Life or Death; Lawfulness or Sinfulness: Sermon for 6 Epiphany, 12 February 2017

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==================== A homily offered by the Rev. Dr. C. Eric Funston on the 6th Sunday after the Epiphany, February 12, 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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Labor Sunday: Sermon for Pentecost 16, RCP Proper 18C (4 September 2016)

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==================== A homily offered by the Rev. Dr. C. Eric Funston on the Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost, September 4, 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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Complexity Is Not An Excuse: Sermon for Pentecost 8, Proper 10C (10 July 2016)

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==================== A homily offered by the Rev. Dr. C. Eric Funston on the Eighth Sunday after Pentecost, July 10, 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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Adhesions in the Body Politic

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As a human body moves, its tissues or organs normally move and shift, repositioning themselves in relation to one another within a normative range; nothing in the body is static. These tissues and organs have slippery surfaces and natural lubricants …

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Beloved Insecurity (Sermon for Lent I, RCL Year C) – 14 February 2016

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==================== A sermon offered by the Rev. Dr. C. Eric Funston on the First Sunday in Lent, February 14, 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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Abundant Grace (Cana, Weddings & Primates) – Sermon for Epiphany 2, 17 January 2016

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==================== A sermon offered on the Second Sunday after Epiphany, January 17, 2016, to the people of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Medina, Ohio, where Fr. Funston is rector. (The lessons for the day are Isaiah 62:1-5; Psalm 36:5-10; 1 Corinthians …

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Dog Crap, the Temple, and Love – From the Daily Office Lectionary

Dog Crap, the Temple, and Love From the Daily Office Lectionary for Friday in the week of Proper 24, Year 1 (Pentecost 21, 2015) Ezra 3:10 ~ When the builders laid the foundation of the temple of the Lord, the …

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General Convention and Common Sense – From the Daily Office Lectionary

From the OT lesson for Tuesday in the week of Proper 5 (Pentecost 2, 2015) Deuteronomy 30 11 Surely, this commandment that I am commanding you today is not too hard for you, nor is it too far away. 12 …

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“By the Grace of God” – Blasphemy! (Sermon for Pentecost 2, 7 June 2015)

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==================== A sermon offered on the Second Sunday after Pentecost, June 7, 2015, to the people of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Medina, Ohio, where Fr. Funston is rector. (The lessons for the day are 1 Samuel 8:4-20;11:14-15; Psalm 138; 2 …

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Priest as Pal – From the Daily Office Lectionary

From the OT lesson for Friday in the week of Trinity Sunday Deuteronomy 26 1 When you have come into the land that the Lord your God is giving you as an inheritance to possess, and you possess it, and …

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