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You know us so well…

A Homily for the Third Sunday of Easter, Year B April 15, 2018 Grace and Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, Richmond VA In the Price family, Friday night is pizza night. I didn’t invent that tradition. In fact, it was my … Continue reading

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From One Celebration to Another…

A Homily for Palm Sunday/Passion Sunday, Year B Sunday, March 25, 2018 Grace and Holy Trinity Episcopal Church Lectionary Readings   Passing from one celebration to another, from palms and branches let us now make haste, O faithful, to the … Continue reading

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In the Desert

Homily for the First Sunday in Lent, Year B Grace and Holy Trinity Episcopal Church Lectionary Readings If you thought you just heard a familiar lesson, you are exactly right: today’s Gospel lesson begins where our past reading from the … Continue reading

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Five Golden Words…

A homily for the First Sunday after Christmas, Year B Grace and Holy Trinity Episcopal Church December 31, 2017 At around 11 a.m. on December 25th, I glanced at my phone and saw a few friends posting their Christmas morning … Continue reading

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The Face I See

A Sermon for the Last Sunday after Pentecost, Year A  (Christ the King) Lectionary Readings Sometimes the Reign of Christ looks like a short, hunched-over women with wildly cut hair, sipping sweet tea with lemon, savoring the last bite of … Continue reading

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[Not] Impostors

The Imposter Phenomenon and the Kingdom of Heaven: A Homily for Proper 23, Year A
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Being Called In

A reflection for Proper 18, Year A Prepared for Red Door healing service, Grace and Holy Trinity Episcopal Church (Richmond, VA) Matthew 18:15-20 Jesus said, “If another member of the church sins against you, go and point out the fault … Continue reading

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Cleanliness and Godliness

A Reflection for Proper 15, Year A. Homily prepared for Red Door Healing Service, Grace and Holy Trinity Episcopal Church August 18, 2017 Matthew 15: 10-28 Jesus called the crowd to him and said to them, “Listen and understand: it … Continue reading

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Now, but not yet…

A reflection for Proper 12, Year A Prepared for Red Door Healing Service, Grace and Holy Trinity Episcopal Church Matthew 13:31-33,44-52 Jesus put before the crowds another parable: “The kingdom of heaven is like a mustard seed that someone took … Continue reading

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The Patient Gardner

A Reflection for Proper 11, Year A Prepared for the Red Door Healing Service, Grace and Holy Trinity Episcopal Church Matthew 13:24-30,36-43 Jesus put before the crowd another parable: “The kingdom of heaven may be compared to someone who sowed … Continue reading

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