Speaker: The Rev. Dr. Deonna Neal

Sunday Service – June 14, 2020

Suffering, Anger and New Life Proper 6 (A) Romans 5:1-5 By The Rev. Dr. Deonna D. Neal St. Johns Episcopal Church, Montgomery, AL 36116 14 June 2020   The following verse from Romans has been on my mind this week. “We boast in our hope of sharing the glory of God.  And, not only that, […]

Sunday Sermon – May 31, 2020

Life, Death, and the Holy Spirit Feast of Pentecost Acts 2: 1-21; John 20:19-23 By The Rev. Dr. Deonna D. Neal St. John’s Episcopal Church, Montgomery, AL May 31st, 2020   May the Words of my Mouth and the Meditations of all of our Hearts be Acceptable in Thy Sight, O Lord our Strength and […]

Sunday Service – May 10, 2020

I am the Way, and the Truth, and the Life 5th Sunday of Easter Acts 7:55-60; John 14:1-14 By The Rev. Dr. Deonna D. Neal St John’s Episcopal Church, Montgomery, AL 10 May 2020 “I am the Way and the Truth and the Life.  No one comes to the Father except through me.”  The Gospel […]

Maundy Thursday Sermon – April 9, 2020

The Love that Repairs Sins Maundy Thursday (Year A) John 13:1-17; 31b-35 By The Rev. Dr. Deonna D. Neal St. John’s Episcopal Church, Montgomery, AL 9 April 2020   Tonight, Maundy Thursday, is the first day of the Paschal Triduum.  The Triduum is the three-day period which begins today at sunset and ends at sunset […]

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 […]