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Sermon – The Fifth Sunday after the Epiphany – February 5, 2023

A sermon celebrates how the psalms offer clarity when contemplating our response to God’s holy invitation to live and love like Jesus in the power of the Holy Spirit as we struggle with the dualistic messages pushed by the world.

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Sermon – The Fourth Sunday after the Epiphany – January 29, 2023

A sermon that brings the prophetic voice of Micah to do justice, love kindness, and walk humbly with your God into conversation with how the Apostle Paul and Ananias exemplify that God uses the least likely people to do God’s work.

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Sermon – The Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost – October 23, 2022

A sermon about recognizing and then integrating head and heart as we seek the humility to keep our strength control to better hear God’s invitation to live and love like Jesus so that in the power of the Holy Spirit we can help others to do the same.

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Sermon – The Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost – October 16, 2022

A sermon that speaks to how time spent in the holy order of deacon is a strong foundation for priests and bishops who must be persistent when caring for those without power as ordained leaders will endure suffering in order to carry out their ministry fully.

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Sermon – Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost – September 25, 2022

A sermon that offers consequences when ignoring the Apostle Paul’s expression “For the love of money is the root of all kinds of evil” and guidance such as Love that shares is the antidote to the uncertainty of riches with a connection to the “missing” summer lection Luke 12:48.

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Sermon – Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost – September 18, 2022

A sermon that explores how shrewdly Jesus tells a story that demonstrates right relationship with true riches that upends the supposedly affirmed actions of a dishonest manager with the punchline “You cannot serve God and wealth”.

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Sermon – Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost – September 11, 2022

A sermon that calls us to remember that no matter how far we stray from accepting God’s love, that love is always seeking to restore right relationship with God and one another so that joy may conquer despair.

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Sermon – Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost – September 4, 2022

A sermon that offers a perspective on Holy Baptism grounded in the natural hospitality of living into formation and discipleship when we accept God as the Potter and we are the clay.

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Sermon – Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost – August 28, 2022

My sermon that celebrates the wisdom and humility that springs from the Anam Cara compassionate presence found in St. Brigid of Kildare’s Table Grace along with a very useful quote from Archbishop of Canterbury William Temple.

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Sermon – Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost – August 21, 2022

A sermon that finds strength in Psalm 71 as the uncertainty of transition provides confidence and hope when we claim God as creative crag and stronghold.

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