Sermons

Follow Me

By The Very Rev. Canon Frank Alton | January 26, 2020

012620 Epiphany 3  I Cor. 10:10-18; Matthew 4:12-23   When Jesus heard that John had been arrested, he knew that it was his turn now; the ball was in his court. And he knew that his mission to create a new unity around God’s inclusive love threatened the powers that be. If John could be…

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Searching Souls and Expanding Visions

By The Very Rev. Canon Frank Alton | January 19, 2020

011920 Epiphany 2  Is. 49:1-7; I Cor. 1:1-9; John 1:35-42   I’ve been thinking a lot lately about what it will take to bring healing and reconciliation to our communities, to our nation and to our world. I’m sure I’m not the only one, since most of us feel like the need has never been…

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Who’s Standing with you on the Riverbank?

By The Very Rev. Canon Frank Alton | January 12, 2020

011220 Epiphany 1  Matthew 3:13-17   In a book entitled The Patron Saint of Liars, Ann Patchett tells the story of Rose Clinton and her daughter Cecilia, who live at St. Elizabeth’s Home for Unwed Mothers in Habit, Kentucky. Rose is the cook and Cecilia has grown up being petted and mothered by all the…

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