Get Up! Get Dressed! Go to Work! – Annual Meeting Sermon, January 22, 2017

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==================== A homily offered on January 22, 2017, by the Rev. Dr. C. Eric Funston at the 200th Annual Parish Meeting of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Medina, Ohio, where Fr. Funston is rector. (The lessons for the day are those …

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Praying for Presidents: Sermon for Epiphany 2, Year A – 15 January 2017

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==================== A homily offered by the Rev. Dr. C. Eric Funston on the 2nd Sunday after the Epiphany, January 15, 2017, to the people of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Medina, Ohio, where Fr. Funston is rector. (The lessons for the …

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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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Faith Leaders Call on Congress to reject Mr. Trump’s Cabinet of Bigotry

Faith Leaders Call on Congress to reject Mr. Trump’s Cabinet of Bigotry Note: This is a Google Document which you can join in signing by clicking the above title. Dear Members of Congress, As a community of faith, we stand …

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God Reigns: Sermon for the Feast of Christ the King, 20 November 2016

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==================== A homily offered by the Rev. Dr. C. Eric Funston on Christ the King Sunday, November 20, 2016, to the people of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Medina, Ohio, where Fr. Funston is rector. (The lessons for the day are …

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An Unpreached Clergy Installation Sermon in the Time of Donald Trump

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==================== A homily which will NOT be offered by the Rev. Dr. C. Eric Funston on Friday, November 18, 2016, to the people of a neighboring parish in Ohio, at the celebration of the new ministry of the Rev. George …

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A Saintly Obligation: Sermon for All Saints Sunday – November 6, 2016 (RCL Year A)

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==================== A homily offered by the Rev. Dr. C. Eric Funston on All Saints Sunday, November 6, 2016, to the people of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Medina, Ohio, where Fr. Funston is rector. (The lessons for the day are from …

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Tithing and Voting: A Rector’s Reflection (for the November 2016 parish newsletter)

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

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Two Hours in October: A Poem (18 October 2016)

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Two Hours in October Between cancer treatment and Irish class, a soul deepened by the darkness of childhood ponders the technologies of repression, leaves, windblown, aimlessly circle the patio, an English horn chuckles amused by the scent of coffee carried …

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A Sad and Irrational Irony: A Poem – 7 October 2016

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NOTE: I do not support Mr. Trump! A Sad and Irrational Irony Inaction fostered by division grinds the nation down. A sad and irrational irony grips the nation angered by inaction. Anger fosters division Division fosters inaction Inaction fosters anger …

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