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Sermons by Kathleen O'Keefe Reed

The Rev. Kathleen O’Keefe Reed is pastor of University Lutheran Church. More about Pastor Reed.

Sermon for Christ the King Sunday 2016

Sermon preached by Pastor Kathleen O’Keefe Reed on Sunday, November 20, 2016. Texts for the day were: Jeremiah 23:1-6 Colossians 1:11-20 Luke 23:33-43 The sermon includes a reading from “I was harassed in Cambridge, and no one said a word” by Harvard Law School student Harmann Singh, which was published in The Boston Globe on…

UniLu chancel with dramatic red banner and altar cloth.

Sermon for Reformation Sunday 2016

Sermon preached by Pastor Kathleen O’Keefe Reed on Sunday, October 30, 2016 at University Lutheran Church. Texts for the day were: Jeremiah 31:31-34 Romans 3:19-28 John 8:31-36 During the sermon, congregation members pinned squares of colorful cloth to the white altar covering in memory of longtime member Alice Argon, who died in 2015 and donated…

Sermon for the Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost 2016

Sermon preached by Pastor Kathleen Reed on Sunday, September 25, 2016 at University Lutheran Church. Guests Mackinley Celestine and Bridget Daley from the Massachusetts Interfaith Committee for Worker Justice can also be heard in the recording. Texts for the day included: Amos 6:1a, 4-7 1 Timothy 6:6-19 Luke 16:19-31 This recording begins with Pastor Reed’s…

Sermon for the Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost 2016

Sermon preached by Pastor Kathleen O’Keefe Reed on Sunday, August 21, 2016 at University Lutheran Church. Texts for the day were: Isaiah 58:9b-14 Hebrews 12:18-29 Luke 13:10-17 In this sermon, Pastor Reed refers to the book Microaggressions in Ministry: Confronting the Hidden Violence of Everyday Church by Cody J. Sanders, pastor of Old Cambridge Baptist…