Sermon Round-Up: June 22 2014, Proper 7/OT12

Vacation this Sunday and next so I’m not preaching. Off eating gelato with seminary classmates and talking theology with colleagues instead. What I might have preached: The dean while I was at seminary made a habit of praying for ‘peace with justice.’ Which I liked because although I was used to praying for peace and […]

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God Who Dances, Trinity Sunday 2014

Lessons I learned from my sister: to dance beautifully we need someone who leads well.   The lessons can be found by clicking here. I preached on the Trinity, the doctrine of the day.     Listen:

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Unschedulable Spirit

It started at lunch. We were a church-y group at a church-y gathering. I don’t remember how we wound our way to this topic, but we started wondering why our schedule, replete with initial meetings of all of The Episcopal Church’s Councils, Commissions, and Boards (CCABs), didn’t include Eucharist. Being nerdy Church nerds, we understandingly […]

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SR Doves and Dragons, Pentecost 2014

Link: Doves and Dragons, Pentecost 2014 Summary of what I was saying and why: Early in the week I got lines from Josh Ritter’s “Girl in the War” stuck in my head. I listened to it over and over again and thought about doves, and dragons, and The Holy Spirit. Then I started writing. Theology: […]

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Doves and Dragons, Pentecost 2014

“Pretend the dove from above is a dragon and your feet are on fire” My sermons have never had soundtracks.  Until I wrote this sermon to Josh Ritter’s “Girl in the War” (youtube link).     The lessons can be found by clicking here.  I worked most closely with Acts 2:1-20. Listen:  

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Sermon Round-Up Easter 7 2014

Bishop Jane preached this Sunday celebration of St. Peter’s 100th anniversary and Bella’s baptism. I have no idea what I might’ve preached on. Priest Giroux, Blest be the ties that bind “I can only testify to my own experience. I feel that presence in the bread and cup of the Eucharist. I feel that presence […]

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