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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The Sheep & the Goats – Sermon for Christ the King, RCL Proper 29A

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==================== A homily offered by the Rev. Dr. C. Eric Funston on the Feast of Christ the King, November 26, 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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The Parable of the Talents – Sermon for Pentecost 24, RCL Proper 28A

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==================== A homily offered by the Rev. Dr. C. Eric Funston on the 24th Sunday after Pentecost, November 19, 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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An Anthropology of Heaven – Sermon for All Saints Sunday, RCL Year A

==================== A homily offered by the Rev. Dr. C. Eric Funston on All Saints Sunday, November 5, 2017, to the people of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Medina, Ohio, where Fr. Funston is rector. (The lessons for the service, All Saints …

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The ‘ahab Commandments – Sermon for Proper 25A, Pentecost 21 (October 29, 2017)

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==================== A homily offered by the Rev. Dr. C. Eric Funston on the 21st Sunday after Pentecost, October 29, 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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Whose Image Is This? – Sermon for Proper 24A, Pentecost 20 (October 22, 2017)

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==================== A homily offered by the Rev. Dr. C. Eric Funston on the 20th Sunday after Pentecost, October 22, 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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May Be Compared – Sermon for Proper 23A (Pentecost 19), October 15, 2017

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==================== A homily offered by the Rev. Dr. C. Eric Funston on the 19th Sunday after Pentecost, October 15, 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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The Ten Suggestions? – Sermon for Proper 22A (Pentecost 18), October 8, 2017

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==================== A homily offered by the Rev. Dr. C. Eric Funston on the 18th Sunday after Pentecost, October 8, 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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Authority: To Bend the Knee – Sermon for Proper 21A (1 October 2017)

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==================== A homily offered by the Rev. Dr. C. Eric Funston on the 17th Sunday after Pentecost, October 1, 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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