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We pray the reflections below will help you in finding renewed life.

Oramos las reflexiones a continuación le ayudarán en la búsqueda de una vida renovada.

The Rev. Joe Parrish
New York, NY
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11/11/2018

All In

Jesus sees our gifts and knows our hearts.

Series: Proper 27 (B)

Speaker: Rev. Joe Parrish

Topic: Proper 27, Year B

Passage: Mark 12 38-44

Language: English

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11/4/2018

Being Laid Up

Space is not really the final frontier. Love of others is that.

Series: All Saints Sunday

Speaker: Rev. Joe Parrish

Topic: All Saints observed

Passage: John 11 32-44

Language: English

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10/21/2018

Moving on up

Our concern is not self-promotion but in how we can be of service to God and others in bringing in God’s kingdom on earth as it is in heaven.

Series: Proper 24 (B)

Speaker: Rev. Joe Parrish

Topic: Proper 24, Year B

Passage: Mark 10 35-45

Language: English

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10/14/2018

Feeling good

Jesus loved the rich man, but said he had to give more, even all, to the poor. How has God nudged us to give more?

Series: Proper 23 (B)

Speaker: Rev. Joe Parrish

Topic: Proper 23, Year B

Passage: Mark 10 17-31

Language: English

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10/7/2018

Escape Clause

Jesus holds out his helping hand to the most vulnerable of our world.

Series: Proper 22 (B)

Speaker: Rev. Joe Parrish

Topic: Proper 22, Year B

Passage: Mark 10 2-16

Language: English

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9/30/2018

Radical surgery

Judgment is only God’s prerogative, but we humans often puff up and challenge the Holy One.

Series: Proper 21 (B)

Speaker: Rev. Joe Parrish

Topic: Proper 21, Year B

Passage: Mark 9 38-50

Language: English

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9/23/2018

How to be Number One

God loves us as little children. Let us gratefully receive that love and show it to others.

Series: Proper 20 (B)

Speaker: Rev. Joe Parrish

Topic: Proper 20, Year B

Passage: Mark 9 30-37

Language: English

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9/16/2018

The sting of reprisal molds a leader

Imperfect Peter is called to task by Jesus much as are we when we stray. God loves us no matter what. But we are continuously being molded into better persons to be able to work miracles with God’s help.

Series: Proper 19 (B)

Speaker: Rev. Joe Parrish

Topic: Proper 19, Year B

Passage: Mark 8 27-38

Language: English

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9/9/2018

Taking our fingers out of our ears

Ears may not hear, and eyes may not see, what wonders God has in store for those who really listen for God’s voice.

Series: Proper 18 (B)

Speaker: Rev. Joe Parrish

Topic: Proper 18, Year B

Passage: Mark 7 24-37

Language: English

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9/2/2018

Cleanliness, but not godliness

We interact with many whose lives are torn by strife. May we be peace makers for others.

Series: Proper 17 (B)

Speaker: Rev. Joe Parrish

Topic: Proper 17, Year B

Passage: Mark 7 1-8, 14-15, 21-23

Language: English

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