Sermon Archive : Barbara Mraz

11/17/19 - Resources for the End of the World

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RESOURCES FOR THE END OF THE WORLD A Sermon by The Rev. Barbara Mraz St. John the Evangelist Episcopal Church St. Paul, Minnesota November 17, 2019   Malachi 4:1-2a 2 Thessalonians 3:6-13 Luke 21:5-19   My daughter Emily’s beautiful five-year-old Golden Lab (who ate specially-prepared organic food, wore a raincoat when it was cloudy, and was the center of her family) died two weeks ago, only 36 hours after suffering […]

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10/27/19 - Suspended in a Sunbeam

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” Suspended in a Sunbeam”   A Sermon by` The Rev. Barbara Mraz St John the Evangelist Episcopal Church St. Paul, Minnesota October 27, 2019   Luke 18:9-14   The topic today is humility. A scenario: “Great job on the presentation today, Sarah.” ‘Oh thanks. I’m not sure it went very well.” “No, it did. Really.” “I should have done more research.” “The research was fine.” “My voice isn’t very […]

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09/15/19 - Lost

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Lost A Sermon by the Rev. Barbara Mraz St. John the Evangelist Episcopal Church St. Paul, Minnesota September 15, 2019   Luke15:1-10   Many years ago, I went to pick up my four-year-old daughter from her play group at Lynnhurst Park in southwest Minneapolis. She liked going there twice a week, usually with her friend Sarah, but Sarah was home sick today. Arriving promptly at three with several other parents […]

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08/18/19 - A Nun, a Bishop, and a Sinner

 A Nun, a Bishop, and a Sinner   A Sermon by The Rev. Barbara Mraz St John then Evangelist Episcopal Church Saint Paul, Minnesota August 18, 2019   Luke 12:49-56 Hebrews 11:29-12:2 Today I will tell you three stories, two of them true. This is the first, “The Nun.”  The summer I was twelve, Mary Elizabeth Fristinsky’s sister Martha left for the convent.  This was the 1950’s, when nuns were […]

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07/14/19 - The Black Man and the Tea Cart

  THE BLACK MAN AND THE TEA CART   A Sermon by The Rev. Barbara Mraz St. John the Evangelist Episcopal Church St. Paul, Minnesota July 14, 2019   Luke 10:25-37   I’m getting smarter about online purchases.  This time I didn’t buy my item from Amazon but Target so I could return it to an actual store instead of boxing it up and lugging it to UPS.  It was […]

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