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Mercy Me

A sermon for the Seventh Sunday after the Epiphany, February 24, 2019. The scripture readings are Genesis 45:3-11, 15, Psalm 37:1-12, 41-42, 1 Corinthians 15:35-38,42-50, and  Luke 6:27-38. Listen to the sermon HERE. Our first scripture reading today is a … Continue reading

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Blessed

A sermon for the Sixth Sunday after the Epiphany, February 17, 2019.  The scripture readings are Jeremiah 17:5-10, Psalm 1, 1 Corinthians 15:12-20, and Luke 6:17-26.  Listen to the sermon HERE.  There’s a famous “Far Side” cartoon by Gary Larson … Continue reading

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Caught up in Christ

A sermon for the Fifth Sunday after the Epiphany, February 10, 2019. The scripture readings are Isaiah 6:1-13, Psalm 138, 1 Corinthians 15:1-11, and Luke 5:1-11.  Listen to the sermon HERE The Gospel today brings us a fish tale. On … Continue reading

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Growing Up (with the Spirit)

A sermon for the Fourth Sunday after the Epiphany, February 3, 2019. The scripture readings are Jeremiah 1:4-10, Psalm 71:1-6, 1 Corinthians 13:1-13, and Luke 4:21-30.  Listen to the sermon HERE. I had a nice surprise yesterday. I came home … Continue reading

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Spiritual Gifts

A  sermon for the Second Sunday after The Epiphany, January 20, 2019.  The scriptures are Isaiah 62:1-5, Psalm 36:5-10, 1 Corinthians 12:1-11, and John 2:1-11. Listen to the sermon HERE. Many of you are probably familiar with he Shaker hymn, “Simple … Continue reading

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The Rector’s Annual Report: Baptized for Mission

The Annual Meeting of The Church of the Holy Trinity was held on January 13, 2019. The rector’s annual report and overview of 2018 was given in the form of the sermon. The scripture readings for The Baptism of Our … Continue reading

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Following the Light– No matter what

A sermon for the Epiphany, January 6, 2019. The scripture readings are Isaiah 60:1-6, Psalm 72:1-7,10-14, Ephesians 3:1-12, and Matthew 2:1-12.  Listen to the sermon HERE. In my first year of college I had to pick an elective in science … Continue reading

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New Year, New Name

A sermon for January 1, 2019, known as the feast of The Holy Name of Jesus. The scripture readings are Numbers 6:22-27, Psalm 8, Galatians 4:4-7, and Luke 2:15-21. Listen to the sermon HERE.  There’s been a lot of discussion … Continue reading

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The Power of a Word

A sermon for the First Sunday after Christmas Day, December 30, 2018. The scripture readings are Isaiah 61:10-62:3, Psalm 147, Galatians 3:23-25; 4:4-7, and John 1:1-18.  Listen to the sermon HERE. We all probably know the rhyme,“Sticks and stones may … Continue reading

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The Secret Word of Christmas

A sermon for Christmas Day, December 25, 2018. The scriptures are Isaiah 52:7-10, Psalm 98, Hebrews 1:1-4,(5-12), and John 1:1-14. In the late 1980s there was a very silly television program called “Pee Wee’s Playhouse.”  It was intended for children, … Continue reading

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