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January 17, 2021, He Started It!, John 1:43-51 – Mtr. Kathryn Boswell

To listen to this sermon, click here:   Z0000232 I talked last week about the theme of light that runs through the season of Epiphany, and specifically about what it means that Jesus is the Light of the world. Or at least I touched on that subject, since there is infinitely more we could say. Today, …

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January 3, 2021, The Snapshot, Luke 2:41-52 – Mtr. Kathryn Boswell

To listen to this sermon, click here:   Z0000230 It’s always a fascinating thing to see a childhood photograph of someone you have only known as a full-grown adult – maybe your parent or your grandparent, or someone you met when they were older. It gives you a new and different perspective on that person, an …

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December 27, 2020, What We Saw When the Light Came On, John 1:1-18 – Mtr. Kathryn Boswell

To listen to this sermon, click here:  Z0000229 The Christmas stories from Matthew’s and Luke’s gospels are the ones that most of us find the most familiar and Christmassy – all about Mary and Joseph and the shepherds and the wise men. But John’s gospel, the gospel reading we read today, might seem more like …

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November 22, 2020, King Incognito, Matthew 25:31-48 – Mtr. Kathryn Boswell

To listen to this sermon, click here:  Z0000224 Today’s gospel reading is what we generally call “The Parable of the Sheep and the Goats,” which is actually not a very good title, for a couple of reasons. First, it’s not a good title because it isn’t really a parable. And second, it’s not a good …

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Holy Eucharist for Christ the King Sunday November 22 2020

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November 15, 2020, State Troopers and Buried Treasure, Matthew 25:14-30 – Mtr. Kathryn Boswell

To listen to this sermon, click here:  Z0000223 As we draw near to the season of Advent, you might have noticed that our readings have begun to focus on things like judgment and what we call the Day of the Lord, when Jesus will return as King, and the dead will be raised to new …

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November 8, 2020, The Art of Waiting, Matthew 25:1-13 – Mtr. Kathryn Boswell

To listen to this sermon, click here:  Z0000222 The gospels are full of parables, which were a way that Jesus often chose to teach. He told vivid stories, short stories, made up of familiar, everyday things and people and events, stories that form a picture in our minds and hearts that help us understand in …

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October 25, 2020, The Strongest Hinges, Matthew 22:34-46 – Mtr. Kathryn Boswell

To listen to this sermon, click here:  Z0000220 In our Tuesday morning Bible study, we’ve been studying the life of King David, who is surely one of the best-known and best-loved Bible heroes. Everybody loves the story of David and Goliath, where the young David faces the giant Goliath with no more than a slingshot …

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October 18, 2020, What Belongs to God, Matthew 22:15-22 – Mtr. Kathryn Boswell

To listen to this sermon click here:  Z0000219 I’ve been on the Board of Trustees for the Norwood Public Library for two years now. I think libraries are a hugely important part of any community, so I was happy to make that commitment, even though board meetings are not my favorite thing to do. When …

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October 11, 2020, Lucky Rabble, Matthew 22:1-14 – Mtr. Kathryn Boswell

To listen to this sermon, click here:  Z0000218 Carroll and I have been members of a variety of churches in the course of our lives: Roman Catholic, Baptist, Presbyterian, Wesleyan, non-denominational and Episcopal. There are lots of differences from denomination to denomination, but if there is one thing that all Christian churches seem to have …

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