St. Michael and All Angels
The little church with a Big Heart.

Sermons

“Keep awake therefore, for you know neither the day nor the hour.” That's Jesus’ parting line in the Gospel reading for today. How do you keep awake? Do you count sheep? Drink coffee? Set an alarm to go off regularly? The ancient writer Pliny, in The Natural History, writes, "During the night, also, [cranes] place sentinels on guard, each of which holds a little stone in its claw: if the

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I’d like to start today’s sermon with a story from Robert Fulghum, a Unitarian minister. The story goes like this: At the last session on the last morning of a two week seminar on Greek culture, the professor turned and made the ritual gesture: “Are there any questions?” He was greeted with silence. These two weeks had generated enough questions for a lifetime, but for now, there was

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