Sermon Archive : Rev. Craig Lemming

02/09/20 - Tired of Tastelessness, Darkness, and Hatred? Be Salt. Be Light. Be Love.

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Tired of Tastelessness, Darkness, and Hatred? Be Salt. Be Light. Be Love. A Sermon for St. John the Evangelist Episcopal Church, St. Paul by The Rev. Craig Lemming, Associate Rector Sunday, February 9, 2020 In the name of the Creator, the Redeemer, and the Sustainer of Life. Amen. As a schoolboy I was terrible at Chemistry. I was absolutely rubbish at Chemistry! My struggle with Chemistry was so real, that […]

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01/26/20 - Listen to Jesus Christ + Dolly Parton: Leave Your Nets; Be Free on Purpose

A Sermon for St. John the Evangelist Episcopal Church, St. Paul, MN by The Rev. Craig Lemming, Associate Rector Sunday, January 26, 2020 – Third Sunday after the Epiphany In the name of Jesus who calls us to leave our nets and to be free to love and to serve others on purpose. Amen. It is with immense gratitude that I return to St. John’s after a marvelous family vacation […]

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12/01/19 - Advent: Bracing Ourselves for God’s Unexpected Best

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Advent: Bracing Ourselves for God’s Unexpected Best A Sermon for St. John the Evangelist Episcopal Church, Saint Paul, MN Sunday, December 1, 2019 – The First Sunday in Advent In the name of God who creates, redeems, and sustains the eternally present Now. Amen. Since this First Sunday in Advent marks the first day in the Church’s New Year, today’s Sermon explores making a New Year’s resolution. Before the cynics […]

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11/10/19 - Cats, Widows, and Sadducees: Conventions Crucify. Tradition Resurrects.

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Cats, Widows, and Sadducees: Conventions Crucify. Tradition Resurrects. A Sermon by The Rev. Craig Lemming, Associate Rector St. John the Evangelist Episcopal Church, Saint Paul, Minnesota Sunday, November 10, 2019 – Proper 27, Year C In the name of Jesus who liberates us to be free, whole, and loving. Amen. Over the last few years, I have discovered that I have a remarkable gift. I am a superb cat-sitter. I […]

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10/13/19 - Salvation: Returning with Gratitude to Places, People, and Practices that Heal

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Salvation: Returning with Gratitude to Places, People, and Practices that Heal A Sermon for St. John the Evangelist Episcopal Church, St. Paul, MN by The Rev. Craig Lemming, Associate Rector Sunday, October 13, 2019 – Proper 23 In the name of the One, Holy, and Living God who heals us. Amen. For obvious reasons and possibly because of my profile picture on social media, I receive lots advertisements for hair-restoration […]

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