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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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Sermon – Pentecost, May 15, 2015 – The Rev Keith Owen

PARAKLEET Pentecost Sunday, May 15, 2016 Text: John 14: 8-17, 25-27 LISTEN: Today’s sermon was preached from notes. There is no full text. And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another Advocate, to be with your … Continue reading

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Sermon-May 8, 2016- The Rev. Nancy Wittig

EASTER 7, YEAR C Acts 16:16-34 John 17:20-26 LISTEN: Whatever one thinks of prison systems there is little doubt that those in jail are stripped of their power and dignity. Most would agree that running afoul of the law has … Continue reading

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Sermon-May 1, 2016 – The Rev. Keith Owen

A VIEW FROM A MOUNTAIN Easter 6, Year C From this morning’s second lesson, from the Book of Revelation: And in the spirit he carried me away to a great, high mountain and showed me the holy city Jerusalem coming … Continue reading

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Sermon – April 24, 2016 – The Rev Keith Owen

EAT AND LOVE Easter 5, Year C LISTEN: When they heard this, they were silenced. And they praised God, saying, “Then God has given even to the Gentiles the repentance that leads to life.” I’m sure many of you can … Continue reading

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Sermon – April 17, 2015 – The Rev Keith Owen

WHERE IS THE VOICE OF THE GOOD SHEPHERD? Fourth Sunday of Easter, Good Shepherd Sunday, Year C LISTEN: I begin this morning on dangerous territory: politics. This past week, I had a bi-partisan pair of encouraging yet challenging experiences that … Continue reading

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Sermon – April 10, 2016 – The Rev. Keith Owen

ANANIAS AND THE LIVE CHICK The Second Sunday in Easter, Year C LISTEN: I hazard the guess that almost everyone here today is a little familiar with the story of St. Paul’s conversion: the Damascus Road experience.  The Jewish zealot … Continue reading

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