Labor Sunday: Sermon for Pentecost 16, RCP Proper 18C (4 September 2016)

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==================== A homily offered by the Rev. Dr. C. Eric Funston on the Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost, September 4, 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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The Perfect Scorecard: A Funeral Homily (James McKee, 28 July 2016)

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==================== A homily offered by the Rev. Dr. C. Eric Funston at the funeral of James William McKee, July 28, 2016, to the people of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Medina, Ohio, where Fr. Funston is rector. (The lessons for the …

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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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Transfiguration and Conversation: Sermon for the Last Sunday after Epiphany (7 February 2016)

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==================== A sermon offered on the Last Sunday after the Epiphany, February 7, 2016, to the people of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Medina, Ohio, where Fr. Funston is rector. (The lessons for the day are Exodus 34:29-35, Psalm 99, 2 …

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Parabolic Poetry, Parabolic Focus – Sermon for Pentecost 3B (14 June 2015)

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==================== A sermon offered on the Third Sunday after Pentecost, June 14, 2015, to the people of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Medina, Ohio, where Fr. Funston is rector. (The lessons for the day are 1 Samuel 15:34-16:13; Psalm 20; 2 …

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Just Get Along – From the Daily Office Lectionary

From the OT lesson for Saturday in the week of Proper 5B (Pentecost 2, 2015) Sirach 46 7 And in the days of Moses [Joshua] proved his loyalty, he and Caleb son of Jephunneh: they opposed the congregation, restrained the …

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Pretty Trippy – From the Daily Office Lectionary

From the Epistle lesson for Thursday in the week of Proper 5B (Pentecost 2, 2015) 2 Corinthians 2 I know a person in Christ who fourteen years ago was caught up to the third heaven – whether in the body …

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Excuse Me? What? – From the Daily Office Lectionary

From the Epistle lesson for Wednesday in the week of Proper 5B (Pentecost 2, 2015) 2 Corinthians 21b But whatever anyone dares to boast of – I am speaking as a fool – I also dare to boast of that. …

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Silicon Courage – From the Daily Office Lectionary

From the Epistle lesson for Monday in the week of Proper 5 (Pentecost 2, 2015) 2 Corinthians 10 1 I myself, Paul, appeal to you by the meekness and gentleness of Christ – I who am humble when face to …

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“By the Grace of God” – Blasphemy! (Sermon for Pentecost 2, 7 June 2015)

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==================== A sermon offered on the Second Sunday after Pentecost, June 7, 2015, to the people of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Medina, Ohio, where Fr. Funston is rector. (The lessons for the day are 1 Samuel 8:4-20;11:14-15; Psalm 138; 2 …

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