Sermons

February 3, 2013   Fourth Epiphany, C         “And the greatest of these is love.”       So ends Paul’s “hymn to love” that we usually hear at weddings—just about every wedding I’ve ever been to.       When this passage is …

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January 26, 27, 2019    3 Epiphany, C       In our Collect today we prayed that God will give us the grace to “answer readily the call of our Savior Jesus Christ and proclaim to all people the Good News of …

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January 6, 2019     Feast of the Epiphany         Have you put Christmas back in its box yet?       Every year folks bring out decorations for Christmas. There are Frostys, angels, Santas with reindeer, and lots and lots of lights …

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Dec. 29 & 30 2018  1st Christmas        Matthew and Luke give us lovely stories of Jesus’ birth—pictures that we see on cards and wrapping paper and in nativity sets of all sizes and materials.      We act out …

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December 23, 2018    4th Sunday of Advent, C         “My soul proclaims the greatness of the Lord, my spirit rejoices in God my savior.”       Isn’t that lovely? Mary’s Song. It’s so familiar, so soothing, almost like a lullaby. …

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December 15, 16, 2018      3 Advent, C         This is the anniversary of my first Sunday as Rector of St. George’s in Lee, MA.       Twenty-one years later, and many times of preaching here, it’s no easier to read, …

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Dec. 9, 2018    2nd Advent, C         Today Luke introduces us to John the Baptizer. Luke give us a lot of seemingly factual information about what was going on in the world around John—but not all of it is …

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Dec. 1 & 2, 2018 1st Sunday of Advent, C         From time to time we hear of people who find images that look like Jesus or Mary in the most unusual places.       A few years ago a …

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Nov. 25, 2018   Proper 29B   Last Pentecost         I can’t read this passage from John without adding the next line. It’s not a punch line, but I think it is the real conclusion of this part of the story. …

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Nov. 17 & 18, 2018  Proper 28B         The news this week has been somewhat surreal. But probably no more so than other weeks.       The first group of migrants has reached our border. This is but a small …

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