Sermon Archive : Barbara Mraz

04/26/20 - Hints and Guesses

HINTS AND GUESSES   April 26, 2020    The Rev. Barbara Mraz    Luke 24:13-35   Walking and talking, my friend Jeanne and I used to circle Lake Harriet several times a week on summer mornings. We were intensely self-absorbed, unattuned to the ripples in the sparkling lake, the birdsong, the patterns of light through the trees because important matters must be discussed! The quirky personalities at the Blake School […]

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03/15/20 - High Noon at Jacob

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HIGH NOON AT JACOB’S WELL A Sermon by the Rev. Barbara Mraz St. John the Evangelist Episcopal church St. Paul, Minnesota March 15, 2020   John 4:5-42   For 2000 years, Christians have gathered to worship God. They have met in private homes, in cemeteries, in structures of all types, in prisons, in schools, on the battlefield, in war and peace, adapting to persecution, national or international events, or simply […]

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02/16/20 - Walking the Line

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Walking the Line A Sermon by The Rev. Barbara Mraz St. John the Evangelist Episcopal Church St. Paul, Minnesota February 16, 2020   Matthew 5:21037 Deuteronomy    30:15-20 Psalm 119:1-8   Dolly Parton, the country singer, made a cameo appearance in one of Craig’s recent sermons. So today I’m going to pull in one of Dolly’s contemporaries: the late Johnny Cash, “the man in black.”  I remember that Craig, who can […]

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01/19/20 - Echoes of Mercy, Whispers of Love

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“Echoes of mercy, whispers of love”   A Sermon by The Rev. Barbara Mraz St. John the Evangelist Episcopal Church St. Paul, Minnesota January 19, 2020 JOHN 1:29-42 We’re going to begin today with a little test on what you just heard read in the Gospel from John. Please raise your hand to answer. True or false: In this lesson, John baptizes Jesus. True? False? Technically, this is false. In the […]

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12/15/19 - Stirred

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STIRRED   A Sermon by The Rev. Barbara Mraz St. John the Evangelist Episcopal Church St. Paul, Minnesota December 15, 2019   Matthew 11:2-11 Canticle 5 Luke 1:46-55   “Peggy Sue Got Married” is a 1986 movie about an adult woman who finds herself transported back to her senior year in high school in 1960. At one point she tells her high school math teacher: “I know for a fact […]

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