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...

Sermon Proper 21C 2019                                                                                                The Rev. John M. Atkins   Luke 16:19-31 19“There was a rich man who was dressed in purple and fine linen and who feasted sumptuously every day. 20And at his gate lay a poor man named Lazarus, covered...

Sermon Proper 20 Year C 2019 The Rev. John M. Atkins The Gospel of Luke 16:1-13 Then Jesus said to the disciples, “There was a rich man who had a manager, and charges were brought to him that this man was squandering his property. So he summoned him and said to him, ‘What is this that I hear about you? Give...

Sermon Proper 19 Year C 2019 Deacon Otto Anderson Jeremiah 4:11-12, 22-28; Ps 14; 1 Timothy 1:12-17; Luke 15:1-10 Luke 15:1-10, NRSV Now all the tax collectors and sinners were coming near to listen to him. 2 And the Pharisees and the scribes were grumbling and saying, “This fellow welcomes sinners and...

Sermon Proper 17C The Rev. John M. Aktins Gospel of Luke 14:1-14 On one occasion when Jesus was going to the house of a leader of the Pharisees to eat a meal on the Sabbath, they were watching him closely.  7When he noticed how the guests chose the places of honor, he told them a parable. 8“When you are...

Sermon Proper 16C 2019                                                    The Rev. John M. Atkins Luke 13:10-17 10Now he was teaching in one of the synagogues on the sabbath. 11And just then there appeared a woman with a spirit that had crippled her for eighteen years. She was bent over and was quite unable to stand up straight.12When Jesus saw...

Sermon Proper 15 C 2019 Deacon Otto Anderson Isaiah 5:1-7; Psalm 80:1-2, 8-18; Hebrews 11:29-12:2; Luke 12:49-56 Luke 12:49-56 49 “I came to bring fire to the earth, and how I wish it were already kindled! 50 I have a baptism with which to be baptized, and what stress I am under until it is...