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About pastorpeg

Hi -- I'm the pastor of the United Methodist Churches in Lakeville and Sharon CT. This blog was created to post my sermons so that people can read them who were not able to come to our worship services (Times of Worship: Lakeville: 9:15 am, Sharon 10:45) or for people who want to review them during the week. I hope you enjoy reading them.

Keep on Going for Christ

October 15, 2017                   19th Sunday of Pentecost Exodus: 32: 1-14        Philippians 4:1-9       Matthew 22:1-14 One of the techniques for writing a sermon is to read a Bible story and then to think: Who am I in the Bible story? … Continue reading

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Being Caretakers of God’s Love

October 8, 2017         18th Sunday of Pentecost Genesis 39:4-6            Philippians 3:4b-14         Matthew 21:33–46 Jesus told a lot of stories about tenant or stewards who were in charge of their master’s houses when the master was away, a common … Continue reading

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Putting the World into Communion

October 1, 2017           17th Sunday in Pentecost   World Communion Sunday Exodus 17:1–7            Philippians 2:1–13      Matthew 21:23–32 World Communion Sunday. The entire planet in connection and communication with God all together on one day.   It’s a great idea. It doesn’t matter … Continue reading

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A Space for Everyone

September 24, 2017              16th Sunday of Pentecost Exodus 16:2–15         Philemon 1:21–30        Matthew 20:1–16 Do you know the TV show, Undercover Boss? It started when a British television executive, Stephen Lambert, was laid over in the Seattle airport, which … Continue reading

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The Correct Way to Get Closer to God?

September 17, 2017              15th Sunday in Pentecost Exodus 14:19–31        Romans 14:1–12         Matthew 18:21–35 There is a neat Buddhist parable that I would like to share with you. There was once a Buddhist Sage, a really wise, wonderful, and loving … Continue reading

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May Love Guide Us

September 10, 2017              14th Sunday in Pentecost Exodus 12:1–14          Romans 13:8–14
        Matthew 18:15–20 There are times when I read the Bible and I think, “What on earth was happening that someone was compelled to say that?”   Usually this happens when … Continue reading

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Looking Through the Other’s Eyes

Guest Preacher: Rev. Eileen Eppersen.  Eileen filled in for me when I was on vacation.  Here is a copy of her sermon printed with her permission — Thanks Eileen! September 3, 2017 1 Corinthians 8: 1-13         … Continue reading

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