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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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Current Reflections

11/27/2022

“Christ Came; Now What?”

Christmas is a time of giving, mostly to ourselves. But maybe Christmas can become a time of giving to others, especially to others struggling mightily just to survive. Advent may be the season we need.

Series: 1 Advent (A)

Speaker: Rev. Joe Parrish

Topic: First Sunday of Advent (A)

Passage: Matthew 24:36-44

Language: English

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11/20/2022

“Life, Death, and In Between”

Life is short. We are called by God to find in ourselves the sense of godliness. And we are called to share that Spirit of Love and Peace with one another.

Series: Christ the King

Speaker: Rev. Joe Parrish

Topic: Christ the King Sunday

Passage: Luke 23:33-43

Language: English

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10/30/2022

“Having blessedness”

How far do we take our saintliness? Will we suffer for others? Will we give our lives for others? How far will we let our faith as Christians take us towards being a saint?

Series: All Saints Sunday

Speaker: The Rev. Joseph Joseph Parrish

Topic: All Saints\' Sunday (C)

Passage: Luke 6:20-31

Language: English

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9/25/2022

Jesus First, Others Second, Yourselves Last

Everything we have comes from God. How are we using our wealth today to serve the last, the least, and the lonely?

Series: Memorial Service for Queen Elizabeth

Speaker: The Rev. Joseph Joseph Parrish

Topic: Memorial Service for Queen Elizabeth - Sunday, September 25, 2022

Passage: John 14:1-6

Language: English

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8/14/2022

Fire, Faith, and Future

Fire from God may remove the old desires and destiny by giving us a new future of service with faith.

Series: Proper 15 (C)

Speaker: Rev. Joe Parrish

Topic: Proper 15, Year C

Passage: Luke 12:49-56

Language: English

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6/19/2022

“Save us from the evil one”

Our all-powerful God can help us overcome all our shortcomings. Through Jesus Christ we can find peace and forgiveness. But let us always also seek forgiveness from those whom we may have offended.

Series: Proper 7 (C)

Speaker: The Rev. Joseph Joseph Parrish

Topic: Proper 7, Year C

Passage: Luke 8:26-39

Language: English

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5/8/2022

Mothering Sunday

Jesus as the Good Shepherd in many ways depicts a mother’s care for her children. But he does not associate gender with mothering, but caring is a need for all of us; we need to care, and we need to be cared for.

Series: 4 Easter (C)

Speaker: Rev. Joe Parrish

Topic: Fourth Sunday of Easter, Year C

Passage: John 10:22-30

Language: English

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5/1/2022

“Breakfast with the Risen Lord”

he Risen Lord saw that his followers needed food and encouragement, and he fed them. Let us follow in his merciful footsteps and eat a sacred meal together, and remember and help those in Mariupol and Kyiv and elsewhere in the Ukraine who have so little to eat.

Series: 3 Easter (C)

Speaker: Rev. Joe Parrish

Topic: Third Sunday of Easter, Year C

Passage: John 21:1-19

Language: English

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4/17/2022

Why do we look for the living among the dead

Christ Jesus was raised from the dead to heal us, to encourage us, and to give us with him life everlasting.

Series: Easter (C)

Speaker: Rev. Joe Parrish

Topic: Easter, Year C

Passage: Luke 24:1-12

Language: English

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4/10/2022

Shouting Stones—A Surprising Finding

Christ Jesus needs us; we need Christ Jesus. Let us not be silent as stones, but let us proclaim the Good News that Our Savior has come. We are the ones to make the love of God in Christ real to others.

Series: Sunday of the Passion/Palm Sunday (C)

Speaker: Rev. Joe Parrish

Topic: Sunday of the Passion/Palm Sunday, Year C

Passage: Luke 9:28-40

Language: English

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