15 October 2017 – 19th Sunday after Pentecost

The Rev. Dr. Austin Leininger Sermon of Proper 23 19th Sunday After Pentecost Bread for the World Sunday Readings: Isaiah 25:1-9 Psalm 23 Philippians 4:1-9 Matthew 22:1-14 Today we pray with parishes all over the U.S. for the alleviation of hunger as we observe Bread for the World Sunday. From Bread for the World: Today … [Read more…]

8 October 2017 – 18th Sunday after Pentecost

The Rev. Dr. Austin Leininger Sermon of Proper 22 18th Sunday After Pentecost 8 October 2017 Readings: Exodus 20:1-4, 7-9, 12-20 Psalm 19 Philippians 3:4b-14 Matthew 21:33-46 With all the language around killing in today’s gospel, it is hard to get away from the theme of violence and heartbreak that this past week has held. … [Read more…]

1 October 2017 – Celebration of St. Francis Day

The Rev. Dr. Austin Leininger Sermon of Proper 21 17th Sunday After Pentecost St. Francis Day Celebration 1 October 2017 Readings: Ezekiel 18:1-4,25-32 Psalm 25:1-8 Philippians 2:1-13 Matthew 21:23-32 Who can tell me who we are celebrating today? Why are we having church outside? Does anyone know the connection between St. Francis and being outside … [Read more…]