Sermons

May 2018

5-20 – Day of Pentecost

Finding Renewal in the Holy Spirit
The Rev. Roger Haenke

Ezek 37:1-14 | Ps 104:25-35, 37b | Acts 2:1-21 | Jn 15:26-27; 16:4b-15

5-13 – Seventh Sunday of Easter

The Gift of Mothers and Women
The Rev. Dr. Laura Sheridan-Campbell

Acts 1:15-17, 21-26 | Ps 1 | 1 Jn 5:9-13 | Jn 17:6-19

5-6 – Sixth Sunday of Easter

What’s This All About?
The Rev. Roger Haenke

Acts 10:44-48 | Ps 98 | 1 Jn 5:1-6 | Jn 15:9-17

April 2018

4-29 – Fifth Sunday of Easter

The Human Garden
The Rev. Dr. Laura Sheridan-Campbell

Acts 8:26-40 | Psalm 22:24-30| 1 John 4:7-21 | John 15:1-8

4-22 – Fourth Sunday of Easter

The Good Shepherd and Us
The Rev. Dr. Laura Sheridan-Campbell

Acts 4:5-12 | 1 John 3:16-24 | John 10:11-18

4-15 – Third Sunday of Easter

Seeing is Believing
The Rev. Roger Haenke

Acts 3:12-19 | Psalm 4 | 1 John 3:1-7 | Luke 24:36b-48

4-8 – Second Sunday of Easter

Jesus’s Legacy of Love and Peace
The Rev. Dr. Laura Sheridan-Campbell

Acts 4:32-35 | Psalm 133 | 1 John 1:1-2:2 | John 20:19-31

4-1 – Easter Day

The Miracle of the Risen Jesus
The Rev. Dr. Laura Sheridan-Campbell

Acts 10:34-43 | Psalm 118:1-2, 14-24 | 1 Cor 15:1-11 | Mk 16:1-8

March 2018

3-31 – Holy Saturday

Saving Us All
The Rev. Dr. Laura Sheridan-Campbell

Job 14:1-14 | Psalm 31:1-4, 15-16 | 1 Pet 4:1-8 | Mt 27:57-66

3-30 – Good Friday

Loving Ourselves and Others to the Very End
The Rev. Dr. Laura Sheridan-Campbell

Isaiah 52:13-53:12 | Psalm 22:1-11 | Hebrews 4:14-16. 5:7-9

3-29 – Maundy Thursday

Renewal and Being God’s Sign of Love
The Rev. Roger Haenke

Exodus 12:1-4, 11-14 | Psalm 116: 1; 11,13-17 | John 13:1-17; 31b-35

3-25 – Palm Sunday

God is in the Details
The Rev. Dr. Laura Sheridan-Campbell

Isa 50:4-9a | Ps 31:9-16| Phi 2:5-11 | Mk 11:1-11

3-18 – Fifth Sunday in Lent

Knowing God
The Rev. Dr. Laura Sheridan-Campbell

Jer 31:31-34 | Ps 51:1-13| Heb 5:5-10 | Jn 12:20-33

3-11 – Fourth Sunday in Lent

Conflict
The Rev. Roger Haenke

Num 21:4-9 | Ps 107:1-3, 17-22 | Eph 2:1-10 | Jn 3:14-21

3-4 – Third Sunday in Lent

At Times Like These
Brian Petersen

Ex 20:1-17 | Ps 19 | 1 Cor 1:18-25 | Jn 2:13-22

February 2018

2-25 – Second Sunday in Lent

Remembering Christ and to be Glad
The Rev. Dr. Laura Sheridan-Campbell

Gen 17:1-7,15-16 | Ps 22:22-30 | Romans 4:13-25 | Mk 8:31-38

2-18 – First Sunday in Lent

The Spirit Drove Jesus Into The Wilderness
The Rev. Dr. Laura Sheridan-Campbell

Gen 9:8-17 | Ps 25:1-9 | 1 Pet 3:18-22 | Mk 1:9-15

2-14 – Ash Wednesday and St. Valentine’s Day

Love
The Rev. Dr. Laura Sheridan-Campbell

Isa 58:1-12 | 103:8-14 | 2 Cor 5:20b-6:10 | Mt 6:1-6,16-21

2-11 – Last Sunday after Epiphany

Life Changing Engagement
Jerry Campbell

2 Kg 2:1-12 | Ps 50:1-6 | 2 Cor 4:3-6 | Mk 9:2-9

2-4 – Fifth Sunday after Epiphany

The Lifting and Renewing Power of Healing
The Rev. Roger Haenke

Isaiah 40:21-31 | Ps 147:1-12,21c | 1 Cor 9:16-23 | Mk 1:29-39

January 2018

1-28 – Fourth Sunday after Epiphany

The True Authority of Christ
The Rev. Laura Sheridan-Campbell

Deut 18:15-20 | Ps 111 | 1 Cor 8:1-13 | Mk 1:21-28

1-21 – Third Sunday after Epiphany

The Good News is Here
The Rev. Roger Haenke

Jonah 3:1-5,10 | Ps 62:6-14 | 1 Cor 7:29-31 | Mk 1:14-20

1-14 – Second Sunday after Epiphany

The Nazareths of our Time
The Rev. Dr. Laura Sheridan-Campbell

Sam 3:1-10 | Ps 139:1-5,12-17 | 1 Cor 6:12-20 | Jn 1:43-51

1-7 – First Sunday after Epiphany

Baptism into Christ
The Rev. Dr. Laura Sheridan-Campbell

Gen 1:1-5 | Ps 29 | Acts 19:1-7 | Mk 1:4-11

December 2017

12-31 – First Sunday after Christmas

Christmas and Our Own Faith
The Rev. Walter Edelman

Isa 61:10-62:3| Ps 147:13-21| Gal 4:4-7 | John 1:1-17

Christmas Eve

The Mystery of Christmas
Sue Sebastian and the Godly Play Children

Isa 9:2-7 | Ps 96 | Tit 2:11-14 | Lk 2: 1-145

12-24  – Fourth Sunday of Advent

The Surprise of God’s Presence
The Rev. Roger Haenke

2 Sam 7:1-11, 16 | Lk 1:46b-55 | Rom 16:25-27 | Lk 1:26-38

12-17  – Third Sunday of Advent

Understanding Living Our Lives With God
Rev. Dr. Laura Sheridan-Campbell

Isa 61:1-4, 8-11 | Ps 126 | 1 Thes 5:16-24 | Jn 1:6-8, 19-28

12-10  – Second Sunday of Advent

Trail Stewardship
Jerry Campbell

Isa 40:1-11| Ps 85:1-2, 8-13 | 2 Pe 3:8-15a | Mk 1:1-8

12-03  – First Sunday of Advent

Generosity at Holy Cross
Rev. Dr. Laura Sheridan-Campbell

Slides for sermon (use arrow keys to change slides): Generosity
Isa 64:1-9| Ps 80:1-7, 16-18 | 1 Cor 1:3-9 | Mk 13:24-37

November 2017

11-26  – Twenty-Fifth and Last Sunday after Pentecost

Christ the King
Rev. Walter Edelman

Ezek 34:11-16, 20-24| Ps 100 | Eph 1:15-23 | Mt 25:31-46

11-19  – Twenty-Fourth Sunday after Pentecost

Risking Much to Spread the Gospel of Love and Righteousness
Rev. Dr. Laura Sheridan-Campbell

Judges 4:1-7 | Ps 123 | 1 Thes 5:1-11 | Mt 25:14-30

11-12  – Twenty-Third Sunday after Pentecost

What are We Waiting For?
by Rev. Roger Haenke

Josh 3:7-17 | Ps 78:1-7 | 1 Thes 4:13-18 | Mt 25:1-13

11-05  – Twenty-Second Sunday after Pentecost / All Saints’ Sunday

Communion of Saints
by Laura Sheridan-Campbell

Slides for sermon (use arrow keys to change slides): The Communion of Saints
Rev 7:9-17 | Ps 34:1-10,22 | 1 Jn 3:1-3 | Mt 5:1-12

October 2017

10-29  – Twenty-First Sunday after Pentecost

Our Search for the Promised Land
by Jerry Campbell

Deut 34:1-12| Ps 90: 1-6, 13-17 | 1 Thes 2:1-8 | Mt 22:34-46

10-22  – Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost

Give to God the Things that are God’s
by the Rev. Roger Haenke

Ex 33:12-23 | Ps 99: 1-9 | 1 Thes 1:1-10 | Mt 22:15-22

10-15  – Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost

The Unrobed Man
by the Rev. Dr. Laura Sheridan-Campbell

Ex 32:1-14 | Ps 106:1-6, 19-23 | Phil 4:1-9 | Mt 22:1-14

10-8  – Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost

Can You Stand Trials?
by the Rev. Walter Edelman

Ex 20:1-4, 7-9, 12-20 | Ps 19 or: Ps 80:7-14 | Phil 3:4b-14 | Mt 21:33-46

10-1  – Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost

Is Christ’s Mind in Yours?
by the Rev. Dr. Laura Sheridan-Campbell

Ex 17:1-7 | Ps 78:1-4, 12-16 | Phil 2:1-13 | Mt 21:23-32

September 2017

9-24  – Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost

Are You Jealous Because of My Generosity?
by the Rev. Roger Haenke

Ex 16:2-15 | Ps 105:1-6, 37-45 | Phil 1:21-30 | Mt 20:1-16

9-17 – Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost – Feast of the Holy Cross

Encounters and Courage
by Rev. Dr. Laura Sheridan-Campbell

Ex 14:19-31| Ps 114| Rom 14:1-12 | Mt 18:21-35

9-10 – Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost

Christian Community
by Jerry Campbell

Ex 12:1-14 | Ps 149 | Rom 13:8-14 | Mt 18:15-20

9-3 – Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost

Polarized Society
by Jerry Campbell

Ex 12:1-14 | Ps 149 | Rom 13:8-14 | Mt 18:15-20

August 2017

8-27 – Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost

Baptismal Promise
by the Rev. Dr. Laura Sheridan-Campbell

Ex 1:8-2:10 | Ps 124 | Rom 12:1-8 | Mt 16:13-20

8-20 – Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost

I Am Joseph
by the Rev. Dr. Laura Sheridan-Campbell

Gen 45:1-15 | Ps 133 | Rom 11:1-2a, 29-32 | Mt 15: 21-28

8-13 – Tenth Sunday after Pentecost

Dreams
by the Rev. Dr. Laura Sheridan-Campbell

Gen 37:1-4, 12-28 | Ps 105:1-6, 16-22, 45b | Rom 10:5-15 | Mt 14:22-33

8-6 – Feast of the Transfiguration / Ninth Sunday after Pentecost

Transformation
by the Rev. Walter Edelman

Ex 34:29-35 | Ps 99 | 2 Pet 1:13-21 | Lk 9:28-36

July 2017

7-30 – Eighth Sunday after Pentecost

Have You Bought the Pearl?
by the Rev. Walter Edelman

Gen 29:15-28 | Ps 128 | Rom 8:26-39 | Mt 13:31-33, 44-52

Ex 34:29-35 | Ps 99 | 2 Pet 1:13-21 | Lk 9:28-36

 

7-23 – Seventh Sunday after Pentecost

What Are You Dreaming?
by the Rev. Dr. Laura Sheridan-Campbell

Gen 28:10-19a | Ps 139:1-11, 22-23 | Rom 8:12-25 | Mt 13:24-30, 36-43

7-16 – Sixth Sunday after Pentecost

George Calvert on Planned Giving 2016
by the Rev. Dr. Laura Sheridan-Campbell

Gen 25:19-34 | Ps 119:105-112 | Rom 8:1-11 | Mt 13:1-9, 18-23

From 7 February 2016 at St Alban’s Episcopal Church, El Cajon, CA uploaded to https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IQ2DbpK_XXU

7-9 – Fifth Sunday after Pentecost

Dilemmas of a Spiritual Life

Gen 22:1-14 | Ps 13 | Rom 6:12-23 | Mt 10:40-42

7-2 – Fourth Sunday after Pentecost

Giving
by the Rev. Dr. Laura Sheridan-Campbell

Gen 22:1-14 | Ps 13 | Rom 6:12-23 | Mt 10:40-42

June 2017

6-25 – Third Sunday after Pentecost

Family Conflicts
by the Rev. Dr. Laura Sheridan=Campbell

Gen 21:8-21 | Ps 86:1-10, 16-17 | Rom 6:1b-11 | Mt 10:24-39

6-18 Fathers’ Day – Second Sunday after Pentecost

Being a Father
by Jerry Campbell

Gen 18:1-15 | Ps 116:1,10-17 | Rom 5:1-8 | Mt 9:35-10:8

6-11 Trinity Sunday – First Sunday after Pentecost

The Trinity and the Church
by the Rt. Rev. James R. Mathes

Gen 1:1-2:4a | Ps 8 | 2 Cor 13:11-13 | Mt 28:16-20

6-4 Pentecost

A New Era Dawning
by the Rev. Dr. Laura Sheridan-Campbell

Acts 2:1-21 | Ps 104:25-35,37 | 1 Cor 12:3b-13 | Jn 20:19-23

May 2017

5-28 7th Sunday of Easter – Memorial Day weekend

Spiritual Battles
by LCDR Michael J. Tagaloa, ChC USN

Acts 1:6-14 | Ps 68:1-10, 33-36 | 1 Pet 4:12-14, 5:6-11 | Jn 17:1-11

5-21 6th Sunday of Easter

I Will Not Leave You Orphaned
by the Rev. Dr. Laura Sheridan-Campbell

Acts 17:22-31 | Ps 66:7-18 | 1 Pet 3:13-22 | Jn 14:15-21

5-14 5th Sunday of Easter (Mothers’ Day)

Community and Mothers
by the Rev. Dr. Laura Sheridan-Campbell

Acts 7:55-60 | Ps 31:1-5, 15-16 | 1 Pet 2:2-10 | Jn 14:1-14

5-7 4th  Sunday of Easter

I Am The Gate
by the Rev. Dr. Laura Sheridan-Campbell 

Acts 2:42-47 | Ps 23 | 1 Pet 2:19-25 | Jn 10:1-10

April 2017

4-30 3rd  Sunday of Easter

Hiddenness Revealed
by the Rev. Dr. Laura Sheridan-Campbell

Acts 2:14a,22-32 | Ps 16 | 1 Pet 1:3-9 | Jn 20:19-31

4-23 2nd  Sunday of Easter

Did You Have A Nice Easter?
by the Rev. Walter Edelman

Acts 2:14a,22-32 | Ps 16 | 1 Pet 1:3-9 | Jn 20:19-31

4-16 Easter Sunday

Children’s Easter Sermon
by the Rev. Dr. Laura Sheridan-Campbell

They Found an Empty Tomb
by Jerry Campbell
Acts 10:34-43 | Ps 118:1-2,14-24 | Col 3:1-4 | Jn 20:1-18

4 -9 Palm Sunday

The Tide Turns
by the Rev. Dr. Laura Sheridan-Campbell

Ezek 37:1-14 | Ps 130 | Rom 8:6-11 | Jn 11:1-45

4-2 5th Sunday in Lent

He Waited – Two Outcomes

by the Rev. Dr. Laura Sheridan-Campbell

Ezek 37:1-14 | Ps 130 | Rom 8:6-11 | Jn 11:1-45