How To Be Good: Sermon for Pentecost Sunday, 4 June 2017

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==================== A homily offered by the Rev. Dr. C. Eric Funston on Pentecost Sunday, June 4, 2017, to the people of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Medina, Ohio, where Fr. Funston is rector. (The lessons for the service are from the …

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Be Holy, Be Perfect – Sermon for Epiphany 7, 19 February 2017

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==================== A homily offered by the Rev. Dr. C. Eric Funston on the 7th Sunday after the Epiphany, February 19, 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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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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We Do Not Have The Privilege – Sermon for Advent 1 – November 30, 2014

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==================== On the First Sunday of Advent, Year B, November 30, 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 Advent 1B, were …

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The Monday of a Three-Day Weekend – From the Daily Office – May 30, 2014

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From the Book of Leviticus: They shall compute with the purchaser the total from the year when they sold themselves to the alien until the jubilee year; the price of the sale shall be applied to the number of years: …

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Sabbath with Frank Lee – From the Daily Office – May 23, 2014

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From the Book of Leviticus: For six days shall work be done; but the seventh day is a sabbath of complete rest, a holy convocation; you shall do no work: it is a sabbath to the Lord throughout your settlements. …

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I’m Done with the Cassock-Alb – From the Daily Office – May 22, 2014

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From Gospel according to Matthew: Why do you worry about clothing? Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow; they neither toil nor spin, yet I tell you, even Solomon in all his glory was not clothed like one …

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Curmudgeonly Conversations – From the Daily Office – May 21, 2014

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From Book of Leviticus: You shall each revere your mother and father, and you shall keep my sabbaths: I am the Lord your God. (From the Daily Office Lectionary – Leviticus 19:3 (NRSV) – May 21, 2014) Time for me …

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The Scapegoat – From the Daily Office – May 20, 2014

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From Book of Leviticus: When he has finished atoning for the holy place and the tent of meeting and the altar, he shall present the live goat. Then Aaron shall lay both his hands on the head of the live …

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Living With Integrity – Sermon for the Seventh Sunday after Epiphany (Year A) – February 23, 2014

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==================== This sermon was preached on the Seventh Sunday after Epiphany, February 23, 2014, at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Medina, Ohio, where Fr. Funston is rector. (The lessons for the day were: Leviticus 19:1-2,9-18; Psalm 119:33-40; 1 Corinthians 3:10-11,16-23; and …

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