Sermons from November 2020

Sermons from November 2020

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Jesus Walks As Our Neighbor: Advent 1

The First Sunday of Advent: November 29, 2020 Year B: Isaiah 64:1-9; Psalm 80:1-7, 16-18; 1 Corinthians 1:3-9; Mark 13:24-37 CLICK HERE to view the video recording of this Spiritual Communion service and sermon on Facebook. CLICK HERE for the service bulletin. +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ When Advent falls immediately following Thanksgiving it feels a bit rushed because then the time between Thanksgiving and Christmas Day is short. We don’t have a full month, but here they are – Advent and Christmas are upon…
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Who Is King Of Your Life? Christ The King Sunday

Christ The King Sunday: November 22, 2020 Year A, Proper 29: Ezekiel 34:11-16, 20-24; Psalm 100; Ephesians 1:15-23; Matthew 25:31-46 CLICK HERE to view the video recording of this Morning Prayer service and sermon on Facebook. CLICK HERE for the service bulletin. +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Today, we celebrate New Year’s Eve, so to speak. No, I haven’t lost touch with time in these many months of being at home. But today, this Last Sunday after Pentecost, which is also designated the Feast of…
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Be Ready For Jesus’s Return: Pentecost 23

Twenty-Third Sunday after Pentecost: November 8, 2020 Year A, Proper 27: Psalm 78:1-7; Joshua 24:1-3a, 14-25; Thessalonians 4:13-18; Matthew 25:1-13 CLICK HERE to view the video recording of this Morning Prayer service and sermon on Facebook. CLICK HERE for the service bulletin. +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ “The kingdom of heaven will be like this. Ten bridesmaids took their lamps and went to meet the bridegroom. Five of them were foolish and five were wise”.[i] As I pondered this Gospel, I found myself laughing just…
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Sinners Who Are Saints: All Saints Day

All Saints Day: November 1, 2020 Year A, Proper 26: Psalm 34;1-10, 22; Revelation 7:9-17; 1 John 3:1-3; Matthew 5:1-12 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. The text of her sermon is also below the video. Homilist: The RT. Rev. Susan Goff, Bishop of Virginia “Blessed are the peacemakers,” Jesus said. That blessing is…