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- The Reverend Joseph Shepley

 

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Sermon Archives 2017

 

Comfort Before the Cross.

Click below to watch Fr. Joe's sermon on December 10, 2017.

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The Second Sunday of Advent gospel reading, Mark 1:1-8.

 

A Recipe for a Heavenly Banquet.

Click here to listen to or below to watch Fr. Joe's sermon on November 26, 2017.

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The First Sunday of Advent gospel reading, Mark 13:24-37.

 

"Behold Your King"

Click here to listen to or below to watch seminarian Stephen Nagy's sermon on November 26, 2017.

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The Last Sunday after the Pentecost gospel reading, Matthew 25:31-46.

 

"Yahweh, Yahweh, You Give Us Life"

Click here to listen to or below to watch Patrick O'Connors' testimony on November 19, 2017.

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The 24th Sunday after the Pentecost gospel reading, Matthew 25:14-30.

 

In Christ's presence you are "NeverLost."

Click here to listen to or below to watch Fr. Joe's sermon on November 12, 2017.

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The 23rd Sunday after the Pentecost gospel reading, Matthew 25:1-13.

 

"Behold the half of it I have not told you."

Click here to listen to or below to watch Fr. Joe's sermon on November 5, 2017.

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The All Saints' Sunday gospel reading, Matthew 5:1-12.

 

"What do you think of the Messiah?"  Liar or Lunatic?  Jesus is Lord!

Click here to listen to or below to watch Fr. Joe's sermon on October 29, 2017.

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The Twenty First Sunday after the Pentecost gospel reading, Matthew 22:34-46.

 

God first; God always.

Click here to listen to or below to watch our seminarian, Stephen Nagy's sermon on October 22, 2017.

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The Twentieth Sunday after the Pentecost gospel reading, Matthew 22:15-22.

 

God will complete the good work he has started in you.

Click here to listen to or below to watch our guest preacher, the Rev. Julie Mudge's sermon on October 15, 2017.

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The Nineteenth Sunday after the Pentecost gospel reading, Matthew 22:1-14.

 

The heart of the human problem is the problem of the human heart.

Click here to listen to or below to watch Fr. Joe's sermon on October 8, 2017.

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The Eighteenth Sunday after the Pentecost gospel reading, Matthew 21:33-46.

 

His Power That Is a Work Within Us.

Click here to listen to or below to watch Fr. Joe's sermon on October 1, 2017.

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The Seventeenth Sunday after the Pentecost gospel reading, Matthew 21:23-32.

 

No Kvetching in the Kingdom.

Click here to listen to or below to watch our seminarian Stephen Nagy's sermon on September 24, 2017.

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The Sixteenth Sunday after the Pentecost gospel reading, Matthew 20:1-16.


Forgiveness Which Knows No Boundaries.

Click here to listen to or below to watch Fr. Joe's sermon on September 17, 2017.

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The Fifteenth Sunday after the Pentecost gospel reading, Matthew 18:21-35.

 

May We Agree to Love with Agape Love.

Click here to listen to or below to watch Fr. Joe's sermon on September 10, 2017.

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The Fourteenth Sunday after the Pentecost gospel reading, Matthew 18:15-20.

 

Looking for Home?

Click here to listen to or below to watch Fr. Joe's sermon on September 3, 2017.

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The Thirteenth Sunday after the Pentecost gospel reading, Matthew 16:21-28.

 

This is an act of Grace!

Click here to listen to or below to watch our guest preacher, Rev. Julie Mudge's sermon on August 27, 2017.

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The Twelfth Sunday after the Pentecost gospel reading, Matthew 16:13-20.

 

God's Apparent Strange Design.  Or .... God has no step-children!

Click here to listen to or below to watch our guest preacher, Rev. Julie Mudge's sermon on August 20, 2017.

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The Eleventh Sunday after the Pentecost gospel reading, Matthew 15:10-28.

 

The Good News is for everybody.

Click below to watch our guest preacher, Rev. Julie Mudge's sermon on August 13, 2017.

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The Tenth Sunday after the Pentecost gospel reading, Matthew 14:22-33.

 

To boldly go where one person has gone before.

Click here to listen to or below to watch our guest preacher, Rev. Julie Mudge's sermon on August 6, 2017.

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The Transfiguration gospel reading, Luke 9:28-36.

 

Predestined.  Called.  Justified.  Glorified.

Click here to listen to or below to watch Fr. Joe's sermon on July 30, 2017.

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Eighth Sunday after Pentecost gospel reading, Matthew 13:31-33, 44-52.

 

Stop running!  Be still and know that I am God.

Click here to listen to or below to watch Fr. Joe's sermon on July 23, 2017.

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Seventh Sunday after Pentecost gospel reading, Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43.

 

Impatient?   Wait.   God is at work.

Click here to listen to or below to watch Fr. Joe's sermon on July 16, 2017.

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Sixth Sunday after Pentecost gospel reading, Matthew 13:1-9,18-23.

 

Come ... Take ... Learn  Just As We Are.

Click here to listen to or below to watch Fr. Joe's sermon on July 9, 2017.

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Fifth Sunday after Pentecost gospel reading, Matthew 11:16-19, 25-30.

 

Trials, Tests, Testimony.  Here God Provides.

Click here to listen to or below to watch Fr. Joe's sermon on July 2, 2017.

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Fourth Sunday after Pentecost gospel reading, Matthew 10:40-42.

 

"Becoming the Person You Have Become."

Click here to listen to or below to watch Fr. Joe's sermon on June 25, 2017.

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Third Sunday after Pentecost gospel reading, Matthew 10:24-39.

 

Spiritual Dynamite.

Click here to listen to or below to watch Fr. Joe's sermon on June 18, 2017.

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Trinity Sunday gospel reading, Matthew 9:35-10:8-23.


Wasting Time with God.

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Click here to listen to or below to watch Fr. Joe's sermon on June 11, 2017.

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Trinity Sunday gospel reading, Matthew 28:16-20.

 

The Holy Spirit is Full of Surprises.

Click here to listen to or below to watch Steve Nagy's sermon on June 4, 2017.

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Day of Pentecost gospel reading, John 20:19-23.

 

Out of the Depths ... Wait, Watch ... with Faith & Hope.

Click here to listen to or below to watch Patrick O'Connors' sermon on May 28, 2017.

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Seventh Sunday of Easter gospel reading, John 17:1-11.

 

Getting to know the unkown God.

Click here to listen to or below to watch Fr. Joseph Shepley's sermon on May 21, 2017.

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Sixth Sunday of Easter gospel reading, John 14:15-21.


Want to see God?  Look to Jesus.

Click here to listen to or below to watch Fr. Joseph Shepley's sermon on May 14, 2017.

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Fifth Sunday of Easter gospel reading, John 14:1-14.

 

May we hear the shepherd's voice.

Click here to listen to or below to watch Fr. Joseph Shepley's sermon on May 7, 2017.

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Fourth Sunday of Easter gospel reading, John 10:1-10.

 

Open the Eyes of Our Hearts.

Click here to listen to or below to watch Fr. Joseph Shepley's sermon on April 30, 2017.

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Third Sunday of Easter gospel reading, Luke 24:13-35.

 

Game Changing Moments.

Click here to listen to or below to replay seminarian Tara Shepley's sermon on April 23, 2017.

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

 

Faith, Hope and Love!

Click here to listen to or below to replay Fr. Joseph Shepley's Easter sermon on April 16, 2017.

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Easter Sunday gospel reading, John 20:1-18.


Why are you still crying?

Click below to replay our seminarian Stephen Nagy's Good Friday sermon on April 14, 2017.

 

The bar has been raised.

Click below to replay Fr. Joseph Shepley's Maundy Thursday sermon on April 13, 2017.

 

Don't walk it alone!

Click here to listen to or below to replay Fr. Joseph Shepley's sermon on April 9, 2017.

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Palm Sunday in Lent gospel reading, Matthew 26:14-27:66.

 

Breathe Life into These Bones

Click here to listen to or below to replay Fr. Joseph Shepley's sermon on April 2, 2017.

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5th Sunday in Lent gospel reading, John 11:1-45.

 

Is your blindness keeping you from seeing the new creation in your life?

Click hereto listen to or below to replay Fr. Joseph Shepley's sermon on March 26, 2017.

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4th Sunday in Lent, John 9:1-41.

 

"Where do you get that living water?"  Looking deeper into the well.

Click here to listen to or below to replay Fr. Joseph Shepley's sermon on March 19, 2017.

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3rd Sunday in Lent, John 4:5-42.

 

A Singular Moment & A Gradual Awakening: A Rector's Testimony.

Click here to listen to or below to replay Fr. Joseph Shepley's sermon on March 12, 2017.

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2nd Sunday in Lent, John 3:1-17.

 

Recovering Our Spiritual Identity.

Click here to listen to or below to replay Fr. Joseph Shepley's sermon on March 5, 2017.

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1st Sunday in Lent, Matthew 4:1-11.

 

"Why are we here tonight?"

 Click below to replay Fr. Joseph Shepley's Ash Wednesday evening sermon on March 2, 2017.

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Ash Wednesday, Matthew 6:1-6, 16-21.



After the Ecstasy, the Laundry.

Click here to listen to or below to replay our seminarian Stephen Nagy's sermon on February 26, 2017.

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Last Sunday after the Epiphany, Matthew 17:1-9.


Not perfect?  Love has got you covered.

Click here to listen to or below to replay Fr. Shepley's sermon on February 19, 2017.

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7th Sunday after the Epiphany, Matthew 5:38-48.


"Lord, give us the help of your grace."

Click below to replay Fr. Shepley's sermon on February 12, 2017.

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6th Sunday after the Epiphany, Matthew 5:21-37.

 

You Are the Light of the World.

Click here to listen or watch below to replay to Fr. Daudi Ndahana's sermon on February 5, 2017.

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5th Sunday after the Epiphany, Matthew 5:13-20.


Living Right Side Up in an Upside Down World.

Click here to listen or watch below to replay to Fr. Joseph Shepley's sermon on January 29, 2017.

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4th Sunday after the Epiphany, Matthew 5:1-12.

 

Imagine what else we will do as one Body.
Imagine what else we will do as one Body.

Click here to listen or watch below to replay to Fr. Joseph Shepley's sermon on January 22, 2017.

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3rd Sunday after the Epiphany, Matthew 4:12-23.

 

Fresh off our Holy Land trip, Fr. Joe's speaks of "Signs of Unity."

Click here to listen or watch below to replay to Fr. Joseph Shepley's sermon on January 15, 2017.

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2nd Sunday after the Epiphany, John 1:29-42.


Did you ponder the cross this Christmas season?

Click here to listen to our seminarian Steve Nagy's sermon on January 8, 2017.

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The First Sunday after the Epiphany, Matthew 3:13-17.


A blessed new biginning.

Click here to listen to Fr. Joseph Shepley's sermon on January 1, 2017.

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The Holy Name, Luke 2:15-21.