Praying for Presidents: Sermon for Epiphany 2, Year A – 15 January 2017

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==================== A homily offered by the Rev. Dr. C. Eric Funston on the 2nd Sunday after the Epiphany, January 15, 2017, to the people of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Medina, Ohio, where Fr. Funston is rector. (The lessons for the …

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Unity, Love, Prayer: Homily for a Celebration of New Ministry – November 18, 2016

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==================== A homily offered by the Rev. Dr. C. Eric Funston on Friday, November 18, 2016, to the people of St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church, Massillon, Ohio, at the Celebration of New Ministry (Installation) of the Rev. George Baum as their …

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An Unpreached Clergy Installation Sermon in the Time of Donald Trump

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==================== A homily which will NOT be offered by the Rev. Dr. C. Eric Funston on Friday, November 18, 2016, to the people of a neighboring parish in Ohio, at the celebration of the new ministry of the Rev. George …

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Living Generously: Sermon for Pentecost 19 – Proper 21C, Track 2 (September 25, 2016)

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==================== A homily offered by the Rev. Dr. C. Eric Funston on the Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost, September 25, 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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Restoring Wholeness: Sermon for Pentecost 17, RCP Proper 19C (11 September 2016)

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==================== A homily offered by the Rev. Dr. C. Eric Funston on the Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost, September 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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Share Your Astonishment! – Sermon for Thanksgiving Day, 26 November 2015

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==================== A sermon offered on Thanksgiving Day, November 26, 2015, to the people of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Medina, Ohio, where Fr. Funston is rector. (The lessons for the day are Joel 2:21-27; Psalm 126; 1 Timothy 2:1-7; and Matthew …

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Favorite Bible Verse? Not Likely – From the Daily Office Lectionary

Favorite Bible Verse? Not Likely From the Daily Office Lectionary for Saturday in the week of Proper 19, Year 1 (Pentecost 16, 2015) 1 Corinthians 4:7 ~ What do you have that you did not receive? And if you received …

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At the End, There Is God – From the Daily Office – July 22, 2014

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From the Letter to the Romans: We do not live to ourselves, and we do not die to ourselves. If we live, we live to the Lord, and if we die, we die to the Lord; so then, whether we …

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Let the Psalms Do It – From the Daily Office – May 28, 2014

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From the Book of Psalms: Go away from me, you evildoers, that I may keep the commandments of my God. — Psalm 119:115 (NRSV) O that my people would listen to me, that Israel would walk in my ways! — …

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Praying for Leaders – From the Daily Office – May 27, 2014

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From the First Letter to Timothy: First of all, then, I urge that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgivings should be made for everyone, for kings and all who are in high positions, so that we may lead a quiet and …

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