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First Sunday after Epiphany: what will we do?

Genesis 1: 1-5 Psalm 29 Acts 19:1-7 Mark 1:4-11 Dear child of God, We are gathered today for worship, a worship that includes baptism. Our prayer book tells us that baptism is, by water and the Holy Spirit, full entrance … Continue reading

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Last Pentecost 2014: sheep, goats, the shepherd and the kingdom

Ezekiel 34:11-17 Psalm 95:1-7 1 Corinthians 15:20-28 Matthew 25:31-46 I myself will search for my sheep, and will seek them out. I will rescue them, feed them … seek the lost … bring back the strayed … bind up the … Continue reading

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What do we call a priest?

Deacons and priests: tasks and titles: an introduction Names are important to us. When we are baptized, we are baptized with our given names, usually a first and a middle name. We are sealed as Christ’s own with an earthly … Continue reading

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The Baptism of our Lord

I did not write out a full sermon for today.  Instead, I have prayed and prayed and made some notes.  In church, the children (of all ages, as I am apt to say — 4 to 94) and I will … Continue reading

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