Tag Archives: Proper 21

Sermon 10/8/2017 “Vineyard tales”

Preacher: Jo J. Belser Location: Church of the Resurrection Text: Matthew 21:33-46 Day: Proper 21, Year A “Vineyard tales” You might as well sit back; I have some vineyard tales to tell you today. Almost 3,000 years ago, King Ahab … Continue reading

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Sermon 9/25/2016 “A stewardship sermon”

Preacher: Jo J. Belser Location: Church of the Resurrection Text: Luke 16:19-31 Day: 19Pentecost, Proper 21, Year C “A stewardship sermon” I have a stewardship sermon for you today. “Oh, boy,” I can hear you say. I felt compelled to tell … Continue reading

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9/27/2015 sermon “A salty community”

Preacher: Jo J. Belser Location: Episcopal Church of the Resurrection, Alexandria, Virginia  Text: Mark 9:38-50 18 Pentecost (Proper 21), Year B “A salty community” Do you remember the now very-old TV show Cheers? Set in a bar, the main characters were those … Continue reading

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9/28/2014 sermon: “Walking the Way”

Location: Episcopal Church of the Resurrection, Alexandria, Virginia Text: Philippians 2:1-13 16Pentecost, Proper 21, Year A Walking the Way Today is the first day of our four-week stewardship campaign, which has as its theme “walking the way.” Jesus’ first disciples and … Continue reading

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9/29/2013 sermon: A rich man named Resurrection

Location: Church of the Resurrection, Alexandria, VA Text: Luke 16:19-31 19 Pentecost, Proper 21, Year C A rich man named Resurrection I’ll tell you right now that this is a stewardship sermon, a “we need your pledge sermon.” If this … Continue reading

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9/30/2012 sermon: Gate-keepers in the Kingdom of God

Location: The Episcopal Church of the Holy Comforter, Richmond, Virginia Text: Mark 9:38-50 18 Pentecost, Proper 21, Year B Gate-keepers in the Kingdom of God As you know, this was Virginia PrideFest weekend in Richmond. For a long time, the … Continue reading

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