Christ’s Nursery

During Advent we prepare to receive Christ in our hearts. What are you doing to prepare? Amanda Musterman Advent 1A. Isaiah 2:1-5, Romans 13:11-14, Matthew 24:36-44, and Psalm 122.

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Reign of Christ/Annual Meeting

During Worship this day, we celebrate the Reign of Christ the King. We review 2016 at Saint Patrick and look forward to 2017. Jeremiah 23:1-6
Canticle 16, Colossians 1:11-20, Luke 23:33-43. Amanda Musterman on 11/20/2016. Proper 29C.

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HEART for Stewardship

The Rev. Larry Cranfill, guest homeliest, preaches on the book The Generosity Factor and reminds us to give with H.E.A.R.T. On 11/13/2016 at Saint Patrick.

Dressed for Sainthood

Thinking about Halloween, Rev. Amanda looks at the ties between All Saints Day and our modern celebration of Halloween, posing the question – Why don’t we dress up like Saints?! Luke 6:20-31. Ephesians 1:11-23. Amanda Musterman on 11/6/2016 for the Celebration of All Saints at Saint Patrick.

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Pure like Zaccheus

Looking at how the name Zaccheus really means “pure one”, Rev. Amanda reminds us to not let societal expectations or pre-judgements upon us get in the way of who we are created to be. We were created to be thankful – so let’s give thanks! Amanda Musterman on 10.30.2016 Proper 26C. Luke 19:1-10.

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Transformation is All Around Us

Where and how does transformation happen? So often, the transformative power of Christ is directly in front of us, but like the Tax Collector we cannot see it. This sermon discusses how we might be more attentive to God by really seeing our hurting neighbors. The Rev. Amanda Musterman. Proper 28C. October 23, 2016. Luke 18:9-14.

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The Prayer Widow

A guide to praying always and not losing heart: From a persistent widow and from a community which prays through time and space. The Rev. Amanda Musterman on 10/16/2016. Jeremiah 31:27-34, Psalm 119:97-104, 2 Timothy 3:14-4:5 and Luke 18:1-8.

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Get Up, Don’t Give Up

John Cena (Wrestler), Jeremiah (Prophet), Paul (Prisoner), and Jesus (Christ) all have the same message for us – GET UP, DON’T GIVE UP. If you find yourself feeling exiled, remember, hope is on the way. Jeremiah 29:1, 4-7, Psalm 66:1-11, 2 Timothy 2:8-15, Luke 17:11-19. Amanda Musterman on Proper 23C, October 9, 2016.

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Increase our Faith?

Does anyone ever have ENOUGH FAITH? All of us think we don’t haven enough faith. But the little faith we do have, allows us to do the amazing, crazy, unbelievable work of the kingdom. Luke 17:5-10. Amanda Musterman on Proper 22, Year C. October 2, 2016.

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Hell, Fire, Brimstone, PitchFORKS

What is hell? Who knows, but Lazarus sure knows how to Party. Rev. Amanda Musterman challenges common perceptions of the afterlife and encourages us to share in a life of Christ’s service. Proper 21C. Luke 16:19-31 and 1 Timothy 6:6-19.

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