Fr Jon’s most recent sermons can be listened to below. You can also check out the archive here.
Sunday Nov 19th
The Holy Spirit continues to invite the church into deeper relationship with God, nto deeper knowledge of God’s race, and into an ever-widening crcle of relationship with all the beloved children of God.
Sunday Nov 12th
Giving to pay the church’s electric bill isn’t sexy, but your gifts, ultimately, don’t pay the bills – they enable the ministry, the presence and grace of Christ to enter the world.
Sunday Nov 5th
It’s All Saints where we take time to remember that unbroken chain of loving relationships that connects us back to Jesus.
Sunday Oct 29th
God’s grace is unearned and freely given; at the same time accepting Christ’s invitation (or not) matters.
Sunday, Oct 22nd
In reminding the Pharisees to give to God what is God’s, Jesus puts us on notice that ignorance and denial do not eliminate our complicity in the evil done on our behalf
Sunday Oct 15th
It’s the feast of St Luke and we’re reminded that Jesus asks us to be commit ourselves, soul and body, to God’s mission of redemption and healing
Sunday, Oct 8th
In which I recount how I almost drowned myself and discover that fear of God is like the fear of water in that not respecting its power can lead to peril while also seeing that life is not possible without it.
Sunday, Oct 1st
Jesus beckons us onto a journey potentially fraught with peril and whose ultimate destination is unknown, but with the promise that He will always walk with us and that he will lead us to a promised land
Sunday Sept 24th
To be fully realized, our Gospel mission must be rooted in the community of faith; no one walks the way of Christ alone.
Readings:Exodus 16:2-15 Psalm 105:1-6, 37-45 Philippians 1:21-30 Matthew 20:1-16
Sunday September 17th
We often shun forgiveness because we see it as something that, somehow, lessens us. In truth, it is our greatest strength in the struggle against the darkness and evil of this world.
Sunday September 10th
The mark of the sacrifice at the Passover is a symbol of God’s promise to his people. In the same way, God’s promise is pledged to us in baptism through Christ’s sacrifice.
Sunday September 3rd
God calls Moses from out of the burning bush and though we may not encounter such a blazing sign, God calls each and every one of us as well. We all have a role in the building of the kingdom of God and no role is unimportant.
Sunday August 27th
Do we really want to know Jesus or would we prefer to bend his identity to our purposes?
Sunday August 20th
Is Jesus being hard-hearted when he tells the Canaanite woman looking for his healing power that she is a “dog?” Or, is he up to something else?
Sunday July 30th
God’s love for us is unbound and unshakeable – but how do we maintain our own loving perspective in the face of evil?