True Worship: Sermon for Pentecost 21, Proper 23C (9 October 2016)

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==================== A homily offered by the Rev. Dr. C. Eric Funston on the 21st Sunday after Pentecost, October 9, 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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Complexity Is Not An Excuse: Sermon for Pentecost 8, Proper 10C (10 July 2016)

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==================== A homily offered by the Rev. Dr. C. Eric Funston on the Eighth Sunday after Pentecost, July 10, 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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Transfiguration and Conversation: Sermon for the Last Sunday after Epiphany (7 February 2016)

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==================== A sermon offered on the Last Sunday after the Epiphany, February 7, 2016, to the people of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Medina, Ohio, where Fr. Funston is rector. (The lessons for the day are Exodus 34:29-35, Psalm 99, 2 …

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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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Home Demolition – From the Daily Office Lectionary

Home Demolition From the Daily Office Lectionary for Wednesday in the week of Proper 25, Year 1 (Pentecost 22, 2015) Ezra 6:11 ~ Furthermore, I decree that if anyone alters this edict, a beam shall be pulled out of the …

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Vineyards and Soccer Fields – From the Daily Office Lectionary

Vineyards and Soccer Fields From the Daily Office Lectionary for Monday in the week of Proper 19, Year 1 (Pentecost 16, 2015) 1 Kings 21:1-3 ~ Naboth the Jezreelite had a vineyard in Jezreel, beside the palace of King Ahab …

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Foundations in the Forest – From the Daily Office Lectionary

Foundations in the Forest . . . . From the Daily Office Lectionary for Tuesday in the week of Proper 15, Year 1 (Pentecost 12, 2015) Psalm 122:1-2 ~ I was glad when they said to me, “Let us go …

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The Jews of Asia, Watts, & Monoliths — From the Daily Office Lectionary

From the Daily Office Lectionary for Thursday in the week of Proper 14, Year 1 (Pentecost 11, 2015) Acts 21:27 ~ When the seven days were almost completed, the Jews from Asia, who had seen [Paul] in the temple, stirred …

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Pray for Ali Dawabsheh – From the Daily Office Lectionary

From the Daily Office Lectionary for Friday in the week of Proper 12, Year 1 (Pentecost 9, 2015) 2 Samuel 5:6-8 ~ The king and his men marched to Jerusalem against the Jebusites, the inhabitants of the land, who said …

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Overflowing Abundance: Sermon for the Ninth Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 12B, 26 July 2015)

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==================== A sermon offered on Ninth Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 12B, Track 1, RCL), July 26, 2015, to the people of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Medina, Ohio, where Fr. Funston is rector. (The lessons for the day are 2 Samuel …

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