Sermons by Linda Taylor

Sermons by Linda Taylor

Show me the coin

This is the sermon the Rev. Canon Linda S. Taylor preached at the diocesan worship service for the Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost, October 18, 2020. ———————– 20 Pentecost – October 18, 2020 Proper 24A:  Exodus 33:12-23, Psalm 99, I Thessalonians 1:1-10, Matthew 22:15-22 We’ve just heard a story about Jesus and the Pharisees. It’s one of many stories of their encounters that are told in the Gospels according to Matthew and to Luke. It’s a good story with a snappy…

In community with Creation

This is the sermon the Rev. Canon Linda Taylor preached at the diocesan worship service on the First Creation Sunday, September 6, 2020. ————————- The Rev. Canon Linda S. Taylor Creation Season 1: Forest Sunday 14 Pentecost – September 6, 2020 Genesis 2:4b-22; Psalm 139:13-16; Acts 17:22-28; Matthew 18:15-20   Welcome to the garden! You’ll hear all kinds of life around us including motorcycles and cars and even lawn blowers perhaps. We’re here in the garden because today and for…

The presence of the holy

This is the sermon preached by the Rev. Canon Linda Taylor at the diocesan worship service for the Tenth Sunday after Pentecost, August 9, 2020. ———————– 10 Pentecost – August 9, 2020 Proper 14:  Genesis 37:1-4, 12-28; Psalm 105:1-6,16-22,45b; Romans 10:5-15; Matthew 14:22-33 There they are. This has been a long day. There was feeding all those 5,000 people—plus the women and children—there was tidying up afterward, picking up all the leftovers—and people back then were probably no tidier at…