Here and Now – Sermon for Advent 1, RCL Year B

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==================== A homily offered by the Rev. Dr. C. Eric Funston on the First Sunday of Advent, December 3, 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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“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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Once to Every Man & Nation – Sermon for Proper 9A – July 9, 2017

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==================== A homily offered by the Rev. Dr. C. Eric Funston on the Fifth Sunday after Pentecost, July 9, 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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Not Sheep, Not Slaves: Sermon for Easter 4, 7 May 2017

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==================== A homily offered by the Rev. Dr. C. Eric Funston on the Fourth Sunday of Easter, May 7, 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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Act Three (Pt 1): Fully Human – Easter Vigil 2017

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==================== A homily offered by the Rev. Dr. C. Eric Funston at the Great Vigil of Easter, Saturday, April 15, 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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Act One: Use Your Towel – Maundy Thursday 2017

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==================== A homily offered by the Rev. Dr. C. Eric Funston on Maundy Thursday, April 13, 2017, to the people of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Medina, Ohio, where Fr. Funston is rector. (The lessons for the day are from 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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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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