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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Banquet Seating: Sermon for Pentecost 15, RCL Proper 17C (28 August 2016)

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==================== A homily offered by the Rev. Dr. C. Eric Funston on the Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost, August 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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Receiving Hospitality: Sermon for Pentecost 7, RCL Proper 9C (3 July 2016)

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==================== A homily offered by the Rev. Dr. C. Eric Funston on the Seventh Sunday after Pentecost, July 3, 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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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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Shrove Tuesday Confession – From the Daily Office – March 4, 2014

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From the Book of Proverbs: Thus says the man: I am weary, O God, I am weary, O God. How can I prevail? Surely I am too stupid to be human; I do not have human understanding. I have not …

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Get Wisdom – From the Daily Office – February 25, 2014

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From the Book of Proverbs: Get wisdom; get insight: do not forget, nor turn away from the words of my mouth. Do not forsake her, and she will keep you; love her, and she will guard you. The beginning of …

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The Logos Became Meat – Sermon for the First Sunday of Christmas – December 29, 2013

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==================== This sermon was preached on the First Sunday of Christmas, December 29, 2013, at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Medina, Ohio, where Fr. Funston is rector. (The Revised Common Lectionary, Christmas 1A: Isaiah 61:10-62:3; Psalm 147:13-21; Galatians 3:23-25;4:4-7; and John …

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Broken Hearts – From the Daily Office – December 20, 2013

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From the Psalter: Open my lips, O Lord, and my mouth shall proclaim your praise. Had you desired it, I would have offered sacrifice; but you take no delight in burnt-offerings. The sacrifice of God is a troubled spirit; a …

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Mystery and Community: Trinity Sunday and Memorial Day – Sermon for May 26, 2013

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==================== This sermon was preached on the Feast of the Holy Trinity, May 26, 2013, at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Medina, Ohio, where Fr. Funston is rector. (Revised Common Lectionary, Trinity (Year C): Proverbs 8:1-4,22-31; Canticle 13 (Song of the …

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