Take It From the Top – Sermon for Trinity Sunday, 31 May 2015

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==================== A sermon offered on Trinity Sunday, May 31, 2015, to the people of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Medina, Ohio, where Fr. Funston is rector. (The lessons for the day are Isaiah 6:1-8; Canticle 13 (Song of the Three Young …

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May We Be One: Sermon for Sunday after the Ascension (Easter 7) – 17 May 2015

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==================== A sermon offered on the Sunday after the Ascension, the Seventh Sunday of Easter, May 17, 2015, to the people of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Medina, Ohio, where Fr. Funston is rector. (The lessons for the day are Acts …

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Decision Train: Between Stimulus and Response – Sermon for Lent 2, 2015

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==================== A sermon offered on the Second Sunday in Lent, March 1, 2015, to the people of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Medina, Ohio, where Fr. Funston is rector. (The lessons for the day were Genesis 17:1-7,15-16; Psalm 22:22-30; Romans 4:13-25; …

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Mary Is No Different: Sermon for Advent 4B – December 21, 2014

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==================== A sermon offered, on the Fourth Sunday of Advent, Year B, December 21, 2014, to the people of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Medina, Ohio, where Fr. Funston is rector. (The lessons for the day, RCL Advent 4B, were 2 …

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The Storm of Depression – Sermon for August 19, 2014, Pentecost 9, Proper 14A

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==================== On the Ninth Sunday after Pentecost, August 10, 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: 1 Kings 19:9-18; Psalm 85:8-13; …

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Uncounted, Unnamed Children – Sermon for August 3, 2014, Pentecost 8, Proper 13A

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==================== On the Eighth Sunday after Pentecost, August 3, 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: Isaiah 55:1-5; Psalm 145: 8-9,15-22; …

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Foundation Stones – From the Daily Office – July 28, 2014

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From the Letter to the Romans: Greet Prisca and Aquila, who work with me in Christ Jesus, and who risked their necks for my life, to whom not only I give thanks, but also all the churches of the Gentiles. …

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Parables and Women’s Ordination – Sermon for Pentecost 7, Proper 12A – July 27, 2014

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==================== On the Seventh Sunday after Pentecost, July 27, 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: 1 Kings 3:5-12, Psalm 119:129-136, …

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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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Following Our Own Devices Doesn’t Work – From the Daily Office – July 12, 2014

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From the Letter to the Romans: Of Israel he says, “All day long I have held out my hands to a disobedient and contrary people.” (From the Daily Office Lectionary – Romans 10:21 (NRSV) – July 12, 2014) Paul quotes …

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