Sermon Archive

Sermon Archive

“You Feed Them”

One of the gifts of our Episcopal worship is that there is a 3 year cycle to the lessons we read each Sunday. This means that over the long arc of our lives, the stories become familiar, like old friends we delight in visiting again, acknowledging and savoring the fact that it feels like we’re just picking up on an ongoing conversation, without losing a beat. It also means that when we come upon a particular story, we can notice…

The Holy Exchange

Often in unexpected ways, God invites us into the holiness which is God, into that Kingdom of heaven, which is always present to us, but like the treasure in the field or the yeast within the bread, or the mustard seed within the soil, often goes unnoticed or appears hidden, at least for a time. We believe God always invites us into this space, and places within us at our baptism the discerning heart and desire to find God in…

Hard and Holy Work

Very often, the work of faithful people is to notice and attend to our place in the larger salvation story by God of God’s people. We do this in many ways, in whichever ways work for us, as we hear and respond to the invitation of God to discover our authentic selves and set it within the truth of God. This is a life time journey. One common way to hear this invitation to discover the truth of ourselves is…

Holy Silence

My son Andrew and I headed up the mountain together, or at least the hill, in Castine, Maine many times. With Phillip safely tucked in for his afternoon nap, and his grandparents watching over him, Andrew and I would make our daily trek toward Dyce’s Head Lighthouse, where we would rediscover the path leading to the boulders, where we could sit and read the afternoon away. We listened to the waves crashing on the shore, while breathing in the fresh,…