Sermons by The Rev. Dawn M. Frankfurt, Rector

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The Eighth Sunday after Pentecost, Proper 12

Suspend your Disbelief In the name of God. Father, Son and Holy Spirit. Amen. In our gospel lesson today, Jesus tells one short story after another about the Kingdom of God … or in other words, he gives many examples of what the reign of God is like: the uncorrupt world without our free choice […]

Holy Trinity, Year A

COMMUNITY OF THE TRINITY In the name of God. Father, Son and Holy Spirit. Amen. Oh! I love it that in this season after Pentecost we begin our readings from the Old Testament (otherwise known as Hebrew Scriptures). This morning we have the story of creation, which, ironically, takes me back to remember some of […]

Easter, Year A

JESUS: THE VULNERABLE NAME FOR GOD In the Name of God. Father, Son and Holy Spirit. Amen. There are a number of adages and old sayings about making a first impression: * You never get a second chance to make a first impression. * First impressions are the most lasting. People tend to be most […]

Good Friday, Year A

GOD ON THE EDGE In the name of God; Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. AMEN. Coming to know God and eternal life includes getting acquainted with death. Coming to know the story of Jesus includes getting acquainted with the knowledge that there is nothing he has not suffered. Our first acquaintance with death usually comes […]