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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.

Small Church – Big Faith

September 2, 2018               15th Sunday of Pentecost Song of Solomon 2:8-13          
James 1:17-27            Mk 7:1-8, 14-15, 21-23 Today our Gospel tells us about one of the encounters that Jesus had with the Pharisees. Often these encounters involved the Pharisees, … Continue reading

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Wearing Our Faith

August 26, 2018         14th Sunday after Pentecost 1 Kings 8:(1, 6, 10-11) 22-30, 41-43           Ephesians 6:10-20        John 6:56-69 Kids like the Ephesians reading because the idea of putting on this armor that is made by God is really … Continue reading

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Getting to Our High Places

August 19, 2018         13th Sunday after Pentecost
 2 Samuel 18:5-9, 15, 31-33     Ephesians 4:25-5:2    John 6:35, 41-51 We often think of Solomon as being the great wise king of the Bible – even wiser than his father David. … Continue reading

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Food that Endures

August 5, 2018           11th Sunday of Pentecost 2 Samuel 11:26-12:13a           
Ephesians 4:1-16          John 6:24-35 The last 10 years of my career as an English as a Second Language teacher I worked with students who were between the ages of … Continue reading

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Where Does the Bread Come From?

July 29, 2019             10th Sunday of Pentecost 2 Samuel 11:1-15        
Ephesians 3:14-21                John 6:1-21 Today we read one of the most celebrated and biggest miracles of the Bible: The feeding of the 5000. You’ve all heard about this miracle from … Continue reading

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“Taking a Rest”

July 22, 2018             9th Sunday of Pentecost       Fellowship Sunday 2 Samuel 7:1-14a         Ephesians 2:11-22      Mark 6:30-34, 53-56  When I went down to the river to pray Studying about that good old way And who should wear the starry crown Good … Continue reading

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Doing Something Different

July 15, 2018             8th Sunday of Pentacost 2 Samuel 6:1-5, 12b-19           Ephesians 1:3-14        Mark 6:14-29 The mathematics of Chaos Theory (made popular in the Jurassic Park movie series) tells us that there is no fix logical outcome. At any point, … Continue reading

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