July 16, 2017 Message

The Episcopal Church of the Cross
Message—Sunday, July 16, 2017
Text: Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23

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That same day Jesus went out of the house and sat beside the lake. Such great crowds gathered around him that he got into a boat…

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May 14, 2017 Message

Message—Church of the Cross
Sunday, May 14, 2017
The Fifth Sunday of Easter
TEXT: John 14:1-14

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Jesus said, ‘Do not let your hearts be troubled. Believe in God, believe also in me. In my Father’s house there are many dwelling-places. If it were not so, would I have told…

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July 9, 2017 Message

Message—Church of the Cross
Sunday, July 9, 2017
TEXT: Luke 5:1-11

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Once while Jesus was standing beside the lake of Gennesaret, and the crowd was pressing in on him to hear the word of God, he saw two boats there at the shore of the lake; the fishermen…

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July 2, 2017 Message

Message—Church of the Cross
Sunday, July 2, 2017
TEXT: Matthew 10:40-42

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Jesus said, ‘Whoever welcomes you welcomes me, and whoever welcomes me welcomes the one who sent me. Whoever welcomes a prophet in the name of a prophet will receive a prophet’s reward; and whoever welcomes a righteous…

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June 25, 2017 Message

The Episcopal Church of the Cross
Message—Sunday, June 25, 2017
Text: Matthew 10:24-39

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Jesus said, ‘A disciple is not above the teacher, nor a slave above the master; it is enough for the disciple to be like the teacher, and the slave like the master. If they have…

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June 18, 2017 Message

The Episcopal Church of the Cross
Message—Sunday, June 18, 2017
Text: Genesis 18:1-15

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The Lord appeared to Abraham by the oaks of Mamre, as he sat at the entrance of his tent in the heat of the day. He looked up and saw three men standing near him….

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June 11, 2017 Message

The Episcopal Church of the Cross
Message—Sunday, June 11, 2017
Trinity Sunday
Texts: II Corinthians 13:11-13; Matthew 28:16-20

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 Finally, brothers and sisters, rejoice. Put things in order, listen to my appeal, agree with one another, live in peace; and the God of love and peace will be with you….

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June 4, 2017 Message

The Episcopal Church of the Cross
Message—Sunday, June 4, 2017
The Feast of Pentecost
Texts: Joel 2:26-29; Acts 2:1-18; John 20:19-22

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You shall eat in plenty and be satisfied, and praise the name of the Lord your God, who has dealt wondrously with you. And my people shall never…

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May 14, 2017 Message

Message—Church of the Cross
Sunday, May 14, 2017
The Fifth Sunday of Easter
TEXT: John 14:1-14

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Jesus said, ‘Do not let your hearts be troubled. Believe in God, believe also in me. In my Father’s house there are many dwelling-places. If it were not so, would I…

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February 26, 2017 Message

The Message—Church of the Cross
Sunday, February 26, 2017
TEXT:  Matthew 7:1-5, 7-12, 24-29

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Jesus said, “Do not judge, so that you may not be judged.  For with the judgment you make you will be judged, and the measure you give will be the measure you get.  Why…

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March 12, 2017 Message: Holy Habits II: Eating Together

The Episcopal Church of the Cross
The Message—March 12, 2017; the Second Sunday in Lent
TEXTS: I Corinthians 11:23-26; Matthew 14:13-21

Holy Habits II: Eating Together
Holy Habits is a Lenten teaching series on spiritual practices of presence and connection

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2017 Ash Wednesday Message

The Episcopal Church of the Cross
The Message—Ash Wednesday, 2017
TEXTS: Psalm 51; Joel 2:1-2, 12-17; Matthew 6:1-6, 16-21

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Today is Ash Wednesday, and it marks the beginning of Lent. The word “Lent” comes from an Old English word…

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