Sermons by The Rev. Peggy Schnack

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July 28, 2019: Sermon Preached by The Rev. Peggy Schnack

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July 28, 2019 The Rev. Peggy Schnack St Paul’s, Brunswick 7th Sunday After Pentecost St. Teresa of Calcutta said, “[For] Love to be true it has to begin with God in prayer. If we pray, we will be able to love, and if we love, we will be able to serve” (Everything Starts from Prayer, 5). No […]

July 21, 2019: Sermon preached by The Rev. Peggy E. Schnack

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Productivity. It has become a hot button word in our society. There are workshops to increase productivity and hundreds of apps to streamline your day, set priorities, make lists, and become more efficient. We measure ourselves by how much we get done, how many tasks we check off of our to-do list. How often do […]

May 26, 2019: Sermon preached by The Rev. Peggy Schnack

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  5/26/19 Rev. Peggy Schnack 38 years of illness. Every day dealing with pain, fatigue, stigma, and limitations. We aren’t told what the illness was, just that he had been ill for so long that he likely could not clearly remember a time when he was not living with his affliction. This reality is something […]

April 7, 2019 Sermon Preached by The Rev. Peggy Schnack

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One sister is working away in the kitchen. The brother is lounging at the table with the guest of honor. The other sister brings in an extravagant gift. Each is probably not thinking very kind things of the others. Why don’t they see the importance of what I am doing? Why aren’t they contributing to […]

January 6, 2019: Sermon Preached by The Rev. Peggy Schnack

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Epiphany. “The manifestation of Christ to the peoples of the earth.” Magi, star, seeking, journeying, paying attention, gifts, foreigners, together, Christ child             Jesus was born in a small community, but he came for the whole world. He was born a male, but came for men and women. He was born in a specific ethnicity, […]

October 28, 2018 Sermon preached The Rev. Peggy Schnack

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Proper 25, Year B/ II Sunday, 28 Oct 18 Mark 10:46-52 St Paul’s Brunswick   Imagine the scene. Jesus is going through town and people have gotten word that there is something about this guy that is worth seeing and hearing. They are crowding around, shouting, standing on their tiptoes to get a glimpse of […]

August 26, 2018 Sermon preached The Rev. Peggy Schnack

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  Sunday, August 26, 2018 Year B, Proper 16 Ephesians 6:10-20 St. Paul’s Brunswick     Close your eyes for a moment. Picture a knight in shining armor. Picture the sword, the shield, the helmet. Maybe you picture a knight getting ready for a jousting match at a Renaissance Festival. Maybe the knight, William Thatcher […]