was made lower than the angels, namely Jesus, crowned with glory and honor… Hebrews 2: 9 Today is Ascension Day, the day when we are asked to reflect on and celebrate the exaltation of Jesus to the right hand of God.  In other words, we are asked to …

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Week of May 17

This Week at Christ the Redeemer: As we near the end of our Easter season we come to the last of our Mission Focused Opportunities. MBYO SCHOOL PROJECT:  On Sunday after worship we gather for a time of fellowship (over a catered lunch) and a presentation by our Missions group concerning the School Development Project …

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Sermon, May 10, 2015, Sixth Sunday of Easter

LtCOL USAF Dan Waterman, Speaker.  Sixth Sunday of Easter

Week of May 10

This Week at Christ the Redeemer: Spring and Eastertide and Mission (‘New Creation’ blossoming within the ‘Old’) just seem to go together.  Let me remind you of our missional opportunities of this new season: RWANDAN SCHOOL PROJECT LUNCH AND PRESENTATION takes place next Sunday, May 17 immediately following worship. We will enjoy a catered lunch, …

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