Easter 2 Year B: Resurrected Bodies

John 20:19-31 The Collect Almighty and everlasting God, who in the Paschal mystery established the new covenant of reconciliation: Grant that all who have been reborn into the fellowship of Christ’s Body may show forth in their lives what they profess by their faith; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen. —-  It’s the second

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Sermon: The 3rd Sunday in Lent Year B

Exodus 20:1-17 1 Corinthians 1:18-25 John 2:13-22 Psalm 19 The Collect Almighty God, you know that we have no power in ourselves to help ourselves: Keep us both outwardly in our bodies and inwardly in our souls, that we may be defended from all adversities which may happen to the body, and from all evil thoughts which may assault and hurt the soul; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives

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Sermon: The Feast of St. Matthias

Acts 1:15-26 Philippians 3:13-21 John 15:1,6-16 Psalm 15 The Collect Almighty God, who in the place of Judas chose your faithful servant Matthias to be numbered among the Twelve: Grant that your Church, being delivered from false apostles, may always be guided and governed by faithful and true pastors; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, now

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Sermon: The Presentation of Our Lord Jesus Christ in the Temple

Malachi 3:1-4 Hebrews 2:14-18 Luke 2:22-40 Psalm 84 or Psalm 24:7-10 Preface of the Epiphany The Collect Almighty and everliving God, we humbly pray that, as your only-begotten Son was this day presented in the temple, so we may be presented to you with pure and clean hearts by Jesus Christ our Lord; who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen.

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Sermon: Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity Luke 10:25-37 And who is my neighbor?  Many times, in sermons and Bible studies, I have heard the answer to “who is my neighbor?” as “everyone around you, regardless of circumstance or ethnicity or any other thing that people use to divide ourselves into groups.” But it why would it matter in the story that the rescuer is a Samaritan? Why would Jesus include

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Sermon: First Sunday after the Epiphany – The Baptism of Our Lord

Genesis 1:1-5 Acts 19:1-7 Mark 1:4-11 Psalm 29 The Collect Father in heaven, who at the baptism of Jesus in the River Jordan proclaimed him your beloved Son and anointed him with the Holy Spirit: Grant that all who are baptized into his Name may keep the covenant they have made, and boldly confess him as Lord and Savior; who with you and the Holy Spirit lives and reigns, one

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Sermon: The Epiphany 2024

Isaiah 60:1-6 Ephesians 3:1-12 Matthew 2:1-12 Psalm 72:1-7,10-14 O God, by the leading of a star you manifested your only Son to the peoples of the earth: Lead us, who know you now by faith, to your presence, where we may see your glory face to face; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen. I

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Sermon: Feast of the Holy Innocents 2023

Jeremiah 31:15-17 Revelation 21:1-7 Matthew 2:13-18 Psalm 124 The Collect We remember today, O God, the slaughter of the holy innocents of Bethlehem by King Herod. Receive, we pray, into the arms of your mercy all innocent victims; and by your great might frustrate the designs of evil tyrants and establish your rule of justice, love, and peace; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you, in

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Sermon: Advent 4 Year B: Mary, God’s house

Icon of Mary with Jesus visible in the center

Advent 4 Year B Mary, God’s House 2 Samuel 7:1-11, 16 Canticle 15 The Song of Mary Luke 1:26-38 The collect Purify our conscience, Almighty God, by your daily visitation, that your Son Jesus Christ, at his coming, may find in us a mansion prepared for himself; who lives and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen. —— 9 months

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