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Last Sunday of Pentecost (Christ the King), Year A

November 23, 2014

Ms. Emily Williams Guffey

Emily Williams Guffey
Last Sunday of Pentecost (Christ the King), Year A
23 November 2014 • St. Mark’s, Capitol Hill
Ezekiel 34:11-16, 20-24; Ephesians 1:15-23; Matthew 25:31-46

“Lord, when was it that we saw you hungry and gave you food, or thirsty and gave you something to drink? And...

Love of God, Love of Neighbor

The Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost (RCL, Year A)

October 26, 2014

The Reverent Susan Mann Flanders

Deut. 34:1-6, 10,  Mt. 22: 34-40              St. Mark’s, 10/26/14

          Dying today is seldom as it was in Moses’time.  Moses accomplishes his life’s work; he encounters his God in a literal mountaintop experience and dies and is buried, no one knows where. His actual dying is...

What’s the Alternative?

The Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost (RCL, Year A)

October 19, 2014

The Reverend Rebecca Justice Schunior, Assistant Rector

 

“Give therefore to the emperor the things that are the emperor’s, and to God the things that are God’s.” When they heard this, they were amazed; and they left him and went away.

(Matthew 22:21b-22)

 

            Friends, I have a very soft spot in my heart for fundraisers. Because,...

Sermon for the 18th Sunday after Pentecost, October 12, 2014

October 12, 2014

Ms. Emily Williams Guffey

Sermon for the 18th Sunday after Pentecost, October 12, 2014
Isaiah 25:6-9; Psalm 23; Matthew 22:1-14
St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, Capitol Hill
Emily Williams Guffey

That’s quite a Gospel parable we have today, isn’t it? Let’s review:

There’s a king who is throwing a wedding banquet...

Sacred Space

September 28, 2014

The Right Reverend Mariann Budde Edgar, Bishop of Washington

Sermon for the Service of Dedication
St Mark's Capitol Hill
September 28, 2014
The Right Reverend Mariann Edgar Budde  

Sacred Space

 

Then I said to them, "You see the trouble we are in, how Jerusalem lies in ruins with its gates burned. Come, let us build the wall of Jerusalem,...

Thoughts for Christian Ed Sunday

September 21, 2014

Ms. Kitty Donnelly, Co-Director of Christian Education

May the words of my mouth and the meditations of our hearts be acceptable in thy sight O Lord. 

One of my favorite children's stories is Stone Soup.   It takes place in a village of poor families.  They  feel discouraged and see the old turnip or limp carrots they have with despair.   Then...

‘Your Arm’s too Short to Box with God.’  Really?

Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost

August 31, 2014

Mr. Grady Hedgespeth, Senior Warden

‘Your Arm’s too Short to Box with God.’  Really?

So here we are at the final installment on our Summer Sermon Series, Meeting God in Our Lives: Exploring Spiritual Practices.  So far we have heard from five members of our community: Suella Henn who set the stage for the series, Justi...

Breathing as Spiritual Practice

Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost

August 24, 2014

Ms. Emily Williams Guffey

“Breathing as Spiritual Practice”

August Preaching Series: Meeting God In Our Lives

Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost:  August 24, 2014

Isaiah 42:5-9 • John 20:19-23

 

It is great to be back here with you. Even though I have not been able to be here with you in this space these past...

The Spirituality of Eating

Tenth Sunday after Pentecost

August 17, 2014

Mr. David Deutsch

Sermon – St. Mark’s – August 17, 2014

The Spirituality of Eating

Gospel: Luke 24: 13-16, 28-32

 

 

Before I begin I just want to mention how much I have enjoyed the three sermons that have already been preached on the topic of Meeting God in Our Lives: Exploring Spiritual Practices....

“Give Up!”

The Eighth Sunday after Pentecost

August 03, 2014

The Reverend Rebecca Justice Schunior, Assistant Rector

The Reverend Justi Schunior

August 3, 2013

August preaching series – Meeting God in our Lives

“Give Up!”

Our theme for sermons during August is titled, “Meeting God in our Lives: Exploring Spiritual Practices.” Last week, Suella Henn gave a beautiful sermon about prayer and its...

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