Sermon Archive : Guest Preachers

06/21/20 - Laughter Together

A Sermon by Ailsa Schmidt for the 3rd Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 7, Year A) at St. John the Evangelist Episcopal Church (St. Paul, MN) In today’s reading from Genesis, we’re put in the middle of a family dispute, whose consequences reverberate through our world today. Nobody was on their best behavior at Abraham and Sarah’s place, and as so often happens, understanding was not in abundance. It was a […]

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01/12/20 - Baptism, Comfort and Challenge

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Download Audio Sermon: Guest Preacher - Jan 12, 2020

A sermon preached by guest preacher the Rev. Mike Angell Saint John the Evangelist Episcopal Church, St. Paul Sunday, January 12, 2020   I want to thank your rector, Jered Weber-Johnson, for inviting me to come to Minnesota. In January. Your rector is sneaky. He chose a really specific moment to invite me to come preach, the end of June last year. I had just walked the streets of my […]

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01/12/20 - Aelred and the Gift of God’s Diverse Love

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Download Audio Sermon: Guest Preacher - Jan 12, 2020

A sermon preached by the Rev. Mike Angell The Feast of Saint Aelred of Rievaulx St. John the Evangelist Sunday, January 12, 20202

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12/25/19 - Hold the Baby

“Hold the Baby” A Sermon Preached by the Rev. Karen Mosso Saint John the Evangelist December 25, 2019   We have come together on this Christmas Day filled with expectation and seeking many things: – to be with family and friends – to sing carols and say prayers that are treasured and familiar – to hear again the ancient story of Jesus’s birth And we come seeking signs of hope […]

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12/08/19 - Becoming God’s Dream

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Download Audio Sermon: Guest Preacher - Dec 08, 2019

Sermon for St. John the Evangelist, December 8, 2019 Guest Preacher Jay Hornbacher Texts: Isaiah 11:1-10; Psalm 72:1-7, 18-19; Romans 5:4-13; Matthew 3:1-12 In the name of God, Creator, Christ, and Holy Spirit. AMEN.   I think I can say without fear of contradiction that no one EVER accused John the Baptist of failing to speak his mind. We just heard again his words that come to us in the […]

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