Speaker: The Rev. Dr. Deonna Neal

Sunday Sermon – March 29, 2020

    Living as a Resurrection People Now Fifth Sunday in Lent Ezekiel 37:1-14; Psalm 130; Romans 8:6-11; John 11:1-45 By The Rev. Dr. Deonna D. Neal St John’s Episcopal Church, Montgomery, AL 29 March 2020   Jesus said, “I am the resurrection and the life. Those who believe in me, even though the die, […]

Sunday Sermon – March 8, 2020

    Faith and the Fear of Loss Second Sunday in Lent (Lent 2A) Genesis 12:1-4a; Psalm 121; Romans; John 3:1- By The Rev. Dr. Deonna D. Neal St John’s Episcopal Church, Montgomery AL 8 March 2020   May the words of my mouth and the meditations of all of our hearts, be acceptable in […]

Sunday Sermon – February 16, 2020

“You have heard it said, but I say to you…” Epiphany 6A Ecclesiasticus 15:15-20; Psalm 119:1-8; Matthew 5:21-37 By The Rev. Dr. Deonna D. Neal St. John’s Episcopal Church, Montgomery, AL 16 February 2020   May the words of my mouth and the meditations of all of our hearts, be acceptable in thy sight, O […]

Sunday Sermon – February 2, 2020

  Turning Over Our Children to God The Presentation of Our Lord Jesus Christ in the Temple Luke 2:22-40 By The Rev. Dr. Deonna D. Neal St. John’s Episcopal Church, Montgomery, AL 2 February 2020   May the words of my mouth and the meditation of all of our hearts be acceptable in thy sight, […]

Sunday Sermon – January 12, 2020

  The Voice God:  Baptism and the Dignity of Being Addressed Baptism of Jesus (Epiphany 1A) Psalm 29; Matthew 3:13-17 By The Rev. Dr. Deonna D. Neal St. John’s Episcopal Church, Montgomery, AL 12 January 2020   May the words of my mouth and the meditations of all of our hearts be acceptable in thy […]

Sunday Sermon – December 22, 2019

  Joseph, and the Spiritual Gifts of Men Advent IV (Year A) Matthew 1:18-25 By The Rev. Dr. Deonna D. Neal St John’s Episcopal Church, Montgomery, AL 22 December 2019   The Gospel lesson this morning is part of Matthew’s birth narrative of Jesus.  The first 17 verses of chapter 1 which we did not […]

Sunday Sermon – December 1, 2019

    Spiritually Awake Advent 1 (Year A) Romans 13:11-14; Matthew 24: 36-44 By The Rev. Dr. Deonna D. Neal 1 December 2019 St. John’s Episcopal Church, Montgomery   Today is the first Sunday of Advent and the beginning of a new liturgical year. And, like every new liturgical year, we begin with a 24-day […]

Sunday Sermon – November 10, 2019

    No Marriage in the Age of Resurrection (Proper 27) Luke 20:27-3 By The Rev. Dr. Deonna D. Neal 10 November 2019 St John’s Episcopal Church, Montgomery, AL   There is no giving or receiving of marriage in heaven, Jesus tells us.  Let’s work out why that is. The Sadducees challenging Jesus were the […]

Sunday Sermon – October 13, 2019

Experiencing the Unexpected:  The Healing of Naaman and the Samaritan Leper Proper 23 2 Kings 5:1-15c; Luke 17:11-19 By The Rev. Dr. Deonna D. Neal St. John’s Episcopal Church, Montgomery, AL 13 October 2019   May the words of my mouth and the meditation of all of our hearts be acceptable in thy sight, O Lord […]

Sunday Sermon – September 22, 2019

Stewardship as Spiritual Maturity Proper 20C: Luke 16:1-13 The Rev. Dr. Deonna D. Neal St John’s Episcopal Church, Montgomery, AL 22 September 2019   May the words of my mouth and the mediation of all of our hearts, be acceptable in thy sight.  O God, our strength and our redeemer. Amen. If you were confused […]