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April 3, 2011 by the Rector

Using the words of a familar old hymn, “Open my eyes, that I may see,” the Rector reflects on the story of Jesus healing the man blind from birth and the story of the anointing of David by Samuel. In both cases, God was doing a new thing in the lives of God’s people, and […]

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March 27, 2011 by the Rector

In this sermon on the Woman of Samaria at the well and her encounter with Jesus, the Rector reflects on both water and the woman. World Water Day gives us pause to think about all those on our planet without access to safe drinking water and water for their lives. Jesus offered the Woman the […]

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March 20, 2011 by the Rector

In this reflection on the well-known verse from John 3:16 (“God so loved the world….”), the Rector says, “Remember that God loved the world so much that God sent Jesus so that everyone who believes in him would have eternal life. And what Jesus would say to us is “choose the light” and walk in […]

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March 9, 2011 by the Rector

On Ash Wednesday the Rector invites us to a Holy Lent and reminds us to make room for God to create within us new hearts that we might be receptive to the Light of Christ which comes to us at the Easter Vigil. Download the pdf here – March 9 Sermon

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March 6, 2011 by the Rector

In this sermon for the Sunday before Lent begins, the Rector reflects on the theme of the Transfiguration of Christ and how we, too, might be transfigured to spread the Light of Christ in our world. Download the pdf here – March 6 Sermon

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February 27, 2011 by the Rector

In today’s sermon, the Rector searches the wisdom of two historic preachers, Martin Luther and John Wesley, and two contemporary preachers for their comments about the famous passage in Matthew, “You cannot serve God and wealth [or “mammon”]. Download the pdf here – February 27 Sermon

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February 20, 2011 by The Very Rev. Malcolm McDowell

Download the pdf here – February 20 Sermon

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February 13, 2011 by the Rector

Reflecting on Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount, the Rector indicates that the season after the Epiphany is a time when we focus on the ministry of Jesus and the humanity of Jesus. And we see that humanity, not like our present day self proposed by the dominant culture, but as an alternative to that. Our […]

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February 6, 2011 by the Rector

This is also the Rector’s Annual Report In this sermon, which is also the Annual Report of the Rector to the Parish, the Rector says, in reflecting on Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount, “Each of us is called like Jesus’ disciples to minister in his name. Jesus used metaphors like salt and light because they […]

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January 30, 2011 by the Rector

In reflecting on the Beatitudes of Jesus, the Rector talks about our taking action to help the world instead of waiting around for Jesus to bless our current predicament, perhaps the way the disciples were and perhaps where Paul Simon was when he wrote ―Blessed in 1965 after a trip to London. Our call is […]

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