• Dec2018

    Rejoice!

    December 17, 2018

    December 16, 2018  — Third Sunday of Advent Rev. Alison Quin Today’s Readings: Zephaniah 3:14-20 Philippians 4:4-7 Luke 3:7-18 Canticle 9 Rejoice! [AUDIO ONLY]

  • December 9, 2018 — Second Sunday of Advent Rev. Alison Quin Today’s Readings: Baruch 5:1-9 Philippians 1:3-11 Luke 3:1-6 Canticle 4 or 16 Tragic Downfall – Inevitable? I just finished a Thomas Hardy novel—The Mayor of Casterbridge—that I have not looked at since I was forced to read it at...

  • Be Like Sydney (Look Up!)

    December 2, 2018

    December 2, 2018 — First Sunday of Advent Rev. Janet Vincent Today’s Readings: Jeremiah 33:14-16 1 Thessalonians 3:9-13 Luke 21:25-36 Psalm 25:1-9 Be Like Vincent (Look Up!) [AUDIO ONLY]

  • Nov2018

    Christ the King?

    November 25, 2018

    November 25, 2018 — Last (27th) Sunday after Pentecost Christ the King Sunday Rev. Alison Quin Today’s Readings: 2 Samuel 23:1-7 Psalm 132:1-13 (14-19) Revelation 1:4b-8 John 18:33-37 Christ the King? It is Christ the King Sunday.  I have to say that I feel deeply ambivalent about the whole idea...

  • Provoking: Anger or Love?

    November 21, 2018

    November 18, 2018 — Twenty-Sixth Sunday After Pentecost Rev. Janet Vincent Today’s Readings: 1 Samuel 1:4-20 1 Samuel 2:1-10 Hebrews 10:11-14 (15-18) 19-25 Mark 13:1-8 The Collect for Today: Blessed Lord, who caused all holy Scriptures to be written for our learning: Grant us so to hear them, read, mark,...

  • More on the Widow’s Mite

    November 11, 2018

    November 11, 2018 — Twenty-fifth Sunday After Pentecost Rev. Alison Quin Today’s Readings: Ruth 3:1-5; 4:13-17 Psalm 127 Hebrews 9:24-28 Mark 12:38-44 More on the Widow’s Mite [AUDIO ONLY]

  • No Accidental Saints

    November 4, 2018

    October 28, 2018 — Twenty-fourth Sunday After Pentecost Rev. Janet Vincent Today’s Readings: Ruth 1:1-18 Psalm 146 Hebrews 9:11-14 Mark 12:28-34 No Accidental Saints [AUDIO ONLY]

  • Oct2018

    October 28, 2018 — Twenty-third Sunday After Pentecost Rev. Alison Quin Today’s Readings: Job 42:1-6, 10-17 Psalm 34:1-8, (19-22) Hebrews 7:23-28 Mark 10:46-52 Ask for What You Need & Listen for the Cries of Others Today, we are commemorating Matthew Shepard, who died 20 years ago this month in Laramie,...

  • October 21, 2018 — Twenty-Second Sunday After Pentecost Guest Preacher & Missionary Monica Vega Today’s Readings: Job 38:1-7, (34-41) Psalm 104:1-9, 25, 37b Hebrews 5:1-10 Mark 10:35-45 Monica Vega and Heidi Schmidt are long-time friends of Christ the King and are missionaries working in the northernmost part of Argentina.  Their...

  • October 14, 2018 — Twenty-First Sunday After Pentecost Guest Preacher:  Elbert Rogers on Stewardship (as read by Tony McGinty) Today’s Readings: Job 23:1-9, 16-17 Psalm 22:1-15 Hebrews 4:12-16 Mark 10:17-31 Stewardship Message: Who Are We? Our dear friend, parishioner and Vestry member, Elbert Rogers, is recovering after a stroke.  These...

  • Keep the Dialogue Going

    October 7, 2018

    October 7, 2018 — Twentieth Sunday After Pentecost Rev. Alison Quin Today’s Readings: Job 1:1; 2:1-10 Psalm 26 Hebrews 1:1-4; 2:5-12 Mark 10:2-16 Keep the Dialogue Going “All conflict comes from broken dialogue.” Steve Schunk, who is a trained mediator, said that to me recently and I’ve been thinking about...

  • Sep2018

    Who Owns the Ministry?

    September 30, 2018

    September 30, 2018 — Nineteenth Sunday After Pentecost Rev. Alison Quin Today’s Readings: Esther 7:1-6, 9-10; 9:20-22 Psalm 124 James 5:13-20 Mark 9:38-50 Who Owns the Ministry? [AUDIO ONLY] The poem read by Alison was written by Mack Mikenzie Williams.

  • Who is the Greatest?

    September 23, 2018

    September 23, 2018 — The Eighteenth Sunday After Pentecost Rev. Deacon Robert Zito Today’s Readings: Proverbs 31:10-31 Psalm 1 James 3:13-4:3, 7-8a Mark 9:30-37 Who is the Greatest? [AUDIO ONLY]

  • September 16, 2018 — Seventeenth Sunday After Pentecost — 2 PM Rev. Alison Quin Today’s Readings: Proverbs 1:20-33 Psalm 19 James 3:1-12 Mark 8:27-38 Note: Today we celebrate the ordination of the Rev. Steve Schunk to the priesthood.  This is Alison’s sermon at the celebration of Steve’s first Eucharist at...

  • Rehabilitating Charity

    September 9, 2018

    September 9, 2018 — Sixteenth Sunday After Pentecost Rev. Alison Quin Today’s Readings: Proverbs 22:1-2, 8-9, 22-23 Psalm 125 James 2:1-10, [11-13], 14-17 Mark 7:24-37 Rehabilitating Charity [AUDIO ONLY]

  • Stand Up for Jesus

    September 2, 2018

    September 2, 2018 — Fifteenth Sunday After Pentecost Rev. Janet Vincent Today’s Readings: Song of Solomon 2:8-13 Psalm 45:1-2, 7-10 James 1:17-27 Mark 7:1-8, 14-15, 21-23 Stand Up for Jesus Janet preaches about the origin, meaning and inspiration of Hymn #561 – “Stand Up, Stand Up for Jesus” [AUDIO ONLY]

  • Aug2018

    What Are We Hungry For?

    August 12, 2018

    August 12, 2018 — Twelfth Sunday After Pentecost Rev. Alison Quin Today’s Readings: 2 Samuel 18:5-9, 15, 31-33 Psalm 130 Ephesians 4:25-5:2 John 6:35, 41-51 What Are We Hungry For? [AUDIO ONLY]

  • May2018

    May 13, 2018 — Seventh Sunday of Easter Rev. Janet Vincent Today’s Readings: Acts 1:15-17, 21-26 1 John 5:9-13 John 17:6-19 Psalm 1 Coloring Outside the Lines [AUDIO ONLY]

  • May 6, 2018 — Sixth Sunday of Easter Rev. Alison Quin Readings: Acts 10:44-48 1 John 5:1-6 John 15:9-17 Psalm 98 …As I Have Loved You “This is my commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you.” Shortly before his death, Jesus sat with his beloved disciples...

  • Apr2018

    April 29, 2019 — Fifth Sunday of Easter Rev. Janet Vincent Today’s Readings: Acts 8:26-40 1 John 4:7-21 John 15:1-8 Psalm 22:24-30 Come, My Way, My Truth, My Life More information on the hymn for which this sermon is named and its author, George Herbert. [AUDIO ONLY]

  • Great Expectations

    April 22, 2018

    April 22, 2018 — Fourth Sunday of Easter Rev. Deacon Robert Zito Today’s Readings: Acts 4:5-12 1 John 3:16-24 John 10:11-18 Psalm 23 Great Expectations  My mother and I had a tumultuous relationship.  Ever since early childhood my mother and I had different expectations about how I might live my...

  • A Future Without Fear

    April 15, 2018

    April 15, 2018 — Third Sunday of Easter Rev. Alison Quin Readings: Acts 3:12-19 1 John 3:1-7 Luke 24:36b-48 Psalm 4 A Future Without Fear I’ve heard that humans are the only creatures with an awareness of their mortality. I haven’t really checked in with other species, but it is...

  • Rolling Away the Stone

    April 1, 2018

    April 1, 2018 — Easter Service 10 AM Rev. Janet Vincent Readings: Isaiah 25:6-9 1 Corinthians 15:1-11 John 20:1-18 or Mark 16:1-8 Psalm 118:1-2, 14-24 Rolling Away the Stone [AUDIO ONLY]

  • April 1, 2018 — Easter Morning 5:30 AM Rev. Alison Quin The Lessons: Genesis 1:1-2:4a [The Story of Creation]  Genesis 7:1-5, 11-18, 8:6-18, 9:8-13 [The Flood]  Genesis 22:1-18 [Abraham’s sacrifice of Isaac]  Exodus 14:10-31; 15:20-21 [Israel’s deliverance at the Red Sea]  Isaiah 55:1-11 [Salvation offered freely to all]  Baruch 3:9-15,...

  • Mar2018

    March 18, 2018 — Fifth Sunday in Lent Guest Preacher:  Rev. Deacon Steve Schunk Today’s Readings: Jeremiah 31:31-34 Hebrews 5:5-10 John 12:20-33 Psalm 51:1-13  

  • The Breath of Life

    March 11, 2018

    March 11, 2018 — Fourth Sunday in Lent Rev. Deacon Robin Beveridge Today’s Readings: Numbers 21:4-9 Ephesians 2:1-10 John 3:14-21 Psalm 107:1-3, 17-22 The Breath of Life [AUDIO ONLY]

  • Feb2018

    Take Up Your Cross

    February 28, 2018

    February 25, 2018 — Second Sunday in Lent Rev. Janet Vincent Today’s Readings: Genesis 17:1-7, 15-16 Romans 4:13-25 Mark 8:31-38 Psalm 22:22-30 Take Up Your Cross [AUDIO ONLY]

  • February 18, 2018 — First Sunday in Lent Rev. Alison Quin Today’s Readings: Genesis 9:8-17 1 Peter 3:18-22 Mark 1:9-15 Psalm 25:1-9 Before Jesus began his ministry, he was baptized by John the Baptist in the Jordan River.  And just as he came out of the water, he saw the...

  • February 11, 2018 — Last Sunday After the Epiphany The Most Rev. Michael Curry On February 2-3, Christ the King church participated as a remote site for Trinity Wall Street’s Trinity Institute Values in Action conference.  The Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church, Michael Curry, delivered the sermon at the opening...

  • Living Into Love

    February 4, 2018

    February 4, 2018 — Fifth Sunday After Epiphany Guest Preacher: Rev. Richard Witt This week’s readings: Isaiah 40:21-31 1 Corinthians 9:16-23 Mark 1:29-39 Psalm 147:1-12, 21c Living Into Love [AUDIO ONLY]