Sermons by The Rev. Carolyn H. Eklund

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September 30, 2018 Sermon preached by The Rev. Carolyn H. Eklund

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September 30, 2018 Sermon preached by The Rev. Carolyn H. Eklund Year B; Proper 21; 9.30.2018 Mark 9:38-50   Last week a friend of mine posted a beautiful Baroque painting by Artemisia Gentileschi entitled “Susanna and the Elders.” The caption under the painting was from the book, “Susanna” located among the books in the Bible […]

September 23, 2018 Sermon preached by The Rev. Carolyn H. Eklund

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Year B; Proper 21; 9.23.2018 Mark 9:30-37   On Labor Day a few weeks ago, “The Washington Post” published an article about photographer Lewis Hine who photographed child laborers from about 1896 to 1916. In the article were some of his moving photos of children laboring in various places like coal mines, cotton fields, textile […]

Sermon August 5, 2018 preached by the Rev. Carolyn H. Eklund

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  Year B; Proper 13; 8.5.2018 Exodus 16:2-4; 9-16; John 6:24-35   The newly emancipated Israelites were about six weeks into their journey into freedom. Pharaoh, his chariots and his chariot drivers had given chase to them to the Red Sea, but the Red Sea overcame Pharaoh’s chariots and chariot drivers “…and they sank into […]

Sermon July 1, 2018 preached by the Rev. Carolyn H. Eklund

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Year B; Proper 8; 6.30.2018 Mark 5:21-43   As this country draws closer to celebrating our 242nd year of Independence on Wednesday, there is some language written in the Declaration of Independence that inspires us all. We declare our independence for “life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.” And, that “…all men are created equal.” […]