Behold the Lamb of God

Readings for the Second Sunday after Epiphany Isaiah 49:1-7 1 Corinthians 1:1-9 John 1:29-42 Psalm 40:1-12 This sermon was preached at Christ Episcopal Church Eureka on Sunday January 19, 2020. Listen to sermon here.   This last Saturday was the six-year anniversary of my ordination to the priesthood, which took place at St. John’s Pro- Cathedral […]

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The Most Important Gift of the Magi

Readings for the Feast of the Epiphany Isaiah 60:1-6 Psalm 72:1-7,10-14 Ephesians 3:1-12 Matthew 2:1-12 This sermon was preached at Christ Episcopal Church Eureka on Sunday January 5, 2020. Today is the twelfth day of Christmas and we are celebrating this day not with twelve drummers drumming but rather with King’s Cake, crowns, the chalking of […]

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Prayer Reflection on 2019 for 2020

This sermon was preached at Christ Episcopal Church in Eureka CA at the Christmas Lessons and Carols service on the First Sunday after Christmas, December 29, 2019. On the first Sunday after Christmas, I like us to prepare for the new calendar year by reflecting prayerfully on what we have learned and explored over the […]

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Everlasting Glory in our Paper Flesh

Readings for the Feast of the Christ Mass (Selection III) Isaiah 52:7-10 Hebrews 1:1-4,(5-12) John 1:1-14 Psalm 98 This sermon was preached at Christ Episcopal Church Eureka on Wednesday December 25, 2019.  Out of all the Gospel readings assigned for the Christmas feast, my favorite has got to be the prologue to the Gospel of John, […]

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A Sign for King Ahaz

Readings for Fourth Sunday of Advent (Year A) Isaiah 7:10-16 Psalm 80:1-7, 16-18 Romans 1:1-7 Matthew 1:18-25 This sermon was preached by Fr. Daniel London at Christ Episcopal Church in Eureka CA on Sunday December 22, 2019.   There’s a story of a man stuck on his rooftop in the midst of a great flood. Afraid […]

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Karl Barth on Angels

This article was written by Fr. Daniel London for the December 2019 Chronicle newsletter for Christ Church Eureka, on the Feast Day of Karl Barth (Dec 10).  Last year, during the season of Advent, we were exploring the mystery of angels during our Tuesday Soup Suppers. As I was reviewing my notes from last year’s […]

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