Christianity’s Debt to “Star Wars”

Christianity’s Debt to “Star Wars” A Sermon by The Reverend Barbara Mraz St. John the Evangelist Episcopal Church    St Paul, Minnesota    December 20, 2015 I’ve always had someone I label my “best friend.” In elementary school, it was Mary Elizabeth Fristinsky, who went on to become a Roman Catholic nun. I was a good […]

The Miracle

THE MIRACLE A Sermon by The Rev. Barbara Mraz St. John the Evangelist Episcopal Church St. Paul, Minnesota January 17, 2016 John 2:1-11 The Wedding at Cana Today I’d like to talk about miracles, Mary, Martin and the church. It’s an odd little miracle at the wedding in Cana of Galilee, an obscure village whose […]

Dust

Remember What the Creator Can Do With Dust A Sermon by
 The Rev. Barbara Mraz
 St. John the Evangelist Episcopal Church St Paul, Minnesota February 21, 2016 Genesis 15:1-12, 17-18  Luke 13:31-3 It can be hard to do Lent on command, especially if you’re in a good place in your life, already feeling the stirring […]

Keep Alert!

Keep Alert! A sermon preached by the Reverend Jered Weber-Johnson On Sunday, November 29, 2015 At Saint John the Evangelist Episcopal Church Saint Paul, Minnesota It is Advent once again. That season of the Church often overshadowed by the otherwise sparkly secular “Holidays” that stretch from the feast we have just consumed to that even […]

A Little Secret: On Ordinary Wisdom and Common Grace

A Little Secret: On Ordinary Wisdom and Common Grace A sermon preached By The Reverend Jered Weber-Johnson Sunday, December 13th, 2015 At Saint John the Evangelist Episcopal Church Saint Paul, Minnesota My father loved to dispense folksy wisdom. You know the type – “A bird in the hand is better than two in the bush” […]