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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.

Finding Our Sabbath

June 3, 2018              2nd Sunday of Pentecost 1 Samuel 3:1-20          
2 Corinthians 4:5-12        Mark 2:23-3:6 Pharisees were sticklers for the rules. But you know, this was a group of people created to make sure that Jewish laws and customs didn’t … Continue reading

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Working with Threes

May 27, 2018       Trinity Sunday Isaiah 6:1-8     
 Romans 8:12-17       John 3:1-17 I sometimes go online to the Methodist website to see the commentaries that they have on the Scriptures for the week.   It was very interesting to read one … Continue reading

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Speaking in Tongues

May 20, 2018             Pentecost Acts 2:1-21     Romans 8:22-27         John 15:26-27, 16:4b-15 When I was teaching essay writing I used a book called Sin Boldly.   It was written by a professor who wrote it in desperation because his students couldn’t … Continue reading

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Understanding with Our Hearts

May 13, 2018       7th Sunday of Easter       Day of Ascension       Mother’s Day Acts 1:1-11     Ephesians 1:15-23     Luke 24:44-53 In the ancient world there was minimum separation between the head and the heart. The ancient Egyptians thought that the heart was … Continue reading

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Following the Commandment’s Path

May 6, 2018               6th Sunday of Easter Acts 10:44-48             1 John 5:1-6                John 15:9-17 The child-parent relationship is one of love, frustration, wonder, disbelief, joy and sorrow. In fact, take any emotion-noun and you can apply it to the child-parent … Continue reading

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Rooted in Jesus

29 April, 2018            John 15: 1-8 Sharon Methodist Church Guest Preacher Alexis Dorf:  Ms. Dorf preached this week and has graciously allowed me to post her sermon.   This morning’s Gospel reading is another of the many “I am” sayings that … Continue reading

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Evidence ⇒ Love ⇒ Action

April 22, 2018            4th Sunday of Easter Acts 4:5-12     
1 John 3:16-24           John 10:11-18 I love a good detective story. There is nothing that I like better than to sit down with a book about a crime that needs to … Continue reading

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