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Sermons by Rev. Doug Floyd

Reflections After the Fire

Rev. Doug and Kelly Floyd Reflection After the Fire Doug So we’re going to talk a little bit about the fire, but also about just some reflections that the Lord put on my heart this week. So Monday morning I woke up at five, a little bit earlier than normal, but around that time to get ready for dialysis. So I have…

Colossians 3

Pentecost 8+Rev. Doug FloydColossians 3 Years ago, Saturday Night Live had a skit that poked fun at the self-help and self-therapy industry. The character Stuart Smalley sat in front of a mirror and recited a series of affirmations like, “I’m good enough, I’m smart enough, and doggone it, people like me.” The sketch was both funny and a little uncomfortable because the…

Colossians 2

Apart from the body of believers, our spirituality can become a form of indulgence in the flesh even though it may involve extreme asceticism or glorious experiences. To move toward Christ, we must move toward one another. Pentecost +7Colossians 2Rev. Doug FloydGenesis 18:20-33, Psalm 138, Colossians 2:6-15, Luke 11:1-13 Paul is praying, struggling, and suffering…

Instructed Eucharist Part 3

Instructed Eucharist 3 This week we will seek to cover the following: The Sermon The Nicene Creed The Prayers of the People The Confession and Absolution of Sin The Comfortable Words The Peace The Offertory Sermon We begin with the sermon. Though it is important, the sermon is part of the larger movement of worship, focusing on the work of the Father…

A Song of Praise

A Song of PraisePentecost +2 2022Rev. Doug FloydZechariah 12:8-10, 13:1, Psalm 63, Galatians 3:23-29, Luke 9:18-24 King David is on the run. His kingdom is divided against itself. His son Absalom has taken over the Holy City and turned part of the people against him. Some of his beloved friends have joined Absalom. As David…

Instructed Eucharist Part 1

Instructed Eucharist Part 1 of 4 1. Orienting ourselves to worship.  Terms for those who help with worship: Celebrant: A priest or bishop who presides at the liturgy  Deacon: A person ordained to the diaconate can help with reading the gospel, leading the Prayers of the People, leading the Confession, setting the Altar at Offertory, distributing Communion, cleaning up after Communion,  the…