Persistent Stewardship: Sermon for Pentecost 22, Proper 24C, Track 2 (16 October 2016)

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==================== A homily offered by the Rev. Dr. C. Eric Funston on the 22nd Sunday after Pentecost, October 16, 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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Standing on Holy Ground (Sermon for Lent 3, RCL Year C) – 28 February 2016

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==================== A sermon offered by the Rev. Dr. C. Eric Funston on the Third Sunday in Lent, February 28, 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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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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“Must you…?” An ecological disappointment – From the Daily Office Lectionary

From the OT lesson for Friday in the week of Easter 7 Ezekiel 34 18 Is it not enough for you to feed on the good pasture, but you must tread down with your feet the rest of your pasture? …

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Fair? You want fair? – From the Daily Office Lectionary

From the OT lesson for Thursday in the week of Easter 7 Ezeiel 18 25 Yet you say, “The way of the Lord is unfair.” Hear now, O house of Israel: Is my way unfair? Is it not your ways …

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Prophets on the Streets? – From the Daily Office Lectionary

From the OT lesson for Wednesday in the week of Easter 7 Ezekiel 11 22 Then the cherubim lifted up their wings, with the wheels beside them; and the glory of the God of Israel was above them. Ezekiel’s ecstatic …

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Gott [ist nicht] mit uns – From the Daily Office Lectionary

From the OT lesson for Tuesday in the week of Easter 7 Ezekiel 7 15 The sword is outside, pestilence and famine are inside; those in the field die by the sword; those in the city – famine and pestilence …

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Multi-Grain Cake – From the Daily Office Lectionary

From the OT lesson for Monday in the week of Easter 7 Ezekiel 4 9 … take wheat and barley, beans and lentils, millet and spelt; put them into one vessel, and make bread for yourself. Ezekiel is given detailed …

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Eat This Scroll ~ From the Daily Office Lectionary

From the OT Lesson for Friday in the week of Easter 6 Ezekiel 3 1 He said to me, O mortal, eat what is offered to you; eat this scroll, and go, speak to the house of Israel. 2 So …

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A Present, Close, Immediate Reality – Sermon for Lent 5A – April 6, 2014

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==================== This sermon was preached on the Fifth Sunday in Lent, April 6, 2014, at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Medina, Ohio, where Fr. Funston is rector. (The lessons for the day were: Ezekiel 37:1-14; Psalm 130; Romans 8:6-11; and John …

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