Sermons from October 2020

Sermons from October 2020

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Our Daily Decision: Pentecost 21

Twenty-First Sunday after Pentecost: October 25, 2020 Year A, Proper 25: Psalm 90:1-6, 13-17; Deuteronomy 34:1-12; Thessalonians 2:1-8; Matthew 22:34-46 CLICK HERE to view the video recording of this Morning Prayer service and sermon on Facebook. CLICK HERE for the service bulletin. +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Today’s Gospel is part of the series of debates that Jesus engages in with religious opponents in the Jerusalem temple during the last week of his life. For the last several weeks we have heard Jesus’ authority questioned,…
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Our Invitation To The Great Feast: Pentecost 19

Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost: October 11, 2020 Year A, Proper 23: Psalm 106:1-6, 19-23; Exodus 32:1-14, 7-9, 12-20; Philippians 4:1-9; Matthew 22:1-14 CLICK HERE to view the video recording of this Morning Prayer service and sermon on Facebook. CLICK HERE for the service bulletin. +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ We often talk a lot about the differences in context and culture between first-century Palestine and 21st- – century America. There were different expectations around marriage back then, but some of the trappings were very much…
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Tragedy Is No Match For God’s Love: Pentecost 18

Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost: October 4, 2020 Year A, Psalm 19; Exodus 20:1-4, 7-9, 12-20; Philippians 3:4b-14; Matthew 21:33-46 CLICK HERE to view the video recording of this Morning Prayer service and sermon on Facebook. Our young people led the readings today. CLICK HERE for the service bulletin. +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ This parable begins with a landowner who plants a vineyard, puts a fence around it, digs a winepress in it, builds a watchtower, entrusts that watchtower, that vineyard, that winepress to tenants,…