On this Easter Sunday, Senior Minister Molly Baskette talks about “eukatastrophe,” the “sudden happy turn in a story which pierces you with a joy that brings tears.” She recounts the “dramedy” of her husband’s proposal to her, and then imagines what it must have been like for Mary, whose grief at losing
Nothing can separate us from the love of God, including death. In the context of the theme “Summer of Love,” Senior Minister Molly Baskette explores the relationship between love and death. We may be frightened by death, but it is what makes life precious.
In the Gospel story, Jesus waits a few days upon hearing that his beloved friend Lazarus was sick before eventually going to where his body has been buried and calling him out of the tomb. Young Adult Minister Kit Novotny suggests that Jesus’ initial resistance may have been due to his very human grief.
In Deuteronomy 30:15-20, Moses calls his people to choose life and follow God’s commandments.