Second Sunday After the Epiphany, Year A

January 15, 2023 Isaiah 49:1-7                       Psalm 40:1-12                                    1 Corinthians 1:1-9                           John 1:29-43           In John’s gospel on Christmas Day, he writes that Word was in the beginning and that the …

First Sunday After the Epiphany, Year A

January 8, 2022 Isaiah 42:1-9                       Psalm 29                                              Acts 10:34-43                     Matthew 3:13-17           Friday night several of us gathered at the Barnett Farm for a 12th Night Celebration.  This was a …

Sermon for Christmas Day

Isaiah 52:7-10                                     Psalm 98                              Hebrews 1:1-4                                   John 1:19-14 We are here to celebrate, as we did last night, the arrival of Jesus.  We remember his birth and …

Sermon for Christmas Eve

December 24, 2022 Isaiah 9:2-7                         Psalm 96                                                              Titus 2:11-4                         Luke 2:1-20           Christmas is finally here!  After four weeks of waiting, more if you work in retail, Christmas is actually …

Fourth Sunday of Advent, Year A

December 18, 2022 Isaiah 7:10-16                     Psalm 80:1-7, 16-18                         Romans 1:107                    Matthew 1:18-25         From Isaiah we just heard: “The Lord himself will give you a sign. Look, the young woman …

Third Sunday of Advent, Year A

Gaudete Sunday (past the half-way point) December 11, 2022 Isaiah 35:1-10                                     Canticle 15                          James 5:7-10                             Matthew 11:2-11           Growing up, I believed the pink candle on …

Sermon for Twenty-Third Sunday after Pentecost, Proper 28, Year C

November 13, 2022 Malachi 4:1-2a                   Psalm 98                              2 Thessalonians 3:6-13                   Luke 21:5-19           After speaking of wars, natural disasters, persecutions, and imprisonment that his followers will face, Jesus says, …

Sermon for Twenty-First Sunday after Pentecost, Proper 26, Year C

October 30, 2022 Isaiah 1:10-18                     Psalm 32:1-8                       2 Thessalonians 1:-4, 11-12                          Luke 19:1-10           Jesus sees Zacchaeus, and says, “Zacchaeus, hurry and come down; for I must stay at your …

Sermon for Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost, Proper 25, Year C

October 23, 2022 Sirach 35:12-17                       Psalm 84:1-6                                 2 Timothy 4:6-8, 16-18                      Luke 18:9-14           Our first reading today was from Ecclesiasticus.   We have been reading from this book …