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23 July 2017 (7 Pentecost, Year A), "Wheat or Weeds?", by Tim Hall 
  -- We need to ask the Lord to use us in ways we may not know or understand to further his Kingdom.

16 July 2017 (6 Pentecost, Year A), "Spirit-filled Soul Soil", by Tim Hall 
  --  “Listen!  Let anyone with ears listen!”  Did you notice the explanation marks?  Jesus is telling his disciples and us important stuff.  And he's imploring us to listen. 

2 July 2017 (4 Pentecost, Year A), "Welcoming Others, Welcoming God", by Tim Hall
  --  Abraham’s faith is profoundly challenged in this morning’s reading from Genesis.

18 June 2017 (2 Pentecost, Year A), "Echo of the Trinity", by Tim Hall 
  -- Like Abraham, we must look for God in all people and act accordingly. Be brave, show compassion, have faith, keep trying.

16 April 2017 (Easter Sunday, Year A), "New Life", by The Rev. Dr. Ralph Bayfield 
  -- The prominence of women as the first people to experience the resurrection of Jesus and the power of Easter cannot be denied...

14 April 2017 (Good Friday, Year A),  "Good Friday Today", by The Rev. Dr. Ralph Bayfield 
  -- “Christianity does not ask us to live in the shadow of the cross, but in the fire of the Holy Spirit of its creative action."

9 April 2017 (Palm Sunday, Year A), "Tragic Triumph", by The Rev. Dr. Ralph Bayfield 
  -- Jesus intended to break the world's victory/defeat and triumph/tragedy sequence by creating a Trinity sequence.

19 Mar 2017 (3 Lent, Year A), "Is the Lord Among Us?", by Tim Hall

5 Mar 2017  (1 Lent, Year A) "Creation Rediscovered", by Tim Hall

19 Feb 2017 (7 Epiphany, Year A) "Jesus the Radical", by Tim Hall

5 Feb 2017 (5 Epiphany, Year A) "Salt of the Earth", by Josette Keelor
  -- You are the salt of the earth. You are the light of the world. In other words, you matter.

4 Dec 2016 (2 Advent, Year A) "Comfort in Little Lent", by Tim Hall
  --  A short homily for Lessons & Carols

3 April 2016 (2 Easter, Year C) "A World of Doubt", by Josette Keelor 
  -- In today’s gospel reading, Jesus appears to his apostles after rising from the dead. He brings them peace and calls them to be messengers for God. The moment would be miraculous however it happened, but the story takes on a second meaning because Thomas wasn’t there to witness it.

16 August 2015 (12 Pentecost, Year B) "Bread of Life", by Josette Keelor 
   -- Do you have the bread of heaven, or is your life full of empty calories?