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Sunday, September 15 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.” In this passage St. Paul discusses ...

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Sunday, September 8 was the Fifteenth Sunday after Trinity.  Bishop Hartley based his sermon on the Gospel for the day, St. Matthew 6:24, “no man can serve two masters…Ye cannot serve God and mammon.”   This is said to be the ...

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Sunday, September 1 was the Fourteenth Sunday after Trinity.  Bishop Hartley based his sermon on the Gospel for the day, St. Luke 17:11, the miracle of the ten lepers, which is a lesson on the power of thanksgiving.  In this ...

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Sunday, August 25 was the Thirteenth Sunday after Trinity.  Bishop Hartley based his sermon on the Gospel for the day, St. Luke 10:23, in which a lawyer tempts Jesus by asking him, “What shall I do to inherit enternal life?” ...

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Sunday, August 18 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 11 was the Eleventh Sunday after Trinity.  Bishop Hartley based his sermon on the Gospel for the day, St. Luke 18:9, one of the shortest and simplest parables of Jesus in which he compares two people, a Pharisee ...

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Sunday, June 9 was the Second Sunday after Trinity. Bishop Hartley based his sermon on the gospel for the day, St. John 3:13, “Marvel not, my brethren, if the world hate you…” In this passage St. John discusses the conflict ...

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Sunday, June 2 was the first Sunday after Trinity. Altar and vestment colors are green, the color of growth. Bishop Hartley based his sermon on the gospel for the day, St. Luke 16:19, the parable of Lazarus and the rich ...

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Sunday, May 26 was Trinity Sunday, which marks a division in the church calendar and marks the end of the segment of the Christian year that relives the life of Christ. Altar and vestment colors are white, the color of ...

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Sunday, May 19 was Pentecost, one of the major days in the church calendar commemorating the descent of the Holy Ghost upon the apostles on the day of the Jewish festival, which was a harvest festival observed on the fiftieth ...

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