Category Archives: Sermons

July 3, 2022, Bring Your Biggest Bowl, Luke 10:1-11,16-20 – Mtr. Kathryn Boswell

To listen to this sermon, click the link above. “The harvest is plentiful,” Jesus said, “but the laborers are few; therefore ask the Lord of the harvest to send out laborers into his harvest.” At our house, we’re just finishing up with the strawberry harvest. During strawberry season, Carroll goes out every morning to pick …

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June 26, 2022, Fire from Heaven, Luke 9:51-62 – Mtr. Kathryn Boswell

To listen to this sermon click here: Unless you spent the week under a rock, you probably know that on Friday, the Supreme Court reversed its decision on Roe v Wade, which has protected the right of women in America to obtain a safe, legal abortion for almost half a century. It didn’t happen without …

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June 19, 2022, But What about the Pigs? Luke 8:26-39 – Mtr. Kathryn Boswell

To listen to this sermon click here: That story I just read is surely one of the most dramatic episodes in the gospels. It’s the stuff of TV horror shows – chain-breaking demons and terrorized citizens and naked men hiding among the tombs in the graveyard. But oddly enough, I think one of the most …

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June 12, 2022, A Meditation on the Trinity by Brother Curtis

Click on the link above to listen to the recording. Today, which is Trinity Sunday, I want to share with you a meditation on the Trinity, from Br. Curtis Almquist of the Society of St. John the Evangelist: Saint Augustine, the African bishop and theologian of the early 5th century, spent many years writing about God …

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June 5, 2022, The First Cry, Acts 2:1-21- Mtr. Kathryn Boswell

Click the link above to listen to this sermon. My first conscious encounter with the Holy Spirit happened when I was about 14 or 15. A friend of my mother was going to a healing service at her church – it was a Lutheran church – and she offered to bring me along. I had …

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May 29, 2022, Maranatha! Revelation 22, guest speaker Carroll Boswell

To listen to this sermon, click on the link above. Today I get a chance to preach on one of my favorite topics: the End of the World. The text for the sermon today is the last three words of Revelation 22:20. However, I need to summarize the rest of the book of Revelation to …

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May 22, 2022, I Am with You Always, John 14:23-29 – Mtr. Kathryn Boswell

To listen to this sermon, click here: Looking back on our three-year cycle, I saw that the last time I preached on this gospel passage, I had just returned home from St. Louis, where I had been staying with my sister in the hospice center while she was dying of breast cancer. I talked about …

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May 15, 2022, Love: As Old as the Hills, as New as the Cross, John 13:31-35 – Mtr. Kathryn Boswell

A man came to Jesus one day, and he asked Jesus a question. “Teacher,” he said, “which is the greatest commandment in the Law?” And Jesus answered him, “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind. This is the great and first …

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May 8, 2022, Adonai Is My Shepherd, I Lack Nothing, John 10:22-30 – Mtr. Kathryn Boswell

To listen to this sermon, click the link above. Today we read about a confrontation between Jesus and the Jewish authorities. It happened in December, or kislev in the Hebrew calendar, when Jesus was at the Temple in Jerusalem, during the Feast of the Dedication, which we call Hannukah. Most of the festivals we read …

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Sermon for May 1 2022 Deacon Helen Harris, guest preacher –

Third Sunday after Easter Year C John 21: 1-19 Jesus first called some of the disciples into His ministry at the Sea of Galilee where they were fishing. He used the words “Follow me” after they had made a huge catch. We now find the disciples saddened by the crucifixion and confused at seeing Jesus …

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