We began having the children and the whole congregation feel the pulses of our hearts. Then we passed from what is a pinky promise with the children, to the main part of the sermon, beginning with the disastrous situation with the Kurdish people.

At the center of the earth is the heart of love. What it would mean if like archeologists, we dig down into the center of world leaders’ hearts to there find love and just love them into new ways of ordering the world.

Some great quotes of Teilhard de Chardin and his vision of the future. Here is one:

Someday, after mastering the winds, the waves, the tides and gravity, we shall harness for God the energies of love, and then, for a second time in the history of the world, man will have discovered fire.

Teilhard de Chardin
Jeremiah 31:31-34 Gina proclaims in Spanish.
The reading from Jeremiah in English
The Children’s Sermon
Sermon: “From Hard Clay to Soft Hearts”

This is the Eighth Sunday in Kingdomtide. There are thirteen weeks in this final quarter of this year’s “Seasons of Grace,” the liturgical year revised according to the cycle of The Bible Through the Seasons. For a calendar of this whole year, together with ways to interpret the church year, visit the menu item “Seasons of Grace: Liturgical Calendar”.

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