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Shall we build three dwellings?

White Episcopalians commemorate Absalom Jones by getting off the mountain and staying in the struggle” Good morning, God’s people! This is the last week of the Season of Epiphany. As you know, “epiphany” means “showing forth”. Epiphany always ends with the Transfiguration, the story that takes place on a high mountain, where Jesus is transfigured …

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Prophets and/as Permanent Provision

Good morning, God’s people! I’ve got prophets on the brain this morning. We just wrapped an extended adult education series on the prophetic imagination. Two weeks ago, we celebrated the life and ministry of The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. In 2020, we mourned the deaths of prophets like John Lewis, CT Vivian, and …

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Joining the Spirit’s Rhythm

A Sermon Preached by the Rev. Sean Lanigan on the Feast of Pentecost. [sermon static=”true” url=”//www.buzzsprout.com/22019/521655-joining-the-spirit-s-rhythm.mp3″] Happy Pentecost, St. Peter’s! Now Pentecost is probably not a holiday that you celebrate as publicly as Easter or Christmas. You probably don’t go around wishing strangers a “Happy Pentecost.” Pentecost is one of those church-only holidays. Which I …

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Stop Looking Up

A Sermon Preached by the Rev. Claire Nevin-Field on the Seventh Sunday of Easter [sermon static=”true” url=”//www.buzzsprout.com/22019/520132-stop-looking-up.mp3″] According to those who keep track of such things, Sunday morning is the most divided time in America’s week. It is racially divided- those who go to church mostly separate into white churches and black churches, and it …

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The Voice of the Shepherd

A Sermon Preached by the Rev. Claire Nevin-Field on the Fourth Sunday of Easter [sermon static=”true” url=”//www.buzzsprout.com/22019/512060-the-voice-of-the-shepherd.mp3″] The little village in the north east of England where I did my early growing up had more sheep than people. We lived in the Rectory, just across the street from my Dad’s 11th century church and behind …

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Lord of the Living

A Sermon Preached by the Rev. Claire Nevin-Field on the Feast of the Resurrection [sermon static=”true” url=”//www.buzzsprout.com/22019/502196-lord-of-the-living.mp3″] When my daughters were young we went through the inevitable “I want a hermit crab” stage. I steadfastly resisted all pleas, but my firm resolve ultimately came to naught. My daughters had gone off with a friend’s family …

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