Harvard Square, Cambridge, Massachusetts

Sermon for the Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost 2017

Sermon preached by Kristofer Rhude, Harvard Divinity School intern at University Lutheran for 2016-17 and 2017-18, on October 1, 2017. Texts for the day were:

  • Ezekiel 18:1-4, 25-32
  • Psalm 25:1-9
  • Philippians 2:1-13
  • Matthew 21:23-32

In the sermon, Kris referred to a recent statement opposing employment discrimination against the transgender community (PDF) by the Rev. Elizabeth Eaton, presiding bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, and to the article “Church in society: Exploring ELCA social statements” in the June 2017 issue of Living Lutheran magazine.