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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God Is the Question – Sermon for Easter 2, Year C (3 April 2016)

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==================== A sermon offered by the Rev. Dr. C. Eric Funston on the Second Sunday of Easter, April 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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Crossing Borders: A New Passport – Sermon for Christmas Eve, 24 December 2015

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==================== A sermon offered on Christmas Eve, December 24, 2015, to the people of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Medina, Ohio, where Fr. Funston is rector. (The lessons for the day are Isaiah 9:2-7; Psalm 96; Titus 2:11-14; and Luke 2:1-20. …

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Forgive Us Our Sins: Third of a Series – Sermon for Advent 3 (13 December 2015)

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==================== A sermon offered on the Third Sunday of Advent, December 13, 2015, to the people of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Medina, Ohio, where Fr. Funston is rector. (The lessons for the day are Zephaniah 3:14-20; Canticle 9 [Isaiah 12:2-6]; …

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Fully Human: A Baptismal Sermon for All Saints Day, November 1, 2015

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==================== A sermon offered on All Saints Day, Sunday, November 1, 2015, to the people of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Medina, Ohio, where Fr. Funston is rector. (The lessons for the day are Isaiah 25:6-9; Psalm 24; Revelation 21:1-6a; and …

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Overflowing Abundance: Sermon for the Ninth Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 12B, 26 July 2015)

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==================== A sermon offered on Ninth Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 12B, Track 1, RCL), July 26, 2015, to the people of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Medina, Ohio, where Fr. Funston is rector. (The lessons for the day are 2 Samuel …

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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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Making the Organic Connection: Sermon for Advent 3B – December 14, 2014

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==================== A sermon offered, on the Third Sunday of Advent, Year B, December 14, 2014, to the people of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Medina, Ohio, where Fr. Funston is rector. (The lessons for the day, RCL Advent 3B, were Isaiah …

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God’s Faithfulness Prevails — Sermon for the 10th Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 12C) — July 28, 2013

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==================== This sermon was preached on the Tenth Sunday after Pentecost, July 28, 2013, at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Medina, Ohio, where Fr. Funston is rector. (Revised Common Lectionary, Pentecost 10 (Proper 12, Year C): Hosea 1:2-10; Psalm 85; Colossians …

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Faith, Works, Fruits – From the Daily Office – April 12, 2013

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From the First Letter of John: Little children, let no one deceive you. Everyone who does what is right is righteous, just as he is righteous. Everyone who commits sin is a child of the devil; for the devil has …

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