Sermons

Enough to Fulfill the Dream

By The Very Rev. Canon Frank Alton | January 20, 2019

012019 Epiphany 2c I Cor. 12:1-11; John 2:1-12 Today we reflect on the dream and the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. 56 years have passed since he shared a dream of justice and equality with the American people. The country has moved forward and back on that dream in those years. Today we’re moving…

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Baptism of Jesus Sustaining Belovedness in a Throw-Away Culture

By The Very Rev. Canon Frank Alton | January 13, 2019

011319 Isaiah 43:1-6a; Luke 3:15-17, 21-22 One challenge of moving toward sustainability in creation is that we must do it in a throw-away culture. We have been trained to throw things away rather than renew and recycle. We use dispensable plates, cutlery and napkins for much of our eating. It’s cheaper to throw away our…

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Navigating by Starlight

By The Very Rev. Canon Frank Alton | January 6, 2019

010619 Epiphany 1c Isaiah 60:1-7; Eph. 3:1-13; Matthew 2:1-12 Today we begin the season of Epiphany with a day some call Three Kings Day because we remember the wise men who brought gifts to Jesus. Epiphany is the time between Christmas and Lent, which varies in length due to the lunar calendar; it will be…

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