“Squirrel!” – Sermon for the Feast of the Transfiguration, 6 August 2017

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==================== A homily offered by the Rev. Dr. C. Eric Funston on the Feast of the Transfiguration, August 6, 2017, to the people of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Medina, Ohio, where Fr. Funston is rector. (The lessons for the service …

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Stand-Up Jesus and the M&M – Sermon for RCL Proper 12A – July 30, 2017

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==================== A homily offered by the Rev. Dr. C. Eric Funston on the Eighth Sunday after Pentecost, July 30, 2017, to the people of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Medina, Ohio, where Fr. Funston is rector. (The lessons for the service …

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Cancerous Distortion – Sermon for RCL Proper 11A – July 23, 2017

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==================== A homily offered by the Rev. Dr. C. Eric Funston on the Seventh Sunday after Pentecost, July 23, 2017, to the people of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Medina, Ohio, where Fr. Funston is rector. (The lessons for the service …

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Good Soil? – Sermon for RCL Proper 10A – July 16, 2017

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==================== A homily offered by the Rev. Dr. C. Eric Funston on the Sixth Sunday after Pentecost, July 16, 2017, to the people of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Medina, Ohio, where Fr. Funston is rector. (The lessons for the service …

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Knight of Faith & the Dark Night of the Soul – Sermon for Proper 8A – July 2, 2017

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

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Questions of Hagar: Sermon for RCL Proper 7A (25 June 2017)

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==================== A homily offered by the Rev. Dr. C. Eric Funston on the Third Sunday after Pentecost, June 25, 2017, to the people of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Medina, Ohio, where Fr. Funston is rector. (The lessons for the service …

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I Rise Today in the Gray Zone: Trinity Sunday Sermon, 11 June 2017

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==================== A homily offered by the Rev. Dr. C. Eric Funston on Trinity Sunday, June 11, 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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Gloria! Homily for the Funeral of C. Nevada Johnson, Jr., 6 June 2017

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==================== A homily offered by the Rev. Dr. C. Eric Funston for the Requiem Mass for C. Nevada Johnson, Jr., June 6, 2017, at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Medina, Ohio, where Fr. Funston is rector. (The lessons for the service …

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I See You: Sermon for the Sunday after the Ascension, 28 May 2017

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==================== A homily offered by the Rev. Dr. C. Eric Funston on the Sunday after the Ascension, the Seventh Sunday of Easter, May 28, 2017, to the people of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Medina, Ohio, where Fr. Funston is rector. …

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Pray for Them, Then Tell Them: Sermon for Easter 6A, 21 May 2017

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==================== A homily offered by the Rev. Dr. C. Eric Funston on the Sixth Sunday of Easter, May 21, 2017, to the people of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Medina, Ohio, where Fr. Funston is rector. (The lessons for the service …

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