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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A Bicentennial Epiphany: Sermon at Evensong – 6 January 2017

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==================== A homily offered by the Rev. Dr. C. Eric Funston on the Feast of the Epiphany, January 6, 2017, to the people of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Medina, Ohio, where Fr. Funston is rector and which inaugurated at the …

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Thank God, I’m Not Like Him: Sermon for Pentecost 23, Proper 25C, Track 2 (23 October 2016)

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==================== A homily offered by the Rev. Dr. C. Eric Funston on the 23rd Sunday after Pentecost, October 23, 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 Meditation on Mortality (for the parish newsletter)

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

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Pragmatic vs Visionary – From the Daily Office Lectionary (22 January 2016)

Pragmatic vs Visionary From the Daily Office Lectionary for Friday in the week of Epiphany 2, Year 2 (22 January 2016) Genesis 12:1 ~ Now the Lord said to Abram, “Go from your country and your kindred and your father’s …

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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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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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Liturgy Done Well – From the Daily Office Lectionary

Liturgy Done Well From the Daily Office Lectionary for Friday in the week of Advent 1, Year 2 (4 December 2015) Matthew 22:2 ~ “The kingdom of heaven may be compared to a king who gave a wedding banquet for …

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You Did Not Return – From the Daily Office Lectionary

You Did Not Return From the Daily Office Lectionary for Thursday in the week of Advent 1, Year 2 (3 December 2015) Amos 4:6 ~ . . . . yet you did not return to me, says the Lord. The …

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Imperfection Incarnate – From the Daily Office Lectionary

Imperfection Incarnate From the Daily Office Lectionary for Wednesday in the week of Advent 1, Year 2 (2 December 2015) Psalm 119:1 ~ Happy are those whose way is blameless, who walk in the law of the Lord. The Old …

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