Posted November 17, 2014, Episcopal News Service [Episcopal News Service — Charleston, South Carolina] Former Southern Malawi Bishop James Tengatenga, who chairs the Anglican Consultative Council, was the preacher Nov. 14 during the opening Eucharist of the Episcopal Church in South Carolina’s 224th annual convention. The Eucharist and convention were held at Church of the Holy Communion in Charleston. Tengatenga was appointed […]
Sermons and Presentations
Ideas for preaching and presenting about member mission.
(The Evangelism Committee believes that evangelism is not completed until one is in the world as part of Christ’s mission. While this looks like a daunting task–especially for infant baptism, it can be worked. Here is one congregation’s story.) The baby’s mother asks: “Why all this concern to baptize our child on a Sunday morning […]
[11/6/11 — it followed the baptism of a year-old girl] Meg (Margaret Roberts) has just joined God’s mission to make the world more loving and more just. This is a fresh way to understand baptism and God’s mission. Meg’s part in God’s mission is to respond to her parents’ love — and her presence surely […]
By A. Wayne Schwab Is not God most concerned about how we live from Monday to Saturday? Are not Sunday and all of church life intended to provide guidance and power for our Monday to Saturday living? Therefore, congregations appropriately make their basic purpose that of supporting the members in their daily living as Christians. […]
Posted on July 14, 2006 by Alban Rather than a single “vocation” or calling to some specific work or task in Christ’s name, experience has led me to see that each person has many vocations or tasks and that they are in constant change. We need to look at each area of daily life—home, work, local community, […]
Try a Celtic repentance –work to make life more caring and fair.
Two stories of God helping people to do what God wants done.
Three present-day stories of healing.
God leads us to economic justice.
Some clergy reflect on their mortality.