Sermons

Sermon – January 13, 2019

Lessons You can read the scripture for January 13, 2019, here. Ascension Year C Baptism of Jesus Luke 3:15-17, 21-22 In Venice in 1997, the performance artist Marina Abramovic created a piece entitled: Balkan Baroque. For this piece, Abramovic gathered 1500 pounds — yes, really, 1500 pounds — of fresh, bloody cow bones in a …  [ More → ]

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Sermon – The Epiphany 2019

Below is an audio link to the sermon by our Rector, The Rev. Elizabeth G. Maxwell, on January 6, 2019. Sermons are posted online each week in the section below titled Thoughts. Lessons You can read the scripture for January 6, 2019, here.

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Sermon – Christmas Day 2018

Below is a link to listen to the sermon by The Rev. Edwin Chinery on December 25, 2018, Christmas Day. There is also a link to the scripture for this day. Lessons You can read the scripture for December 25, 2018 here.

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Sermon – December 23, 2018

Lessons You can read the scripture for December 23, 2018, here. Advent 4, Year C Luke 1:39-45 and the Magnificat Back in 2007, the Museum of Art and Design staged a wonderful exhibit called Radical Lace and Subversive Knitting. The exhibit title might surprise you. It certainly did me. I know that many of you …  [ More → ]

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Sermon – December 16, 2018

Here is a link to listen to the sermon by The Rev. Edwin Chinery on December 16, 2018, the Third Sunday of Advent. There is also a link to the scripture for this Sunday. Lessons You can read the scripture for December 16, 2018, here.

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Sermon – December 9, 2018

Merciful God, who sent your messengers the prophets to preach repentance and prepare the way for our salvation: Give us grace to heed their warnings and forsake our sins, that we may greet with joy the coming of Jesus Christ our Redeemer; who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen.  [ More → ]

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Sermon – December 2, 2018

Almighty God, give us grace to cast away the works of darkness, and put on the armor of light, now in the time of this mortal life in which your Son Jesus Christ came to visit us in great humility; that in the last day, when he shall come again in his glorious majesty to judge both the living and the dead, we may rise to the life immortal; through him who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen.  [ More → ]

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Sermon – November 18, 2018

Blessed Lord, who caused all holy Scriptures to be written for our learning: Grant us so to hear them, read, mark, learn, and inwardly digest them, that we may embrace and ever hold fast the blessed hope of everlasting life, which you have given us in our Savior Jesus Christ; who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen. [ More → ]

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Sermon – November 11, 2018

O God, whose blessed Son came into the world that he might destroy the works of the devil and make us children of God and heirs of eternal life: Grant that, having this hope, we may purify ourselves as he is pure; that, when he comes again with power and great glory, we may be made like him in his eternal and glorious kingdom; where he lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen. [ More → ]

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Sermon – November 4, 2018

Almighty and merciful God, it is only by your gift that your faithful people offer you true and laudable service: Grant that we may run without stumbling to obtain your heavenly promises; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen. [ More → ]

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