Crossing Borders: A New Passport – Sermon for Christmas Eve, 24 December 2015

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==================== A sermon offered on Christmas Eve, December 24, 2015, to the people of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Medina, Ohio, where Fr. Funston is rector. (The lessons for the day are Isaiah 9:2-7; Psalm 96; Titus 2:11-14; and Luke 2:1-20. …

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Forgive Us Our Sins: Third of a Series – Sermon for Advent 3 (13 December 2015)

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==================== A sermon offered on the Third Sunday of Advent, December 13, 2015, to the people of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Medina, Ohio, where Fr. Funston is rector. (The lessons for the day are Zephaniah 3:14-20; Canticle 9 [Isaiah 12:2-6]; …

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Give Us Today Our Daily Bread: Second of a Series – Sermon for Advent 2 (6 December 2015)

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==================== A sermon offered on the Second Sunday of Advent, December 6, 2015, to the people of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Medina, Ohio, where Fr. Funston is rector. (The lessons for the day are Baruch 5:1-9; Canticle 16 [Luke 1: …

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Liturgy Done Well – From the Daily Office Lectionary

Liturgy Done Well From the Daily Office Lectionary for Friday in the week of Advent 1, Year 2 (4 December 2015) Matthew 22:2 ~ “The kingdom of heaven may be compared to a king who gave a wedding banquet for …

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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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The Three-Dimensional Kingdom: Sermon for Christ the King (Proper 29B), 22 November 2015

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==================== A sermon offered on the Last Sunday after Pentecost, Christ the King, (Proper 29B, Track 1, RCL), November 22, 2015, to the people of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Medina, Ohio, where Fr. Funston is rector. (The lessons for the …

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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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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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Life Is A Banquet And Most Poor Suckers Are Starving To Death: Sermon for Ash Wednesday 2015

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==================== A sermon offered on the Day of Ashes, Wednesday, February 18, 2015, to the people of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Medina, Ohio, where Fr. Funston is rector. (The lessons for the day were Joel 2:1-2,12-17; Psalm 103 or 103:8-14; …

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Making the Organic Connection: Sermon for Advent 3B – December 14, 2014

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==================== A sermon offered, on the Third Sunday of Advent, Year B, December 14, 2014, to the people of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Medina, Ohio, where Fr. Funston is rector. (The lessons for the day, RCL Advent 3B, were Isaiah …

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