The Life of the Party

Sunday, June 5, 2016

A sermon preached by
Rev. Ginger E. Gaines-Cirelli at Foundry UMC June 5, 2016, the third Sunday
after Pentecost.

Text:
John 2:1-11                                                                    

 

I can remember hearing my
grandparents tell me about how they got married.  To my ten year old ears, I heard my Grandpa
say they walked to a holler over yonder with a couple of friends and were met
in the middle of a road by the Justice of the Peace.  It’s a very strange image I’ve carried with
me for years.  Regardless of how it
actually went, it was certainly a pretty simple affair.  However, in Jesus’s time, weddings were huge
celebrations, lasting at least se [...]