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3rd Sunday after Epiphany - Year A
January 22, 2017
The Rev. Canon Stephanie Spellers
Come by here, my Lord, come by here....Oh Lord, come by here.
When you live in New York City, you pretty much expect the unexpected when you sit down in a taxi. In fact, they've built a whole TV show on this very premise. It's called "Taxicab Confessions." People share their deepest, darkest secrets with a cab driver they hope they'll never see again. You don't know what's gonna unfold when you crawl inside. You just need to be ready.
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4th Sunday after Pentecost - Year B
June 21, 2015
The Rev. Stephen McKinney-Whitaker
Jesus calms the storm. With a simple phrase, "Peace, be still," Jesus puts whatever is raging around us to rest. When oceans rise and the thunder roars, we can trust the captain of the boat to not only see us through the squall, but also ensure smooth sailing. That's the point of the story, right? That's why there are songs and paintings and sermons around three simple words: "Peace, be still." Right?
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April 26, 2015
The Rev. Dr. Stephen Montgomery
As Acts 4 reveals, the Holy Spirit is at work in the world and in the church today--and that can be threatening, even frightening. Dr. Steve Montgomery encourages us to put the integrity of love ahead of the purity of dogma, and participate in the work of the Spirit to turn the dull, dreary dishwater of everyday culture into the rich sparkling wine of the gospel.
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The Rev. Joseph Evans
The Rev. Joe Evans explores Paul's teaching in Romans 8 and encourages us to consider prayer as the act of giving up on our will and trusting in God's, of relinquishing our limited power while placing all our hope in God's ultimate power.
June 08, 2014
The Rev. Dr. Charles Reeb
In his sermon for Pentecost Sunday, Dr. Charley Reeb calls us to celebrate the birthday of the church, and to open ourselves up to the power of the Spirit in our everyday lives.
June 02, 2013
The Rev. Dr. Eric Barreto
For the 2nd Sunday after Pentecost, the Rev. Dr. Eric Barreto explores the unexpected faith both of a Roman centurion and a grieving widow, and offers hope to all.
April 21, 2013
The Rev. Dr. Donald Fishburne
The Rev. Dr. Donald Fishburne draws on two lessons, from Acts 9--the story of Peter's miraculous encounter with Dorcas--and John 10--an account of Jesus' contentious encounter with religious leaders, to reveal questions of faith that we need to wrestle with.
March 31, 2013
The Rev. Dr. William L. Self
As we celebrate the Resurrection of the Lord, Dr. Bill Self takes us back to the empty tomb and explores the scene through the eyes of Mary Magdalene.
July 01, 2012
The Rev. Dr. Lewis Galloway
The Rev. Dr. Lewis Galloway takes a look at the story within the story of Mark 5:21-43, and discovering that God has a way of transforming dismissive laughter into tears of joy, and skepticism into speechless amazement.
June 12, 2011
The Rev. William Flippin, Jr.
On Pentecost Sunday, the church celebrates the coming of the Holy Spirit. The Rev. William E. Flippin Jr. guides us into experiencing God's peace, power and purpose through the Spirit within.