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   Welcome to the St. Paul's website.  Here you will discover how we live out the love of God as a spiritual family centered upon Christ.  You have a place here, and may God's peace be with you.

- The Reverend Joseph Shepley

 

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Click here to read our current issue of the Sword Points (weekly).

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Click here to listen to our rector's most recent sermon (September 17th).

 

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Brookfield Center, CT   06804

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Sermon Archives 2016

 

Faith in the Great Light.

Click here to listen or watch below to see Fr. Joseph Shepley's sermon on Christmas Eve,  December 24, 2016 at 5 pm.

 

Do You Have Fears?  "Do Not Be Afraid!"  Perfect Love Casts Out All Fear.

Click here to listen or watch below to see Fr. Joseph Shepley's sermon on December 18, 2016.

Click here for the scriptures readings for this service.

Fourth Sunday of Advent, Matthew 1:18-25.

 

The Imitation of Christ.  How do you imitate Jesus in your life?

Click here to listen or watch below to see Tara Shepley's sermon (10:30 am) on December 11, 2016.

Click here for the scriptures readings for this service.

Third Sunday of Advent, Matthew 11: 2-11.


What does it mean in your life to bear fruit?

Click here to listen or watch below to see Fr. Joe's sermon (10:30 am) on December 4, 2016.

Click here for the scriptures readings for this service.

Second Sunday of Advent, Matthew 3: 1-12.

 

What Does God Have Next for You?.

Click on the video below to watch Fr. Joe's sermon at our 10 am Wednesday service on November 30, 2016.

 

Two for one dueling sermons this Sunday!  Be Ready for the Unexpected.  Or.  Preparing Now for the Eternal Now.

Click on the video below to watch our former rector, Rev. Andy Buchanan's sermon (8:00 am) on November 27, 2016.

Click here to listen or watch below to see Fr. Joe's sermon (10:30 am) on November 27, 2016.

Click here for the scriptures readings for this service.

First Sunday of Advent, Matthew 24:36-44.

 

 

Listening to the Spirit.

Click here to listen to Mary Perry's sermon (10:30 am) on November 20, 2016.

Click here for the scriptures readings (track #1) for this service.

Last Sunday after Pentecost: Christ the King, Luke 23:33-43.

 

Refresh yourself through the living waters of Jesus.

Click here to listen to Fr. Joe's sermon (10:30 am) on November 13, 2016.

Click here for the scriptures readings (track #1) for this service.

26th Sunday after Pentecost, Luke 21:5-19.

 

A starting gate and a death sentence!

Click here to listen to Fr. Joe's sermon (10:30 am) on November 6, 2016.

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All Saints' Sunday, Luke 6:20-31.

 

Go out.  Preach the Kingdom of God.  Do what Jesus did.  How about you?

Click here to listen to our guest preacher, the Rev. Donald Parker's sermon (10:30 am) on October 30, 2016.

Click here for the scriptures readings (track #1) for this service.

24th Sunday after Pentecost, Luke 19:1-10.

 

Shouldering Your Burdens.

Click here to listen to Fr. Joe's sermon (10:30 am) on October 23, 2016.

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23rd Sunday after Pentecost, Luke 18:9-14.

 

Center your life in Jesus.  Eat the Book.  Love people.  Trust the Spirit!

Click here to listen to our guest preacher, Rev. Joel Eidsness' sermon (10:30 am) on October 16, 2016.

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22nd Sunday after Pentecost, Luke 18:1-8.

 

How deep are your roots?  Transforming pain into joy!

Click here to listen to Fr. Joe's sermon (10:30 am) on October 9, 2016.

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21st Sunday after Pentecost, Luke 17:11-19.

 

How is your faith?  Do you have the faith which creates life?

Click here to listen to our guest preacher, Rev. Kalebu Mubango's sermon (10:30 am) on October 2, 2016.

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20th Sunday after Pentecost, Luke 17:5-10.

 

Crossing the Chasm with the Gospel of Grace.

Click here to listen to Fr. Joe's sermon (10:30 am) on September 25, 2016.

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19th Sunday after Pentecost, Luke 16:19-31.

 

You've got gifts, talents, cunning, craftiness.  Use them to grow God's kingdom.

Click here to listen to Fr. Joe's sermon (10:30 am) on September 18, 2016.

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18th Sunday after Pentecost, Luke 16:1-13.

 

Top of the first? Or bottom of the ninth?

Click here to listen to Fr. Joe's sermon (10:30 am) on September 11, 2016.

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17th Sunday after Pentecost, Luke 15:1-10.

 

What are you holding on to?  Letting go, making it an offering.

Click here to listen to our guest preacher the Rev. Julie Mudge's sermon (10:30 am) on September 4, 2016.

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16th Sunday after Pentecost, Luke 14:1, 25-33.

 

What is God's answer to impossible situations?

Click here to listen to our guest preacher the Rev. Julie Mudge's sermon (10:30 am) on August 28, 2016.

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15th Sunday after Pentecost, Luke 14:1, 7-14.

 

What is being Holy?   ... going from being a spectator to being a participant.

Click here to listen to Fr. Joe's sermon (10:30 am) on August 21, 2016.

Click here for the scriptures readings (track #1) for this service.

14th Sunday after Pentecost, Luke 13:10-17.

 

Jesus comes to establish peace by bringing division.  But division brings unity.

Click here to listen to our Deacon, Rev. Carolyn Legg's sermon (10:30 am) on August 14, 2016.

Click here for the scriptures readings (track #2) for this service.

13th Sunday after Pentecost, Luke 12:49-56.

 

Are you ready to take the next step in your faith?

Click here to listen to our rector Fr. Joe's sermon (10:30 am) on August 7, 2016.

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12th Sunday after Pentecost, Luke 12:32-40.

 

Things: Earthly & Heavenly!

Click here to listen to our rector Fr. Joe's sermon (10:30 am) on July 31st, 2016.

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11th Sunday after Pentecost, Luke 12:13-21.


When it comes to faith we're all one.  There's power in our numbers of unity in Jesus Christ.  When we pray we connect with our true home!

Click here to listen to our rector Fr. Joe's sermon (10:30 am) on July 24th, 2016.

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10th Sunday after Pentecost, Luke 11:1-13.

 

Every creature under heaven gets the same message.  Don't be distracted and walk away from a gift like this!

Click here to listen to our guest preacher Rev. Julie Mudge's sermon (10:30 am) on July 17th, 2016.

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9th Sunday after Pentecost, Luke 10:38-42.

 

Who paid the full price for your abundant life?

Click here to listen to Fr. Shepley's sermon (10:30 am) on July 10th, 2016.

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8th Sunday after Pentecost, Luke 10:25-37.

 

We are being made new creations.  Just don't reject God's way of doing it.
Click here to listen to Rev. Julie Mudge's sermon (10:30 am) on July 3rd, 2016.

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7th Sunday after Pentecost, Luke 10:1-11, 16-20.

 

How do we say "Yes" to the Baptismal Covenant?  "We will, with God's help!"

Click here to listen to Bishop Laura Ahrens' sermon (10:30 am) on June 26, 2016.

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6th Sunday after Pentecost, Luke 9:51-62.


We gasp, "We are going to drown!"  "Where is your faith?" replies Jesus.

Click here to listen to Fr. Joe's sermon (10:30 am) on June 19, 2016.

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5th Sunday after Pentecost, Luke 8:26-39.


Jesus likes to pray and go to parties.  Are you coming to his party to love to judge?

Click here to listen to Fr. Joe's sermon (10:30 am) on June 12, 2016.

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4th Sunday after Pentecost, Luke 7:36-8:3.

 

Connecting the Dots with Jesus and the Widows.
Click here to listen to our guest preacher, Rev. Julie Mudge's (10:30 am) on June 5, 2016.

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3nd Sunday after Pentecost, Luke 7:11-17.

 

Whose approval are you seeking?  There's one true authority and guide.

Click here to listen to our deacon, Rev. Carolyn Legg's (10:30 am) on May 29, 2016.

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2nd Sunday after Pentecost, Luke 7:1-10.

 

Let's play 'Hide & Seek,' except the purpose of this game is to be found.

Click here to listen to our Fr. Shepley's sermon (10:30 am) on May 22, 2016.

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1st Sunday after Pentecost: Trinity Sunday, John 16:12-15.

 

Facing into the wind of the Holy Spirit: St. Paul's - Present and Future

Click here to listen to our Fr. Shepley's sermon (10:30 am) on May 15, 2016.

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Day of Pentecost: Whitsunday, John 14:8-17; 25-27.

 

"What happens when we die?" and "What is heaven like?"  ... This is what we know.

(BTW ... "Hi Mom; Happy Mother's Day!")

Click here to listen to our Fr. Shepley's sermon (10:30 am) on May 8, 2016.

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Seventh Sunday of Easter, John 17:20-26.

 

Shalom is the sign of our rightness with God.

Click here to listen to our Fr. Shepley's sermon (10:30 am) on May 1, 2016.

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Sixth Sunday of Easter, John 14:23-29.

 

Fr. Joe gave two different sermons this day.  At 8 am in the video below he prayed that "This Might Be a Church of 'Abba Father' Love."  At 10:30 am he preached on the Newness of Life.

Click here to listen to our Fr. Shepley's sermon (10:30 am) on April 24, 2016.

Click here for the scriptures readings for this service.

Fifth Sunday of Easter, John 13:31-35.

 

Dare to live abundantly through the Good Shepherd.

Click here to listen to our Fr. Shepley's sermon (10:30 am) on April 17, 2016.

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Fourth Sunday of Easter, John 10:22-30.

 

Words Matter: Do you love me or do you love me?

Click here to listen to our Fr. Shepley's sermon (10:30 am) on April 10, 2016.

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Third Sunday of Easter, John 21:1-19.

 

Doubt, Peace & Responsibility.

Click here to listen to our deacon, Rev. Carolyn Legg's sermon (10:30 am) on April 3, 2016.

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Second Sunday of Easter, John 20:19-31.


This Easter it is the time to tell the story.

Click here to listen to Fr. Shepley's sermon (10:30 am) on March 27, 2016.

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Easter, John 20:1-18.

 

What's so good about Good Friday?

Good Friday sermon by Fr. Shepley on March 25, 2016.


Why do we call this service?

Maundy Thursday sermon by Fr. Shepley on March 24, 2016.

 

Take up your cross and give it to the Lord.

Click here to listen to Fr. Shepley's sermon (10:30 am) on March 20, 2016.

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Palm Sunday, Luke 23:1-49.


Longing for something that's missing in life?  Restoring our fortunes as we focus on Jesus.

Click here to listen to Fr. Shepley's sermon (10:30 am) on March 13, 2016.

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Fifth Sunday in Lent, John 12:1-8.

 

"Do you want mercy for yourself and justice for everyone else?"  Finding yourself in the story of the Prodigal Son.

Click here to listen to Fr. Shepley's sermon (10:30 am) on March 6, 2016.

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Fourth Sunday in Lent, Luke 15:1-3, 11b-32.


Our guest preacher & celebrant explains the mission of "Food for the Poor" in the context of God's promise of a "land flowing with milk & honey" and Jesus' call to repentance.

Click here to listen to Rev. Bill Beers' sermon (10:30 am) on February 28, 2016.

Click here for the scriptures readings for this service.

Third Sunday in Lent, Luke 13:1-9.


What it means to be a people who offer a sacrifice of praise.

Click here to listen to Fr. Shepley's sermon (10:30 am) on February 21, 2016.

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Second Sunday in Lent, Luke 13:31-35.

   - Hebrews 13:3a