Sermons
Preaching in the Christian tradition has a rich and varied history.  Sermons, also known as homilies, given at Good Shepherd reflect the best of breaking open the Word of God passed down to us in our Scriptures as well as addressing contemporary concerns, struggles and experiences.  Below find samples of sermons given by the clergy of Church of the Good Shepherd.

Recent Sermons 

Harden not your Heart- October 7, 2018
The Rev. Alanna Van Antwerpen
Proper 22: Job 1:1, 2:1-10 & Mark 10:2-6

From Generation to Generation- September 30, 2018
The Rev. Kate Harmon Siberine
Proper 21: Numbers 11:4-6, 10-16, 24-29 & Mark 9:38-50

Hug a Child, and Say Hello to God- September 23, 2018
The Rev. Fred Reynolds
Proper 20: Jeremiah 11:18-20 & Mark 9:30-37

Knowing Jesus- September 16, 2018
The Rev. Alanna Van Antwerpen
Proper 19: Isaiah 50:4-9a & Mark 8:27-38


Homecoming- September 9, 2018
The Rev. Kate Harmon Siberine
Proper 18: Proverbs 22:1-2. 8-9, 22-23 &  Mark 7:24-37


God of Life, Who Rules Our Hearts- September 2, 2018
The Rev. Alanna Van Antwerpen
Proper 17: Deuteronomy 4:1-2, 6-9 & Mark 7:1-8, 14-15, 21-23


Following the Breadcrumbs- August 26, 2018
The Rev. Kate Harmon Siberine
Proper 16: Ephesians 6:10-20 & John 6:56-69


Consumers In Christ- August 19, 2018
The Rev Alanna Van Antwerpen
Proper 15: Proverbs 9:1-6 & John 6:51-58


The Pizza Bible- August 12, 2018
The Rev. Kate Harmon Siberine
Proper 14: Ephesians 4:25-5:2 &John 6:35, 41-51


The Bread of Life and the Sacred Sandwich- August 5, 2018
The Rev. Kate Harmon Siberine
Proper 13: Ephesians 4:1-16 & John 6:24-35 


People of Common Prayer- July 29, 2018
The Rev. Kate Harmon Siberine
Proper 12: Ephesians 3:14-21 & John 6:1-21


God Outside the Box- June 3, 2018
The Rev. Kate Harmon Siberine
Second Sunday After Pentecost: 2 Corinthians 4:5-12 & Mark 2:23-3:6 

Walking with the Trinity- May 27, 2018
The Rev. Meg Hess
Trinity Sunday: Isaiah 6:1-8 & John 3:1-17


Breathing in the Spirit- May 20, 2018
The Rev. Fred Reynolds
Pentecost: Acts 2:1-21 & John 15:26-27; 16:4-15


The Truth In Between- May 13, 2018
The Rt. Rev. Rob Hirshfeld, Bishop of New Hampshire
Confirmation and Seventh Sunday of Easter: Acts 1:15-17, 21-26 & John 17:6-19

Abide With Me
The Rev. Alanna Van Antwerpen
Sixth Sunday of Easter: Acts 10:44-48 & John 15:9-17

The Horse Called Love
The Rev. Fred Reynolds
Fifth Sunday of Easter: 1 John 4:7-21 & John 15:1-8
 
The Good Shepherds
The Rev. Alanna Van Antwerpen
Fourth Sunday of Easter: 1 John 3:16-24 & John 10:11-18
Scooby Doo And The Risen Christ
The Rev. Kate Harmon Siberine
Third Sunday of Easter: Acts 3:12-19 & Luke 24:36-48


The Story And A Story
The Rev. Kate Harmon Siberine
Second Sunday of Easter: Acts 4:32-25 & John 20:19-31

Easter Sunday
Fools For Christ
The Rev. Alanna Van Antwerpen
John 20:1-18


Palm Sunday
The Process And The Procession
The Rev. Kate Harmon Siberine
Mark 11:1-11

Be A Warrior Of Love- March 11, 2018
The Rev. Meg Hess
Fourth Sunday in Lent: Ephesians 2:1-10 & John 3:14-20

Making Heaven And Earth One- March 4, 2018
The Rev. Kate Harmon Siberine
Third Sunday in Lent: 1 Corinthians 1:18-25 & John 2:13-22


Spending Time- February 25, 2018
The Rev. Alanna Van Antwerpen
Second Sunday in Lent: Genesis 17:1-7, 1-16 & Mark 8:31-38

Ash Wednesday
Remember You Are Dust- February 14, 2018
The Rev. Kate Harmon Siberine
Matthew 6:1-6, 16-21
 
A Tale of Two Mountains- February 11, 2018
The Rev. Kate Harmon Siberine
Last Sunday After Epiphany- 2 Kings 2:1-12 & Mark 9:2-9 


Listen- February 5, 2018
The Rev. Meg Hess
Fifth Sunday After Epiphany: Isaiah 40:21-31
For the printed version please click HERE.

This Is Water- January 21, 2018
The Rev. Kate Harmon Siberine
Third Sunday After Epiphany- Jonah 3:1-10 & Mark 1:14-20

Our Call To Service- January 14, 2018
The Rev. Alanna Van Antwerpen
Second Sunday After Epiphany: 1 Samuel 3:1-20 & John 1:43-51

A Light In The Darkness- January 7, 2018
The Rev. Fred Reynolds
Feast of the Epiphany- Matthew 2:1-12


The Miracle Of Christmas- December 24, 2017
The Rev. Alanna Van Antwerpen
Christmas Eve: Luke 2:1-20

My Soul Proclaims The Greatness of the Lord- December 24, 2017
The Rev. Kate Harmon Siberine
Advent 4: Luke 1:46-55

Fragments of Love- December 17, 2017
The Rev. Meg Hess
Advent 3: Isaiah 61:1-4, 8-11: Psalm 126; Luke 1:46-55
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True From The First Line- December 10, 2017
The Rev. Kate Harmon Siberine
Advent 2: Isaiah 40:1-11 & Mark 1:1-8


Children's Sermon:
Church Telephone And Preparing The Way Of The Lord- December 10, 2017
The Rev. Kate Harmon Siberine
Advent 2: Isaiah 40:1-11 & Mark 1:1-8


Wake Up- December 3, 2017
The Rev. Fred Reynolds
Advent 1: 1 Corinthians 1:3-9 & Mark 13:24-37

The Feast Of Christ The King- November 26, 2017
The Rev. Kate Harmon Siberine
Ephesians 1:15-23 & Matthew 25:31-46

"For This I Am Thankful"- November 19, 2017
The Rev. Meg Hess
Proper 28: 1 Thessalonians 5:1-11 & Matthew 25:14-30
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Children's Sermon: 
The Parable Of The Three Toolboxes- November 19, 2017
The Rev. Kate Harmon Siberine
Proper 28: 1 Thessalonians 5:1-11 & Matthew 25:14-30


Preparation and Empowerment In Jesus Christ- November 12, 2017
The Rev. Alanna Van Antwerpen
Proper 27: Wisdom 6:12-16 & Matthew 25:1-13

Who Lives, Who Dies, Who Tells Your Story- November 5, 2017
The Rev. Kate Harmon Siberine
All Saints Day: Revelation 7:9-17 & Matthew 5:1-12

What Do You See When You Look in the Mirror?- October 22, 2017
The Rev Alanna Van Antwerpen
Proper 24: Exodus 33:12-23 & Matthew 22:15-22


Children's Sermon: 
The Case of the Mixed Up Legos, a Really Big Coin, and the Image of God
The Rev. Kate Harmon Siberine
Proper 24: Exodus 33:12-23 & Matthew 22:15-22


Humor, Hope, and Humility- October 15, 2017
The Rev. Fred Reynolds
Proper 23: Philippians 4:1-9 & Matthew 22:1-14

We Will, With God's Help- October 8, 2017
The Rev. Kate Harmon Siberine
Proper 22: Exodus 20:1-4, 7-9, 12-20 & Matthew 21:33-46 

A Change of Heart- October 1, 2017
The Rev. Alanna Van Antwerpen
Proper 21: Ezekiel 18:1-4, 25-32 & Matthew 21:23-32


What Does it Mean to Forgive?- September 17, 2017
The Rev. Kate Harmon Siberine
Proper 19: Genesis 50:15-21 & Matthew 18:21-35

Archived Sermons

 
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