Sermons

Oct. 30, 2016   Proper 26, C   24 Pentecost         There are two choices for our readings on Sunday, and I am going to quote from the choice we are not using. I’ll use small sound bites, and let you …

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November 27, 2016      First Advent, A         “It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas.”       Yesterday when I got to St. Elizabeth’s for the Chapel service there was a group singing beautifully. Singing music for Christmas.       But …

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November 19/20, 2016   Christ the King         Today is the last Sunday of this church year. Today we end the long season of Pentecost—29 weeks ago we celebrated the coming of Holy Spirit on the disciples.       Then over …

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The Rev. Robert P. Travis Christ the King Sunday Sermon –  8 and 9:30am Chapel of St. John the Divine Saunderstown RCL Year C Last Pentecost 11/20/2016   Scripture Text: Jeremiah 23:1-6 Psalm 46 Colossians 1:11-20 Luke 23:33-43 Sermon Text: …

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The Rev. Robert P. Travis 26th Sunday after Pentecost Sermon –  5, 8 and 10:00am Church of the Ascension RCL Year C Proper 28 11/6/2016   Scripture Text: Malachi 4:1-2a Psalm 98 2 Thessalonians 3:6-13 Luke 21:5-19 Sermon Text: Before …

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Nov. 13, 2016  Proper 28C  26th Pentecost         You might think that the gospel for today was selected especially for this week—but it wasn’t.       Every year as we get closer to Advent the readings get stronger. We are …

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November 5 & 6, 2016      All Saints Sunday         There are words I just love to hear. When my brother was little, Mom had a friend whose name was Hadidian. Chris used to laugh when Mom would say her …

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  The Rev. Robert P. Travis All Saint’s Sunday Sermon –  8 and 9:30am Chapel of St. John the Divine Saunderstown RCL Year C All Saint’s Day 11/6/2016   Scripture Text: Daniel 7:1-3, 15-18; Psalm 149; Ephesians 1:11-23; Luke 6:20-31 …

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The Rev. Robert P. Travis 24th  Sunday after Pentecost Sermon –  5, 8 and 10:00am Church of the Ascension, Wakefield RCL Year C Proper 26 10/30/2016   Scripture Text: Isaiah 1:10-18 Psalm 32:1-8 2 Thessalonians 1:1-4, 11-12 Luke 19:1-10   …

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The Rev. Robert P. Travis 23rd Sunday after Pentecost Sermon –  8 and 9:30am Chapel of St. John the Divine, RI RCL Year C Proper 25 10/23/2016   Scripture Text: Sirach 35:12-17 Psalm 84:1-6 2 Timothy 4:6-8,16-18 Luke 18:9-14 Sermon …

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