Would you like to have a guest preacher from Episcopal Relief & Development for your streaming or virtual worship? This summer, members of the staff are offering video sermons for you to download and use for Sunday worship. Sermons are based on the Revised Common Lectionary and available for Sundays from July 12 through August 30. You can view or download the sermons below.
(August 30, 2020) Proper 17, Year A. Episcopal Relief & Development’s Chad Brinkman, Director, Campaign, overseeing ONE THOUSAND DAYS OF LOVE to support the organization’s work with Children, reflects on what it means to “Let Love Be Genuine” in the midst of a divided and hurting world. Download from vimeo.com.
(August 23, 2020) Proper 16, Year A. Episcopal Relief & Development’s Eleanor Withers reflects on the steps a parent will take to make sure their baby receives all things necessary to thrive; whether that parent is a Kenyan father today or a Jewish mother placing her baby in a basket on the Nile more than three thousand years ago. Download from vimeo.com.
Give your preachers a breather this summer! Subscribe to receive pre-recorded sermons by Episcopal Relief & Development staff based on the Revised Common Lectionary from July 12 through August 30.
(August 16, 2020) Proper 15, Year A. Mike Smith is not only a Major Gifts Officer for Episcopal Relief & Development, but he is also a photojournalist and storyteller. In this reflection on Jesus’ encounter with the Canaanite woman, Smith reflects on the benefits of women’s programs he has encountered in his travels for Episcopal Relief & Development. Download from vimeo.com.
(August 2, 2020) Proper 13, Year A. Episcopal Relief & Development’s Program Officer for Engagement Kat Milligan finds a new source for compassion in a story she’s heard her entire life: The Feeding of the Five Thousand.
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(July 26, 2020) Proper 12, Year A. This week’s virtual sermon, The Kingdom of Heaven, will include five parables. Watch as Josephine Hicks, Vice President of Episcopal Church Programs, reflects on Matthew’s telling of Jesus’ parables.
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(July 19, 2020) Proper 11, Year A. Watch as Rob Radtke, President & CEO of Episcopal Relief & Development, discusses the Parable of the Weeds and explores planting seeds for the Kingdom of God on Earth. Download from vimeo.com.
(July 12, 2020) Proper 10, Year A. Preacher, Sean McConnell, Senior Director, Engagement, Episcopal Relief & Development. Download from vimeo.com.