Sermons from March 2019

Sermons from March 2019

Fourth Sunday in Lent

The old town mayor was on his death bed.  He had only hours to live when he suddenly smelled the scent of fresh rolls wafting into his room. Aaahhhh. . . He loved his wife’s freshly baked rolls more than anything else in the world. With his last bit of energy, he pulled himself out of bed. . . Down the stairs and into the kitchen he went. There was his beloved wife, Lillian, kneading the dough for a new…

Second Sunday in Lent

I hope that you all are having a blessed morning so far today! This week, I’ve been pondering the idea of “blessings”. One of the things I love about what we do here at Christ Church is how much we take time to proclaim God’s blessing: we share birthday blessings, we share anniversary blessings, we do prayer shawl blessings, among others. Today’s Gospel reading from Luke even ended with the familiar words: “Blessed is the one who comes in the…

First Sunday in Lent

Bishop’s Visitation Sunday — sermon by Bishop Marc H. Andrus of the Diocese of California. Transcript not available.

Last Sunday after Epiphany

I have always wondered about people who have conversations with God.  By that I mean people who profess to actually hear God speaking.  I have a very dear friend named Channing who happens to be an Episcopal priest and he has shared with me the 2 times in his life when he says that God has actually spoken to him. Once was when he was called to become a priest. The second was when God was inviting him to become…