Washing Away RFRA: Sermon for Maundy Thursday – 2 April 2015

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==================== A sermon offered on Maundy Thursday, April 2, 2015, 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; Psalm 116:1,10-17; 1 Corinthians 11:23-26, and John …

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The Ten Predictions: Hear the Music & Dance – Sermon for Lent 3, 2015

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==================== A sermon offered on the Third Sunday in Lent, March 8, 2015, to the people of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Medina, Ohio, where Fr. Funston is rector. (The lessons for the day were Exodus 20:1-17; Psalm 19; 1 Corinthians …

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We Do Not Have The Privilege – Sermon for Advent 1 – November 30, 2014

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==================== On the First Sunday of Advent, Year B, November 30, 2014, this sermon was offered to the people of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Medina, Ohio, where Fr. Funston is rector. (The lessons for the day, RCL Advent 1B, were …

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The Dead Matter – From the Daily Office – July 25, 2014

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From the Gospel according to Matthew: After conferring together, [the chief priests used the silver Judas returned] to buy the potter’s field as a place to bury foreigners. For this reason that field has been called the Field of Blood …

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One Is Never Too Old – From the Daily Office – June 24, 2014

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From the Book of Numbers: The earth opened its mouth and swallowed them up, along with their households — everyone who belonged to Korah and all their goods. So they with all that belonged to them went down alive into …

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God’s Butt – From the Daily Office – May 14, 2014

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From the Book of Exodus: The Lord said to Moses, “I will do the very thing that you have asked; for you have found favor in my sight, and I know you by name.” Moses said, “Show me your glory, …

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I Don’t Know – From the Daily Office – May 13, 2014

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From the Book of Exodus: Moses said to Aaron, “What did this people do to you that you have brought so great a sin upon them?” And Aaron said, “Do not let the anger of my lord burn hot; you …

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The Sacrament of Money – From the Daily Office – May 9, 2014

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From the Book of Exodus: The Lord said to Moses: Tell the Israelites to take for me an offering; from all whose hearts prompt them to give you shall receive the offering for me. This is the offering that you …

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College of Presbyters – From the Daily Office – May 5, 2014

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From the Book of Exodus: When Moses’ father-in-law saw all that he was doing for the people, he said, “What is this that you are doing for the people? Why do you sit alone, while all the people stand around …

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Magic Hands – From the Daily Office – May 3, 2014

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From the Book of Exodus: Amalek came and fought with Israel at Rephidim. Moses said to Joshua, “Choose some men for us and go out; fight with Amalek. Tomorrow I will stand on the top of the hill with the …

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