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Sunday, September 27 was the seventeenth Sunday after Trinity.  Bishop Hartley based his sermon on the epistle for the day, Ephesians 4:1: “I, therefore, the prisoner of the Lord, beseech you that ye walk worthy of the vocation wherewith ye ...

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Sunday, September 20 was the Sixteenth Sunday after Trinity.  Bishop Hartley based his sermon on the Epistle for the day, Ephesians 3:13, “I desire that ye faint not at my tribulations for you, which is your glory.”  In this passage ...

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Sunday, September 13 was the Fifteenth Sunday after Trinity.  Bishop and Mrs. Hartley and the Berthold family were all in Branson where the Bishop presided over the confirmation into St. Josephs Church of Ken White, who recently married Jennifer Berthold ...

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Sunday, September 6 was the fourteenth Sunday after Trinity.   Bishop Hartley based his sermon on the theme of gratitude, taking as his text the gospel for the day, St. Luke 17: 11, which is the account of the healing of ...

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We have all heard the old saying “Lord willin’ and the creek don’t rise” and unfortunately for us on Sunday the creek did rise, Cowskin Creek to be precise, and Fr. Glen and Laurie were not able to get across ...

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Sunday, August 23 was the Twelfth Sunday after Trinity.  Bishop Hartley based his sermon on the epistle for the day, 2 Corinthians 3;4: “…our sufficiency is of God, who also hath made us able ministers of the new testament, not ...

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Sunday, August 16 was the Eleventh Sunday after Trinity.  Bishop Hartley based his sermon on the epistle for the day, 1st Corinthians15:1, “Brethren, I declare unto you the gospel, which I preached unto you, which also ye have received, and ...

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Sunday, August 9 was the Tenth Sunday after Trinity.  Bishop Hartley based his sermon on the gospel for the day, St. Luke 19:41:  “And when He (Jesus) was come near, He beheld the city, and wept over it…” This is ...

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Sunday, August 2 was the ninth Sunday after Trinity.  Bishop Hartley based his sermon on the gospel for the day, St. Luke 15:11, “A certain man had two sons…”  This is the famous parable of the Prodigal Son, in which ...

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Sunday July 26 was the Eighth Sunday after Trinity.  Bishop Hartley began by reminding us of the vows we make when we joined the church, to renounce the devil & the glory of the world in favor of following Christ, ...

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