Sermon for Proper 9, Year A, July 5, 2020

Zechariah 9:9-12, Psalm 145:8-15, Matthew 11:16-19, 25-30           A week ago, I walked into the Narthex and saw that the bulletins from our last in-person service were still sitting out.  It …

Sermon for June 28, 2020, Proper 8, Year A

Jeremiah 28:5-9, Psalm 89:1-4, 15-18,  Matthew 10:40-42           Welcome!  Jesus says, “Whoever welcomes you welcomes me.”  The gospel reading continues, but I want to take a moment to reflect on these …

Sermon for Pentecost, Year A, May 31, 2020

Acts 2:1-21,   Psalm 104: 25-35, 37,  1 Corinthians 12:3b-13, John 20:19-23                 I preached my first Sunday here at St. Paul’s on Pentecost three years ago.  I shared then, how my plans were …

Sermon for Easter 7, Year A, May 24, 2020

Acts 1:6-14, Psalm 68:1-10, 33-36,  1 Peter 4:12-14; 5:6-11,   John 17:1-11 Memorial Day           “Lord is this time,” the apostles ask the resurrected Christ, “when you will restore the kingdom of …

Easter 6, Year A, May 17, 2020

Acts 17:22-31, Psalm 66:7-18, 1 Peter 3:13-22, John 14:15-21 People I talk with seem to be experiencing much of what I have been experiencing.  I get restless and want to …

Sermon for Easter 4, Year A, May 3, 2020

Acts 2:42-47                        Psalm 23                                              1 Peter 2:19-25                                  John 10:1-10 Our online services began on March 19th with our weekday Morning Prayer and on March 22nd with Sunday Worship.  It has …

Sermon for Easter 3, Year A, April 26, 2020

Acts 2:14a, 36-41,  Psalm 116:1-3, 10-17, 1 Peter 1:17-23, Luke 24:13-35           This past week, our bishop met with clergy and some other church leaders from across the state to discuss …