An Ordinary Olive Grove – Sermon for Maundy Thursday, 24 March 2016

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==================== A sermon offered by the Rev. Dr. C. Eric Funston on Maundy Thursday, March 24, 2016, to the people of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Medina, Ohio, where Fr. Funston is rector. (The lessons for the day are Exodus 12:1-14; …

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Standing on Holy Ground (Sermon for Lent 3, RCL Year C) – 28 February 2016

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==================== A sermon offered by the Rev. Dr. C. Eric Funston on the Third Sunday in Lent, February 28, 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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Abundant Grace (Cana, Weddings & Primates) – Sermon for Epiphany 2, 17 January 2016

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==================== A sermon offered on the Second Sunday after Epiphany, January 17, 2016, to the people of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Medina, Ohio, where Fr. Funston is rector. (The lessons for the day are Isaiah 62:1-5; Psalm 36:5-10; 1 Corinthians …

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Your Kingdom Come: First of a Series – Sermon for Advent 1 (29 November 2015)

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==================== A sermon offered on the First Sunday of Advent, November 29, 2015, to the people of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Medina, Ohio, where Fr. Funston is rector. (The lessons for the day are Jeremiah 33:14-16; Psalm 25:1-9; 1 Thessalonians …

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Faith, Hope, and Charity – Sermon for Pentecost 22 (25 October 2015)

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==================== A sermon offered on Twenty-Second Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 25B, Track 1, RCL), October 25, 2015, to the people of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Medina, Ohio, where Fr. Funston is rector. (The lessons for the day are Job 42:1-6,10-17, …

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Dog Crap, the Temple, and Love – From the Daily Office Lectionary

Dog Crap, the Temple, and Love From the Daily Office Lectionary for Friday in the week of Proper 24, Year 1 (Pentecost 21, 2015) Ezra 3:10 ~ When the builders laid the foundation of the temple of the Lord, the …

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You Are What You Eat ~ From the Daily Office Lectionary

You Are What You Eat From the Daily Office Lectionary for Wednesday in the week of Proper 21, Year 1 (Pentecost 18, 2015) 1 Corinthians 8:8 ~ “Food will not bring us close to God.” Apparently St. Paul is quoting …

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“I Give My Opinion” – From the Daily Office Lectionary

“I give my opinion” From the Daily Office Lectionary for Monday in the week of Proper 21, Year 1 (Pentecost 18, 2015) 1 Corinthians 7:25 ~ Now concerning virgins, I have no command of the Lord, but I give my …

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Bewitched, Bothered, and Bewildered! – From the Daily Office Lectionary

Bewitched, bothered, and bewildered! From the Daily Office Lectionary for Friday in the week of Proper 20, Year 1 (Pentecost 17, 2015) Matthew 6:9-13 ~ Jesus said, “Pray then in this way: Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name. …

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Favorite Bible Verse? Not Likely – From the Daily Office Lectionary

Favorite Bible Verse? Not Likely From the Daily Office Lectionary for Saturday in the week of Proper 19, Year 1 (Pentecost 16, 2015) 1 Corinthians 4:7 ~ What do you have that you did not receive? And if you received …

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