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Sermon – August 13, 2016 – The Rev David Bargetzi

Father David Bargetzi, Rector of St. Luke’s, Cleveland, preached for us this weekend. This is an annual “pulpit swap” between Fr. Keith and Fr. David. St. Luke’s is our Outreach Focus Partner in August. LISTEN: There is no text for … Continue reading

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Sermon – August 7, 2016 – The Rev. Keith Owen

FAITH: A THREE POINT SERMON Proper 14, Year C LISTEN: From today’s passage from the Letter to the Hebrews Now faith is the assurance of things you hope for, the conviction of things you can’t see. And a few lines … Continue reading

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Sermon – July 31, 2016 – The Rev Kelly Aughenbaugh

Proper 13, Year C Lessons: Ecclesiastes 1:2, 12-14; 2:18-23, Psalm 49:1-11, Colossians 3:1-11, Luke 12:13-21 Prayer: Let the words of my mouth and the meditations of our hearts be acceptable to you, O Lord, our rock and our redeemer. Life … Continue reading

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Sermon – July 24, 2016 – The Rev Nancy Wittig

Proper 12, Year C Genesis 18:20-32 Luke 11:1-13 Luke’s Gospel challenges us to think about prayer. Luke’s gospel asks us to think about our prayer life. What has it been? Where has it taken us? Who put you on the … Continue reading

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Sermon – July 17, 2016 – The Rev Kelly Aughenbaugh

Proper 11 Year C Genesis 18:1-10a, Psalm 15, Colossians 1:15-28 and Luke 10:28-32 Prayer: God, open our hearts and ears to your Spirit of truth and guide us in following it. Amen. About ten years ago a 75 year old … Continue reading

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Sermon – July 10, 2016 – The Rev Nancy Wittig

Pentecost 8 Proper 10 Deuteronomy 30:9-14 Col. 1:1-14 Luke 10:25-37 Who is Your Neighbor? Is it the one whom you like? Or is it the one you fear? This week’s bloodshed in our nation invites us to take seriously this … Continue reading

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Sermon – July 3, 2016 – The Rev Kelly Aughenbaugh

Proper 9, Year C 2 Kings 5:1-14, Psalm 30, Galatians 6:1-16, Luke 10:1-11, 16-20 Participating in mission Can you remember a time when your expectations for something weren’t what you thought? Think of preparing for a meeting, a presentation, an … Continue reading

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Sermon – June 12, 2016 – The Rev. Nancy Wittig

PROPER 6, YEAR C LISTEN: Two remarkable Biblical stories make for a rich bounty today. Both the OT and the Gospel speak about greed. Wikipedia’s definition of greed is an inordinate or insatiable  longing especially for wealth, status, and power. … Continue reading

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Sermon – June 5, 2016 – The Rev. Keith Owen

REMEMBER THE WIDOWS    Proper 5, Year C The title of today’s sermon–because it’s the central metaphor of  today’s Gospel and Old Testament Scriptures—the title today is “remember the widows.”    In the Old Testament lesson today, we encounter the widow of … Continue reading

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Sermon – May 22, 2016 – The Rev Keith Owen

PERICHORESIS Trinity Sunday, Year C LISTEN: This is not a full text, but extensive notes. Today is Trinity Sunday, the First Sunday after Pentecost, the first Sunday in that long liturgical season we call, alternately, Pentecost or Ordinary time. All … Continue reading

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