Sermons

November
28
2021

Sermon; Advent 1C; Collect of the Day

Happy New Year!

Today is the beginning of the new liturgical year. Like any new year or new beginning, we look forward to the possibilities that lie ahead of us. We can also look back to what was...

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November
14
2021

Sermon; Proper 28B; Mark 13:1-8

Every time I read this particular passage, I always feel like I'm reading Little Red Riding Hood: “My, what large stones you have! My, what large buildings you have!” And while that may...

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November
7
2021

Sermon; All Saints' Sunday Year B; Is. 25:6-9 and John 11:32-44

Today we celebrate All Saints' Day. The official day, of course, is November 1, but the calendar allows us to transfer it to the first Sunday after November 1. This feast day has a long and varied...

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October
31
2021

Sermon; Proper 26B; Mark 12:28-34

Today's gospel passage gives us what has come to be known as the Great Commandment: Love God. Love your neighbor. And while this is in and of itself a passage worthy of discussion, it's also tied...

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October
17
2021

Sermon; Proper 24B; Mark 10:35-45

Last Sunday we had the encounter with the man of many possessions (I'll just call him Dan) who approached Jesus and asked what he needed to do to inherit eternal life. I pointed out that Jesus was...

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