Holy Trinity Anglican Church

Sermons and Reflections

Evangelists by the Spirit – Sermon and worship at Holy Trinity Anglican Church on 5 SEP 2021

Listen to Fr Rob’s sermon – Evangelists by the Spirit

LESSONS:

First Lesson Isaiah 35:4-7a

Psalm Psalm 146

Second Lesson James 1:17-27

Gospel Mark 7:31-37

COLLECT:

O Lord God, grant your people grace to withstand the temptations of the world, the flesh, and the devil, and with pure hearts and minds to follow you, the only God; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever.  Amen.

Watch the entire service at https://youtu.be/7FMlMLh76RM

Being the Household of God – Sermon and Worship at Holy Trinity Anglican Church on 29 AUG 2021

Listen to Fr Rob’s sermon – Being the household of God

LESSONS:

First Lesson Deuteronomy 4:1-9

Psalm Psalm 15

Second Lesson Ephesians 6:10-20

Gospel Mark 7:1-23

COLLECT:

O Lord, we pray that your grace may always precede and follow after us, that we may continually be given to good works; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever.  Amen.

Watch the entire service at https://youtu.be/UPpL8Hu7OrY

Sense Making in Disruptive Times – Sermon and Worship at Holy Trinity Anglican Church on 22 AUG 2021

Listen to Fr Rob’s sermon – Sense Making in Disruptive Times

LESSONS:

First Lesson Joshua 24:1-2a, 14-25

Psalm Psalm 16

Second Lesson Ephesians 5:15-6:9

Gospel John 6:60-69

COLLECT:

Let your continual mercy, O Lord, cleanse and defend your Church; and, because it cannot continue in safety without your help, protect and govern it always by your goodness; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever.  Amen.

Watch the entire service on YouTube at https://youtu.be/aIv_1EBTedU

Abiding in the Promise – Sermon and Worship at Holy Trinity Anglican Church 15 AUG 2021

Listen to Fr Rob’s sermon – Abiding in the Promise

LESSONS:

First Lesson Proverbs 9:1-6

Psalm Psalm 147

Second Lesson Ephesians 5:3-14

Gospel John 6:53-59

COLLECT:

Keep your Church, O Lord, by your perpetual mercy; and because without you the frailty of our nature causes us to fall, keep us from all things hurtful, and lead us to all things profitable for our salvation; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever.  Amen.

Watch the entire service at https://youtu.be/rWeaBlGvVOQ

Walking in Faith – Sermon and Worship at Holy Trinity Anglican Church on 1 AUG

While this stained glass panel is intended to represent Jesus weeping over Lazarus with Mary and Martha at His feet, I often picture Jesus in this posture over my own struggles and lack of faith. I call this the “Face Palm Jesus”

Listen to Fr Rob’s sermon –

LESSONS:

First Lesson Exodus 16:2-15

Psalm Psalm 78:14-26

Second Lesson Ephesians 4:1-16

Gospel John 6:24-35

COLLECT:

Almighty and merciful God, it is only by your grace that your faithful people offer you true and laudable service: Grant that we may run without stumbling to obtain your heavenly promises; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever.  Amen.

Watch the entire service at https://youtu.be/ySDevvs9mdo

Making Connections – Sermon and Worship at Holy Trinity Anglican Church on 25 JUL 2021

Listen to Fr Rob’s sermon – Making Connections

LESSONS:

First Lesson 2 Kings 2:1-15

Psalm Psalm 114

Second Lesson Ephesians 3:1-21

Gospel Mark 6:45-52

COLLECT:

Almighty and everlasting God, you are always more ready to hear than we to pray, and to give more than we either desire or deserve: Pour down upon us the abundance of your mercy, forgiving us those things of which our conscience is afraid, and giving us those good things for which we are not worthy to ask, except through the merits and mediation of Jesus Christ our Savior; who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever.  Amen.

Watch the full service at https://youtu.be/2LHUCA9RMy4

A Mundane Miracle – Sermon and Worship at Holy Trinity Anglican Church on 18 JUL 2021

Listen to Fr Rob’s sermon – A Mundane Miracle

LESSONS:

First Lesson Isaiah 57:14-21

Psalm Psalm 22:23-31

Second Lesson Ephesians 2:11-22

Gospel Mark 6:30-44

COLLECT:

O God, you declare your almighty power chiefly in showing mercy and pity: Grant us the fullness of your grace, that we, running to obtain your promises, may become partakers of your heavenly treasure; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

Watch the entire service at https://youtu.be/_jBvtY4gURE

Boundaries, Briars, and Benefits – Sermon and Worship at Holy Trinity Anglican Church on 4 JUL 2021

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Listen to today’s sermon – Boundaries, Briars, and Benefits

LESSONS:

First Lesson Ezekiel 2:1-7

Psalm Psalm 123

Second Lesson 2 Corinthians 12:2-10

Gospel Mark 6:1-6

COLLECT:

Grant us, O Lord, we pray, the spirit to think and do always those things that are right, that we, who can do no good thing apart from you, may by you be enabled to live according to your will; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever.  Amen.

Watch the full service at https://youtu.be/iSfwvPVP0WY

Taking the Bait – Sermon and Worship at Holy Trinity Anglican Church on 27 JUN 2021

Listen to Fr Ed’s sermon – Taking the Bait

LESSONS:

First Lesson Deuteronomy 15:7-11

Psalm Psalm 112

Second Lesson 2 Corinthians 8:1-15

Gospel Mark 5:22-43

COLLECT:

O God, your never-failing providence sets in order all things both in heaven and on earth: Put away from us all hurtful things, and give us those things that are profitable for us; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever.  Amen.

Watch the entire service at https://youtu.be/uy5nGiqGDSY

Who Is This Jesus? Sermon and Worship at Holy Trinity Anglican Church on 20 JUN 2021

Listen to Fr Rob’s sermon – Who Is This Jesus?

LESSONS:

First Lesson Job 38:1-18

Psalm Psalm 107:1-3,23-32

Second Lesson 2 Corinthians 5:14-21

Gospel Mark 4:35-5:20

COLLECT:

Lord of all power and might, the author and giver of all good things: Graft in our hearts the love of your Name, increase in us true religion, nourish us with all goodness, and bring forth in us the fruit of good works; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

Watch the entire service at https://youtu.be/lKcXJ22Ok1w