Speaker: The Rev. Jamie Osborne

Sunday Sermon – March 10, 2019

A collect is a prayer that focuses the prayers of the whole assembly of people gathered to worship. It’s usually tied into the theme of a particular day, during a specific season of the church year. And in today’s collect that we prayed at the beginning of the service, we asked God, whose Son was […]

Sunday Sermon – February 17, 2019

February 17, 2019 – 6 Epiphany C Jeremiah 17:5-10; Psalm 1; 1 Corinthians 15:12-20; Luke 6:17-26 Jamie Osborne In today’s Gospel we hear Luke’s version of the Beatitudes. The beatitudes are also found in Matthews Gospel, but there are some differences between the two writers. Luke for example, has four beatitudes while Matthew has nine. […]

Sunday Sermon – January 27, 2018

January 27, 2019 – 3 Epiphany C Nehemiah 8:1-3, 5-6, 8-10; Psalm 19; 1 Corinthians 12:12-31a; Luke 4:14-21 Jamie Osborne Rabbi Akiva was born shortly after the time of Jesus. He was wise and learned, and he was greatly respected. One night Rabbi Akiva was walking home as he did every night. But this particular […]

Sunday Sermon – December 9, 2018

December 9, 2018 Advent II Year B Malachi 3:1-4; Canticle 16; Philippians 1:3-11; Luke 3:1-6 Jamie Osborne Today is the second week of Advent. It’s a season in the church year filled with expectant waiting and preparation for the coming of Jesus into our world. The word “advent” itself, comes from the Latin word adventus […]

Thanksgiving Eve Sermon – November 21, 2018

  November 21, 2018 – Thanksgiving Eve Year B Joel 2:21-27; Psalm 126; 1 Timothy 2:1-7; Matthew 6:25-33 Jamie Osborne We have a men’s group that meets weekly here at St John’s, and throughout this fall session, we have been reflecting on the lives of different saints each week. This past Monday night we discussed […]

Sunday Sermon – November 4, 2018

All Saints’ Sunday Nov 4, 2018 Isaiah 25:6-9; Psalm 24; Revelation 21:1-6a; John 11:32-44 Jamie Osborne   For so did you ordain when you created me, saying, “You are dust, and to dust you shall return.” All of us go down to the dust; yet even at the grave we make our song: Alleluia, alleluia, […]

Sunday Sermon – October 14, 2018

October 14, 2018 – Proper 23 Year B Amos 5:6-7,10-15; Psalm 90:12-17; Hebrews 4:12-16; Mark 10:17-31 Jamie Osborne Have you ever wondered why we stand for the Gospel? On Sundays we typically hear an Old Testament reading, a psalm, and an epistle—and we’re seated for all of that. But why do we stand for the […]