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Trinity Sunday – Brian Hartley

Genesis 1:1-2:4a; 2 Corinthians 13:11-13; Matthew 28:16-20
If my files are correct, this is at least the fifth time since the establishment of St. Paul’s that I have been called upon to deliver a sermon on Trinity Sunday.  Now, I must confess to always cowering to some extent whenever this day rolls around.  This lack of [...]



Pentecost – Ben Wayman

Acts 2:1-21; I Corinthians 12:3b-13; John 20:19-23

Today is Pentecost.  Pentecost Sunday is the Chicago Cubs of the church year.  Pentecost stands for everything that is important about the Christian faith, but it still manages to be forgotten and unappreciated by most Christians.  I think this has a lot to do with how Christians have, [...]



Ascension Sunday – Kaity Teer

Acts 1:1-11; Psalm 93; Ephesians 1:15-23; Luke 24:44-53
Jesus’ final moments on Earth are recorded in today’s passages from Luke and Acts. In the last chapter of Luke, we read the ending of a narrative, but it is an ending with a promise. Like a good Blockbuster, the narrative leaves itself the possibility of a sequel. [...]