Sermon for Epiphany 5, Year C February 10, 2019

Isaiah 6:1-8                         Psalm 138                                            1 Corinthians 15:1-11                      Luke 5:1011 “Here I am, send me!” Isaiah is sharing his call story, just as we heard Jeremiah share his last week.  In …

Sermon for Epiphany 4, Year C February 3, 2019

Jeremiah 1:4-10                Psalm 71:1-6                                       1Corinthians 13:1-13                       Luke 4:21-20 If you were here AND if you remember my sermon from last week, you will know that I quoted from Paul’s 13th …

Sermon for the Feast of the Conversation of St. Paul January 27, 2019

Acts 26:9-21                        Psalm 67                              Galatians 1:11-24                              Matthew 10:16-22 Today we are celebrating the Feast of the Conversion of St. Paul. We read the story of his conversion in …

Sermon for Epiphany 2, Year C January 20, 2019

Isaiah 62:1-5                       Psalm 36:5-10                                    1 Corinthians 12:1-11                      John 2:1-11 As I began to reflect of this Sunday’s lessons, remembering tomorrow is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, I wondered if he …

Sermon for Epiphany 2019 January 6, 2019

  Isaiah 60:1-6                       Psalm 72: 1-7,10-14                         Ephesians 3:1-12                      Matthew 2:1-12 For those of you who took the Christmas Story Quiz at Pub Theology, and those of you who hope …

Sermon for Christmas 1 (All Years) December 30, 2018

Isaiah 61:10-62:3               Psalm 147:13-21                                Galatians 3:23-25; 4:4-7                 John 1:1-18 Our reading from Galatians is evidence that Paul was a theologian.  A theologian can be defined as one who specializes in …

Sermon for Christmas Eve 2018

Isaiah 9:2-7                         Psalm 96                                              Titus 2:11-14                                       Luke 2:1-14 “The people who walk in darkness have seen a great light; Those who lived in a land of deep darkness – on …

Sermon for Advent 4, Year C December 23, 2018

Micah 5:2-5a                      Canticle 15                                          Hebrews 10:5-10                              Luke 1:39-46 One of my favorite places we visited when I was in Israel was the Chapel of the Visitation.  Upon entering the gates, …

Sermon for Advent 3, Year C December 16, 2018

Zephaniah 3:13-20                           Canticle 9                             Philippians 4:4-7                               Luke 3:7-18 Our reading from Luke this morning is John the Baptist speaking to a crowd of people who have specifically come to hear …