Sermons from May 2020

Sermons from May 2020

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Come, Holy Spirit, Come: Day of Pentecost

Day of Pentecost: May 31, 2020 Year A, Whitsunday: Psalm 104:25-35, 37; Acts 2:1-21; • 1 Corinthians 12:3b-13; • John 20:19-23 CLICK HERE to view the video recording on Facebook. +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Jesus said to them again, ‘Peace be with you.” Peace be with you. It’s a message that is sorely needed in the world. How do we find that peace? It’s certainly missing right now. Much of the country is coming out of the lockdown of the last several months.…
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You Will Be My Witnesses: Easter 7

Seventh Sunday of Easter: May 24, 2020 Year A, Easter 7: Psalm 68:1-10, 33-36; Acts 1:6-14; 1 Peter 4:12-14; 5:6-11; John 17:1-11; CLICK HERE to view the video on YouTube. CLICK HERE to download the written sermon or read below: +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Homilist: The Rt. Rev. Jennifer Brooke Davidson, the Assistant Bishop of the Diocese of Virginia It’s the end of the long season of Eastertide. This is the Seventh Sunday in Easter: seven Sundays to make a perfect week of…
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The Greatest Legacy of All: Love – Easter 6

Sixth Sunday of Easter: May 17, 2020 Year A, Easter 6: Psalm 66:7-18, 15-16; Acts 17:22-31, 1 Peter 3:13-22, John 14:15-21 CLICK HERE to view the video recording on Facebook. +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ We’re in the season that we would normally have lots of celebration. Normally, we’d be attending a lot off graduation parties, even weddings. I went to a college and a seminary where there were a lot of traditions, especially when you attend a seminary that is now more than…
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Our Spiritual House Stands Firm: Easter 5

The fifth sunday of Easter: May 10, 2020 Year A: Psalm 31:1-5, 15-16, Acts 7:55-60, 1 Peter 2:2-10, John 14:1-14 CLICK HERE to view the video recording on Facebook. +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ It all feels so up in the air. I suspect you are asking yourself, as I have been, when have so many people, everywhere, felt so uncertain, had so many unanswered and unanswerable questions all at the same time? When have so many plans been upended, suspended? When have so…
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We Have Everything We Need: Easter 4

Good Shepherd Sunday: May 3, 2020 Year A, The Fourth Sunday of Easter: Psalm 23, Acts 2:42-47, 1 Peter 2:19-25, John 10:1-10 Children’s Sermon Featuring: The Rt. Rev. Susan E. Goff, Bishop Suffragan and Ecclesiastical Authority, and her dear friend, Grannie MacEwe All Ages Sermon Homilist: The RT. Rev. Susan Goff, Bishop of Virginia CLICK HERE for a pdf of the sermon text or read below: Psalm 23 and John 10:1-10 “I have come that they may have life, and…