God Is the Question – Sermon for Easter 2, Year C (3 April 2016)

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==================== A sermon offered by the Rev. Dr. C. Eric Funston on the Second Sunday of Easter, April 3, 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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Sermon for the 199th Annual Meeting: Conversion of Paul (24 January 2016)

==================== A sermon offered on the Feast of the Conversion of St. Paul, January 24, 2016, to the 199th Annual Meeting of the members of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Medina, Ohio, where Fr. Funston is rector. (The lessons for the …

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Just Like Adam; Just Like Jesus – Sermon for 1 Epiphany (10 January 2016)

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==================== A sermon offered on the First Sunday after Epiphany (The Baptism of our Lord), January 10, 2016, to the people of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Medina, Ohio, where Fr. Funston is rector. (The lessons for the day are Isaiah …

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Caring vs Rules: A Sermon for Proper 27B, Pentecost 24 (8 Nov 2015)

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==================== A sermon offered on Twenty-Fourth Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 27B, Track 1, RCL), November 8, 2015, to the people of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Medina, Ohio, where Fr. Funston is rector. (The lessons for the day are Ruth 3:1-5;4:13-17; …

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Under the Protection of the Dioscuri – From the Daily Office Lectionary

Under the Protection of the Dioscuri . . . . From the Daily Office Lectionary for Friday in the week of Proper 16, Year 1 (Pentecost 13, 2015) Acts 28:11 ~ Three months later we set sail on a ship …

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Learning, Ignorance, Insanity – From the Daily Office Lectionary

Learning, Ignorance, Insanity From the Daily Office Lectionary for Tuesday in the week of Proper 16, Year 1 (Pentecost 13, 2015) Acts 26:24 ~ While [Paul] was making this defense, Festus exclaimed, “You are out of your mind, Paul! Too …

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Leavening the Lump – From the Daily Office Lectionary

Leavening the Lump . . . . From the Daily Office Lectionary for Thursday in the week of Proper 15, Year 1 (Pentecost 12, 2015) Acts 24:22 ~ But Felix, who was rather well informed about the Way, adjourned the …

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The Jews of Asia, Watts, & Monoliths — From the Daily Office Lectionary

From the Daily Office Lectionary for Thursday in the week of Proper 14, Year 1 (Pentecost 11, 2015) Acts 21:27 ~ When the seven days were almost completed, the Jews from Asia, who had seen [Paul] in the temple, stirred …

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God’s Sense of Humor – From the Daily Office Lectionary

From the Daily Office Lectionary for Friday in the week of Proper 13, Year 1 (Pentecost 10, 2015) Acts 19:32 ~ Meanwhile, some were shouting one thing, some another; for the assembly was in confusion, and most of them did …

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A Weed in Your Garden? – From the Daily Office Lectionary

From the Daily Office Lectionary for Thursday in the week of Proper 13, Year 1 (Pentecost 10, 2015) Acts 19:18-19 ~ Many of those who became believers confessed and disclosed their practices. A number of those who practiced magic collected …

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