Sermons

The Anglican Way

Pentecost 4 June 17, 2018 1662 Morning Prayer Emmanuel Parish The Anglican Way The high cedar shall bring forth boughs, and bear fruit, and be a goodly cedar; and under it shall dwell all fowl of every wing; in the shadow of the branches thereof… Read More >
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Sabbath Time in the Garden

Pentecost 2 June 3, 2018 RCL, Year B Emmanuel Parish The Sabbath was made for humankind, and not humankind for the Sabbath; so the Son of Man is lord even of the sabbath. Mark 2:27-28 In the name of God, who delight in our ability… Read More >
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Fourth Sunday of Easter 2018

Fourth Sunday of Easter April 22, 2018 RCL, Year B Emmanuel Parish Jesus said, “ I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep. The hired hand, who is not the shepherd and does not own the sheep, sees… Read More >
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Easter Day 2018

Easter Day April 1, 2018 RCL, Year B Emmanuel Parish Jesus said to Mary, “Do not hold on to me, because I have not yet ascended to the Father. But go to my brothers and say to them, “I am ascending to my Father and… Read More >
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Welcoming the Stranger

  And the Word became flesh and lived among us.  John 1   In the name of God, Emmanuel.  AMEN     When I think of Mary and Joseph seeking shelter that Holy Night, I think of how they must have felt like strangers in… Read More >
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Trust the River

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Mandela the Prophet

Advent 2 December 8, 2013 RCL, Year A Memorial Episcopal Church       The spirit of the Lord shall rest on him, the spirit of wisdom and understanding, the spirit of counsel and might, the spirit of knowledge and the fear of the Lord. … Read More >
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Joyful Resilience

Homecoming Sunday September 8, 2013 RCL, Year C Memorial Church     I call heaven and earth to witness against you today that I have set before you life and death, blessings and curses.  Choose life so that you and your descendants may live., loving… Read More >
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Can you grasp the hand of resurrection?

    Last of all…he appeared to me also.  1 Corinthians 15:8   In the name of God, who appears to all of us in the those we love.  AMEN.   Pulled out of the grave.   Esther de Waal, that great writer on the… Read More >
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Easter Day Sermon

Early on the first day of the week, while it was still dark, Mary Magdalene came to the tomb and saw that the stone had been removed from the tomb.  So she ran and went to Simon Peter and the other disciple…then Peter and the… Read More >
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