Sermons & Newsletter Articles

Let the Dusting Commence!

Spring cleaning officially begins on March 19. Well, at 11:06 PM on March 19 to be more precise –– though only the most committed householders are likely to start up the Hoover when daylight has waned so thoroughly and night has arrived. But come sunrise at 7:54 AM on the 20th, I imagine some of...

Sermon for Feb. 25

Our guest preacher today is the Rev. Canon Sunil Chandry from the Diocesan office, and we do not have a printed version of his sermon. However, you can view the sermon (and the entire service if you wish) at: www.facebook.com/hcealc/videos/6739433616157234 ; the sermon begins about 31 minutes into the video.

Put Is On a List

Year B Genesis 9:8-17 Psalm 25:1-9 1 Peter 3:18-22 Mark 1:9-15 May the words of my mouth O God…  speak your truth… I make “to do” lists…  lots of them…  some of them I write out…  some of them I type out…  the hand-written ones are usually what I have to do on any particular day…  at least...

Five Times Each Day

Year B Joel 2:1-2,12-17 Psalm 103:8-14 2 Corinthians 5:20b-6:10 Matthew 6:1-6,16-21 May the words of my mouth O God…  speak your truth… Our cat Simon…  a Siamese Tabby mix…  turns sixteen in little more than three months…  we got him in 2008…  during my second year of seminary…  I thought he’d be the cat who would sit on...

The Imitation Game

Year B 2 Kings 2:1-12 Psalm 50:1-6 2 Corinthians 4:3-6 Mark 9:2-9 May the words of my mouth O God…  speak your truth… When my daughter was about four-years-old…  she had one of those orange and yellow…  foot-propelled…  Little Tikes toy cars…  she loved it…  because she was able to pretend to drive…  she was able to pretend...