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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.

Healing our Broken Relationships

March 19, 2017          3rd Sunday of Lent Exodus 17:1–7            Romans 5:1–11           John 4:5–42 Relationships are key in Judeo-Christianity. From Judaism the first commandment is to love God with all our being and the second is to love our neighbors as … Continue reading

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Healing Our Brokenness in Spirit

March 12, 2017          2nd Sunday in Lent Gen 12:1–4a               Romans 4:1–5, 13–17             John 3:1–17 People really like rules. I know sometimes we say we don’t, but actually people are really good at making up rules for themselves and other … Continue reading

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Healing the Brokenness of our Lives

March 5, 2017            1st Sunday of Lent Genesis 2:15–17; 3:1–7          Romans 5:12–19         Matthew 4:1–11 There is an interesting show on the Weather Channel called Fat Guys in the Woods. On the show the host, survival expert Creek Stewart (Yes, that’s … Continue reading

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The Invitation to Live Your Divinity

February 26, 2017                 Transfiguration Sunday Exodus 24:12–18        2 Peter 1:16–21         Matthew 17:1–9 In the last month we’ve been working our way through the first two chapters of the Sermon on the Mount. But now, the week before Lent begins, … Continue reading

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The Invitation to Be Radical with Your Love

February 19, 2017                 7th Sunday of Epiphany Leviticus 19:1-2, 9-18             I Corinthians 3:10-11, 16-23              Matthew 5:38-48 This passage from Matthew is one of those scriptures that you would rather not preach on. It is so radical, and impossible, … Continue reading

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The Invitation to Forgive and Reconcile

February 12, 2017       6th Sunday in Epiphany Deuteronomy 30:15-20          I Corinthians 3:1-9           Matthew 5:21-37 Happy Valentine’s Day – a few days early! I know that Valentine’s day isn’t one of the high holy days in the Christian calendar, and … Continue reading

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The Great Invitation to Mission

February 5, 2017                   5th Sunday of Epiphany Isaiah 58:1-9a             1 Corinthians 2:1-12               Matthew 5:13-20 You’ve probably noticed that during the last month I have been preaching a progression of becoming more involved with Christ and God. We started … Continue reading

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