Speaker: The Rev. Robert C. Wisnewski Jr.

Sunday Sermon – October 7, 2018

October 7, 2018 – 20 Pentecost B, Proper 22 Genesis 2:18-24; Hebrews 1:1-4, 2:5-12; Mark 10:2-16 Robert C. Wisnewski, Jr.   The Gospel of Jesus Christ comforts the afflicted. The Gospel of Jesus Christ afflicts the comfortable. Today we get a little of both.   “Come unto me, all ye that travail and are heavy […]

Sunday Sermon – September 23, 2018

September 23, 2018 – 18 Pentecost B, Proper 20 Wisdom 1:16-2:1,12-22; James 3:13-4:3; Mark 9:30-37 Robert C. Wisnewski, Jr.   “But they were silent, for on the way they had argued with one another who was the greatest.”   Sometimes in life what we have said or done hits us in the face and it’s […]

Sunday Sermon – Sept. 2, 2018

September 2, 2018 – 15 Pentecost B, Proper 17 Deuteronomy 4:1-2,6-9; James 1:17-27; Mark 7:1-8,14-15,21-23 Robert C. Wisnewski, Jr.   Doing the right thing and doing the wrong thing take us to exactly the same place: alienation from God and the need for God to save us. Doing the right thing and doing the wrong […]

Sunday Sermon – August 5, 2018

August 5, 2018 – 11 Pentecost B, Proper 13 Exodus 16:2-4,9-15; Ephesians 4:1-16; John 6:24-35 Robert C. Wisnewski, Jr.   One of our oldest parishioners has a saying that I like a lot. “People are no damn good,” she says. And I totally agree.  I’m basically an optimistic and positive person but from an early […]

Sunday Sermon – July 29, 2018

July 29, 2018 – 10 Pentecost B, Proper 12 2 Kings 4:42-44; Ephesians 3:14-21; John 6:1-21 Robert C. Wisnewski, Jr.   One year when I was maybe about 10 years old, while our family was vacationing at the beach in South Carolina, my dad asked if I wanted to go deep sea fishing. Adults, when […]

Sunday Sermon – June 10, 2018

June 10, 2018 – 3 Pentecost B – Proper 5 Genesis 3:1-21; 2 Corinthians 4:13-18; Mark 3:20-35 Robert C. Wisnewski, Jr.   “Who are my mother and my brothers?” “Here are my mother and my brothers!”   In Mark’s Gospel, a huge crowd has begun following Jesus as we come to the lesson we read […]

Sunday Sermon – May 13, 2018

May 13, 2018 7 Easter B Acts 1:15-17,21-26; 1 John 5:9-13; John 17:6-19 Robert C. Wisnewski, Jr.   “As you have sent me into the world, so I have sent them into the world.” This morning we hear the clear words from Jesus that we, as his disciples, are sent into the world just as […]

7:30am Sunday Sermon May 6, 2018

May 6, 2018 – 6 Easter B Acts 10:44-48; 1 John 5:1-6; John 15:9-17 Robert C. Wisnewski, Jr.   “This is my commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you.” “You did not choose me but I chose you.”   The first several hundred years of the history of the church were […]

Easter Sermon – April 1, 2018

Easter Day 2018 – April 1 Acts 10:34-43; 1 Corinthians 15:1-11; Mark 16:1-8 Robert C. Wisnewski, Jr.   On my first Easter as an ordained person, the Rector began his sermon by asking, “Where the hell have you people been?” I don’t exactly remember what else he said that day but I do remember noting: […]