Sermons

Listen to audio recordings of the sermons by the Rev. Ted Gaiser:

July 11, 2021

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Seventh Sunday after Pentecost, Proper 10, Year B

2 Samuel 6:1-5, 12b-19Psalm 24Ephesians 1:3-14Mark 6:14-29

This week’s sermon is on the cost of taking a stand and speaking truth to power.

July 4, 2021

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Proper 9, Sixth Sunday after Pentecost, Year B

2 Samuel 5:1-5, 9-10Psalm 482 Corinthians 12:2-10Mark 6:1-13

This week’s sermon wasn’t lectionary based, but spoke to our civic responsibility in recognition of Sunday being the 4th of July.

June 27, 2021

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Proper 8, Fifth Sunday After Pentecost, Year B

2 Samuel 1:1, 17-27Psalm 1302 Corinthians 8:7-15; Mark 5:21-43

This Sunday’s sermon was a reminder that the realm Jesus came to help bring about, and that we, as Christ’s disciples, are called to work to continue to help bring about does not function within our social structures, but is composed of all of God’s children. 

June 20, 2021

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Proper 7, Fourth Sunday after Pentecost, Year B

1 Samuel 17:57-18:5, 10-16Psalm 1332 Corinthians 6:1-13Mark 4:35-41
This sermon is about not being afraid and trusting in God.

June 13, 2021

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Proper 6, Third Sunday after Pentecost, Year B

1 Samuel 15:34-16:13, Psalm 20, 2 Corinthians 5:6-10,[11-13],14-17, Mark 4:26-34

A sermon on perspective based on the parable of the mustard seed.

June 6, 2021

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Proper 5, The Second Sunday after Pentecost, Year B

Lectionary: 1 Samuel 8:4-11, (12-15), 16-20, (11:14-15); Psalm 138; 2 Corinthians 4:13-5:1; Mark 3:20-35
This sermon is a reflection using Mark’s Gospel to discuss the nature of criticism (constructive and unconstructive) and how we might think about it as we, as Christians, work toward social justice. 

May 30, 2021

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Trinity Sunday, Year B

Isaiah 6:1-8Romans 8:12-17John 3:1-17Psalm 29

A reflection on what we mean when we talk about the Trinity. 

May 16, 2021

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Seventh Sunday of Easter, Year B
Acts 1:15-17, 21-26; Psalm 1; 1 John 5:9-13; John 17:6-19
A sermon by the Rev. Gaiser on the church and where it gets its strength.