St. Michael and All Angels
We seek to be a light of Christ in the community, where all are welcome to experience God's love and blessings.

Sermons

The fornicators among us are surely disturbed by the words of Jesus today. So are the greedy among us. The same might be said for liars, adulterers, thieves, killers, the licentious, the envious, the arrogant. I contemplated scrapping talking about the Gospel today and thought about talking about love. Or how we need to give proportionately to what we get. I mean, it’s not uncommon for us to

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After seeing the second reading for today, I was tempted to preach exclusively on it. You see, while taking the General Ordination Examination to become a priest, the question that was posed to me about the canonical area of “The Holy Scriptures” instructed us to respond to the text of the second reading in an essay of “about 1,000 words” to “explicate the text, providing the historical

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The letter to the Ephesians is written to a new, young church community that is trying to figure out how to live out their faith together. They are working to determine how to be distinctly different from the wider community around them, and to fit that into how they lived before they met Christ. They need to show by their words and actions that they have a new life following Jesus.  We hear of

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Come, come, come, all who are weary; Come, come, come you heavy laden; Take my yoke, for it is easy; Feel my burden rest ever so lightly. For I am gentle and humble, and you will find rest for your soul. I am gentle and humble, and you will find rest for your soul. Come, come, come, all who are weary; Come, come, come you heavy laden; Take my yoke, for it is easy; And you will find rest for your

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In today’s Gospel reading, we hear a conversation between Jesus and some people who had followed him across the Sea of Galilee. In the story, there is a reference to an important event in the history of the Jewish people, which we heard read earlier. After Jesus fed a crowd of 5,000 people, he crossed the Sea of Galilee only to be followed the next morning by some of the crowd. In this

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