Sermons from October 2017

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Celebration Sunday! The Love Law: Pentecost XXI


Message: 2 Corinthians 9:7; 1 Thessalonians 2:1-8; Matthew 22:34-46 Yesterday afternoon, Epiphany, the church on the corner, reached out to the neighborhood, inviting folks to come celebrate Trunk or Treat. Halloween made its mark here with Epiphany. Thank you to all those who made the day possible and such fun for more than 135 children more »

Who Holds Our Allegiance? : Pentecost XX


Message: Exodus 33:12-33; Psalm 99; 1 Thessalonians 1:1-10; Matthew 22:15-22 A while back The Washington Post invited some folks from a diverse span of backgrounds to revise or rewrite the Pledge of Allegiance. Some found the Pledge to be just “Yankee Doodle dandy.” Others wrote that we would be best to pledge an allegiance to more »

How Does God Judge? : Pentecost XIX


Message: Exodus 32:1-14; Psalm 106:1-6, 19-23; Philippians 4:1-9; Matthew 22:1-14 We tend to be anxious about the idea of God judging, as we assume God judges the same way we judge. There’s the story of a truck driver pulling his huge eighteen wheeler into a truck stop late one night. Just as his food is more »

God’s Plan is SO Simple


Sermon Notes From Seldon Walker’s Message The aftermath of Sunday’s horrific tragedy in Las Vegas has shaken me, my friends, as I’m sure, it has shaken you. In the moments after I first heard the news Monday morning through my wife April, my stomach dropped, my knees became weak, and I became instantly nauseated; a more »

Authority: Pentecost XVII (8:30 a.m. Service)


Message: Exodus 17:1-7; Psalm 25:1-8 (Psalm 78:1-4, 12-16); Philippians 2:1-13; Matthew 21:23-32 In the Episcopal Church, we understand our authority to look like a three legged stool. It’s not a stool that sits upright. Of the three legged stool, one leg is much longer than the other two legs. First, we interpret the stool’s longest leg more »