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Sermon – May 31, 2020

The Holy Eucharist:  Rite Two The Word of God: Celebrant:                          Alleluia, Christ is Risen People:                            The Lord is risen indeed. Alleluia Almighty God, to you all hearts are open, all […]

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The Last Chapter

Sermon – May 24, 2020

Sermon Seventh Sunday of Easter Year A May 24, 2020 First Reading: Acts 1:6-14 Psalm: 68:1-10,33-36 Second Reading: 1 Peter 4:12-14; 5:6-11 Gospel: John 17:1-11 Collect: O God, the King of glory, you have exalted your only Son Jesus Christ with great triumph to your kingdom in heaven: Do not leave us comfortless, but send […]

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Sermon – May 17th, 2020

17 May 2020 Sixth Sunday of Easter Let us Pray: O God, you have prepared for those who love you such good things as surpass our understanding: Pour into our hearts such love towards you, that we, loving you in all things and above all things, may obtain your promises, which exceed all that we […]

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Sermon – May 10, 2020

Fifth Sunday of Easter When the Sanhedrin heard that Stephen was speaking Blasphemy, he was to be stoned to death. The passages from Acts shows the risks and suffering faced by the first Christians as they lived out  their faith. When he was brought before the council in Jerusalem Stephen  gave a fiery speech and […]

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Sermon – May 3, 2020

Fourth Sunday in Easter (Good Shepherd Sunday) Year A May 3, 2020 First Reading: Acts 2: 42-47 Psalm 23 Second Reading: 1 Peter 2:19-25 Gospel: John 10:1-10 The Lord is my Shepherd; I shall not be in want  The Collect this Morning: O God, whose Son Jesus is the good shepherd of your people: Grant […]

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Sermon – April 26, 2020

I am anxious to share with you what has a been challenging, enlightening and uplifting for me this past week. As I read the lessons and meditations and put them in perspective it seems to me we are all anxious about the current challenges facing us. What will happen next? Will there be a solution […]

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Doubting Thomas

Sermon – April 19, 2020

2nd Sunday of Easter, 2020 We are in the Second Sunday of Easter; a time for remembering. This is also part of the 50 days of Easter, we are encouraged to leave our fears and wrap ourselves in the love of the risen Christ. The fears that we are facing today have been a challenge, […]

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Sermon – April 12, 2020

The Holy Eucharist: Rite Two The Word of God: Celebrant: Alleluia. Christ is risen. People: The Lord is risen indeed. Alleluia.        Almighty God, to you all hearts are open all desires known, and from you no secrets are hid: Cleanse the thoughts of our hearts by the inspiration of you Holy Spirit, that we may […]

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Priest Ordination

Sermon – April 5, 2020

The Lessons Appointed for Use on the Sunday of the Passion: Palm Sunday Year A RCL The Liturgy of the Palms Matthew 21:1-11 Psalm 118:1-2, 19-29 The Liturgy of the Word Isaiah 50:4-9a Philippians 2:5-11 Matthew 26:14- 27:66 or Matthew 27:11-54 Psalm 31:9-16 at The Liturgy of the PalmsThe Gospel Matthew 21:1-11 When Jesus and his disciples […]

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Sermon – March 29, 2020

5 Lent Fifth Sunday in Lent Year A March 29, 2020 The Word of God Celebrant: +Bless the Lord who forgives all our sins. People: His mercy endures for ever. Almighty God, to you all hearts are open, all desires known, and from you no secrets are hid: Cleanse the thoughts of our hearts by […]

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