Sweet, Sweet Spirit: Homily for the Requiem of Organist Roberta Stamper, 8 Sept 2017

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==================== A homily offered on September 8, 2017, by the Rev. Dr. C. Eric Funston at the Requiem for Roberta E. Stamper, former music director and choir mistress of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Medina, Ohio, where Fr. Funston is rector. …

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Do the Exercises!

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==================== A reflection on practice offered by the Rev. Dr. C. Eric Funston rector of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Medina, Ohio. Fr. Funston is not preaching during August and September, 2017, while recuperating from total knee replacement surgery and will, …

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Just a Word about Preaching

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==================== A reflection offered by the Rev. Dr. C. Eric Funston rector of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Medina, Ohio. Fr. Funston is not preaching during August and September, 2017, while recuperating from total knee replacement surgery and will, from to …

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“Squirrel!” – Sermon for the Feast of the Transfiguration, 6 August 2017

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==================== A homily offered by the Rev. Dr. C. Eric Funston on the Feast of the Transfiguration, August 6, 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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Stand-Up Jesus and the M&M – Sermon for RCL Proper 12A – July 30, 2017

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==================== A homily offered by the Rev. Dr. C. Eric Funston on the Eighth Sunday after Pentecost, July 30, 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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Cancerous Distortion – Sermon for RCL Proper 11A – July 23, 2017

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==================== A homily offered by the Rev. Dr. C. Eric Funston on the Seventh Sunday after Pentecost, July 23, 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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Good Soil? – Sermon for RCL Proper 10A – July 16, 2017

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==================== A homily offered by the Rev. Dr. C. Eric Funston on the Sixth Sunday after Pentecost, July 16, 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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Once to Every Man & Nation – Sermon for Proper 9A – July 9, 2017

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==================== A homily offered by the Rev. Dr. C. Eric Funston on the Fifth Sunday after Pentecost, July 9, 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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Knight of Faith & the Dark Night of the Soul – Sermon for Proper 8A – July 2, 2017

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==================== A homily offered by the Rev. Dr. C. Eric Funston on the Fourth Sunday after Pentecost, July 2, 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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Questions of Hagar: Sermon for RCL Proper 7A (25 June 2017)

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==================== A homily offered by the Rev. Dr. C. Eric Funston on the Third Sunday after Pentecost, June 25, 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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