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August 29, 2021, Splinters and Beams and the Empty Coffeepot, Mark 7:1-23 – Mtr. Kathryn Boswell

To listen to this sermon, click here: There are two really excellent films that have came out a few years ago, dealing with the problem of racism in our country. Both films are based on true stories. If you haven’t seen them, I highly recommend them. Hidden Figures is about four brilliant women who worked …

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August 1, 2021, Bread for the Journey, John 6:24-35 – Mtr. Kathryn Boswell

The Old Testament reading today is from the book of Exodus, that tells how God delivered his people out of slavery in Egypt, and led them through the wilderness, to find a homeland. This happens very near the beginning of their wandering in the wilderness. Just a few weeks before this, God had parted the …

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April 11, 2021, A Sermon for Doubters, John 20:19-29 – Mtr. Kathryn Boswell

A link to the audio is at the bottom of the sermon. What was it like for Jesus’s disciples in the days after his Crucifixion, shut up within those four walls, huddled in their small group, sharing their common sorrow and fear, living in continual uncertainty? Well, our lives over this past year, isolated by …

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Holy Saturday

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Maundy Thursday 2021, John 13:1-20 – Mtr. Kathryn Boswell

I love the way this chapter of John’s gospel begins: “Before the festival of the Passover, Jesus knew that his hour had come to depart from this world and go to the Father. Having loved his own who were in the world, he loved them to the end.” Everything Jesus said and did at this …

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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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