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2019 Advent 2

It was thirty or forty years ago now this story of a young couple took place. At the end of their first date, a young man had brought the girl home. They had had a great time together and he felt emboldened by how well things had gone and he decided to try for that […]

2019 Advent 1

Our gospel reading reminds us to be prepared for the unexpected. This reminds me a story. There was a parishioner who called her pastor and said, “I need a little help. My father just won a 30 million dollar lottery. He is 96 years old, has heart trouble and I am concerned if I tell […]

2019 Christ the King Sunday

I think some of you may have heard this story before but it has been some years and it is a good story. My mother who is now in her 90s tells of the time when she and Dad lived in Wheaton, Illinois. Dad and mom were newly married and they and my aunt and […]

2019 Pentecost 23 Proper 28

On a road through a desert in Arizona, a preacher named Nathaniel Evans walked every day, preaching to the many people who just would roar past in their cars. “Repent, the End of the World is Near!” he yelled. One day, as he was walking, he came to a big lever in the middle of […]

2019 Pentecost 22, Proper 27

Perhaps you have heard about the attractive young woman who boarded a plane in Los Angeles heading toward New York. She was tired and knew it would be a long flight, so immediately she asked the flight attendant for a pillow and a blanket. She hoped to be able to sleep most of the way […]

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