Superbloom: Sermon for Advent 3 – 11 December 2016

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==================== A homily offered by the Rev. Dr. C. Eric Funston on the Third Sunday of Advent, December 11, 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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Community Choice: Sermon for Pentecost 14, RCL Proper 16C (21 August 2016)

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==================== A homily offered by the Rev. Dr. C. Eric Funston on the Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost, August 21, 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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Action and Fruit – From the Daily Office Lectionary

Action and Fruit From the Daily Office Lectionary for Saturday in the week of Advent 1, Year 2 (5 December 2015) Matthew 22:16 ~ “Teacher, we know that you are sincere, and teach the way of God in accordance with …

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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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Religion Is Caring – From the Daily Office Lectionary

Religion Is Caring From the Daily Office Lectionary for Friday in the week of Proper 26, Year 1 (Pentecost 23, 2015) Ezra 8:35 ~ At that time those who had come from captivity, the returned exiles, offered burnt-offerings to the …

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More Than Much Fine Gold: Sermon for Pentecost 16, Proper 19B – 13 September 2015

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==================== A sermon offered on Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 19B, Track 1, RCL), September 13, 2015, to the people of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Medina, Ohio, where Fr. Funston is rector. (The lessons for the day are Proverbs 1:20-33, …

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Of Dogs and Lives that Matter: Sermon for Pentecost 15 (Proper 18B) – 6 September 2015

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==================== A sermon offered on Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 18B, Track 1, RCL), September 6, 2015, to the people of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Medina, Ohio, where Fr. Funston is rector. (The lessons for the day are Proverbs 22:1-2,8-9,22-23; …

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Neither Island nor Mist – From the Daily Office Lectionary

Neither Island nor Mist From the Daily Office Lectionary for Friday in the week of Proper 17, Year 1 (Pentecost 14, 2015) James 4:14 ~ Yet you do not even know what tomorrow will bring. What is your life? For …

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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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Rise! Rise! Rise! – Sermon for Easter 7 (Ascension Sunday) – RCL Year A – June 1, 2014

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==================== On the Seventh Sunday of Easter: the Sunday after the Ascension, June 1, 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 were: …

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