Sermons

XIV Pentecost

September 14, 2014
Sermon preached by The Reverend Deacon Barry P. Neville “MAY THE WORDS OF MY MOUTH AND THE MEDITATIONS OF MY HEART BE ALWAYS ACCEPTABLE IN THY SIGHT O LORD MY STRENGTH AND MY...Read More

XIII Pentecost

September 7, 2014
In the Name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Ghost. AMEN. Sacrifices offered to the gods.  This was not an unusual concept in the ancient world.  There were gods in the heavens and humans on the earth.  And when the gods were unhappy, the humans would sacrifice an animal, sometimes a human being, to the gods.  They believed that this would please the gods and the...Read More

XII Pentecost

August 31, 2014
In the Name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Ghost. AMEN. I have thought recently that it would be interesting to look into linguistics – the study of languages.  I like learning about different languages, and have learned bits and pieces of a number of languages.  Unfortunately, I am not fluent in any language but English. The problem is the way in which we usually...Read More

XI Pentecost

August 24, 2014
Guest Preacher -- No sermon text. ...Read More

X Pentecost

August 17, 2014
In the Name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Ghost. AMEN. I was fascinated fourteen years ago when the town of Berlin was transformed as the movie “Tuck Everlasting” was filmed here.  Storefronts had facades built in front of them, the front of the hotel was painted, streetlights were removed, and the streets were covered by dirt that Hollywood “rented”...Read More

IX Pentecost

August 10, 2014
In the Name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit. AMEN. In one of my favorite childhood movies, “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory”, Willy Wonka often says random quotes.  One such quote came to my mind this week.  Willy Wonka says "We are the music makers, and we are the dreamers of dreams." And then there is Don Quixote, the Man of La Mancha...Read More

VIII Pentecost

August 3, 2014
                                      Sermon Preached by Deacon Dick Bunting Today’s Gospel event takes place on the shores of the Sea of Galilee near Bethsaida after Jesus is told of the beheading of His...Read More

VII Pentecost

July 27, 2014
In the Name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit. AMEN. My mother has been watching the same soap opera since I was a baby in her womb!   Considering that I am now 47 years old, that is dedication.  Now that my father is retired and at home, he has been sucked into the story lines of “The Days of our Lives”. Reading the Bible can sometimes be like...Read More