Daily Habits: Sermon for Holy Name Day, 1 January 2017

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==================== A homily offered by the Rev. Dr. C. Eric Funston on the Feast of the Holy Name of Jesus, January 1, 2017, to the people of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Medina, Ohio, where Fr. Funston is rector. (The lessons …

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Our Immigrant Lord: For the Parish Newsletter, December 2016

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==================== A “Rector’s Reflection” offered by the Rev. Dr. C. Eric Funston in the December 2016 issue of The Epistle, the newsletter of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Medina, Ohio, where Fr. Funston is rector. ==================== A few years ago I …

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What is Jesus up to? – Sermon for Palm Sunday (Yr C) – 20 March 2016

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==================== A sermon offered by the Rev. Dr. C. Eric Funston on Palm Sunday, March 20, 2016, to the people of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Medina, Ohio, where Fr. Funston is rector. (The lessons for the day are as follows: …

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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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Your Own – From the Daily Office Lectionary

Your own. From the Daily Office Lectionary for Thursday in the week of Proper 18, Year 1 (Pentecost 15, 2015) Philippians 2:12-13 ~ Therefore, my beloved, just as you have always obeyed me, not only in my presence, but much …

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Kingdom Life: Common, Routine, Mundane – Sermon for Palm Sunday 2015

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==================== A sermon offered on Palm Sunday, March 29, 2015, to the people of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Medina, Ohio, where Fr. Funston is rector. (At the blessing of the Palms, Zechariah 9:9-12 was read. The lessons at the Mass …

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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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Leaving Us with a Question: Sermon for the 15th Sunday after Pentecost, Proper 20A — September 21, 2014

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==================== On the 15th Sunday after Pentecost, September 21, 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 Proper 20A, Track 2, were …

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Standing by Jesus – Sermon for Palm Sunday (Year A) – April 13, 2014

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==================== This sermon was preached on Palm Sunday, April 13, 2014, at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Medina, Ohio, where Fr. Funston is rector. (The lessons for the day were: Isaiah 50:4-9a; Psalm 31:9-16; Philippians 2:5-11; and Matthew 21:1-11. In addition, …

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