Sermons

The Rev. Robert P. Travis Easter Day Sermon – 8:00 online for Morning Prayer (due to Pandemic) and 10:00am  and Outdoor Eucharist at  Chapel of St. John the Divine, Saunderstown and Church of the Ascension, Wakefield RI – RCL Easter Principal …

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The Rev. Robert P. Travis 5th  Sunday of Lent Sermon – 8:00 and 10:00am online (due to Pandemic) for Morning Prayer Church of the Ascension, Wakefield RI and Chapel of St. John the Divine, Saunderstown RI RCL Lent 5 Year …

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The Rev. Robert P. Travis-1st  Sunday of Epiphany Sermon – 8:00 and 10:00am online (due to Pandemic) for Morning Prayer atChurch of the Ascension, Wakefield RI and Chapel of St. John the Divine, Saunderstown RI, RCL Epiphany 1 Year B …

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The Rev. Robert P. Travis 3rd  Sunday of Lent Sermon – 8:00 and 10:00am online (due to Pandemic) for Morning Prayer at Church of the Ascension, Wakefield RI and Chapel of St. John the Divine, Saunderstown RI RCL Lent 3 …

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Nov. 16 & 17, 2019  Proper 28C  26th Pentecost        Every year as we get closer to Advent the readings get stronger, more urgent. We are being reminded about the seriousness of our call as we follow Jesus.      …

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October 27, 2019    Proper 25, C        The word of the day is grace. I’m confident that grace is the word for every day. Hold onto it. God’s grace prevails.      Times change, ideas change, people change.      What …

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November 10, 2019   Proper 27,C        There is grace, and there is law.      By grace I mean knowing that we are God’s beloved and living as God’s beloved.      By law I mean the human behaviors that keep …

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November 2 & 3, 2019    All Saints Sunday        All Saints is the only feast that every congregation can move from November 1 to the following Sunday.      For some, All Saints is a three day, triduum, event.      …

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Proper 22,C   October 5 & 6, 2019        It’s all about grace. My Theological Dictionary of  the New Testament gives these definitions of the Greek word charis: to rejoice; joy; grace; to give freely; to bless; gift; gratitude, thanksgiving. …

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Sept. 29, 2019   Proper 21, C           This story about the rich man and Lazarus could be a parable, or a warning, or an old folk tale given new life. It depends on who you ask.      It doesn’t …

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