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SERMON ~ 12/05/2021 ~ “Outside the Box?”

READINGS: 12/05/2021 ~ Second Sunday of Advent ~ The Sunday on Which the Christian Virtue of Peace Is Celebrated ~ Baruch 5:1-9 or Malachi 3:1-4; Luke 1:68-79; Philippians 1:3-11; Luke 3:1-6 ~ Communion Sunday ~ VIDEO OF THE FULL SERVICE … Continue reading

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SERMON~ 11/28/2021 ~ “Justice and Integrity”

READINGS: 11/28/2021 ~ First Sunday of Advent ~ The Sunday on Which the Christian Virtue of Hope Is Celebrated ~ First Sunday in Year ‘C’ of the Three Year Lectionary Cycle ~ Jeremiah 33:14-16; Psalm 25:1-10; 1 Thessalonians 3:9-13; Luke … Continue reading

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SERMON ~ 11/14/2021 ~ “Community”

READINGS:11/14/2021 ~ Thirty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time ~ Twenty-Sixth Sunday after Pentecost ~ (Proper 28) ~ 1 Samuel 1:4-20; 1 Samuel 2:1-10; Daniel 12:1-3; Psalm 16; Hebrews 10:11-14, (15-18), 19-25; Mark 13:1-8 ~ Stewardship Sunday ~ Video of the Full … Continue reading

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SERMON ~ November 7, 2021 ~ “Charity”

November 7, 2021 ~ Proper 27 ~ Thirty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time ~ Twenty-Fourth Sunday after Pentecost ~ Ruth 3:1-5; 4:13-17; Psalm 127; 1 Kings 17:8-16; Psalm 146; Hebrews 9:24-28; Mark 12:38-44 ~ Communion Sunday. Charity “For all of them … Continue reading

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SERMON ~ 10/31/2021 ~ “Listening”

10/31/2021 ~ Twenty-Third Sunday after Pentecost ~ Known in Some Traditions as the Thirty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time ~ Proper 26 ~ Ruth 1:1-18 or Deuteronomy 6:1-9; Psalm 146 or Psalm 119:1-8; Hebrews 9:11-14; Mark 12:28-34 ~ All Hallows’ Eve … Continue reading

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SERMON ~ 10/17/2021 ~ “Service”

READINGS: 10/17/2021 ~ Twenty-ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time ~ Twenty-Second Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 24) ~ Job 38:1-7, (34-41); Psalm 104:1-9, 24, 35c; Isaiah 53:4-12; Psalm 91:9-16; Hebrews 5:1-10; Mark 10:35-45. Service “Anyone among you who wishes to aspire to … Continue reading

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SERMON ~ 10/10/2021 ~ “It’s Not the Particulars!”

READINGS: 10/10/2021 ~ Twenty-eight Sunday in Ordinary Time ~ Twenty-First Sunday after Pentecost ~ (Proper 23) ~ Job 23:1-9, 16-17; Psalm 22:1-15; Amos 5:6-7, 10-15; Psalm 90:12-17; Hebrews 4:12-16; Mark 10:17-31 ~ VIDEO OF THE COMPLETE SERVICE: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gB8t8SQPzQ0. It’s Not … Continue reading

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SERMON ~ 10/03/2021 ~ “From the Earth”

READINGS: 10/03/2021 ~ Proper 22 ~ Twenty-seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time ~ Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 22) ~ Job 1:1, 2:1-10; Psalm 26; Genesis 2:18-24; Psalm 8; Hebrews 1:1-4, 2:5-12; Mark 10:2-16 ~ World-wide Communion Sunday ~ Communion Sunday … Continue reading

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SERMON ~ 09/26/2021 ~ “Leadership”

09/26/2021 ~ Proper 21 ~ Twenty-sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time ~ Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost ~ Esther 7:1-6, 9-10; 9:20-22; Psalm 124 ; Numbers 11:4-6, 10-16, 24-29; Psalm 19:7-14; James 5:13-20; Mark 9:38-50 ~ VIDEO OF COMPLETE SERVICE: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0yXagDdMYAk. Leadership … Continue reading

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SERMON ~ 09/12/2021 ~ “Rally Day? What’s That?”

09/12/2021 ~ Proper 19 ~ Twenty-fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time ~ Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost ~ Proverbs 1:20-33; Psalm 19; Isaiah 50:4-9a; Psalm 116:1-9 or Wisdom of Solomon 7:26 – 8:1; James 3:1-12; Mark 8:27-38 ~ Rally Day ~ VIDEO … Continue reading

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