Sermons by The Rev. Justin R. Cannon

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First Sunday in Lent 2018

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First Sunday of Lent 2018 The Rev. Justin R. Cannon “Humankind has not woven the web of life. We are but one thread within it. Whatever we do to the web, we do to ourselves. All things are bound together. All things connect.” Chief Seattle “When one tugs at a single thing in Nature, he […]

Christmas 2017 – The Swaddling of God

The Feast of the Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ “The Swaddling of God” December 31, 2017 The Rev. Justin R. Cannon   Pope Pius the Twelfth once described the contemporary Swiss Reformed theologian Karl Barth as the most important theologian since Thomas Aquinas. Karl Barth, a prolific theologian who died in 1968, was once […]

April 2, 2017 – Lazarus Sunday

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Little Bobby: Mom, why was nothing said about the other persons that Jesus raised from the dead together with Lazarus?Mom: Oh dear, now were did you learn that there were other persons? It was only Lazarus.Little Bobby: But mom, every time I read that verse I cannot help but assume that there were at least […]

March 26, 2017

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A global organization of volunteers dedicated to changing the world, one child and one community at a time. An international service organization whose purpose is to bring people together in order to provide humanitarian services, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations, and help build goodwill and peace in the world. The world’s first and […]

March 5, 2017

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This past Wednesday, Ash Wednesday, marked the beginning of our Lenten journey together. Before jumping into a reflection on today’s Gospel, I have three Lenten Frequently Asked Questions to address. The first: Why 40 days? 40 days is a significant number in the Scriptures. In Genesis, the flood which destroyed the earth lasted 40 days […]