Category Archives: Sermons

Unjust Peace

3rd Sunday after Pentecost June 25, 2017 Listen to today’s gospel reading and sermon here: 8The child [Isaac] grew, and was weaned; and Abraham made a great feast on the day that Isaac was weaned. 9But Sarah saw the son of Hagar the Egyptian, whom she had borne to Abraham, playing with her son Isaac. […]

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Holy Laughter

2nd Sunday after Pentecost June 18, 2017 1The Lord appeared to Abraham by the oaks of Mamre, as he sat at the entrance of his tent in the heat of the day. 2He looked up and saw three men standing near him. When he saw them, he ran from the tent entrance to meet them, […]

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Creation Banquet

Trinity Sunday  June 11, 2017 Genesis 1:1-2:4a 16Now the eleven disciples went to Galilee, to the mountain to which Jesus had directed them. 17When they saw him, they worshiped him; but some doubted. 18And Jesus came and said to them, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. 19Go therefore and […]

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Shoved Out of an Airplane

Pentecost Sunday  June 4, 2017 Listen to today’s gospel reading and sermon here: 1When the day of Pentecost had come, [the apostles] were all together in one place. 2And suddenly from heaven there came a sound like the rush of a violent wind, and it filled the entire house where they were sitting. 3Divided tongues, […]

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Can I Get a Witness?

7th Sunday of Easter May 28, 2017 6When [the apostles] had come together, they asked [Jesus], “Lord, is this the time when you will restore the kingdom to Israel?” 7He replied, “It is not for you to know the times or periods that the Father has set by his own authority. 8But you will receive […]

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Jesus’ Pep Talk

Sixth Sunday of Easter May 21, 2017 Listen to today’s sermon here: 22Paul stood in front of the Areopagus and said, “Athenians, I see how extremely religious you are in every way. 23For as I went through the city and looked carefully at the objects of your worship, I found among them an altar with […]

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God’s Living House

Sunday, May 14, 2017 Fifth Sunday of Easter 2Like newborn infants, long for the pure, spiritual milk, so that by it you may grow into salvation—3if indeed you have tasted that the Lord is good.   4Come to him, a living stone, though rejected by mortals yet chosen and precious in God’s sight, and 5like […]

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The Fierce Shepherd

4th Sunday of Easter May 7, 2017 [Jesus said:] 1“Very truly, I tell you, anyone who does not enter the sheepfold by the gate but climbs in by another way is a thief and a bandit. 2The one who enters by the gate is the shepherd of the sheep. 3The gatekeeper opens the gate for […]

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Behind the Stone

Resurrection of Our Lord April 16, 2017 1After the sabbath, as the first day of the week was dawning, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary went to see the tomb. 2And suddenly there was a great earthquake; for an angel of the Lord, descending from heaven, came and rolled back the stone and sat on it. 3His […]

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Where is Christ’s body?!

Easter Vigil 2017 April 15, 2017 Alleluia! Christ is risen! Christ is risen, indeed! Alleluia! Where is Christ’s body?! It’s the central question of our gospel reading. Dead bodies do not just get up and walk away. And each of the disciples handles it differently. Peter sees the empty tomb and the grave clothes and […]

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