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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 the Third Sunday in Lent 2017

Pastor Kathleen O’Keefe Reed offered this sermon on Sunday, March 19, 2017 at University Lutheran Church. It explored the theme of “costly grace” in the paintings Unnailing Jesus from the Cross by Carl Gustaf Nelson and Mother and Child by Marc Chagall. Texts for the day were: Exodus 17:1-7 Psalm 95 Romans 5:1-11 John 4:1-30…

Sermon for the Seventh Sunday after Epiphany 2017

Sermon preached by Pastor Kathleen O’Keefe Reed on Sunday, February 19, 2017 at University Lutheran Church. Texts for the day were: Leviticus 19:1-2, 9-18 Psalm 119:33-40 1 Corinthians 3:10-11, 16-23 Matthew 5:38-48 In this sermon, Pastor Reed refers to “Gender, Politics, and Imagination: An Afternoon with Jennifer Finney Boylan,” a lecture at the Radcliffe Institute…

Sermon for the Third Sunday of Advent 2016

Sermon preached by Pastor Kathleen O’Keefe Reed on Sunday, December 11, 2016 at University Lutheran Church. Texts for the day were: Isaiah 35:1-10 Psalm 146:5-10 James 5:7-10 Luke 1:36-45 Pastor Reed refers several times to a talk given by Harvard Divinity School student Alfredo Garcia earlier in the service. More about Alfredo Garcia.

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…