Sermon Advent 2A 2019                                                                                                      The Rev. John M. Atkins Merciful God, who sent your messengers the prophets to preach repentance and prepare the way for our salvation: Give us grace to heed their warnings and forsake our sins,...

Advent IA 2019                                                                                                                       The Rev. John M. Atkins Gospel of Matthew 24:36-44 36“But about that day and hour no one knows, neither the angels of heaven, nor the Son, but only the Father. 37For as the days of Noah...

Sermon Christ the King Year C 2019                                                                                              The Rev. John M. Atkins Gospel of Luke 23:33-43 When they came to the place that is called The Skull, they crucified Jesus there with the criminals, one on his right and one on his left. Then...

Sermon Proper 28C 2019                                                                                                                  The Rev. John M. Atkins Gospel of Luke 21:5-19 5When some were speaking about the temple, how it was adorned with beautiful stones and gifts dedicated to God, he said, 6“As for these...

Sermon Proper 27C                                                                                                The Rev. John M. Atkins Gospel of Luke 20:27-38 27Some Sadducees, those who say there is no resurrection, came to him 28and asked him a question, “Teacher, Moses wrote for us that if a man’s brother dies,...

All Saints and All Souls 2019                                                                                                      The Rev. John M. Atkins Gospel of Luke 6:17-49 17 Jesus came down and stood on a level place, with a great crowd of his disciples and a great multitude of people from all Judea, Jerusalem,...

Sermon Proper 25 C                                                                              The Rev. Margaret Holt Sammons Luke 18:9-14 9 He also told this parable to some who trusted in themselves that they were righteous and regarded others with contempt: 10 “Two men went up to the temple to pray, one a Pharisee...

Sermon Proper 24 C                                                                                          The Rev. Gregory Sammons Genesis 32:22-31 and  Luke 18:1-8   Prayer: Wrestling with Angels One of the gifts I most treasure about our Christian tradition is the Book of Common Prayer.  This small read book...

Sermon Proper 23C 2019                                                                                                  Aimee Hill  Gospel of Luke 17:11-19 11 On the way to Jerusalem Jesus was going through the region between Samaria and Galilee. 12 As he entered a village, ten lepers approached him. Keeping their...

Sermon Proper 22C 2019                                                                                        The Rev. John M. Atkins   Gospel of Luke 17:5-10 5The apostles said to the Lord, “Increase our faith!” 6The Lord replied, “If you had faith the size of a mustard seed, you could say to this mulberry tree, ‘Be...