Category: Sermons


The Twenty-Fifth Sunday After Pentecost Sermon – November 14, 2021

A sermon that challenges an understanding of the word provoke with the strength under control that is humility within the encouragement of the prayer of self-dedication.

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The Twenty-Third Sunday After Pentecost Sermon – October 31, 2021

A sermon that closes a 12 week guest preaching relationship by looking at how the congregation gave the preacher loving space that helped all hear and learn more deeply of God’s inviting love.

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The Twenty-Second Sunday After Pentecost Sermon – October 24, 2021

A sermon that proclaims faith as the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen in the amazing grace that moved both Bartimaeus and John Newton to be able to claim “I was blind but now I see.”

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The Twenty-First Sunday After Pentecost Sermon – October 17, 2021

A sermon that hears Jesus proclaiming “I came not to be served but to serve” as a life giving epitaph with the a story bringing someone a cup of coffee.

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The Nineteenth Sunday After Pentecost Sermon (The Pearl of Great Price) – October 3, 2021

A sermon featuring the Pearl of Great Price: a story about the surprising Good News that unfolds when you commit to sell all that you have and discover your real role was always that of God’s steward.

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The Eighteenth Sunday After Pentecost Sermon – September 26, 2021

A sermon that connects the witness of personal story (that of the preacher’s call to priesthood) to how God uses the least likely people to do God’s work.

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The Seventeenth Sunday After Pentecost Sermon – September 19, 2021

A sermon that links the deep meaning of shalom to embracing by word and action this statement: “We belong to one another. Together, with God’s help, we can make one another stronger.”

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The Sixteenth Sunday After Pentecost Sermon – September 12, 2021

A sermon that confronts presumptuous sins, untamed tongues, and the arrogance of opinion with a call to humility and the deep spirituality of the Prayer attributed to St. Francis.

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The Fifteenth Sunday After Pentecost Sermon – September 5, 2021

A sermon that connects us to Jesus and his very human struggle to hear and respond to the voices of outsiders as we learn to live a prayer of self-dedication.

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The Fourteenth Sunday After Pentecost Sermon – August 29, 2021

A sermon that ponders how well we can stay open to God’s invitations to be hearers and doers of the word through a visible practice that connects with how deep and broad is the love found on the transformed cross.

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