Sermons

Whenever possible, we’ll post our Sunday sermons here. If you missed a Sunday, or just want to read and reflect on the message during the week, this is the place to come.

2017
5-14-17 Easter 5: Youth Sunday 2017 sermon by Ms. Emma Pulizzi
4-23-17 Easter 2: Guest sermon by Brother Koester for Creation Care Sunday [YouTube]
4-16-17 Easter Sunday: Sermon by The Rev. Rachel Wildman, curate [YouTube]
4-15-17 Easter Vigil: Tumbling Towards Hope, by The Rev. Chris Wendell, rector
4-9-17 Palm Sunday: Our Words for Jesus, by The Rev. Chris Wendell, rector [YouTube]
4-2-17 Lent 4: Sermon by The Rev. Rachel Wildman, curate [YouTube]
3-12-17 Lent 2 (Vestry Sunday): Strength for the Journey, by Ms. Linda Moosick [YouTube]
3-5-17 Lent 1: Children’s Homily by Dr. Eliza Menninger [YouTube]
2-26-17 Last Epiphany: Instructional Eucharist [YouTube]
2-19-17 7 Epiphany: Turn the Other Cheek?, by The Rev. Rachel Wildman, curate
2-12-17 6 Epiphany: Homily by The Rev. Chris Wendell, rector [YouTube]
2-5-17 5 Epiphany: Children’s Homily by Rev. Rachel Wildman, curate [YouTube]
1-29-17 4 Epiphany The Conversion of St Paul’s, by The Rev. Chris Wendell, rector [YouTube]
1-22-17  3 Epiphany, Going to the Circus with Jesus, by The Rev. Chris Wendell, rector
1-8-17 The Baptism of our Lord, This Is my Beloved, by The Rev. Rachel Wildman, curate [YouTube]
1-1-17  Feast of the Holy Name,  God has Three Names, by The Rev. Chris Wendell, rector [YouTube]

2016
12-24-16 Christmas Eve, Ordinary Mangers, by The Rev. Chris Wendell, rector
12-24-16 Christmas Eve Family Service by Rev. Rachel Wildman [YouTube]
12-18-16 Christmas Pageant [YouTube]
12-12-16 Lessons & Carols service [YouTube]
12-11-16 Homily by Rev. Chris Wendell, rector [YouTube]
11-20-16 Christ the King Sunday, Will You Re-member Me? by Rev. Rachel Wildman, curate [YouTube]
11-13-16 26 Pentecost, Healing Sunday sermon by Ms. Lisa Hafer [YouTube]
11-6-16 25 Pentecost, Homily by Rev. Rachel Wildman, curate [YouTube]
10-30-16 24 Pentecost, Homily by Rev. Chris Wendell, rector [YouTube]
10-23-16 Adult Learning Forum: Celene Ibrahim on being Muslim in America [YouTube]
10-23-16 23 Pentecost, The “Right” Way to Pray by Rev. Rachel Wildman, curate
10-16-16 22 Pentecost, Lay Stewardship Sermon by Ms. Sue Swanson
10-9-16 21 Pentecost, Homily by Rev. Chris Wendell, rector [YouTube]
10-2-16 20 Pentecost, Sermon by Rev. Rachel Wildman, curate [YouTube]
9-25-16 Guest sermon by The Right Reverend Alan Gates, Diocesan Bishop [YouTube]
9-11-16: 17 Pentecost, Restoring the Glory by Rev. Chris Wendell, rector [YouTube]
7-31-16 Pentecost 11, Who Wants My Life? by Rev. Rachel Wildman, curate
6-19-16 Pentecost 5, Plunging into God by Rev. Rachel Wildman, curate
5-29-16 Pentecost 2, The Healing Fellowship of Christ by Rev. Rachel Wildman, curate
5-15-16 Pentecost, Speaking God’s Love in Another Language by Rev. Rachel Wildman, curate
4-10-16 Third Sunday of Easter, A Convert to More by Rev. Rachel Wildman, curate
4-3-16 Haiti Mission Sunday, by Ms. Chris Anderson, Ms. Daisy Girifalco, and Ms. Amanda Hubbard [YouTube]
3-27-16 Easter Day, Dark Matter and Idle Tales by Rev. Chris Wendell, rector [YouTube]
3-26-16 Easter Vigil, Burn, baby, burn by Rev. Rachel Wildman, curate
3-25-16 Good Friday, The Day without Bread by Rev. Chris Wendell, rector
3-24-16 Maundy Thursday, We are how we eat by Rev. Chris Wendell, rector
3-20-16 Palm Sunday, A Radical Transmutation of Consciousness by Rev. Rachel Wildman, curate [YouTube]
3-13-16 Fifth Sunday in Lent by Rev. Chris Wendell, rector [YouTube]
3-6-16 Reflections from Ms. Sarah Scoville for Vestry Sunday
2-28-16 Third Sunday in Lent, Where’s my burning bush? by Rev. Rachel Wildman, curate [YouTube]
2-21-16 Second Sunday in Lent by Rev. Chris Wendell, rector [YouTube]
2-7-16 Scout Sunday sermon by Rev. Chris Wendell, rector [YouTube]
1-31-16 Departing Warden’s Sermon by Ms. Sharon Healey [YouTube]
1-14-16 First Sunday in Lent, The Temptation to Prove Ourselves by Rev. Rachel Wildman, curate

2015
12-13-15  What We Do Here by Rev. Chris Wendell, rector (celebrating St. Paul’s 60th anniversary) [YouTube]
12-12-15 Advent Lessons & Carols Service in celebration of St. Paul’s 60th anniversary [YouTube]
12-6-15 Paving over the Wilderness? by Rev. Rachel Wildman, curate [YouTube]
11-29-15 Waiting for Christ(mas) a children’s homily by Rev. Chris Wendell, rector [YouTube]
11-22-15 The Reign of Christ by Rev. Chris Wendell, rector [YouTube]
11-15-15 The Lessons of Healing, by Dr. Alex Brough [YouTube]
11-8-15 Sermon by Rev. Rachel Wildman, curate [YouTube]
11-1-15 Guest sermon by The Rt. Rev. Bud Cederholm, retired suffragan bishop [YouTube]
10-25-15 What can I do for you? by The Rev. Chris Wendell, rector
10-18-15 Lay Stewardship Sermon by Mr. Ron Presti [YouTube]
10-11-15 Does God give us more than we can handle? by Rev. Rachel Wildman, curate [YouTube]
9-20-15 Arms Wide Open, by Rev. Rachel Wildman, curate [YouTube]
9-13-15  Calculus and the Kingdom of God, by The Rev. Chris Wendell, rector [YouTube]
9-6-15  A Spirit of True Healing by The Rev. Chris Wendell, rector
7-19-15 God’s Everywhere-ness by Rev. Rachel Wildman, curate
6-28-15 The Courage to Own Our Truth by Rev. Rachel Wildman, seminarian
6-21-15 Do you not care that we are perishing?
6-7-15 The Suit That Just Won’t Fit by Rev. Rachel Wildman, seminarian [YouTube]
5-31-15 Making Room for Each Other [YouTube]
5-24-15 Chaos and Capacity: Two Gifts of the Spirit (Pentecost 2015)
4-26-15 by Rev. Rachel Wildman, seminarian [YouTube]
4-19-15 Can I Get Another Witness? [YouTube]
4-12-15 Haiti Mission Trip sermon (by Ms. Carol Hokana) [YouTube]
4-5-15  We are the Risen Christ! (Easter Sunday)
4-4-15  In the Darkness (Easter Vigil)
4-3-15 The Death of Independence by Rev. Rachel Wildman, seminarian (Good Friday)
4-2-15 Our Smelly, Misshapen Parts by Rev. Rachel Wildman, seminarian (Maundy Thursday)
3-29-15  The Unfamiliar Jesus (Palm Sunday) [YouTube]
3-22-15 Vestry Sunday sermon (by Mr. Matt Skavenski) [YouTube]
3-8-15  Called by Imperfection [YouTube]
3-1-15 Children’s Sermon [YouTube]
2-22-15 I Will Remember (by Seminarian Rachel Wildman)
2-14-15 Peaks and Valleys [YouTube]
2-8-15 Guest Sermon by Tinka Perry, Episcopal Relief and Development [YouTube]
1-25-15 Departing warden’s sermon (by Ms. Lisa Hafer) [YouTube]
01-18-15 Gradual Epiphanies
 [YouTube]

2014
12-24-14 Entrusted to our Care (Christmas Eve)
12-14-14 Hope in the Darkness [YouTube]
11-30-14 Advent (Children’s Homily) [YouTube]
11-22-14 Reflections for Jan Blake’s Memorial Service
11-9-14 Jesus Comes in the Night (by Seminarian Rachel Wildman) [YouTube]
11-2-14 The Family of Saints (Children’s Homily) [YouTube]
10-26-14 Charity and Stewardship [YouTube]
10-19-14 Moments in Time (Lay Stewardship Sermon by Ms. Carrie Mathews) [YouTube]
10-12-14 Dressing for the Banquet (by Seminarian Rachel Wildman) [YouTube]
10-5-14 The Ministry of Children [YouTube]
9-28-14 Between Liberation and Freedom
 [YouTube]
9-21-14 The Scarcity of Abundant Love [YouTube]
9-14-14 The Big Chair [YouTube]

9-7-14 Putting on the Armor of Light
 [YouTube]
8-31-14 Taking Up Your Cross [YouTube]

6-9-14 Faith, Hope, Love, and Music!   (In Celebration of Joan Reddy’s Life)
5-18-14 Commentary from Instructed Eucharist
5-11-14 Youth Sunday Sermon (by Mr. Alex Healey)
4-20-14 Easter Sunday: Who Will Roll Away the Stone?
4-18-14 Good Friday: Finding Ourselves in the Crowd
4-13-14 Palm Sunday Reflection (by Seminarian Rachel Wildman)
3-23-14 Vestry Sunday Sermon (by Mrs. Suzanne Johnson)
3-16-04 Being Born Again
3-09-14 Ultimatum Thinking (by Seminarian Rachel Wildman)
3-05-14 Ash Wednesday Homily
2-9-14 Time for an Upgrade
1-19-14 Finding God in the Questions
1-12-14 The Baptism of Jesus (by seminarian Rachel Wildman)

2013
12-1-13 Holy Anger (by seminarian Rachel Wildman)
10-27-13 Letting the Spirit Flow
10-20-13 Stewardship Sermon (by Mrs. Candy Walker)
9-29-13 Chasms in the Heart
9-08-13 Wet Clay
9-01-13 Our Place at the Table
5-26-13 God Of Watercolors (Trinity Sunday)
4-21-13 I Heard the Voice of Jesus Say (In response to Marathon attack)
4-14-13 Frustrated Fishermen
3-31-13 The Golden Egg (Easter Sunday)
3-29-13 It is Finished (Good Friday)

3-17-13 Vestry Sunday Sermon (by Mr. Joe Wright)

3-10-13 Reflections on the Prodigal Son
2-17-13 The Devil’s Greatest Trick
1-27-13 Departing warden’s sermon (by Emily Mitchell)

2012
12-24-12 Your Presence Is Our Present (Christmas Eve)
12-16-12 Full of Costly Grace

11-29-12 All Shall Be Well (For the funeral of Paul West)
11-25-12 It’s Good to be King
10-14-12 Lay Stewardship Sermon (by Mr. John MacPhee)
09-30-12 The Bliss Point

09-16-12 Words of Power

06-10-12 That’s Crazy Talk

04-08-12 Easter Sunday: Choose your Own Adventure
04-06-12 Good Friday Homily
04-01-12 Palm Sunday Homily

03-18-12 Joy in Lent
03-04-12 An Eternal Covenant
2-26-12 Into the Wilderness

2-19-12 Up and Down the Mountain
2-12-12 Miraculous Healing
1-22-12 Embracing Truth, Accepting Change (Green Grants Sunday)
1-15-12 Look Up

2011
12-24-11 Christmas Eve 2011
12-11-11 Finding Your Voice
11-27-11 Keep Awake to Compassion
11-20-11 Christ and the Gorilla
11-13-11 Failure is not an option
10-23-11 Rewards not results
10-16-11 Gray Areas
9-18-11 Our Daily Bread
9-11-11 Debts that Cannot be Repaid