Sermons from November 2019

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The Last Sunday after Pentecost: Christ the King: November 24, 2019

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Jeremiah 23:1-6; Canticle 16 (The Song of Zechariah); Colossians 1:11-20; Luke 23:33-43 As you may know, there was troubling incident at Monument Valley Middle School last month. As reported in the Berkshire Eagle, “a student repeatedly had been telling Jewish students that he was going to ‘nuke the Jews,’ and that ‘I have a list […]

The Twenty-Second Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 27c): November 10, 2019

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Haggai 1:15b-2:9; Psalm 145:1-5, 18-22; 2 Thessalonians 2:1-5, 13-17; Luke 20:27-38 Yesterday I attended the 118th Convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Western Massachusetts, along with our priest associate Jane Tillman and our two lay delegates, Diana French and Natalie Boyce. We did a lot of the business of the church—approving budgets, receiving reports, and […]

All Saints’ Day(transferred): November 3, 2019

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Daniel 7:1-3, 15-18; Psalm 149; Ephesians 1:11-23; Luke 6:20-31 I am sure you noticed that our church yard is a little barer this week. We had to take down the magnificent maple tree that has stood in our church yard for a many, many years. I have worried about that tree since I arrived here, […]