Sermons from June 2020

Sermons from June 2020

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We Are Missionary People Who Welcome Others: Pentecost 4

Fourth Sunday after Pentecost: June 28, 2020 Year A, Proper 8: Psalm 13; Genesis 22:1-14; Romans 6:12-23; Matthew 10:40-42 CLICK HERE to view the video recording on Facebook. +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ I was tempted to preach on our lesson from Genesis – it’s a reading fraught with tension and full of action, a rather chilling story that I suspect grips most of us with fear, maybe even a little anger. How could a parent ever consider what Abraham considered – killing his…
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We Can’t Check Our Values At The Door: Pentecost 3

Third Sunday after Pentecost: June 21, 2020 Year A, Proper 7: Psalm 86:1-10, 16-17; Genesis 21:8-21; Romans 6:1b-11; Matthew 10:24-29 CLICK HERE to view the video recording on Facebook. +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ We’re in a season right now where so many commencement speeches that were to be delivered were never delivered – probably to the relief of many a parent and graduate because anyone who has sat through a commencement speech know that speeches can drag on interminably. I’d say that what…
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Hope Does Not Disappoint Us: Pentecost 2

Second Sunday After Pentecost: June 14, 2020 Year A, Proper 6: Psalm 116:1, 10-17; Genesis 18:1-15, (21:1-7); Romans 5:1-8; Matthew 9:35-10:8(9-23) CLICK HERE to view the video recording of this Spiritual Communion service on Facebook. NOTE: Bishop Goff delivered the sermon in Spanish. Our Rector, The Rev. Kathleen Murray, read Bishop Goff’s text during the service.  Homilist: The RT. Rev. Susan Goff, Bishop of Virginia CLICK HERE to view Bishop Goff delivering the sermon in Spanish. A translation in English…
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What Does The Trinitarian Life Look Like? Trinity Sunday

The First Sunday After Pentecost: June 7, 2020 Year A, Trinity Sunday:  Psalm 8 (or Canticle 13); Genesis 1:1-2:4a; 2 Corinthians 13:11-13; Matthew 28:16-20 CLICK HERE to view the video on YouTube. CLICK HERE to listen to an audio recording. CLICK HERE to download the written sermon or read below: +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Homilist: The Rt. Rev. Porter Taylor, ASsisting Bishop of the Diocese of Virginia Today is Trinity Sunday: one of the major feast days in the Church, and yet –…