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No Peripheral Glances
Sunday Sermon
February 05, 2023
Today in the Orthodox Church is the Sunday of the Publican and Pharisee. We are entering into the pre-Lenten period known as the Triodion. F...
Fr. Gregory Edwards, Ph.D
Sermons
Power in Persistent Love
Sunday Sermon
January 29, 2023
Today in the Orthodox Church is the Sunday of the Canaanite. The Gospel reading from Matthew 15: 21-28 is a story of love and persistence. A...
Fr. Micah Hirschy
Sermons
Zacchaios' Salvation
Sunday Sermon
January 22, 2023
Today in the Orthodox Church is the 15th Sunday of St. Luke. The Gospel lesson from Luke 19:1-10 narrates the well-known story of Zacchaios&...
Fr. Paul Costopoulos
Sermons
Suffering and Gratitude
Sunday Sermon
January 15, 2023
Today on the 12th Sunday of Luke, the Gospel lesson comes to us from Luke 17:12-19. This Gospel lesson is a message of suffering and gratitu...
Fr. Gregory Edwards, Ph.D
Sermons
Theophany's Triumph
Youth Sermon
January 09, 2023
Today is the Sunday after Theophany. Jesus' Baptism reestablishes order by removing the chaos in the world and reorienting life. Fr. Mic...
Fr. Micah Hirschy
Sermons
Silent God an Opportunity
Sunday Sermon
January 01, 2023
Today in the Orthodox Church, we celebrate the Circumcision of Our Lord and Saint Basil the Great. The Gospel reading comes to us from Luke....
Fr. Ernesto Obregón
Sermons
Emmanuel - God With Us
Sunday Sermon
December 25, 2022
Today we celebrate The Nativity of Our Lord. Father Gregory shares a message of hope that God is with us in our joy and sadness. The holiday...
Fr. Gregory Edwards, Ph.D
Sermons
God Uses Sinner and Saint
Sunday Sermon
December 18, 2022
Today is the Sunday before The Holy Nativity. The Gospel lesson from Matthew 2:1-12 accounts for us the genealogy of Christ. Father Gregory ...
Fr. Gregory Edwards, Ph.D
Sermons
Compelled to Respond
Sunday Sermon
December 11, 2022
Today, on the 11th Sunday of Luke, the Gospel lesson comes to us from Luke 14:16-24. Therein we hear the well-known parable of "The Gre...
Fr. Paul Costopoulos
Sermons
Accepting Christ's Gift
Sunday Sermon
December 04, 2022
Today is the 10th Sunday of Luke. Fr. Micah shares a sermon touching on both the Epistle and Gospel for the day. The Epistle from Galatians ...
Fr. Micah Hirschy
Sermons
Overcoming Excuses
Sunday Sermon
November 27, 2022
Today, on the 13th Sunday of Luke, the Gospel lesson comes to us from Luke 18:18-27. Therein we hear about a young man who asks Jesus what h...
Fr. Gregory Edwards, Ph.D
Sermons
Don't Be a Fool - Give!
Sunday Sermon
November 20, 2022
Today, on the 9th Sunday of Luke, the Gospel lesson is taken from Luke 12:16-21. In this pericope, Jesus tells the parable of the "Rich...
Fr. Gregory Edwards, Ph.D
Sermons
Go and Show Mercy
Sunday Sermon
November 13, 2022
Today, on the 8th Sunday of Luke, the Gospel lesson is taken from Luke10:25-37. It narrates for us the well-known parable of the Good Samari...
Fr. Micah Hirschy
Sermons
Evidence of Faith
Sunday Sermon
November 06, 2022
Today, on the 7th Sunday of Luke, the Gospel reading is taken from Luke 8:41-56. In this pericope, a woman who suffered from a flow of blood...
Fr. Gregory Edwards, Ph.D
Sermons
Possessions and Eternity
Sunday Sermon
October 30, 2022
Today, on the 5th Sunday of Luke, the Gospel lesson comes to us from Luke 16:19-31. In this pericope, we hear about the rich man and Lazaros...
Fr. Micah Hirschy
Sermons
Actively Doing God's Word
Sunday Sermon
October 23, 2022
Today is the Feast day of James the Apostle, the brother of Our Lord. Father Gregory shares with us, from the Book of James, how we mig...
Fr. Gregory Edwards, Ph.D
Sermons
Only One Resurrection
Sunday Sermon
October 16, 2022
Father Ernesto shares a light sermon as we approach halloween. ...
Fr. Ernesto Obregón
Sermons
Living Temples of God
Sunday Sermon
October 09, 2022
Today, Father Micah shares a youth sermon with us on how we become and remain living temples of God. ...
Fr. Micah Hirschy
Sermons
Misplaced Expectations
Sunday Sermon
October 02, 2022
Today's Gospel reading comes to us from Luke 6:31-36. Jesus says to love our enemies, do good, and lend expecting nothing in return. Thi...
Fr. Gregory Edwards, Ph.D
Sermons
Experiencing God's Wonder
Sunday Sermon
September 25, 2022
Father Micah shares with us how we might experience God's wonder. ...
Fr. Micah Hirschy
Sermons
A Word from the Holy Mtn.
Sunday Sermon
September 18, 2022
Father Gregory shares some words from his recent visit to Mount Athos. ...
Fr. Gregory Edwards, Ph.D
Sermons
Youth Sermon - Holy Cross
Sunday Sermon
September 13, 2022
Father Paul shares the Good News of the Holy Cross with our youth. ...
Fr. Paul Costopoulos
Sermons
Faithfulness to Christ
Sunday Sermon
September 05, 2022
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Fr. Micah Hirschy
Sermons
Symbol of Faith - Finale
Nicene Creed
August 28, 2022
Today Father Gregory concludes his sermon series, The Symbol of Faith, with the lines, I expect the resurrection of the dead. And the life o...
Fr. Gregory Edwards, Ph.D
Sermons
Symbol of Faith - Part 7
Nicene Creed
August 21, 2022
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Fr. Gregory Edwards, Ph.D
Sermons
The Value of Prayer
Sunday Sermon
August 14, 2022
Today, on the 9th Sunday of Matthew, the Gospel comes to us from Matthew 14:22-34. Jesus comes to His disciples, who are unsure who He is, w...
Fr. Micah Hirschy
Sermons
Symbol of Faith - Part 6
Nicene Creed
August 07, 2022
In today's Gospel, taken from Matthew 14:14-22, Jesus has compassion on a gathering of people, healing their sick and feeding five thous...
Fr. Gregory Edwards Ph.D - Dean
Sermons
Symbol of Faith - Part 5
Nicene Creed
July 31, 2022
Today, the 7th Sunday of Matthew, Father Gregory continues to examine the Nicene Constantinopolitan Creed with part 5 in his series, Symbol ...
Fr. Gregory Edwards Ph.D - Dean
Sermons
Practical Christianity
Sunday Sermon
July 24, 2022
Today, on the 6th Sunday of Matthew, the Epistle reading comes to us from Romans 12:6-14. Father Micah's message encourages Orthodox Chr...
Fr. Micah Hirschy
Sermons
Symbol of Faith - Part 4
Nicene Creed
July 17, 2022
Today, as we celebrate the Holy Fathers of the 4th Ecumenical council, Father Gregory appropriately continues his sermon series on the Nicen...
Fr. Gregory Edwards Ph.D - Dean
Sermons
Symbol of Faith - Part 3
Nicene Creed
July 10, 2022
Today, on the 4th Sunday of Matthew, the Gospel comes to us from Matthew 8:5-13. Therein, we hear of a centurion who is a model for Orthodox...
Fr. Gregory Edwards Ph.D - Dean
Sermons
Seek First His Kingdom
Sunday Sermon
July 03, 2022
Today, on the 3rd Sunday of Matthew, the Gospel comes to us from Matthew 6:22-33. Therein Jesus tells us we should not be anxious about basi...
Fr. Micah Hirschy
Sermons
Free and United
Sermon - 2nd Sunday of Matthew
July 02, 2022
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Father Elias Stevens
Sermons
Sunday of All Saints
Sunday Sermon
June 19, 2022
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Fr. Ernesto Obregon
Sermons
Symbol of Faith - Part 2
Nicene Creed
June 12, 2022
Today in Orthodoxy we celebrate God's Spirit poured out on all flesh in the last days, Holy Pentecost. Father Gregory continues his seri...
Fr. Gregory Edwards Ph.D - Dean
Sermons
Symbol of Faith - Part 1
Nicene Creed
June 05, 2022
Today we celebrate 318 Fathers of the First Ecumenical Council who gathered in Nicaea in 325 A.D. The Orthodox Church recognizes several cou...
Fr. Gregory Edwards Ph.D - Dean
Sermons
Communion with Creation
Sunday of the Blind Man
May 29, 2022
Today, on the Sunday of The Blind Man, the Gospel is read from John 9:1-38. In this pericope, we hear about the healing of a man born withou...
Fr. Micah Hirschy
Sermons
Spirit and Truth
Sunday of the Samaritan Woman
May 22, 2022
Today, on the Sunday of the Samaritan Woman, the Gospel is read from John 4:5-42. In the abundance of richness in this Gospel, Father Micah ...
Fr. Micah Hirschy
Sermons
Sunday of the Paralytic
Sunday Sermon
May 15, 2022
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His Grace Bishop Sebastian
Sermons
The Day of Resurrection
The Myrrh Bearing Women
May 08, 2022
Today is the Sunday of the Myrrh Bearing Women, who came to the Tomb to anoint Jesus with spices. The Gospel is taken from Mark 15:43 - 16:1...
Fr. Paul Costopoulos
Sermons
Wounded Healers
Thomas Sunday
May 01, 2022
Today, on Thomas Sunday, the Gospel is taken from John 20:19-31. Jesus appears to His Apostles, giving them peace and showing them His hands...
Fr. Gregory Edwards Ph.D - Dean
Sermons
Palm Sunday
Sunday Sermon
April 17, 2022
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Fr. Paul Costopoulos
Sermons
Our Father - Conclusion
Sunday Sermon
April 10, 2022
Today Father Gregory concludes his series on the Lord's Prayer by contemplating the line "But deliver us from evil." The previ...
Fr. Gregory Edwards Ph.D - Dean
Sermons
Sunday St. John Climacus
Sunday Sermon
April 03, 2022
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Fr. Ernesto Obregon
Sermons
Sunday of The Holy Cross
Sunday Sermon
March 27, 2022
Today is known as the Sunday of The Holy Cross. The Church places the Cross of Christ in our midst as a signpost on our journey toward Pasch...
Fr. Micah Hirschy
Sermons
Our Father - Part 6
Sunday Sermon
March 20, 2022
Today Father Gregory continues his series on the Lord's Prayer with the line, "and lead us not into temptation." Temptations i...
Fr. Gregory Edwards Ph.D - Dean
Sermons
Sunday of Orthodoxy
Sunday Sermon
March 13, 2022
Today is the first Sunday in Lent. It is also known as the Sunday of Orthodoxy, a day we commemorate the restoration of Holy Icons back into...
Fr. Dcn.Tikhon Cobb
Reflection
Forgiveness Sunday
Sunday Reflection
March 06, 2022
Today, on Forgiveness Sunday, the Gospel comes to us from Matthew 6:14-21. The Lord said, "If you forgive men their trespasses, your he...
Dr. Jeannie Constantinou
Sermons
Our Father - Part 5
Sunday Sermon
February 27, 2022
Today is Meatfare or Judgement Sunday in the Orthodox Church. Father Gregory reminds us that we live in a fallen world, speaking on the horr...
Fr. Gregory Edwards Ph.D - Dean
Sermons
The Prodigal Awakens
Sunday Sermon
February 20, 2022
Today in the Orthodox Church is known as the Sunday of the Prodigal Son. The Gospel reading for the day comes to us from Luke 15:11-32. In t...
Fr. Micah Hirschy



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