Sermons on post litigation

Sermons on post litigation

Abiding

This is the sermon the Rev. Karen Calafat preached at the Sixth Sunday of Easter, May 9, 2021. We are grateful to Trinity Episcopal Church, Fort Worth, for offering the use of their beautiful St. Mary’s Chapel for the service. ————– Easter 6B.2021 (Scripture for reference) John 15:1-8 I am the true vine, and my Father is the vinegrower. 2He removes every branch in me that bears no fruit. Every branch that bears fruit he prunes to make it bear more…

The Good Shepherd

This is the sermon the Rev. Kevin Johnson, St. Alban’s Theatre Arlington, preached at the online worship service on the Fourth Sunday in Easter, April 25, 2021. —— Easter 4 Yr B 2021 Slipping on my shoes, boiling water, toasting bread, buttering the sky: that should be enough contact with God in one day to make anyone crazy. (Hafiz) My experience with sheep is limited.  I’ve seen them grazing as I pass by in my car.  I have a couple…

“Oh, that we might see better times!”

This is the sermon the Rev. Karen Calafat preached at the online worship service for the Third Sunday in Easter. This is the last Sunday St. Luke’s will be in their building. ——- “Oh, that we might see better times!” I think that line from the Psalmist was meant just for us, for our tenacious little diocese and its faithful parishes.  “Oh, that we might see better times” – from the words of the Psalmist, through our lips to God’s…

“We wish to see Jesus”

This is the sermon the Rev. Karen Calafat preached at the diocesan worship service for the Fifth Sunday in Lent, March 21, 2021. —————- Lent 5B March 21, 2021 John 12:20-33 Now among those who went up to worship at the festival were some Greeks. They came to Philip, who was from Bethsaida in Galilee, and said to him, “Sir, we wish to see Jesus.” Philip went and told Andrew; then Andrew and Philip went and told Jesus. Jesus answered…

We don’t walk alone

This is the sermon the Rev. Allison Sandlin Liles preached at the diocesan worship service for the Fourth Sunday in Lent, March 14, 2021. ———- Lent 4B Ephesians 2:1-10 John 3:14-21 There are a handful of topics that I typically avoid in sermons: salvation, eschatology, divine judgement, and the New Testament epistles credited to Paul but not actually written by Paul. It’s not that I avoid difficult passages, I actually love exploring misunderstood texts and finding meaning in them for…