Sermon for the Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost, 2016

There’s been a lot of bad news this summer. Both here and around the world, we’ve had wave after wave of violence and tragedy; and if that weren’t bad enough, the back and forth we engage around it fans the flames of the deep political divides among us. The Book of Common Prayer tells us … Continue reading Sermon for the Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost, 2016

Sermon for the Eighth Sunday after Pentecost, 2016

I do quite a bit of cooking around our house, and I am a recipe fundamentalist. Even if I’m preparing something I’ve made many times before, I like to follow the recipe down to the last detail. I tend to be a color inside the lines person in general, so I naturally trust the recipe’s … Continue reading Sermon for the Eighth Sunday after Pentecost, 2016

Sermon for All Saints’ Day by the Reverend Canon Liz Easton

O blest communion, fellowship divine! We feebly struggle, they in glory shine; Yet all are one in thee, for all are thine. Alleluia! Last weekend, in Mitchell, Nebraska, our Diocese had the pleasure of celebrating the feast day of Father Hiram Hisanori Kano—our very own Nebraska saint—for the first time. After a long petitioning process, … Continue reading Sermon for All Saints’ Day by the Reverend Canon Liz Easton