Death at Christmas – Sermon for Advent 2, RCL Year B

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==================== A homily offered by the Rev. Dr. C. Eric Funston on the Second Sunday of Advent, December 10, 2017, to the people of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Medina, Ohio, where Fr. Funston is rector. (The lessons for the service, …

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Here and Now – Sermon for Advent 1, RCL Year B

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==================== A homily offered by the Rev. Dr. C. Eric Funston on the First Sunday of Advent, December 3, 2017, to the people of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Medina, Ohio, where Fr. Funston is rector. (The lessons for the service, …

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Complicated Joseph: Sermon for Advent 4 – 18 December 2016

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==================== A homily offered by the Rev. Dr. C. Eric Funston on the Fourth Sunday of Advent, December 18, 2016, to the people of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Medina, Ohio, where Fr. Funston is rector. (The lessons for the day …

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Superbloom: Sermon for Advent 3 – 11 December 2016

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==================== A homily offered by the Rev. Dr. C. Eric Funston on the Third Sunday of Advent, December 11, 2016, to the people of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Medina, Ohio, where Fr. Funston is rector. (The lessons for the day …

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Our Immigrant Lord: For the Parish Newsletter, December 2016

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==================== A “Rector’s Reflection” offered by the Rev. Dr. C. Eric Funston in the December 2016 issue of The Epistle, the newsletter of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Medina, Ohio, where Fr. Funston is rector. ==================== A few years ago I …

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Swords into Ploughshares, But No Rapture: Sermon for Advent 1, 27 November 2016

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==================== A homily offered by the Rev. Dr. C. Eric Funston on the First Sunday of Advent, November 27, 2016, to the people of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Medina, Ohio, where Fr. Funston is rector. (The lessons for the day …

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Save and Deliver: Fourth of a Series – Sermon for Advent 4 (20 December 2015)

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==================== A sermon offered on the Fourth Sunday of Advent, December 20, 2015, to the people of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Medina, Ohio, where Fr. Funston is rector. (The lessons for the day are Micah 5:2-5a; Canticle 15 [Luke 1:46-55]; …

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Forgive Us Our Sins: Third of a Series – Sermon for Advent 3 (13 December 2015)

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==================== A sermon offered on the Third Sunday of Advent, December 13, 2015, to the people of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Medina, Ohio, where Fr. Funston is rector. (The lessons for the day are Zephaniah 3:14-20; Canticle 9 [Isaiah 12:2-6]; …

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Give Us Today Our Daily Bread: Second of a Series – Sermon for Advent 2 (6 December 2015)

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==================== A sermon offered on the Second Sunday of Advent, December 6, 2015, to the people of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Medina, Ohio, where Fr. Funston is rector. (The lessons for the day are Baruch 5:1-9; Canticle 16 [Luke 1: …

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Action and Fruit – From the Daily Office Lectionary

Action and Fruit From the Daily Office Lectionary for Saturday in the week of Advent 1, Year 2 (5 December 2015) Matthew 22:16 ~ “Teacher, we know that you are sincere, and teach the way of God in accordance with …

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