Act Three (Pt 2): Monstrous Relief – Easter Day 2017

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==================== A homily offered by the Rev. Dr. C. Eric Funston at the Festival Eucharist of the Resurrection on Easter Sunday, April 16, 2017, to the people of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Medina, Ohio, where Fr. Funston is rector. (The …

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God Reigns: Sermon for the Feast of Christ the King, 20 November 2016

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==================== A homily offered by the Rev. Dr. C. Eric Funston on Christ the King Sunday, November 20, 2016, to the people of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Medina, Ohio, where Fr. Funston is rector. (The lessons for the day are …

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Division Happens: Sermon for Pentecost 13, RCL Proper 14C (14 August 2016)

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==================== A homily offered by the Rev. Dr. C. Eric Funston on the Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost, August 14, 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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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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Old Rags & Worn Clothes ~ From the Daily Office Lectionary

Old Rags & Worn Clothes From the Daily Office Lectionary for Thursday in the week of Proper 23, Year 1 (Pentecost 20, 2015) Jeremiah 38:11-13 ~ Ebed-melech took the men with him and went to the house of the king, …

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Inevitability – From the Daily Office Lectionary

Inevitability From the Daily Office Lectionary for Wednesday in the week of Proper 23, Year 1 (Pentecost 20, 2015) Jeremiah 37:10 ~ Even if you defeated the whole army of Chaldeans who are fighting against you, and there remained of …

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Second Draft – From the Daily Office Lectionary

Second Draft From the Daily Office Lectionary for Tuesday in the week of Proper 23, Year 1 (Pentecost 20, 2015) Jeremiah 36:32 ~ Then Jeremiah took another scroll and gave it to the secretary Baruch son of Neriah, who wrote …

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At That Time: A Sermon Offered on St. Francis Day, 4 October 2015

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==================== A sermon offered on Feast of St. Francis of Assisi, October 4, 2015, to the people of Trinity Cathedral, Cleveland, Ohio. (The lessons for the day are Jeremiah 22:13-16, Psalm 148:7-14, Galatians 6:14-18, and Matthew 11:25-30.) ==================== When I …

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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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March Forth – From the Daily Office – June 6, 2014

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From the Prophet Jeremiah: I will put my law within them, and I will write it on their hearts; and I will be their God, and they shall be my people. No longer shall they teach one another, or say …

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