Fr Jon’s most recent sermons can be listened to below. You can also check out the archive here.
Sunday June 17
In the life of faith, everyone has a part, and only by joining together do we make the beautiful song of God’s love.
Sunday June 10
Who we expect Jesus to be shapes our reality and our response as His followers. Is our hope big enough for His vision for us?
Sunday May 27 – Trinity Sunday
Allow yourself to be swept up in Christ’s love to be an agent of grace in the world
Sunday May 20 – Pentecost
Pentecost isn’t just something that happened to a faraway people a long time ago, it is an unfolding event that is happening to us all the time.
Sunday May 13
Christ’s ascension means that God trusts us to do what is right and to be agents of the coming reign of Christ
Sunday May 6
What does Jesus mean by “love” and how are supposed to “abide in it?”
Sunday April 15
What we are going to be has not been revealed to us; but Jesus invites forward into deeper relationship always. We are always becoming christ’s new creation.
Easter Day April 1st
When Jesus’ women followers went, in grief, to his tomb they encountered an angel who told them; “Do not be afraid; I know that you are looking for Jesus who was crucified. He is not here; for he has been raised, as he said. Come, see the place where he lay. Then go quickly and tell his disciples, `He has been raised from the dead. What a cruel joke that must have seemed to them. Everyone knows the dead and buried don’t get up again.
Palm Sunday March 25th
Hope is the most scandalous promise of Jesus.
Sunday March 18th
Jesus’ suffering and death was his own choice, but even he hoped not to make it. What could possibly compel such a choice?
Sunday March 11th
You were there when they crucified the Lord
Sunday Feb 25th
Love that serves our own interests first isn’t really love, and sometimes that “love” is just another’s temptation.
Sunday Feb 18th
Jesus was tempted in every way as we are, and yet did not sin; the temptations in the wilderness are archetypes of the ones we face right here, right now. Justice and peace are not possible for us so long as we continue to give into them.
Sunday Feb 11th
Jesus invites us into abundant life; how do we get there?
Sunday Feb 4th
What does it mean exactly that we are “saved?” Are we saved ‘from’ something or ‘for’ something?
Sunday Jan 21st
Jonah is the most peevish and half-hearted of prophets, yet God does amazing things with his meager effort
Sunday Jan 14th
We don’t read the Bible because it’s some kind of owner’s manual for humans but because in seeing how God (who is constant and consistent) has responded to human troubles in the past helps us to see God’s work in our midst today.
Sunday Jan 7th
In Christ, God emerges into the world in a way that leads us to understand the full measure of God’s love