Sermons

March 18, 2018    5th Sunday in Lent, B         In the beginning of John’s Gospel we learn, “The Word became flesh and lived among us.”       John is telling us that Jesus was the personification of God’s activity, God’s …

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March 11, 2018      Fourth Lent, B         I grew up thinking that grace was the prayer said before meals—a blessing on our food.       Grace IS a blessing, and so much more than a prayer over our food. Grace …

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March 4, 2018       Third Lent, B         Do you know why there are 10 commandments? We have 10 fingers. Memory tools. Well, that could be why. If we were sloths, there might be 6 commandments instead.       Do you …

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February 25, 2018    2nd Sunday in Lent, B         St. George’s, Lee, had a magnificent stained glass window of the ascension over the altar.       When a gifted carpenter parishioner offered to make a hanging cross for the chancel, …

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February 4, 2018  5th Sunday after Epiphany, B         “Set us free, O God, from the bondage of our sins, and give us the liberty of that abundant life which you have made known to us in your Son …

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January 28, 2018     Epiphany 4, B         Interesting readings today, aren’t they? As I read them over this week, and as I heard them this morning, I wondered how they would sound to you—what you might make of them. …

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January 21, 2018   3rd after Epiphany, B         “Jesus calls us, o’er the tumult of our life’s wild restless sea…” (from Hymn 550)         What kind of calls have you received? When I was a child the only …

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2 Epiphany B          January 13/14, 2018         Richard Dawkins, English scientist and atheist, has written, “The God of the Old Testament is arguably the most unpleasant character in all fiction: jealous and proud of it; a petty, unjust, unforgiving …

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1 Epiphany, B     January 7, 2018           Well, here we are in a new season! It might be called “arctic” but it’s really Epiphany.       Christmas is over. Time to take down trees and other decorations and put them …

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     Christmas Day 2017         Santa had an accident. Christmas is cancelled!       That was a joke posted on Facebook the other day.       It made me sad because I know lots of folks for whom Christmas is ONLY …

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