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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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Sermon – The Ninth Sunday after Pentecost – August 7, 2022

A sermon (more a summer homily) about how to be prepared to see things hoped for as the light of Christ shines in the darkness with the assurance to reveal things not seen.

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Sermon – The Eighth Sunday after Pentecost – July 31, 2022

A sermon that explores how greed undoes the right relationship with God’s abundance and one another when the clock supersedes the compass as an instrument of guidance.

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Sermon – The Sixth Sunday after Pentecost – July 17, 2022

A sermon that speaks to the balance necessary between judging and perceiving when we are invited by Jesus to join Mary and Martha and listen deeply.

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Sermon – The Third Sunday after Pentecost – June 26, 2022

A sermon that recalls how wearing the mantle of love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, generosity, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control remembered in stories about blueberries and ducklings presents love your neighbor as yourself as the outpouring of the fruit of the Spirit.

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