Sermons from St. Matthew's Episcopal Church
Through Tears There is Resurrection| Meg Stapleton Smith
Through Tears There is Resurrection
Shepherd & Sheep| The Rev. Marissa S. Rohrbach
Shepherd & Sheep
Follow the light.| The Rev. Marissa S. Rohrbach
Follow the light.
Lent is a season of contrasts: good & evil, garden & wilderness, light and dark. On the second Sunday in Lent, Marissa explores the conversation Jesus has with Nicodemus and the role the darkness plays in this scene. What darkness is around us - and inside us? And how do we find the light in the midst of the darkness?
"Undoing the Fall"| The Rev. Marissa S. Rohrbach
"Undoing the Fall"
One Law| The Rev. Marissa S. Rohrbach
"We are the salt, so others can see their light"| Meg Stapleton Smith
"We are the salt, so others can see their light"
In a sermon on race and racial reconciliation, Meg invites us to think about the the ways in which narratives of racism have consequences. The challenge for us as Christians is to offer a counter-narrative of salt and light.
Surprised by joy.| The Rev. Marissa S. Rohrbach
Surprised by joy.
The Third Sunday after the Epiphany| The Rev. Dcn. Don Burr
The Third Sunday after the Epiphany
For the Third Sunday after the Epiphany, The Rev. Deacon Don
Burr reflects on the Gospel of Matthew to remind us that Jesus calls all of us
to get out of our boats and go into the Wilton Center and surrounding
neighborhoods united--in the same mind and the same purpose--to seek the face
of God in our neighbors.
Come and see. Then stay.| The Rev. Marissa S. Rohrbach
Come and see. Then stay.
Climb in| The Rev. Marissa S. Rohrbach
Starshine.| The Rev. Marissa S. Rohrbach
Messes and Handprints| The Rev. Marissa S. Rohrbach
Messes and Handprints
Rev. Marissa tells a story about the handprints left behind after some monkeys make a mess. God's love is messy in the same way - God comes to earth to be with us in the midst of our lives - and asks us to leave little loving handprints along the way.
The Chaotic and Terrifying Nature of Parenthood: A Reflection on Mary| Meg Stapleton Smith
The Chaotic and Terrifying Nature of Parenthood: A Reflection on Mary
Wild.| The Rev. Marissa S. Rohrbach
Do you know what time it is? Can you interpret the signs?| The Rev. Marissa S. Rohrbach
Do you know what time it is? Can you interpret the signs?
Advent is a season of waiting and of preparation. And our texts are trying to show us something special about how we prepare for Christmas. So, on this first Sunday of Advent, Marissa explores the idea of time and how we experience the passing of time. How does that figure into our preparing in this season?