Sermons from July 2020

Sermons from July 2020

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Embrace the Way of Love: Pentecost 8

Eighth Sunday After Pentecost: July 26, 2020 Year A, Proper 12: Psalm 105:1-11, 45b; Genesis 29:15-28; Romans 8:26-39; Matthew 13:31-33, 44-52 CLICK HERE to view the video recording of this Spiritual Communion service on Facebook. CLICK HERE to view or download the bulletin containing the entire service order.  View the sermon below from YouTube. The text is below too.  Homilist: The Rev. Becky McDaniel, Chaplain, St. Catherine’s School, Richmond  In today’s gospel, Jesus gives us some of the most powerful…
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God Will Use Us: Pentecost 7

Seventh Sunday after Pentecost: July 19, 2020 Year A, Proper 11: Psalm 139:1-11, 22-23; Genesis 28:10-19a; Romans 8:11-25; Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43 CLICK HERE to view the video recording on Facebook. +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ The scene in today’s Gospel is the same as last week’s gospel. Jesus is still out on the boat, talking to the same people he was talking to on the beach about seeds. As the story continues, the field is planted, and inexplicably, there are all sorts of weeds…
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The Seeds of Faith Know No Bounds: Pentecost 6

Sixth Sunday after Pentecost: July 12, 2020 Year A, Proper 10: Psalm 119:105-112; Genesis 25:19-34; Romans 8:1-11; Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23     CLICK HERE to view the video recording on Facebook. +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ The kingdom of God is like… The kingdom of God is like…what? We don’t hear that phrase in this particular gospel passage, but it is the fundamental question that will confront and challenge us over the next few Sundays. Over these coming weeks, our Gospel readings are drawn from what…
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Take My Yoke…And You Will Find Rest: Pentecost 5

Fifth Sunday After Pentecost: July 5, 2020 Year A, Proper 9: Psalm 45: 11-18; Genesis 24:34-38, 42029, 58-67; Romans 7:15-25a; Matthew 11:16-19, 25-30 CLICK HERE to view the video recording of this Spiritual Communion service on Facebook. CLICK HERE to view or download the bulletin containing the entire service order.  View Bishop Goff’s sermon below or CLICK HERE to view it on YouTube. The text of her sermon is also below.    Homilist: The RT. Rev. Susan Goff, Bishop of…