Reverend Erin’s Blog

Women’s Retreat Planning Update 08/2021

Dear Retreat Participants, Thank you for your past support of the women's retreat. I want to update you regarding the ...
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Sermon for Trinity Sunday

May 30, 2021 (Liturgical Year B) The Song of Three Young Men v 29-34; John 3:1-1 How would you describe ...
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Sermon for Easter 4

April 25, 2021 (Liturgical Year B) The passage read in the lectionary today was Acts 4:5-12. If you want a ...
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Sermon for Easter 3

April 18, 2021 (Liturgical Year B) Luke 24:36-48 Do you think this holds true today? Is Jesus still full of ...
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Sermon for Maundy Thursday

April 1, 2021 (Liturgical Year B) John 13:1-17, 31b-35 Like each of us every day, Jesus had choices to make ...
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Sermon for Palm Sunday

Sunday, March 28, 2021 (Liturgical Year B) Mark 15:1-39 This Holy Week, let us walk with Jesus the full length ...
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Sermon for Lent 5

March 21, 2021 (Liturgical Year B) John 12:20-33 Knowing...the giving up of immediate comforts...goes against our very nature, what are ...
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Sermon for Lent 1

February 21, 2021 (Liturgical Year B) Genesis 9:8-17; Mark 1:9-15 Mosaic of Noah and his kin, Basilica of San Marco, ...
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Sermon for Epiphany 4

January 31, 2021 (Liturgical Year B) 1 Corinthians 8:1-13 In today’s epistle, Paul calls out members of the Corinthian church ...
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Sermon for Epiphany 3

January 24, 2021 (Liturgical Year B) Mark 1:14-20 and 1 Corinthians 7:29-31 In today’s passage from Mark, Jesus calls the ...
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Sermon for Advent 4

December 20, 2020 (Year B) Luke 1:46-55 (the Magnificat) and Luke 1:26-38 She “never wore fine clothes...never entered a palace...and ...
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Sermon for Pentecost 24

Year A - November 15, 2020 Matthew 25:14-30 We have the opportunity to transform the world with the power of ...
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el sermón de Pentecostés 27

año A - 8 de noviembre de 2020 sermón escrito por la reverenda Erin Rath traducción por Mónica Robayo Por ...
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Sermon for Pentecost 23

Year A - November 8, 2020 Joshua 24:1-25*; Matthew 25:1-13 (*Note: Our official lectionary skips verses 4-13 of the Joshua ...
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Sermon for Pentecost 20

Year A - October 18, 2020 Matthew 22:15-22 On the surface, today’s Gospel appears to be a political challenge. A ...
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Sermon for Pentecost 17

Year A - September 27, 2020 Ezekiel 18:1-4, 25-32 Today, we heard from one of my favorite prophets: Ezekiel! Like ...
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Sermon for Pentecost 16

September 20, 2020 - Year A Jonah 3:10-4:11 & Matthew 20:1-16 There are lots of questions connected to the times ...
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Sermon for Pentecost 14

September 6, 2020 - Year A Exodus 12:1-14 & Matthew 18:15-20 Today’s reading from Exodus remembers the first-ever Passover. It ...
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Sermon for Pentecost 10

August 9, 2020 - Year A Matthew 14:22-33 In today’s gospel, Jesus sends his disciples on a boat ahead of ...
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Sermon for Pentecost 9

Year A (2020) Matthew 14:13-21 Today’s Gospel tells us one version of the story known as “the feeding of the ...
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Sermon for Pentecost 6, Year A (2020)

Matthew 13: 1-9, 18-23 Today’s Gospel reading contains an extended metaphor known as The Parable of the Sower. It’s one ...
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Sermon for Pentecost 4, Year A (2020)

June 28, 2020 Read: Genesis 22:1-14 and Matthew 10:40-42 Today’s passage from Genesis is a difficult one -- perhaps the ...
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Sermon for Pentecost 7, Year C (the Lukan "Our Father")

We recite the Our Father every week at Sunday worship, but how often do we think about its deeper meaning? ...
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Sermon for Advent Evensong

Feast of Saint Thomas the Apostle December 19, 2018 O come, O come, Immanuel,and ransom captive Israelthat mourns in lonely ...
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Grieving During the Holidays

Our culture sends us constant messages during the weeks leading up to Christmas. It’s a time of celebration and joy ...
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