Building the Foundation of Heaven and Earth

Sermon Preached on October 20, 2019 – Creation VI By The Rev. Dr. Nina R. Pooley St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church, Yarmouth, ME Genesis 11:1-9 Psalm 111 1 Corinthians 12:4-13 Luke 18:1-8 Building the Foundation of Heaven and Earth This morning is our last Sunday in the Season of Creation, and our last story is this Read More …

Floods of Grace

Sermon Preached on October 13, 2019 – Creation V, with a Baptism By The Rev. Dr. Nina R. Pooley St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church, Yarmouth, ME Genesis 7:1-5, 11-18; 8:6-12 Psalm 104:25-35, 37 Genesis 8:13- 18, 9:8-13 Luke 17:11-19 Floods of Grace Hearing this story of Noah and the flood I couldn’t help but think of Read More …

Francis to Frederick

Sermon Preached on October 6, 2019 Creation IV, St. Francis Day Celebration (and Maine Marathon) By The Rev. Dr. Nina R. Pooley St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church, Yarmouth, ME Job 12:7-13 Psalm 148:7-14 Galatians 6:14-18 (assigned for feast of St. Francis) Matthew 11:25-30 (assigned for feast of St. Francis) Francis to Frederick Today all over the Read More …

My Brother’s Keeper

Sermon Preached on September 29, 2019 – Creation III By The Rev. Dr. Nina R. Pooley St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church, Yarmouth, ME Genesis 4:1-8 Psalm 91:1-6, 14-16 Genesis 4: 9-16 Matthew 18:1-7, 10-14 My Brother’s Keeper This morning’s verses from Genesis aren’t included in the lectionary cycle. This story of Cain and Abel is not Read More …

Come Holy Spirit Come!

We’ve spent a great deal of this Easter journey talking a lot about sheep and shepherds; and here at St. Bart’s, we’ve been following the story of one sheep in particular. So before we get too caught up in languages and flames – an update on our sheep. Wobbles is growing quickly, she is nearly Read More …

Moving Beyond the Gates

Sermon Preached on May 26, 2019 – Sixth Sunday of Easter By The Rev. Dr. Nina R. Pooley St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church, Yarmouth, ME Acts 16:9-15 Psalm 67 Revelation 21:10, 22-22:5 John 5:1-9 Moving Beyond the Gates This morning at first glance seems to be all about location – in both Acts and the Gospel Read More …

Be More Kind

Sermon Preached on May 19, 2019 – Youth Sunday, Fifth Sunday of Easter By The Rev. Dr. Nina R. Pooley St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church, Yarmouth, ME The First Lesson: Adapted from, The Story of Creation, James Wheldon Johnson’s, “God’s trombones” Psalm 139: 1, 2, 8-13, 22, 23 The Second Lesson: Our Deepest Fear, by Marianne Read More …

Sheep of the Good Shepherd

Sermon Preached on May 13, 2019 – Fourth Sunday of Easter By The Rev. Dr. Nina R. Pooley St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church, Yarmouth, ME Acts 9:36-43 Psalm 23 Revelation 7:9-17 John 10:22-30 Sheep of the Good Shepherd If I didn’t know better, I would think there’s a conspiracy between the lectionary and those of you Read More …