Category Archives: audio sermons

October 14, 2018, The Gag Reflex and Fat Camels – Mtr. Kathryn Boswell

To listen to this sermon, click here:  Z0000102 Over the past few months I’ve been spending quite a bit of time in the dentist’s chair. And one thing I find difficult is having x-rays taken. After they lay the lead apron on you, they take the film, which is about the size of my cell …

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October 7, 2018, Hard Hearts and Fresh Starts – Mtr. Kathryn Boswell

To listen to this sermon, click here:  Z0000101 Recently someone very dear to me went through a course of treatment at a rehab center for drug addiction. This person is now home, and doing much better, and I am so proud of them for being brave enough to begin the hard work of recovery. But …

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September 30, 2018, Cut It Out – Mtr. Kathryn Boswell

To listen to this sermon, click here:  Z0000100 I’m going to start this morning with two stories. I saw a story in the news just a few days ago about a 69-year-old man named Myron Schlafman who recently made a public statement about something that happened this past summer. Myron’s hand got caught in a …

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September 23, 2018, You’re Never Too Old to Be a Fool – Mtr. Kathryn Boswell

To listen to this sermon, click here:  Z0000099 We have a motto at St. Philip’s that you have hopefully noticed on our newsletter heading that goes like this: “Welcoming the weary, dedicated to discipleship.” It’s not something I made up out of the blue. It’s actually a kind of Reader’s Digest Condensed version of Jesus’s …

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September 16, 2018, Love Lifted Me – Helen Harris, guest speaker

To listen to this sermon, click here:  Z0000098 One late night, when I was a little girl, I got out of my bed. Finding my way, I moved my hand along the wall in the darkened hallway that led to the bathroom. I don’t remember falling down the stairs, all I remember is the sound. …

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September 9, 2018, Prayers for Unity and Healing – Mtr. Kathryn Boswell

No text is available for this sermon. To listen to the sermon, click here:  Z0000097

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September 2, 2018, Who’s Your Boss? – Mtr. Kathryn Boswell

To listen to this sermon, click here:  Z0000096 This weekend is the “Old Fashioned Harvest Days” festival at the St. Lawrence Power and Equipment Museum. Our own Gary and Irene are some of the organizers and supporters of the museum, and it’s a really fascinating place to visit, if you’ve never been there before. Set …

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August 26, 2018, Talk Is Not Cheap – Mtr. Kathryn Boswell

To listen to this sermon, click here:   Z0000095 We’ve all heard the expression, “Talk is cheap” and it makes a lot of sense, right? We are surrounded by words day in and day out, blah blah blah, and really they don’t usually seem to mean very much. Turn on the TV at any time of …

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August 19, 2018, I Am the Living Bread of Life – guest speaker, Helen Harris

To listen to the sermon, click here:  Z0000094 My husband Michael and I frequently like to go for rides in the car with our dog Holly. There are times when we use the all too familiar TomTom or map search to find our destination. Well, we often take too many left turns or not enough …

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August 12, 2018, Let Us Keep the Feast – Mtr. Kathryn Boswell

To listen to this sermon, click here:  Z0000093 A man named Dom Gregory Dix wrote a book called The Shape of the Liturgy, all about the history of how we celebrate the Eucharist. He describes what the Church was like in its earliest days – as far back as the time when there were still …

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