The 5th Sunday after Trinity - Fr. Patterson

June 26, 2016
Called to the Mission
1 Peter 3:8-15; St. Luke 5:1-11 

The 4th Sunday after Trinity  - Fr. Patterson

June 19, 2016
Adopted as a Child of God
Romans 8:18-23; St. Luke 6:36-42 

The 10th Sunday after Trinity - Fr. Patterson

August 9, 2015
The Time of God's Visitation
1 Corinthians 12:1-11; St. Luke 19:41-46 

The 9th Sunday after Trinity - Mr. Cappucci

August 2, 2015
1 Corinthians 10:1-13; St. Luke 15:11-32 

The 8th Sunday after Trinity - Fr. Kell

July 26, 2015
Romans 8:12-17; St. Matthew 7:15-21 

The 7th Sunday after Trinity - Mr. Oldfield

July 19, 2015
Romans 6:19-23; St. Mark 8:1-9 

The 5th Sunday after Trinity - Fr. Kell

July 5, 2015
1 Peter 3:8-15; St. Luke 5:1-11 

The 4th Sunday after Trinity - Fr. Patterson

June 28, 2015
Romans 8:18-23; St. Luke 6:36-42 

The 2nd Sunday after Trinity - Fr. Patterson

June 14, 2015
1 John 3:13-24; St. Luke 14:16-24 

The 1st Sunday after Trinity - Fr. Kell

June 7, 2015
1st John 4:7-21; St. Luke 16:19-31 

Trinity Sunday - Fr. Patterson

May 31, 2015
The Mission of God the Holy Trinity
John 3:1-17 

Pentecost Sunday - Bp. David Hicks

May 24, 2015
Learning to Value the Gift of the Holy Spirit 

The Sunday after Ascension - Fr. Patterson

May 17, 2015
The Continuation of Jesus' Ministry 

Ascension Day - Fr. Patterson

May 14, 2015
Acts 1:1-11; St. Luke 24:49-53
Jesus' Ascension and our Salvation 

The Fifth Sunday after Easter (Rogation Sunday) - Fr. Patterson

May 10, 2015
St. John 16:23-33 

The Fourth Sunday after Easter - Fr. Patterson

May 3, 2015
But because I have said these things unto you, sorrow hath filled your heart. Nevertheless I tell you the truth; It is expedient for you that I go away     

The Feast of St. Mark the Evangelist - Fr. Patterson
(The Third Sunday after Easter)

April 26, 2015
Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends    

The Second Sunday after Easter - Fr. Kell

April 19, 2015
Jesus said, I am the good shepherd: the good shepherd giveth his life for the sheep. 

The First Sunday after Easter - Fr. Patterson

April 12, 2015
. . . and he said to them again, 'Peace be unto you: as my Father hath sent me, even so send I you.'

Easter Sunday - Fr. Patterson

April 5, 2015

 

Good Friday - Homilies on the 7 last Words of Jesus from the Cross

April 3, 2015

1st Word: Luke 23:34 - Fr. Patterson
2nd Word: Luke 23:43 - Bp. Hicks
3rd Word: John 19:26-27 - Mr. Oldfield
4th Word: Matthew 27:46 - Mr. Gingerich
5th Word: John 19:28 - Fr. Kell
6th Word: John 19:30 - Dcn. Converse
7th Word: Luke 23:46 - Fr. Patterson

Maundy Thursday - Bp. Hicks

Palm Sunday - Fr. Patterson

March 29, 2015
St. Luke 1:26-38 & St. Matthew 21:1-13

Passion Sunday - Fr. Kell

March 22, 2015

The Fourth Sunday in Lent - Fr. Alan Crippen

March 15, 2015
St. John 6:1-14
Who is Jesus? 

The Third Sunday in Lent - Fr. Patterson

March 8, 2015
Giving our Children a Faith to beleive in, a Place to belong & a Rule of life 

The Second Sunday in Lent - Bp. David Hicks

March 1, 2015

The First Sunday in Lent - Fr. Patterson

February 22, 2015

Quinquagesima - Fr. Alan Crippen

February 15, 2015
Charity & Preparing for Easter 

Sexagesima - Fr. Patterson

February 8, 2014
The Good Soil & The Great Commission 

Septuagesima - Fr. Kell

February 1, 2015

The Conversion of St. Paul - Fr. Patterson

January 25, 2015

The Second Sunday after Epiphany - Fr. Patterson

January 18, 2015
The Presence of the Spirit & Continual Growth 

The First Sunday after Epiphany - Bp. Hicks

January 11, 2015
Understanding Infant Baptism 

Christmas Eve 2014

Fr. Patterson - 5 pm
Bp. Hicks - 10 pm 

The 3rd Sunday in Advent - Fr. Patterson

December 14, 2014

The 2nd Sunday in Advent - Fr. Patterson
(Advent Lessons & Carols) 

December 7, 2014
Isaiah 40:1-8 
Prepare Ye the Way of the Lord 

The 1st Sunday in Advent - Bp. David L. Hicks

November 30, 2014
The Character and Calling of the Coming King 

Thanksgiving Day - Fr. Kell

November 27, 2014

The Sunday next before Advent - Fr. Kell

November 23, 2014
Jeremiah 23:5-8
The King we Need 

The 22nd Sunday after Trinity - Fr. Patterson

November 16, 2014
Micah 5:10-15
The Completion of the Work that God has Begun in you 

The 21st Sunday after Trinity - Fr. Patterson

Novemer 9, 2014
Ephesians 6:10-20; St. John 4:46-54
And the man believed the word that Jesus had spoken unto him 

The 20th Sunday after Trinity - Fr. Kell

November 2, 2014 
Ephesians 5:15-21; St. Matthew 22:1-14

The 19th Sunday after Trinity - Fr. Patterson

October 26, 2014
St. John 18:33-40
A Clash of Kindoms 

The 18th Sunday after Trinity - Fr. Patterson

October 19, 2014
1 Corinthians 1:4-9; St. Matthew 22:34-46
What think ye of Christ? whose son is he?

The 17th Sunday after Trinity - Fr. Patterson

October 12, 2014
Ephesians 4:1-6; St. Luke 14:1-11
. . . he that humbleth himself shall be exalted 

The 16th Sunday after Trinity (Michaelmas Sunday) - Bp. Hicks

October 5, 2014
(The Dedication of the Joyce Harkins Harvey Memorial Organ)
Revelation 12:7-12 
And they overcame by the blood of the Lamb, and by the word of their testimony; and they loved not their lives unto the death 

St. Michael & All Angels - Mr. Gingerich

September 29, 2014
Angels and Unseen Realities

The 15th Sunday after Trinity - Fr. Patterson

September 28. 2014
Daniel 3
Catechism within our homes

The 14th Sunday after Trinity - Fr. Kell

September 21, 2014
2 Corinthians 4:1-6; St. Matthew 9:9-13
Sinners made into Saints 

The 12th Sunday after Trinity - Fr. Patterson

September 7, 2014
St. Luke 5:1-11
"Let down the nets for a catch"

The 11th Sunday after Trinity - Fr. Patterson

August 31, 2014
St. Luke 18:9-14
Petitionary Prayers 

The 10th Sunday after Trinity (the Feast of St. Bartholomew) 

August 24, 2014
St. John 1:43-51
Confidence to Bear Witness 

The 9th Sunday after Trinity - Fr. Patterson

August 17, 2014
St. Luke 15:11-32
"But when he was yet a great way off, his father saw him, and had compassion . . ." 

The 8th Sunday after Trinity - Fr. Patterson

August 10, 2014
Hosea 14:1-9
God's gracious call to repentance, a promise of restoration and an exhortation to the wise

The 7th Sunday after Trinity - Fr. Patterson

August 3, 2014
St. Mark 8:1-9
To be Fed by Jesus

The 5th Sunday after Trinity - Mr. Brian Oldfield

(Mr. Oldfield is a seminarian and a member of the St. Mark's Fellows Program)
July 20, 2014

The 4th Sunday after Trinity - Fr. Michael Fitzpatrick

(Fr. Fitzpatrick is the Rector of Grace RE Church, Collingdale Pa)
July 13, 2014

The 3rd Sunday after Trinity - Mr. Barton Gingerich

(Mr. Gingerich is postulant in the REC and a member of the St. Mark's Fellows Program)
July 6, 2014

The 2nd Sunday after Trinity - Fr. Patterson

June 29, 2014
1 John 3:13-24
The Love of God and our Mission 

The 1st Sunday after Trinity - Fr. Patterson

June 22, 2014
1 John 4:7-21; St. Luke 16:19-31 
Loving others and sharing the love of God 

Trinity Sunday - Fr. Walter Banek

(Fr. Banek is the Rector of Good Shepherd RE Church, Tyler TX)
June 15, 2014
The Climax of the Church Year 

Evensong - Pentecost Sunday - Fr. Patterson

June 8, 2014
Isaiah 11:1-9; 1 Corinthians 2
The End of Education? 

Pentecost Sunday - The Right Reverend Jasmin Milic

June 8, 2014
(Bp. Milic is the Reformed Episcopal Bishop of Croatia) 

The 1st Sunday after Ascension - Fr. Patterson

June 1, 2014
1 Peter 4:7-11; St. John 25:36-26:4
The First Man in Heaven 

The 5th Sunday after Easter (Rogation Sunday) - Fr. Patterson

May 25, 2014
St. James 1:22-27; St. John 16:23-33
Praying to a God who is both Infinite and Personal 

The 4th Sunday after Easter - Fr. Patterson

May 18, 2014
St. James 1:17-21; St. John 16:5-15
Receive with meekness the implanted word 

The 3rd Sunday after Easter - Fr. Patterson

May 11, 2014
1 Peter 2:11-17; St. John 16:16-22
First Sorrow, then Joy

The 2nd Sunday after Easter - Bishop David Hicks

May 4, 2014
1 Peter 2:19-25; St. John 10:11-16
The Shepherd and under-shepherds 

Easter Sunday - Fr. Patterson

April 20, 2014
Colossians 3:1-4; St. John 20:1-10
Faith in the Resurrected Christ

Palm Sunday - Fr. Patterson

April 13, 2014
St. Matthew 21:1-13; Philippians 2:5-11; St. Matthew 27:1-54
Jesus and Geography 

Passion Sunday - Fr. Jonathan Kell

April 6, 2014
Hebrews 9:11-15; St. John 8:46-59
The Incarnate God 

The 4th Sunday in Lent - Fr. Patterson

March 30, 2014
Galatians 4:21-31; St. John 6:1-14
"And you shall Remember . . ." 

The 3rd Sunday in Lent - Fr. Patterson

March 23, 2014
Ephesians 4:1-14; St. Luke 11:14-28
Unseen Realities 

The 2nd Sunday in Lent - Fr. Patterson

March 16, 2014
1 Thessalonians 4:1-8; St. Matthew 15:21-28
The allure of living as a White-washed Tomb

The 1st Sunday in Lent - Fr. Patterson

March 9, 2014
Matthew 4:1-11
Why is it important that Jesus was sinless? 

Ash Wednesday - Fr. Patterson

March 5, 2014
Psalm 51
Repentance brings us close to Jesus

Quinquagesima Sunday (the Sunday next before Lent) - Fr. Patterson

March 2, 2014
1 Corinthians 13
For the Love of God & Neighbor

Sexagesima Sunday (the 2nd Sunday before Lent) - Bp. David L. Hicks

February 23, 2014
St. Luke 8:4-15
Why do some accept the gospel of Christ, but others do not? 

Septuagesima Sunday (the 3rd Sunday before Lent) - Fr. Patterson

February 16, 2014
1 Corinthians 9:24-27; St. Matthew 20:1-16
The Discipline of Ordered Time 


The 5th Sunday after Epiphany - Fr. Patterson

February 9, 2014
St. Matthew 13:24-30
Making Sense of Suffering 

The 3rd Sunday after Epiphany - Fr. Patterson

January 26, 2014
John 2:1-12
Do Whatever He Tells You 

The 1st Sunday after Epiphany - Fr. Patterson

January 12, 2014
Romans 12:1-2
Living, Holy & Acceptable 

The 2nd Sunday after Christmas - Fr. Patterson

January 5, 2014
Isaiah 61:1-3
The Ministry of Jesus 

The 1st Sunday after Christmas - Fr. Patterson

December 29, 2013
St. Matthew 1:18-25
Joseph, a just man 

Christmas Day - Fr. Patterson

December 25, 2013
St. John 1:1-11
But as many as received him, to them he gave power to become the sons of God 

Christmas Eve - Fr. Patterson

December 24, 2013
St. Luke 2:1-11
The Greatest of Gifts

The 4th Sunday in Advent - Bishop David Hicks

December 22, 2013
Philippians 4:4-7
Advent: a season to remember 

The 3rd Sunday in Advent - Dr. Vern Poythress

December 15, 2013
Isaiah 40:12-31
The Majesty of God 

The 2nd Sunday in Advent - Fr. Patterson

December 8, 2013
Romans 15:4
Advent is a season of Hope 

An Advent Quiet Day - 3 talks by Fr. David Ousley

December 7, 2013
1 John 2:16
#1 - The Lust of the Flesh
#2 - The Lust of the Eyes
#3 - The Pride of Life 

The 1st Sunday in Advent - Fr. Patterson

December 1, 2013
St. Matthew 21:1-13
What is the point of Advent? (Homily) 

Thanksgiving Day - Fr. Patterson

November 28, 2013
St. Matthew 6:25-33
Do not be Anxious - God can provide 

The 25th Sunday after Trinity - Fr. Patterson

November 17, 2013
St. Matthew 13:24-30
The Cross and Perspective 

The 24th Sunday after Trinity - Fr. Patterson

November 10, 2013
St. Matthew 9:18-26
The Goodness of God and Hardship 

Diocesan Council Opening Eucharist - Fr. Michael Fitzpatrick

November 7, 2013
Getting Past the Past to Build for the Future 

All Saints Sunday - Fr. Patterson

November 3, 2013
Revelation 7: 2-17; St. Matthew 5:1-12
What is the Communion of Saints?    

The 20th Sunday after Trinity - Fr. Patterson

October 13, 2013
St. Matthew 22:1-14
Tell those who are invited . . .  

The 18th Sunday after Trinity - Fr. Patterson

September 29, 2013
St. Matthew 22:34-46
Hearts remade to love God and neighbor 

The 16th Sunday after Trinity - Fr. Patterson

September 15, 2013
St. Luke 17:11-17
The Lord saw her . . . and had compassion upon her 

The 15th Sundy after Trinity - Fr. Patterson

September 8, 2013
Ephesians 6:10-20
Take up the "Shield of Faith", praying 

The 14th Sunday after Trinity - Fr. Patterson

September 1, 2013
James 3:13-4:10
Resisting the Passions and Pursuing Peace 

The 13th Sunday after Trinity - Fr. Patterson

August 25, 2013
Ephesians 5:15-21
Living Wisely: Making the best Use of our Time 

The 12th Sunday after Trinity - Fr. Patterson

August 18, 2013
Ephesians 5:1-14
Gratitude: a Weapon against Lust & Greed

The 11th Sunday after Trinity - Fr. Patterson

August 11, 2013
Ephesians 4:17-32
Out of the Abundance of the Heart, the Mouth Speaks 

The 10th Sunday after Trinity - Fr. Patterson

August 4, 2013
Ephesians 4:7-16
God's Purpose in Giving Gifts of Grace to the Church 

The 7th Sunday after Trinity - Fr. Patterson

July 14, 2013
Ephesians 3:1-13
Prisioner for Christ, Minister of the gospel, Least of all saints 

The 6th Sunday after Trinity - Fr. Patterson

July 7, 2013
Ephesians 2:19-22
Citizens of the Kingdom, Members of the Family, Living stones in the Temple 

The 5th Sunday after Trinity - Fr. Patterson

June 30, 2013
Ephesians 2:11-18
Brought near by the Cross of Christ

The 4th Sunday after Trinity - Fr. Patterson

June 23, 2013
Ephesians 2:1-10
The Grace of God 

The 3rd Sunday after Trinity - Fr. Patterson

June 16, 2013
Ephesians 1:15-23
Paul's prayer: "Enlighten the eyes of our Hearts" 

The 2nd Sunday after Trinity - Fr. Patterson

June 9, 2013
Ephesians 1:7-14
Jesus, the Redeemer 

The 1st Sunday after Trinity - Fr. Patterson

June 2, 2013
Ephesians 1:1-6 
A Purposeful Future 

Pentecost - Fr. Patterson

May 19, 2013
Acts 2:1-11; St. John 14:15-31
A Charge to be a church devoted to Love and Mission 

The 5th Sunday after Easter (Rogation Sunday) - Canon William Jerdan

(The Reverend Canon Bill Jerdan is the Executive Director of the Reformed Episcopal Church's Board of Foreign Missions.  He was our guest preacher this Sunday).

May 5, 2013
Everyone has a Mission 

The 4th Sunday after Easter - Fr. Patterson

April 28, 2013
St. John 16:5-15
Three ways that the Spirit is at work in the world

The 3rd Sunday after Easter - the Rt. Rev'd David Hicks

April 21, 2012 (Confirmation of Trevor Gordon Mitchell)
Avoiding such things as are contrary to the Faith and Doing all such things as are agreeable to it

The 2nd Sunday after Easter - Fr. Patterson

April 14, 2013 - "Good Shepherd Sunday"
Jesus - the Shepherd of our Souls 

(Much of the content of this sermon follows a number of sermons preached by Dr. R. Crouse.)

The 1st Sunday after Easter - Fr. Patterson

April 7, 2013
How is the Resurrection related to our Salvation?
(A Sermon on the Collect for today) 

Easter Sunday - the Rt. Rev'd David L. Hicks

March 31, 2013
The Resurrection of Christ - the heart of our Faith

Palm Sunday - Fr. Patterson

March 24, 2013
Blessed is He that Cometh in the Name of the Lord! 

The 5th in Lent (Passion Sunday) - Fr. Patterson

March 17, 2013

The 4th Sunday in Lent - Fr. Patterson

March 10, 2013
The God of the Exodus
Exodus 16: 4-15; John 6:27-40 

The 3rd Sunday in Lent - Fr. Patterson

March 3, 2013
The Meaning of Jesus' Miracles & Regarding the Cross in Faith
St. Luke 11:14-28 

The 2nd Sunday in Lent - Fr. Patterson

February 24, 2013
Prayer & the Silence of God
St. Matthew 15:21-28 

Ash Wednesday - Fr. Patterson

February 13, 2013
A Call to the Lenten Fast & Warnings about Pride
St. Matthew 6:16-21 

Sexagesima Sunday - Fr. Patterson

February 3, 2013
3 Obstacles to the Fruitful Reception of God's Word
St. Luke 8:4-18 

Septuagesima Sunday - Fr. Patterson

January 27, 2013
Lord, What Wilt Thou Have me to do?
Acts 9:1-22 

Epiphany Sunday - Fr. Patterson

Lessons Learned from the Wisemen - Our Mission & the Nature of Worship
The texts: Isaiah 60:1-9; Ephesians 3:1-12; St. Matthew 2:1-12 

The 1st Sunday after Christmas - Fr. Patterson

Christ became Incarnate in order to redeem us
The texts: Galatians 4:1-7; St. Matthew 1:18-25 

Christmas Day 2012 - The Rt. Rev'd David Hicks

The Nativity of Christ brings Peace
The texts: Hebrews 1:1-12; St. John 1:1-14

Christmas Eve 2012 - Lessons & Carols, Fr. Patterson

The Culmination of Redemptive History

The Fourth Sunday in Advent (12/23/12), Fr. Patterson

A Sermon on the Collect for Advent 4

The Second Sunday in Advent (12/09/12), Fr. Patterson

An Advent Service of Lessons & Carols - view the bulletin
Comfort in suffering; the Advent of God himself; Life beyond death

The First Sunday in Advent (12/02/12), Fr. Patterson

The Hour has come for you to Wake from Sleep (Preparing to meet Jesus)
The texts: Romans 8:8-14; St. Matthew 21:1-13 

The Sunday next before Advent (11/25/2012), Fr. Patterson

The Righteous Branch of David (Jesus is our righteousness)
The text: Jeremiah 23:5-8; St. John 6:5-14 

Thanksgiving Day (November 22, 2012), Fr. Patterson

Thanksgiving - a weapon against pride

The 24th Sunday after Trinity (November 18, 2012), Rev'd Deacon Matt Colvin

Jesus and Contagious Health (Death Transformed)
Dr. Colvin (Ph.D) and his family are preparing for full time missions work in the Philippines.  Read more about their ministry here.  
The text: Colossians 1:3-12; St. Matthew 9:18-26 

All Saints Sunday (November 4, 2012), Fr. Patterson

Who Can Stand?
The text: Revelation 7:2-17 

Trinity 20 (October 21, 2012), Fr. Patterson

The Word of God: Hearing in Faith, Hiding in the Heart, Heralding to others
Diocesan Youth Retreat at St. Mark's 

Trinity 19 (October 14, 2012), Fr. Patterson

Forgiving One Another - its importance & character
The text: Ephesians 4:17-32; St. Matthew 9:1-8

Trinity 16 (September 23, 2012), Fr. Patterson

Learning to pray "Thy will be done"
The text: Ephesians 3:13-21; St. Luke 7:11-17

Trinity 15 (September 16, 2012), Fr. Patterson

Fighting Anxiety
The text: St. Matthew 6:24-34