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The Art of Being Human, by The Rev. Polly Robb

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Advent 4 A few years ago, when I was getting a Master of Arts in Liberal Studies, I took an Art course…this was not an art history course or a course in which we students learned to create art, as that would be waaayy beyond my ability, but one where we studied the work and […]

“The new year begins with HOPE,” by The Rev. Polly Robb

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The First Sunday of Advent,    Nov. 29th 2020 O that you would tear open the heavens and come down, so that the mountains would quake at your presence– as when fire kindles brushwood and the fire causes water to boil– to make your name known to your adversaries, so that the nations might tremble at […]

“Enter here…” by The Rev. Polly Robb

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The Last Sunday after Pentecost Matthew 25: 31-46 One year ago, November 23rd to be exact, by the grace of God, I was ordained to the priesthood in Christ’s one holy catholic and apostolic church. If you were there, you know, it was an ordination to remember. The church was packed full, the reception hall […]

“Why pray when you can worry?” by The Rev. Polly Robb

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The Twenty-Fourth Sunday after Pentecost Matthew 25:14-30  I am glad to be back with you today. While I loved worshipping with our brothers and sisters at the National Cathedral on All Saints Day, and I so very much appreciated Rachel’s fine sermon last week while I was away at Camp McDowell, I missed being here […]

“Willing to give in to love,” by The Rev. Polly Robb

Sermon on the Twenty-first Sunday after Pentecost, October 25, 2020 Well friends, we are near the end of the church year. Four Sundays, only 4, lie between now and the first Sunday of Advent. I don’t say this to remind you to start your Christmas shopping—heaven forbid! My family will tell you, I don’t even […]

“Is the Lord with us or not?” by The Rev. Polly Robb

Sermon at minute 21:20 on this YouTube recording  Or read it below.  Sermon Proper 21 Year A Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost Sept. 27th 2020 So Moses struck the rock, and water came out of it, that the people could drink.” And he called the place Massah and Meribah, which means “Strife,” because the Israelites quarreled […]