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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.

When Do You Wrestle with God?

August 13, 2017                     10th Sunday in Pentecost Genesis 37:1–4, 12–28           Romans 10:5–15                     Matthew 14:22–33 A few weeks ago we talked about Jacob’s Ladder, and I mentioned that Jacob is not someone who we would call a typical or classical hero. … Continue reading

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Fellowship Friday

August 6, 2017 This Sunday the Sharon and Lakeville United Methodist Churches worshiped to gather at the Lakeville church.  Matthew Vreeland was the guest preacher.  When the video of his sermon goes up on YouTube we will post the link … Continue reading

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Hidden Treasure

July 30, 2017             8th Sunday of Pentecost Genesis 29:15–28          Romans 8:26–39          Matthew 13:31–33, 44–52 While looking at all these examples of the kingdom of heaven I wondered: What do they have in common other than the fact that … Continue reading

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Where Earth Meets Heaven

July 23, 2017             7th Sunday of Pentecost Genesis 28:10–19a                 Romans 8:12–25        Matthew 13:24–30, 36–43 I loved the story of Jacob’s Ladder when I was a kid. I thought it was really neat that Jacob saw this ladder that stretched … Continue reading

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Getting the Ground Ready

July 16, 2017       6th Sunday of Pentecost       Fellowship Sunday Genesis 25:19–34                   Romans 8:1–11           Matthew 13:1–9, 18–23 The parables of Jesus are like archeological digs, with multiple layers of meanings to what he says and the fun is trying … Continue reading

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What on Earth Should I Do?

July 9, 2017               5th Sunday of Pentecost Genesis 24:34–38, 42–49,58–67        Romans 7:15–25a            Matthew 11:16–19, 25–30 The passage that we read today from Romans is not one of my favorite Bible passages.  But it is one of my favorite passages … Continue reading

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What Will Your Wages Be?

July 2, 2017        4th Sunday of Pentecost           4th of July Sunday Genesis 21:8-21                      Romans 6:1b-11                 Matthew 10:24-39 When I first started teaching I read a book written for beginner teachers. The chapter titles were warnings like: A Teacher is Not … Continue reading

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