Love the guest is on the way

Sermon - The Second Sunday of Advent December 9th, 2018St. Peter’s Episcopal ParishBaruch 5:1-9 Psalm: Luke 1:68-79Philippians 1:3-11Luke 3:1-6 The theme of this morning is preparation. Preparing the way. Preparing the way in particular for God. Getting ready for the God who is about to break into our lives in the most unexpected way. This morning,... Continue Reading →

The End

Sermon - TheTwenty-sixth Sunday after Pentecost November 18, 2018St. Peter’s Episcopal Parish  Daniel 12:1-3Psalm 16Hebrews 10:11-14, (15-18), 19-25Mark 13:1-8 My week was book ended by spending time with people who had very recently lost loved ones to death. On Monday, I was privileged to attend the funeral for the Rev. Craig West, dad of our very... Continue Reading →

The Widow’s Mite

Sermon - The Twenty-fifth Sunday after Pentecost November 11, 2018 St. Peter’s Episcopal Parish 1 Kings 17:8-16 Psalm 146 Hebrews 9:24-28 Mark 12:38-44 Our Gospel story today, this story about a poor widow with her two copper coins is probably a familiar one. You might’ve heard it called the story of the “widow’s mite.” A... Continue Reading →

Sermon for the Baptism of Benjamin Gabriel Harris

All Saints’ Sunday November 4, 2018 Dr. Michael P. Jaycox Good morning, everyone. Before I begin this sermon, please allow me to say how incredibly grateful Edmund and I are that you are all here together with us in this house of worship to celebrate Ben’s baptism this morning. Some of you are regular parishioners here who attend every Sunday, while for some... Continue Reading →

Following Jesus along the way

The Twenty-third Sunday after Pentecost October 28, 2018 St. Peter’s Episcopal Parish Jeremiah 31:7-9 Psalm 126 Hebrews 7:23-28 Mark 10:46-52 Today’s Gospel story takes place just before Jesus goes to Jerusalem for the last time.  There, as he has been telling his disciples again and again, he will be arrested, and tortured, and killed, and... Continue Reading →

Hearts in the game

The Twenty-first Sunday after Pentecost October 14, 2018 St. Peter’s Episcopal Parish Amos 5:6-7, 10-15 Psalm 90:12-17 Hebrews 4:12-16 Mark 10:17-31 Since our stewardship team at church has been busy planning the fall giving campaign that kicks off two Sundays from now,  I’ve been thinking a lot about the meaning of stewardship, including as I... Continue Reading →

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