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Choir Retreat

What does a “Choir Retreat” mean for us? New music, repurposed familiar tunes, and new ideas for St. Philip’s!

The choir recently gathered in Concan at the Capt’s beautiful river home for a retreat. Our leader for the next two days was Matt Wise, Associate Rector for Liturgy, Adult…

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Parish Meeting Uvalde, Texas

Living Beyond Our Means – The 2020 Annual Parish Meeting

“We live beyond our means.” That’s what I said at the annual meeting. It was the thread that ran throughout the meeting and the theme of everything I talked about.…

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Read The Rev. Dr. Michael K. Marsh’s Sermons


RSS Interrupting the Silence

  • Becoming Our Better Selves – A Sermon On Mark 9:30-37
    “On the way they had argued with one another who was the greatest” (Mark 9:34). How do you imagine that argument went? Today’s gospel (Mark 9:30-37) doesn’t tell us what the disciples said but it’s not difficult to imagine. We… Read More Becoming Our Better Selves – A Sermon On Mark 9:30-37
  • What Causes You To Sigh? – A Sermon On Mark 7:24-37
    Last week I had a phone conversation with a clergy colleague in the diocese. We have a close though slightly formal relationship. After we exchanged the usual and expected greetings and pleasantries I said to him, “So how are you,… Read More What Causes You To Sigh? – A Sermon On Mark 7:24-37
  • Come And See
    “Come and see” is what Jesus said to the two disciples of John the Baptist who asked him, “Rabbi, where are you staying?” (John 1:35-39) Jesus responds to their question but he does not answer it. Instead of an answer… Read More Come And See
  • When The Gospel Gets Flesh And Blood Real – A Sermon On John 6:56-69
    “But Jesus, being aware that his disciples were complaining about [his teaching], said to them, ‘Does this offend you?’” Let’s start there. Who’s offended by today’s gospel (John 6:56-69)? Raise your hand if you are. Anyone? No one? When was… Read More When The Gospel Gets Flesh And Blood Real – A Sermon On John 6:56-69
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