This Week's Sermon

January 20, 2019

C08: The Second Sunday After the Epiphany, Year C (2019)

Carla Pratt Keyes

Rev. Carla Pratt Keyes, Pastor of Ginter Park Presbyterian Church in Richmond, Virginia, preaches this week’s Gospel lesson from John 2:1-11: the story of Jesus turning water into wine. “It is such a strange sign,” she begins. “It seems almost frivolous given all the need in the world, then and today.” Why does John tell this story here, at the beginning of Jesus’ ministry?  How does this story set the stage for everything else that will follow?  Click the play button for a sermon full of extravagance, certainty, gladness, and community, as shared by a master preacher.

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Our Preachers

Amy Butler is the Senior Minister of the Riverside Church in New York City and a popular preacher, speaker, and writer. Follow her on Twitter @PastorAmyTRC.

Michael Curry is the Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church (USA), the author of Crazy Christians, and now a regular feature at royal weddings and state funerals.

Brian McLaren is a speaker, an activist, and bestselling author of More Ready than you Realize, We Make the Road by Walking, and, most recently, The Great Spiritual Migration.

Will Willimon is a retired bishop in the United Methodist Church, a powerful preacher, and a prolific author. His most recent book is: Who Lynched Willie Earle? Preaching to Confront Racism.

Also featuring:

Courtney Allen, Brian Blount, Valerie CarterClaudio Carvalhaes, Gary Charles, Mandy England Cole, Andrew Foster Connors, Lisa Cressman, MaryAnn McKibben Dana, Steve Eason, Sue Eaves, Anna Carter Florence, Ginger Gaines-Cirelli, Tracy Hartman, Grace Imathiu, Rolf JacobsonDerik Jones, Carla Pratt Keyes, Eunjoo Mary Kim, Judy Kincaid, Karoline Lewis, Michael Livingston, David Lose, Barbara Lundblad, Rachel May, Jason Micheli, Luke Powery, Michael Renninger, Jim Somerville, Courtney Stamey, Richard Voelz, Richard Ward, and Lauren Winner

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