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Sunday, August 10 was the Eighth Sunday after Trinity. Bishop Hartley based his sermon on the Epistle for the day, Romans 8:12:  “Brethren, we are debtors, not to the flesh, to live after the flesh.”  Here St. Paul is telling ...

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Sunday, August 3 was the Seventh Sunday after Trinity.  Bishop Hartley based his sermon on the Old Testament lesson for the day, Hosea 14: “Return, O Israel, to the Lord your God, for you have stumbled because of your iniquity.”  ...

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Sunday, July 27 was the Sixth Sunday after Trinity.  Bishop Hartley based his sermon on the Epistle for the day, Romans 6:3, “Know ye not, that so many of us as were baptized into Jesus Christ were baptized unto his ...

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Sunday, July 20 was the Fifth Sunday after Trinity.  The subject of Bishop Hartley’s sermon was Christian compassion, how we are to act and think as Christians, taking as his text the Epistle for the day, 1st St. Peter 3:8:  ...

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Sunday, July 13 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 this present time are not worthy to be compared with the glory ...

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Sunday, July 6 was the Third Sunday after Trinity and vestment and altar colors have turned green for this season.  Also during this season we are invited to turn in lists of favorite hymns to be sung.  Bishop Hartley based ...

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Sunday, June 29 was the second Sunday after Trinity, but as it is also the Holy Day commemorating Saint Peter the Apostle, the altar and vestment colors were red as they are on days commemorating the martyr saints, representing the ...

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Sunday, June 22 was the First Sunday after Trinity.  Bishop Hartley based his sermon on the scripture readings appointed for the day, which all concern the theme of why some evil people prosper while good people suffer.  In the Old ...

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Sunday, June 15 was Trinity Sunday, which celebrates the completion of God’s revelation to mankind through the three persons of the Trinity: Father, Son, and Holy Ghost or Spirit. Bishop Hartley based his sermon on the scripture readings appointed for ...

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Sunday, June 8th was Pentecost, a Christian festival commemorating the descent of the Holy Ghost upon the apostles on the day of the Jewish harvest festival on the fiftieth day from the second day of Passover. Pentecost means fiftieth day. ...

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