Monthly Archives: October 2017

Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost

Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost October 15, 2017 Rev. Kirk Shipley, Interim Pastor Psalm 23   I. One of the more beautiful passages, as well as one of the more popular passages in the Bible is Psalm 23. A liberal political activist theologian of the nineteenth century, Henry Ward Beecher, known […]

Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost

Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost October 8, 2017 Philippians 3:4-14 St. Jacob’s (Spaders), Trinity Rev. Kirk Shipley, Interim Pastor   I. A person can safely say we live in a society that is very concerned with enjoyment, comfort, and convenience. Sometimes our casualness is subject for humor when people share photos […]

Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost

Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost Matthew 21:23-32: Ezekiel 18:1-4, 25-32; Philippians 2:1-13 St. Jacob’s (Spaders), Trinity October 1, 2017 Rev. Kirk Shipley, Interim Pastor     I. One of my favorite musical movies is My Fair Lady, the story about a poor Cockney Eliza Doolittle who on a bet between too […]

Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost

Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost Jonah 3:6-4:11; Matthew 20:1-16 St. Jacob’s (Spaders), Trinity September 24, 2017 Rev. Kirk Shipley, Interim Pastor     I. The last two areas I lived were Northern California and Northeast Ohio. There are very few people in the United States and Canada who would confuse the […]