Sermons

October
20
2019

Sermon; Proper 24C; Gen. 32:22-31, Luke 18:1-8

Last week Dcn. Sue and I spent Sunday evening through Tuesday afternoon at clergy conference. It was held in Ocean City this year and, thankfully, we had some great weather and free time to spend...

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October
13
2019

Sermon; Proper 23C; Luke 17:11-19

Joelene and I love spending time at the beach. For years while we lived in Spokane we would spend a week every August in Cannon Beach, OR. I had been there several times before we met, and then...

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September
29
2019

Sermon; Proper 21C; Luke 16:19-31

Today we have the second of two parables revolving around wealth. The first came last week with the story of the shrewd manager; and if you don't remember that story, it's because we interrupted...

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September
15
2019

Sermon; 14 Pentecost/Proper 19C; Luke 15:1-10

Today we get two very familiar parables: that of the one lost sheep and that of the one lost coin. We have heard these parables so many times we probably are already mentally jumping to the end . ....

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September
8
2019

Sermon; Proper 18C; Luke 14:25-33

“So, therefore, none of you can become my disciple if you do not give up all your possessions.”

As we begin the pledge drive, this is the message we get from today's gospel passage. I...

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