2018

December 2018

November 2018

October 2018

  • October 28, 2018, Twenty-Third Sunday after Pentecost • The Rev. Dr. Bob Becker
    God’s Time audio
  • October 21, 2018, Twenty-Second Sunday after Pentecost • The Rev. Denise Trogdon
    The Parched Places
    The Parched Places audio
  • October 14, 2018, Twenty-First Sunday after Pentecost • Mr. Kevin Laskowski
    Called to Grow audio
  • October 7, 2018, Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost • The Rev. Denise Trogdon
    You Are What You Eat

September 2018

August 2018

July 2018

June 2018

May 2018

April 2018

March 2018

February 2018

January 2018

2017

December 2017

November 2017

October 2017

September 2017

August 2017

July 2017

June 2017

May 2017

April 2017

March 2017

February 2017

January 2017

2016

December 2016

  • December 18, 2016, The Fourth Sunday of Advent • The Rev. Denise Trogdon
    When Terror Meets Hope
  • December 11, 2016, The Third Sunday of Advent • Ms. Jaime Leonard
    Who Are You?

November 2016

October 2016

September 2016

August 2016

July 2016

June 2016

April 2016

  • April 24, 2016, 5th Sunday after Easter • The Rev. Linda Kaufman
    Conversion audio
  • April 17, 2016, 4th Sunday after Easter • The Rev. Jamie Samilio
    Who Are We Following? audio
  • April 10, 2016, 3rd Sunday after Easter • The Rev. Denise Trogdon
    What Does Resurrection Mean? audio
  • April 3, 2016, 2nd Sunday after Easter • The Rt. Rev. Susan Goff
    Doubt audio

March 2016

February 2016

January 2016

2015

December 2015

November 2015

October 2015

  • October 26, 2015, Rector Installation • The Rev. Mary Kay Brown, Rector, St. David’s, Ashburn
    Cantus Firmus audio
  • October 25, 2015, Twenty-Second Sunday after Pentecost • Mr. Wade Hinkle
    A Candid Conversation audio
  • October 18, 2015, Twenty-First Sunday after Pentecost • The Rev. Denise Trogdon
    The Measure of Greatness audio
  • October 11, 2015, Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost • The Rev. Denise Trogdon
    Costly Discipleship audio
  • October 4, 2015, Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost • The Rev. Jamie Samilio
    Living in the Moment audio

September 2015

August 2015

July 2015

June 2015

May 2015

  • May 17, 2015, Seventh Sunday of Easter • The Rev. Jamie Samilio
    The Gift of Love audio
  • May 10, 2015, Sixth Sunday of Easter • Ms. Sophia Morreale
    Divine Love audio

April 2015

  • April 12, 2015, Second Sunday of Easter • Ms. Jamie Samilio
    Doubting Thomas

March 2015

January 2015

2014

December 2014

November 2014

October 2014

September 2014

August 2014

  • August 31, 2014, Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost • The Rev. Robert A. Becker
    The Power of Asking audio
  • August 17, 2014, Tenth Sunday after Pentecost Ms. Mary Hinkle
    Crumbs From the Table
  • August 10, 2014, Ninth Sunday after Pentecost • Ms. Jamie Samilio
    Fear and Faith audio

July 2014

June 2014

May 2014

April 2014

  • April 19, 2014, Easter Vigil • The Rev. Elizabeth A.B. Tesi
    Alleluia!
  • April 20, 2014, Easter Sunday • The Rev. Elizabeth A.B. Tesi
    The Story of Belief

March 2014

  • March 9, 2014, First Sunday in Lent • The Rev. Jacqueline C. Thomson
    Temptations audio
  • March 9, 2014, Evensong • Ms. Elizabeth Keeler
    Walking with Jesus in Lent audio
  • March 16, 2014, Second Sunday in Lent • Ms. Jamie Samilio
    Born Again

February 2014

  • February 2, 2014, Presentation Sunday • The Rev. Elizabeth A.B. Tesi
    The Promise Revealed
  • February 16, 2014, 6th Sunday after Epiphany • Ms. Elizabeth Keeler
    Doubt audio

January 2014

  • January 5, 2014, 2nd Sunday after Christmas • The Rev. Elizabeth A.B. Tesi
    God Trusts Us
  • January 12, 2014, 1st Sunday after Epiphany • The Rev. Jill Morehouse Lum
    Known and Needed audio
  • January 26, 2014, 3rd Sunday after Epiphany • The Rev. Robert A. Becker
    Darkness and Light audio

2013

December 2013

  • December 1, 2013, 1st Sunday of Advent • The Rev. Elizabeth A.B. Tesi
    The Gift of Time
  • December 22, 2013, 4th Sunday of Advent • Ms. Mary Hinkle
    Surrender
  • December 29, 2013, First Sunday after Christmas • The Rev. Elizabeth A.B. Tesi
    Entering the Story

November 2013

  • November 3, 2013, All Saints Sunday • Ms. Elizabeth Keeler
    Memory and Hope audio

October 2013

  • October 13, 2013, 21st Sunday after Pentecost • The Rev. Robert A. Becker
    God’s Grace audio
  • October 20, 2013, 22nd Sunday after Pentecost • The Rev. Becky Zartman
    One More Thing audio
  • October 27, 2013, 23rd Sunday after Pentecost • The Rev. Carole A. Crumley
    Prayer audio

September 2013

August 2013

  • August 18, 2013, 13th Sunday after Pentecost • The Rev. Wes Smedley
    The Pathos of God audio
  • August 25, 2013, 14th Sunday after Pentecost • The Rev. Wes Smedley
    A New Narrative audio

July 2013

  • July 7, 2013, 7th Sunday after Pentecost • Mr. Rick Melrose
    The Kingdom of God audio
  • July 14, 2013, 8th Sunday after Pentecost • Ms. Mary Hinkle
    Moral Courage audio
  • July 21, 2013, 9th Sunday after Pentecost • The Rev. Wes Smedley
    Mary and Martha audio

June 2013

May 2013

April 2013

  • April 7, 2013, Second Sunday of Easter • Ms. Elizabeth Keeler, Seminarian Intern
    The Mystery of Faith audio
  • April 14, 2013, Third Sunday of Easter • The Rev. Jill Lum
    “Do You Love Me?” audio
  • April 21, 2013, Fourth Sunday of Easter • The Rev. Wes Smedley
    The Good Shepherd audio
  • April 28, 2013, Fifth Sunday of Easter • The Rev. Robert A. Becker
    A New Commandment audio

March 2013

“Roads go ever, ever on…” I love this quote, it is from the last page of The Hobbit, by Tolkein. Today in the Gospel we find the disciples on a road, and a road is a likely setting for Luke to tell the stories of Jesus. Eric Berreto, a New Testament Professor at Princeton, gives […]

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April 12, 2020 – He is Risen!

He is risen! The Lord is risen indeed! I have even more good news—seriously! Think about it, because everyone is home, there is little chance that you will miss the Easter Bunny. When I was very little, one of my favorite holidays was Easter. I would like to say it was because Jesus rose from […]

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April 11, 2020 – An Easter Message

Rev. Jamie wanted to give me an opportunity to preach an Easter message even though we aren’t celebrating the entire Easter Vigil, so here goes. When I was in high school, I went on something called the St. George Trek, sponsored by the Catholic Committee on Scouting. It was a bit of a pilgrimage. A […]

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April 10, 2020 – GOD ON STRIKE

In his poem “If God Should Go On Strike,” Walt Huntley thanks the Lord that God has never stopped being God and shut off the sun, or the moon, or the oxygen. He concludes: Men say they want a better deal, and so on strike they go, But what a deal we’ve given God to […]

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April 9, 2020 – Washing Feet!

I don’t know about you, but I’ve found myself staying at home these days, which in turn has left me with a lot of time on my hands. Sometimes, oh who am I kidding, a lot of times I find myself scrolling through the feed of my Facebook page. There I can see all the […]

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I cannot escape my nature, and I am a fixer. I love fixing things. Even as a child I would take things apart and put them back together—including my alarm clock. I come by this naturally, my desire to make things right, to make things new, is deep. But I am only human, and I […]

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“Gracious Father, whose blessed Son Jesus Christ came down from heaven to be the true bread which gives life to the world: Evermore give us this bread, that he may live in us, and we in him; who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever. Amen.” You might […]

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Good Morning. Welcome to Holy Cross’ video streamed March 15 service. If you are not a parishioner and are wondering what this video feed is about, all Episcopal churches in the Washington DC area are closed for two weeks because of the corona virus. So, we are streaming this service for our parishioners. But if […]

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When my sister Lynda was 15, the nun who was her homeroom teacher at the Catholic high school, went around the room and asked each girl what she was giving up for Lent. As her classmates answered, my sister became more and more irritated. Most said they were giving up candy, 90% at least. My […]

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February 16, 2020 – Dear Abby

The scriptures are full of wisdom and advice from the Jewish community. I was thinking of examples of modern-day advice givers, and Dear Abby, and Ask Ann Landers came to mind. Did you know that the two women behind these syndicated columns are twins and are also Jewish? According to the Jewish Women’s Archive, “Both […]

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