Sermons

Homily from Sunday, March 17

You can use the player below to listen to my homily. The Dan Bellm poem is beneath it. The Weight by Dan Bellm You must prepare to carry nothing where you walk, a God who cannot be seen, a name . . .

Can Lent be a midrash?

You can use the player below to listen to my homily from this past Sunday. The poem that’s referenced, John Donne’s “A Hymn to God the Father,” is included beneath the player.   A Hymn to God the Father BY . . .

Untouched and Still Possible

I forgot to hit record on Sunday, so I present here a written text of my sermon (written after the fact from the chicken-scratch outline I use to preach, so those of you who were there, please excuse any differences). . . .

A Sword Will Pierce Your Own Soul Also

You’ll be able to listen to my homily from this past Sunday by using the player below. During the sermon, I make reference to Frederick Buechner’s book The Sacred Journey, to Jacobus Voragine’s 13th c. compendium of saint’s lives The Golden Legend . . .

Dominant Narratives

Here’s the homily I preached on Sunday, January 26th, also known at the Third Sunday after the Epiphany, Year A. Use the player below to listen to it.

The Language of Amazement

You can listen to my sermon from Sunday, January 19th by using the player below. Please note that we’ve had some technical difficulties with our sound system, and therefore the audio quality isn’t as good as it should be. Hopefully . . .

How do we come awake?

This past Sunday was the Baptism of Christ, and I preached on the question “How do we come awake?” You can listen to my homily by using the player below.

Sermon from September 11, 2016

The Rev. Deacon Sherm Everett’s sermon from September 11, 2016.   …“ Moving On … “ There is a story of a wise man and teacher who removes himself from the community by leaving town for a solitary spot in . . .

Sermon from August 21, 2016

The Rev. Deacon Sherm Everett’s sermon from August 21, 2016   “ …   He was teaching in one of the synagogues on the Sabbath. And just then there appeared a woman with a spirit that had crippled her for eighteen . . .

Sermon from July 10, 2016

The Rev. Deacon Sherm Everett’s sermon from July 10:   This nation has allowed itself, in appearance, to become a conflicted society. In our self-centered lives, we have become ambivalent to group action that has not been in the best . . .