Sermons on Community

Trinity Sunday

Trinity Sunday 2020Rev. Doug FloydGenesis 1:1–2:3, Psalm 150, Romans 1:18-25, Matthew 28:16-20 This morning, we are celebrating Trinity Sunday. We just a wonderful reading of the creation story. The lectionary has brought two of these stories together, the Trinity and the Creation. First, we’ll just think briefly of the Gospel reading that Isaac just read…

Pilgrimage of Transfiguring Glory

Last Sunday of Epiphany 2020Rev. Doug FloydExodus 24:12–18, Psalm 99, Philippians 3:7-14, Matthew 17:1–9 Just before our Gospel reading today, Jesus challenges his disciples by saying, “If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross and follow me.” (Matthew 16:24). Then in Matthew 17, he leads them up a mountain where his glory is unveiled in…

Hidden Glory

Pentecost +8 2019Rev. Doug FloydEcclesiastes 2:1-11, Psalm 49, Colossians 3, Luke 12:13–21 Tomorrow is the Feast of St. Oswald. Oswald was the grandson of Ida, the man who founded the kingdom of Northumbria. When Oswald’s father Ethelfrid was killed in a battle, his uncle Edwin, a pagan, who took over the kingdom. Oswald and his brothers found refuge with Columba at Iona…