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Rollercoaster of Love

A sermon preached on September 9, 2018 (Proper 18) at St. John’s Episcopal Church.  Click here to read the day’s scripture. I saw an image on Facebook yesterday. It was a young woman and a small child on a roller … Continue reading

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Guest Post: On Being the Body of Christ

A sermon given by the Rev. Deacon Susan Bonsteel on September 2, 2018 (Proper 17, Year B) at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Kingston NY.  You can read today’s scripture by clicking here. She was perhaps 5 years old…a tiny … Continue reading

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Glory

A sermon preached on Easter III, April 15, 2018 at St. John’s Episcopal Church.  Click here to read today’s scripture.  Click the play button below to listen. “You mortals, how long will you dishonor my glory; how long will you … Continue reading

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God’s Peace, Our Willingness

You can read this week’s scripture by clicking here. You can listen along by click on the play button below: There’s an Indian writer named Arundhati Roy.  She penned one of the most beautiful lines I’ve ever heard for a … Continue reading

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This Is Your Ministry

You can read this week’s scripture by clicking here. Click on the play button below to listen along as you read. I watched a movie recently, called Thanks for Sharing.  The movie was about addiction and the miraculous work done … Continue reading

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Accountable to One Another

You can read this week’s scripture by clicking here. Author and speaker Brene Brown is an Episcopalian who works as a researcher in psychology and has written several books about shame and vulnerability.  She’s also done many presentations and videos … Continue reading

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Go and Tell What is Real – The Great Vigil of Easter

Click here for the readings. Click on the play button below to listen. Here’s the scene: A large, somewhat plain sanctuary with ornate wood carvings around the chancel.  Up front, the altar is decorated with candles and flowers.  In the … Continue reading

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