Sunday, August 18, 2019 – Pentecost 10

May the words of my mouth and the meditations of our hearts always be acceptable in your sight, O Lord, our Strength and our Redeemer.  Amen.   Does God ever give up? I’ve spoken about that wager God has with God’s Self, that humans can give themselves back to...

Sunday, August 11, 2019 – Pentecost 9

PENTECOST 9 2019   May the words of my mouth and the meditations of our hearts always be acceptable in your sight, O Lord, our strength and our Redeemer.  Amen. Isaiah the great prophet was speaking to the people of Israel in a situation very different from Hosea’s...

“All Will Be Well” – Sunday, December 9th, 2018

It’s often said that the Church of God is called to an Eucharistic/Thanksgiving Community; but also it is called to be an Advent Community carrying a strong and resilient hope into the world. The sermon text is below the sermon audio. I cannot help but note that...

“Shocked by Sanctity” – November 4, 2018

Sermon “Shocked by Sanctity” Trinity Church, Newport RI Sunday November 4 2018 The Reverend Alan Neale This sermon was preached at the early service (with too many digressions, sorry!); the later service was an “all-age affair” and so the talk was more participatory...