Category Archives: audio sermons

July 23, 2017, The Roots of All Evil – Mtr. Kathryn Boswell

To listen to this sermon, click here:  Z0000034 This year, the NY state legislature passed a bill banning a practice called Conversion Therapy, at least on minors. Conversion Therapy is a kind of psychological and physical treatment, often very harsh, that is designed to “cure” gay people of being gay. It’s a practice that has …

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July 16, 2017, A Garden Story Starring You as … Dirt! – Mtr. Kathryn Boswell

To listen to this sermon, click here:  Z0000033 Of all the times I had with my children, I think bedtimes might have been the most precious. At bedtime, children who have been moving and talking non-stop since the sun came up (or before the sun came up, depending on the day) are finally horizontal and …

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July 9, 2017, God 2.0? – Mtr. Kathryn Boswell

To listen to this sermon, click here:  Z0000032 We just read a passage that I come back to time and time again, year after year: Jesus’ gracious, open-armed invitation to us – not on our good days, when we’re at the top of our game and we have all of our ducks in a row …

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July 2, 2017, Good News for Good People – Mtr. Kathryn Boswell

To listen to this sermon, click here:   Z0000031 In 1985 we began making plans to move out of the city of St. Louis, where we had lived since we were married. That’s how we ended up arriving in the North Country in 1986, in a 45 passenger school bus, with our six kids and a …

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June 24, 2017 – He Who Has Ears to Hear – Mtr. Kathryn Boswell

To listen to the sermon click here:  Z0000030   One of the billion things I love about the Episcopal Church is that God’s word is an important part of our worship together. But even though we read Scripture every week there are a few things that can get in the way of our really understanding …

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June 18, 2017, Good News! The Father Aches for You – Mtr. Kathryn Boswell

To listen to this sermon, click here:  Z0000029 Friday evening is movie night at our house, and this week we watched a new film called “Moonlight”. It was really good, but it was incredibly sad and painful to watch pretty much throughout the whole movie. It starts out when the main character, Chiron, was a …

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June 11, 2017, What’s This Trinity Thing All About? – guest speaker Carroll Boswell

To listen to this sermon, click here:  Z0000028 About 15 years ago, when I was beginning a stint of teaching, I got to teach a course in modern algebra, one of my favorite subjects. There were about 35 students, all math majors. I was enthusiastic and I assumed they were too; I was maybe a …

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June 4, 2017, Pentecost Sunday – Guest speaker, Helen I. Harris

To listen to this sermon, click here:  Z0000026 Pentecost – the coming of the Holy Spirit. The festival and feast fifty days after the Passover. Where the disciples and Mary were most likely gathered along with many people in what was called the upper room. A strong wind descended upon them like an explosion and …

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May 28, 2017, Keeping the Family Together – Mtr. Kathryn Boswell

To listen to this sermon, click here:  Z0000025 Yesterday I had the honor of officiating a memorial service at a community center on the reservation. It was a service for a woman I never met, but I wish I had known her. She was 99 years old – next October, if she had lived just …

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May 21, 2017, Are We Thermometers? Or Thermostats? – guest speaker Carroll Boswell

To listen to this sermon, click here:  Z0000024 I Peter 3:13-17 “Now who is there to harm you if you are zealous for what is good? But even if you should suffer for righteousness’ sake, you will be blessed. Have no fear of them, nor be troubled, but in your hearts regard Christ the Lord …

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