At That Time: A Sermon Offered on St. Francis Day, 4 October 2015

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==================== A sermon offered on Feast of St. Francis of Assisi, October 4, 2015, to the people of Trinity Cathedral, Cleveland, Ohio. (The lessons for the day are Jeremiah 22:13-16, Psalm 148:7-14, Galatians 6:14-18, and Matthew 11:25-30.) ==================== When I …

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More Than Much Fine Gold: Sermon for Pentecost 16, Proper 19B – 13 September 2015

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==================== A sermon offered on Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 19B, Track 1, RCL), September 13, 2015, to the people of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Medina, Ohio, where Fr. Funston is rector. (The lessons for the day are Proverbs 1:20-33, …

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Of Dogs and Lives that Matter: Sermon for Pentecost 15 (Proper 18B) – 6 September 2015

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==================== A sermon offered on Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 18B, Track 1, RCL), September 6, 2015, to the people of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Medina, Ohio, where Fr. Funston is rector. (The lessons for the day are Proverbs 22:1-2,8-9,22-23; …

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Turn, Turn, Turn: Sermon for Pentecost 14 (Proper 17B) — 30 August 2015

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==================== A sermon offered on Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 17B, Track 1, RCL), August 30, 2015, to the people of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Medina, Ohio, where Fr. Funston is rector. (The lessons for the day are Ecclesiastes 3:1-15; …

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Figs & Forgiveness – From the Daily Office Lectionary

Figs and Forgiveness . . . . From the Daily Office Lectionary for Monday in the week of Proper 15, Year 1 (Pentecost 12, 2015) Mark 11:12-14 ~ On the following day, when they came from Bethany, [Jesus] was hungry. …

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Mindfulness – From the Daily Office Lectionary

From the Daily Office Lectionary for Wednesday in the week of Proper 14, Year 1 (Pentecost 11, 2015) Mark 10:25 ~ [Jesus said,] “It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for someone …

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Stay Salty, My Friends – From the Daily Office Lectionary

From the Daily Office Lectionary for Monday in the week of Proper 14, Year 1 (Pentecost 11, 2015) Mark 9:50a ~ Salt is good; but if salt has lost its saltiness, how can you season it? The Bible is full …

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You Don’t Know What You’re Asking – From the Daily Office Lectionary

From the Daily Office Lectionary for Wednesday in the week of Proper 13, Year 1 (Pentecost 10, 2015) Mark 8:34 ~ [Jesus] called the crowd with his disciples, and said to them, “If any want to become my followers, let …

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Only One Loaf – From the Daily Office Lectionary

From the Daily Office Lectionary for Monday in the week of Proper 13, Year 1 (Pentecost 10, 2015) Mark 8:14 ~ Now the disciples had forgotten to bring any bread; and they had only one loaf with them in the …

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Overflowing Abundance: Sermon for the Ninth Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 12B, 26 July 2015)

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==================== A sermon offered on Ninth Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 12B, Track 1, RCL), July 26, 2015, to the people of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Medina, Ohio, where Fr. Funston is rector. (The lessons for the day are 2 Samuel …

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