Category Archives: Sermon

Easter Day Sermon

Easter Day Sermon The Rev. Kenneth L. Schmidt, Rector All Saints’ Episcopal Church, 31 March 2013   A religious commentator whom I read regularly said in a recent column that for many years now, as he approached Easter, he read … Continue reading

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Good Friday Sermon

Good Friday Sermon The Rev. Margaret Anne Trezevant All Saints’ Episcopal Church, 29 March 2013   Diana Butler Bass reminds us that in the year 1373 Julian of Norwich, the great English mystic, lay dying from the plague.  Well, it … Continue reading

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Maundy Thursday Sermon

Maundy Thursday Sermon The Rev. Thomas W. Traylor All Saints’ Episcopal Church, 28 March 2013   A question is a thing of great power.  The physician asks a question of her ailing patient and derives a clear diagnosis from what … Continue reading

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Palm Sunday Sermon

Palm Sunday Sermon Br. Simon All Saints’ Episcopal Church, 24 March 2013 O God, take our minds and think through them, take our lips and speak through them, take our hearts and set them on fire with your love.  Amen. … Continue reading

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Ash Wednesday Sermon

Ash Wednesday Sermon The Rev. Thomas W. Traylor All Saints’ Episcopal Church, 13 February 2013 Ash Wednesday is a day of contrasts.  There is no service of the church year over which light and shadow play more strongly than Ash … Continue reading

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Easter Day, Sunday, 8 April 2012

Easter Day, 8 April The Rev. Dr. Kenneth L. Schmidt, Rector Lessons: Acts 10:34-43 Psalm 118:14-23 Colossians 3:1-4 John 20:1-18 Alleluia. Christ is risen. Christ is risen indeed. Alleluia. MARY MAGDALENE: The Gospel reading from the Gospel According to St. … Continue reading

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The Easter Vigil, 7 April 2012

The Easter Vigil, 7 April The Rev. Thomas W. Traylor, Pastoral Associate Lessons: Genesis 1:1–2:2 Exodus 14:10–15:1 Isaiah 55:1-11 Ezekiel 37:1-14 Romans 6:3-11 Psalm 114 Mark 16:1-8 The Easter Vigil Several years ago, on a hot day in late summer, … Continue reading

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Good Friday, 6 April 2012

Good Friday, 6 April Elizabeth J. Welch, Pastoral Associate Lessons: Isaiah 52:13–53:12 Psalm 22 Hebrews 10:16-25 John 18:1–19:42 Good Friday I see the cross as a symbol of God’s eternal love and of our calling to love as Jesus loved. … Continue reading

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Maundy Thursday, 5 April 2012

Maundy Thursday, 5 April The Rev. Margaret Anne Trezevant, Parish Deacon Lessons: Exodus 12:1-14 Psalm 116 I Corinthians 11:23-26 John 13:1-17, 31b-35 Maundy Thursday I thought about how to tell this story delicately, in a sermon, on Maundy Thursday no … Continue reading

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Sunday of the Passion: Palm Sunday, 1 April 2012

Sunday of the Passion: Palm Sunday, 1 April The Very Rev. Judith G. Dunlop, D.D., former Pastoral Associate Lessons: Isaiah 50:4-9a Philippians 2:5-11 Mark 14:32–15:47 Sermon Passion Sunday All Saints 2012 On my altar at home there is a nail … Continue reading

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