Sermon Library

An archived conversation about the Kingdom of God

In simplest terms, a conversation about the Kingdom of God is a conversation about how to live in the world as it was made by God to be lived in. Toward this end, sermons at Epiphany expand on the insights provided by scripture and particularly by the life of Jesus Christ. The exposition focuses on context, both historical and current, as well as practical “take home” exercises that allow the realities of God to take root in our hearts.

January 9, 2022
The Rev. Doyt L. Conn, Jr.
Good morning. On Thursday evening this past week at the Feast of the Epiphany I shared my vision for this parish over the next year…
January 2, 2022
Frank Lawler, Lay Preacher
There is no shortage of darkness in the news: natural disasters, the pandemic, crime, homelessness.  In many ways, this is nothing new. There are many…
December 26, 2021
Diane Carlisle, Lay Preacher
In the Name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit, Amen. Merry Christmas! I am so glad to see you! My name…
December 24, 2021
The Rev. Doyt L. Conn, Jr.
Good evening. Merry Christmas. It’s lovely to be with you whether you’re here in person or online. We gather to celebrate the birth of Jesus…
December 19, 2021
Susan Pitchford, Lay Preacher
Good morning. My name is Susan Pitchford, and I am Epiphany’s “Off-site Anchorite.” It’s a deliberately absurd title, but essentially I’m here to support the…
December 12, 2021
The Rev. Doyt L. Conn, Jr.
Two Sundays ago, Kelli Martin, in her sermon, talked about the necessity of facing our life. That theme was picked up at our men’s retreat…
December 5, 2021
The Rev. Doyt L. Conn, Jr.
Thanksgiving dinner recently gave me cause to wonder at the unnecessary cravings that plague me, particularly around food, particularly on Thanksgiving, particularly around cheesecake, and…
November 28, 2021
Kelli Martin, Lay Preacher
Today is the first Sunday of Advent. For us Christians, it’s the start of our New Year, the start of the liturgical calendar. We Christians…
November 21, 2021
The Rev. Doyt L. Conn, Jr.
Good morning. This is the first sermon in a three-part series on uncertainty and ambiguity, and how we manage it with peaceful equanimity. Someone told…