Author Archives: John F. Beddingfield

About John F. Beddingfield

Rector of The Church of the Holy Trinity (Episcopal) in New York City on East 88th Street between 1st Ave and 2nd Ave.

The Hope of Jonah & Jesus

Hear a short recap of the Sunday service: Watch the 11 AM Celebration of the Holy Eucharist Watch the 6 PM Community Eucharist Read the full text of the sermon here:  Since last Sunday, many of us have gone from … Continue reading

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Awake for God’s Surprises

Hear a short recap of the Sunday service: Watch the 11 AM Celebration of the Holy Eucharist Watch the 6 PM Community Eucharist Read the full text of the sermon here:  This week, I’ve been thinking and praying for Washington, … Continue reading

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Renouncing Evil and Turning Again to Christ

Hear a short recap of the Sunday service: Watch the 11 AM Celebration of the Holy Eucharist Watch the 6 PM Community Eucharist Read the full text of the sermon here:  Probably like many of you, as I watched the … Continue reading

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Following the Light into the New Year

On Christmas Day, I gave a short homily reflecting on a Christmas Blessing from the Church of England’s Common Worship resources: May the joy of the angels,the eagerness of the shepherds,the perseverance of the wise men,the obedience of Joseph and … Continue reading

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Following Stars

Hear a short recap of the Sunday service: Watch the 11 AM Celebration of the Holy Eucharist Though Rev. Ousley offered the sermon today (you can see the full version in the videos of 11AM above), Father Beddingfield’s thoughts follow … Continue reading

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The Power of Words

Hear a short recap of the Sunday service: Watch the 11 AM Celebration of the Holy Eucharist The written version of the sermon is here:  In mid-January, our Adult Education Classes will begin a study and discussion of T. S. … Continue reading

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God’s Search for a Home

Hear a short recap of the Sunday service: Watch the 11 AM Celebration of the Holy Eucharist Watch the 6 PM Community Eucharist The written version of the sermon is here:  In the year 1061, in Walsingham, in the East … Continue reading

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Joy breaking in

Hear a short recap of the Sunday service: Watch the 11 AM Celebration of the Holy Eucharist Watch the 6 PM Community Eucharist Though Rev. Ousley offered the sermon today (you can see the full version in the videos of … Continue reading

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Something’s coming!

Hear a short recap of the Sunday service: Watch the 11 AM Celebration of the Holy Eucharist Watch the 6 PM Community Eucharist Read a version of the sermon here: The Collect of the Day (the prayer we prayed at … Continue reading

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God’s not finished with us (or creation) yet!

Hear a short recap of the Sunday service: Watch the 11 AM Celebration of the Holy Eucharist Watch the 6 PM Community Eucharist Read a version of the sermon here: For the past few years, I’ve developed a routine for … Continue reading

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