Category Archives: Sermons

January 19, 2020, Lamb of God?…or T-Rex? (John 1:29-42) – Mtr. Kathryn Boswell

To listen to this sermon, click here:  Z0000173 Every week, when we celebrate the Eucharist, we consecrate the bread and the wine with the words Jesus gave us at his Last Supper, asking the Holy Spirit to transform the elements into the real Body and Blood of Jesus Christ. We pray the Lord’s Prayer together, …

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January 12, 2020, The Day God Spoke, Matthew 3:13-17 – Mtr. Kathryn Boswell

There is no recording available for this sermon. Jesus traveled maybe 40 or 50 miles from Galilee to the banks of the Jordan River where John was baptising. John was preaching a fiery message of repentance, and people were drawn to him, coming from all over, by the hundreds, by the thousands. But when Jesus …

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January 5, 2020, Unwrapping a King, Matthew 2:1-12 – Mtr. Kathryn Boswell

To listen to this sermon, click here:  Z0000172 Today we celebrate the Feast of the Epiphany, which we generally think of as the day the Wise Men arrived in Bethlehem. But the meaning of the word Epiphany is a revealing or manifestation of something, an “aha!” moment. We experience little epiphanies in our lives when …

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December 29, 2019, What’s in a Name? Luke 2:15-21 – Mtr. Kathryn Boswell

To listen to this sermon, click here:  Z0000171 Carroll and I spent a month hiking around England for our honeymoon. It rained quite a lot, as it is wont to do in England, and one dark, rainy day we spent the whole afternoon in a pub in a little village, thinking of names for all …

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December 22, 2019, The Plot Revealed, Matthew 1:18-25 – Mtr. Kathryn Boswell

To listen to this sermon, click here:  Z0000170 Ages and ages ago, when I was in school, my best friend was named Cindy. Sometimes we would go to a movie together. And Cindy was one of those people who ask a lot of questions during movies. Sometimes it was possible to answer the questions right …

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December 15, 2019, Look for the Helper, Matthew 11:2-11

To listen to this sermon, click here:  Z0000169 There’s been quite a bit of attention these days on Mr. Rogers, that kindly man on public television who was such an important figure in the lives of so many children. One of Mr. Roger’s best known quotes is this, “My mother would always say, when there …

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December 8, 2019, Hope with Muscles – Mtr. Kathryn Boswell

To listen to this sermon, click here:  Z0000167 A few years ago, I heard a segment on public radio about a man in the Netherlands named Mark Langedijk, who chose to end his own life, not by suicide, but by euthanasia. He was 41 years old, and he had been struggling for many years with …

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December 1, 2019 – How Do You Prepare for the Unexpected (Matthew 24:36-44) – Mtr. Kathryn Boswell

To listen to this sermon, click here:  Z0000166 Paul Kennedy was expecting to sleep in on the morning of December 7, 1941. He had been on deck duty on board the U.S.S. Sacramento at Pearl Harbor until 4 a.m., then grabbed coffee with a buddy and hadn’t gone to bed until 5:30 a.m. So, when alarms sounded at around …

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November 26, 2019, Community Thanksgiving Service, Gratitude and Plenitude – Mtr. Kathryn Boswell

To listen to this sermon, click here:  Z0000165 This year, in the process of doing some reading on the subject of thankfulness, I came across a little quote that kind of stuck with me. I liked it so much that I put it up on our signboard in front of the church. It’s by Henry …

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November 24, 2019, On the Eve of Battle, Luke 23:33-43 – Mtr. Kathryn Boswell

To listen to this sermon, click here:  Z0000164 Shakespeare, in his play Henry V, takes us to the French and English camps on the night before the battle of Agincourt. The night is quiet, watch fires are burning throughout the camps. In the French camp, the officers are already deciding how to divide up the …

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