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Category Archives: Matthew Kieswetter

Wishing Your Boss Wasn’t So Nice to All the Other Workers: The Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost

Sunday, September 20, 2020: Jonah 3:10 – 4:11 Philippians 1:21-30 Matthew 20:1-16 I feel a sort of affinity with this parable. As a teenager, spending summers on a farm, early on in the season enjoying the short days (though short pay) of working just 7:00 till noon. But then settling into a routine of 5:00 […]

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“Do Not Despise Those Whom God Has Welcomed”: The Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost

Sunday, September 13, 2020 [The first Sunday “back” in-person.] Genesis 50:15-21 Romans 14:1-12 Matthew 18:21-35 There’s a lot I don’t know. This whole experience of pastoring a parish during this pandemic has shown me how true this is, about a lot of things. But through this, one gets the sense that there’s something to be […]

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Who Will We Listen To? Who Will We Welcome? Who Will We Serve?: The Fourth Sunday after Pentecost

June 28, 2020: Jeremiah 28:5-9; Romans 6:12-23; Matthew 10:40-42 The prophet Jeremiah is with another prophet, Hananiah. And this other guy has good news. He says that the sacred stuff that had been stolen when their land was invaded and many people carted off to Babylon — all that stuff is going to be returned. […]

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Cast out, Cleanse, Cure, Raise, Repeat: The Second Sunday after Pentecost

Sunday, June 14, 2020 Exodus 19:2-8a Romans 5:1-8 Matthew 9:35-10:23 I mentioned a couple of weeks ago that Pentecost began, and still exists, as a Jewish festival. Part of its significance is in that, fifty days after the Passover, it marks how the freed Hebrew people ventured out into the desert, and several weeks later […]

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Excess Baggage? Heavy Luggage? A Stumbling Block? Or the Cornerstone?: Trinity Sunday

Sunday, June 7, 2020: Genesis 1:1-2:4a; 2 Corinthians 13:11-13; Matthew 28:16-20 Every year, in our, and in many other traditions, the Sunday after Pentecost is called “Trinity Sunday.” And there are different reactions that people have. There are jokes about assistants and students being delegated to preach on the day. Some people get excited, because […]

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