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 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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About that idea of a kingdom . . .

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: Imelda Marcos, the former first lady of the Philippines, famous … Continue reading

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Faith not Fear

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: One summer during junior high, I went to a music … Continue reading

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Being Prepared

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: Though Father Ousley preached this Sunday, Father Beddingfield’s thoughts are … Continue reading

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Cheered on by the Saints

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: Here at Holy Trinity, I’ve gotten used to having “backup” … Continue reading

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Loving Our Neighbor (even if it’s from across the street)

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: I had a parishioner in a previous church who could … Continue reading

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