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“In God, We Have All:” A Sermon by the Rev. Shawn Clerkin

In his sermon, the Rev. Shawn Clerkin of St. Stephen’s, Fairview, shared a prayer from the Order Julian of Norwich, to which he belongs: “God, in your goodness, give us your all, for you are enough for us. We can ask for nothing less that is to you glory, and if we ask for anything…

There Is No Easy Church: A Sermon by the Rev. Kathleen Moore

“Jesus – drifting in his makeshift floating pulpit – is telling the crowd, and he is telling us, that there is no time and no place ideal for the seed-sowing work of sharing Gospel truth. He is telling us that there is no easy church,” says the Rev. Kathleen Moore of St. Mark’s and the…

I Will Give You Rest: A Sermon by the Rev. Helen Harper

“I remember when I was a child in church, whenever I heard or read the words ‘heavy burden’ in Scripture, what came to my mind as a picture were many people walking along a road carrying large sacks that seemed way too heavy,” says the Rev. Helen Harper in today’s sermon. “When I think back…

Let’s Get Some Things in Order: A Sermon by Bishop Sean

“Let’s get some things in order,” said Bishop Sean in his sermon for Trinity Sunday, which took 2 Corinthians 13:11-13 as its text. “Do our work on race justice and relationships with each other. And I don’t mean just read a book, I mean do the work. Sit with each other and talk about these…

We Are All in This Together: A Sermon by the Rev. John Downey

“The virus pays no attention to politics, religion, nation or location,” said the Rev. John Downey in his sermon on the sixth Sunday of Easter. “The air we breathe, breathing in and out, connects us, for good or ill, and we have been made more deeply aware of our social and economic connections … for…

The Gate Has Been Thrown Open Wide: A Sermon by the Rev. Twila Smith

The Rev. Twila Smith of St. Stephen’s, Buffalo preached for the partnership’s online worship on the fourth Sunday of Easter. “In such times of uncertainty, the familiar is comforting, and so today’s words of the 23rd Psalm and these gospel images of sheep and shepherd may come as a kind of welcome balm for our…

Making a U-Turn on the Road to Emmaus: A Sermon by Dean Derrick Fetz

“Jesus meets us on our roads to Emmaus when we experience, desperation, pain, loneliness, and so much more,” said the Very Rev. R. Derrick Fetz, dean of St. Paul’s Cathedral in Buffalo. “Jesus joins us to be our constant companion on the way.” Find the video on YouTube. You can watch the entire service below….