Sermons from July 2018

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The Ninth Sunday After Pentecost (Proper 12B): July 29, 2018


2 Samuel 11:1-15; Psalm 14; John 6:1-21 True Confession Time: Preaching is not easy – not the actual preaching, but figuring out what to say:What do the scriptures say about what is going on in our world, and/or in the life of St. Paul’s? This puzzle is complicated by the fact that the scriptures are […]

The Eighth Sunday After Pentecost (Proper 11B): July 22, 2018


2 Samuel 7:1-14a; Psalm 89:20-37; Mark 6:30-34, 53-56 Have you ever been so tired that all you can think to do is curl up and go to sleep? That feeling where very fiber of your being is working toward getting that rest, and anything that gets in the way seems much more insurmountable than it […]

The Seventh Sunday After Pentecost (Proper 9B): July 8, 2018


2 Samuel 5:1-5,9-10; Psalm 48; Mark 6:1-13 As you may be aware, the General Convention of the Episcopal Church is currently underway. This is our church’s primary governing body, which meets once every three years. Created at about the same time as our national government, it is a bicameral legislature—the House of Bishops, which is […]

The Sixth Sunday After Pentecost (Proper 8B): July 1, 2018


2 Samuel 1:1, 17-24; Psalm 130; Mark 5:21-43 Good morning. I am delighted to see you all here – and once again to celebrate the Eucharist here in our beautiful churchyard. But I have to tell you, I really felt like I went to church yesterday. On the strong recommendation of Patty Melville, Don and […]