Sermons

WRITTEN WORD POINTING TO LIVING WORD

On Tuesday, October 2nd, the Nobel Physics prize was shared by a woman, Dr. Donna Strickland, the first woman in 55 years to be given this award, and only the third ever, since the beginning of Nobel Prizes in Physics. […]

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SAINT MICHAEL AND ALL ANGELS

There is something beyond what we know, see and understand. There is something or someone that is beyond our grasp. Are they looking after us? Are they intent on watching over us? Do they protect us from evil? Some of […]

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ACCEPTING OTHERS FOR WHO THEY ARE, NOT WHO YOU WANT THEM TO BE

The gospel pericope this morning is a parable. A parable tells a story that may or may not be relevant to the literal interpretation, but instead is a vehicle to apply an intended message of what the parable is pointing […]

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BLINDED BY THE LIGHT

Remember when you were young and your parents and other people who obviously were in the knowledgeable group of people that know about these things would tell you not to look directly into the sun because it would harm your […]

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ARISE MY LOVE, MY FAIR ONE, AND COME AWAY!

ARISE MY LOVE, MY FAIR ONE, AND COME AWAY! (Song of Songs 2:13, NIV) The Song of Solomon, also known as the Song of Songs is a love story. It’s a story of two people falling in love, the one […]

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MOUNTAINTOP ENCOUNTERS

About 8 days after Jesus foretells his death and resurrection, He takes Peter, James and John up on a mountain to pray. On the mountaintop, and as the three disciples peer through their tired droopy eyes, they are suddenly mesmerized […]

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HOW ARE WE GOING TO FEED ALL THESE PEOPLE?

In our passage this morning Jesus says to his disciples:·’Give the people something to eat”. The disciples in astonishment look on speechless, but one of them responds for them all. “How in the world do you think we can feed […]

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COME AWAY BY YOURSELVES AND REST AWHILE

Jesus had empowered the apostles, sent them out to preach what they had heard him preach, and to do the ministry that He had modeled for them to see and do.  They returned and were excited about how wonderful things […]

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THE EARTH IS THE LORD’S AND THE FULLNESS THEREOF; THE WORLD, AND THEY THAT DWELL THEREIN

King Herod heard of the demons being cast out, people being anointed and cured, and Jesus name was made known. Some were saying that this was John the Baptist who has been raised from the dead, and for this reason […]

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OUT OF THE DEPTHS I CRY TO YOU, OH LORD, HEAR MY VOICE!

Christians are often referred to as “People of the Book”, and that we are. The Bible guides us in our understanding of our spiritual journey. But, we could also be called “People of the Psalms”. Episcopalians put a huge emphasis […]

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