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Sunday, August 12 was the tenth Sunday after Trinity. Bishop Hartley based his sermon on the gospel for the day, I Corinthians 12:1 “Concerning spiritual gifts, brethren, I would not have you be ignorant.” Spiritual gifts are the manifestation of ...

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Sunday, August 5 was the ninth Sunday after Trinity. Bishop Hartley based his sermon on the gospel for the day, St. Luke 15:11, in which Jesus tells the story known as the parable of the prodigal son. This is one ...

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Sunday, July 29 was the eighth Sunday after Trinity. Bishop Hartley based his sermon on the gospel for the day. St. Matthew 7:15, “Beware of false prophets…” He began his sermon with a quote from our namesake St. Francis of ...

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Sunday, July 22nd, was the seventh Sunday after Trinity.  Bishop Hartley based his sermon on the Epistle for the day, Romans 6:19, in which Paul writes to the new church at Rome, founded by Peter around 42 AD, to instruct ...

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Sunday, July 15 was the sixth Sunday after Trinity, Bishop Hartley based his sermon on the epistle for the day, Romans 6:3 “like as Christ was raised up from the dead by the glory of the newness of life.” We ...

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Sunday, July 1 was the fourth Sunday after Trinity. Bishop Hartley based his sermon on the epistle for the day, Romans 8:18: “I reckon that the sufferings of the present time are not worthy to be compared with the glory ...

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Sunday, June 24 was the third Sunday after trinity, which is the longest season of the liturgical or Christian year, taking up one-half of the year, and is the time in which we put into practice use the lessons learned ...

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Sunday, June 17 was the Second Sunday after Trinity. Altar and vestment colors are green for this season, the color of growth. Bishop Hartley based his sermon on the gospel for the day, St. Luke 14:16, known as the parable ...

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Sunday, June 10th, was the first Sunday after Trinity.  Bishop Hartley, based his sermon on the Epistle for the day, I John 4:7, “Beloved, let us love one another for love is of God and everyone that loveth is born ...

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Sunday, June 3 was Trinity Sunday. Altar and vestment colors were white, the color of purity and joy. In his sermon Bishop Hartley noted that the doctrine of the Trinity – God the Father, Son and Holy Spirit – does ...

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