Sermons by The Rev. Polly H. Robb

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“Have salt in yourselves…” by The Rev. Polly H. Robb

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Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost Year B September 24, 2021 “For everyone will be salted with fire. Salt is good; but if salt has lost its saltiness, how can you season it? Have salt in yourselves, and be at peace with one another.” Upon my retirement from Randolph School several years ago. I received many gifts […]

“Let the words of my mouth…” by The Rev. Polly Robb

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Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost, Year B September 12, 2021 “Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable in your sight, * O Lord, my strength and my redeemer” These are familiar words I just said; from the last verse of psalm 19. They are words you may be accustomed to […]

“Be Opened,” by The Rev. Polly H. Robb

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The Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost, Year B; September 5th, 2021 One word. Jesus took the deaf man aside, away from the crowd, and put his fingers into his ears; he spat and touched his tongue. Then looking up to heaven, he sighs and says to him one word, “Ephphatha.” Mark describes this scene in such […]

“Take and Eat” by The Rev. Polly H. Robb

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Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost, Year B August 22, 2021  Because of this many of his disciples turned back and no longer went about with him. So Jesus asked the twelve, “Do you also wish to go away?” Simon Peter answered him, “Lord, to whom can we go?  Finally, finally, we’ve reached the end of chapter […]

The gift of perspective, by The Rev. Polly H. Robb

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Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost   I hope you have had a wonderful summer. I know summer is not technically over, but with school starting this week, let’s face it, this new beginning marks the end of summer days for many of us.   The start of school always brings with it excitement— new classes, new […]

“There was plenty….” by The Rev. Polly H. Robb

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  Ninth Sunday after Pentecost July 25, 2021 Proper 12, Year B   Now to him who by the power at work within us is able to accomplish abundantly far more than all we can ask or imagine, to him be glory in the church and in Christ Jesus to all generations, forever and ever. […]