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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My Religion Is My Politics (13 September 2016)

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My Religion Is My Politics I posted a Facebook status a little earlier (on September 12, 2016) that basically said I’m not going to play with Trumpeters, Gary Johnson’s Libertarians, or so-called progressives who say they’re voting for Jill Stein …

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Restoring Wholeness: Sermon for Pentecost 17, RCP Proper 19C (11 September 2016)

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==================== A homily offered by the Rev. Dr. C. Eric Funston on the Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost, September 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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Labor Sunday: Sermon for Pentecost 16, RCP Proper 18C (4 September 2016)

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==================== A homily offered by the Rev. Dr. C. Eric Funston on the Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost, September 4, 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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Community Choice: Sermon for Pentecost 14, RCL Proper 16C (21 August 2016)

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==================== A homily offered by the Rev. Dr. C. Eric Funston on the Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost, August 21, 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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Division Happens: Sermon for Pentecost 13, RCL Proper 14C (14 August 2016)

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==================== A homily offered by the Rev. Dr. C. Eric Funston on the Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost, August 14, 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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A Pope, a Dog, and a Venn Diagram: Sermon for Pentecost 12, RCL Proper 14C (7 August 2016)

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==================== A homily offered by the Rev. Dr. C. Eric Funston on the Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost, August 7, 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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