Sermons by Very Revd Canon Mary Hauck

Sermons by Very Revd Canon Mary Hauck

How Shall We Live?

Twelfth Sunday After Pentecost Sermon starts at 18:52 in the recording Service Booklet This Sunday’s Readings Epistle: Ephesians 5:15-20 15 Be careful then how you live, not as unwise people but as wise, 16making the most of the time, because the days are evil. 17So do not be foolish, but understand what the will of the Lord is. 18Do not get drunk with wine, for that is debauchery; but be filled with the Spirit, 19as you sing psalms and hymns and spiritual songs among yourselves, singing…

Forgiveness

The Fifteenth Sunday After Pentecost All Readings Service Booklet Gospel: Matthew 18:21-35 21 Then Peter came and said to him, ‘Lord, if another member of the church sins against me, how often should I forgive? As many as seven times?’ 22 Jesus said to him, ‘Not seven times, but, I tell you, seventy-seven times. 23 ‘For this reason the kingdom of heaven may be compared to a king who wished to settle accounts with his slaves. 24 When he began the reckoning, one who owed…

A Deep Need for More Prayer

Eighth Sunday After Pentecost With The Very Revd Canon Mary Hauck All Readings Service Booklet Romans 8:26-39 (The Message) 26-28 Meanwhile, the moment we get tired in the waiting, God’s Spirit is right alongside helping us along. If we don’t know how or what to pray, it doesn’t matter. He does our praying in and for us, making prayer out of our wordless sighs, our aching groans. He knows us far better than we know ourselves, knows our pregnant condition, and…
Pentecost

The Holy Spirit

Day of Pentecost Guest sermon by the Very Rev. Canon Mary E. Hauck All Readings The Very Rev. Canon Mary E. Hauck’s Creed How can we be empowered by the Holy Spirit to do likewise? How can we actualize our Pentecost?  One way to start might be to appropriate the church’s secondhand statements of faith and make them firsthand proclamations. Here’s a personal Creed I have long used in my own devotions.  I do not remember the source… just that…

Finding our way Back to the Garden

First Sunday in Lent All Readings Genesis 2:15-17; 3:1-7 2:15 The LORD God took the man and put him in the garden of Eden to till it and keep it. 2:16 And the LORD God commanded the man, “You may freely eat of every tree of the garden; 2:17 but of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil you shall not eat, for in the day that you eat of it you shall die.” 3:1 Now the serpent…