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Sermons on Matthew

Sunday, August 2, 2020

Abundance from Scraps The sermon will be a post on our Facebook page. Please click on link to view sermon. Jesus is able to feed us abundantly, even with scraps. He meets earthly needs by feeding the crowds and continues now to offer himself as holy meal, freely given to all, no matter their income or…

Sunday, July 26, 2020

The Kingdom of Heaven Is Like . . . The sermon will be a post on our Facebook page. Please click on link to view sermon.  A string of parables describe the kingdom of heaven, and then we hear Jesus’ question: “Have you understood all this?” The mustard seed, yeast, hidden treasure, pearls—these bring good news of growth and…

Sunday, July 19, 2020

Judgment and Mercy The sermon will be a post on our Facebook page. Please click on link to view sermon. Matthew’s gospel knows little compromise: sheep or goats, wheat or weeds, good or evil. Finding the good news of God’s love for all people, for all creation, can be a challenge in this book. Today’s gospel…

Sunday, July 12, 2020

Life in Every Direction The sermon will be a post on our Facebook page. Please click on link to view sermon. We can identify death in every direction. We see war, hunger, addiction, poverty, a dying planet, and broken hearts. This is not a new story. The children of Israel surely saw death in every direction,…

Sunday, June 21, 2020

God Comes First. The sermon will be a post on our Facebook page. Please click on link to view sermon. God is, the theologians say, transcendent—beyond us, always exceeding our easy grasp. Recognizing God’s awesome transcendence brings a reevaluation of other values. The God of vertigo-inspiring infinitude is also the God who know the hairs of…

Sunday, June 14, 2020

2nd Sunday after Pentecost The sermon will be a post on our Facebook page. Please click on link to view sermon. In today’s gospel reading, Jesus speaks of the church’s mission with images drawn from daily life. The harvest is already plentiful, he says, but laborers are needed for work in the fields of daily…

Presiding Bishop Elizabeth Eaton Sermon for June 7, 2020

Celebrating Our God beyond Understanding The festival of the Holy Trinity celebrates the wonder of relationship with God while leaving us distinctly dissatisfied with our limited understanding of what God is. While guarding against the idolatry of language, we survey our scripture, doctrine, creeds, and symbols of our heritage. Equally important, we pray for God…