Sermons by The Rev. Polly H. Robb

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“We are people of the resurrection,” by The Rev. Polly Robb

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Easter Year B, April 4, 2021        John 20:1-18 Good morning. Happy Easter Day! What a gorgeous day we have to celebrate this morning and I’m very glad you’re here. I hope you’ve come to church this morning, unharried, and…happily. Truthfully, you can’t even complain about being inside on such a beautiful day. […]

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Fourth Sunday in Lent, Year B March 14, 2021  John 3:14-21 Good morning friends; you’ll be happy to hear, I think, that today is Refreshment Sunday. I don’t know that I ever knew that term existed before ordained life, and if I did, I would have asked very seriously, then where are the refreshments? The […]

“Calls us by name…” by The Rev. Polly H. Robb

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Second Sunday in Lent Year B February 28, 2021   “No longer shall your name be Abram, but your name shall be Abraham; for I have made you the ancestor of a multitude of nations… As for Sarai your wife, you shall not call her Sarai, but Sarah shall be her name. I will bless […]

“Mighty to save,” by the Rev. Polly H. Robb

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First Sunday in Lent       Mark 1:9-15 I’ve been thinking a good bit lately about wilderness… Maybe that’s why Rob and I took two nights last week to finally watch the movie, Lawrence of Arabia. I’d been wanting to watch this movie ever since I traveled to Jordan and rode a camel through the […]

“Questions, Questions…” by The Rev. Polly Robb

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The Fourth Sunday after the Epiphany 1 Corinthians 8:1-13 “The world is all grown strange. . . . How shall a man judge what to do in such times?” This is the question Eomer, a character in JRR Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings asks of Aragon, the heir to the king. “The world is all […]

“Listening for God’s invitation” by The Rev. Polly Robb

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The Third Sunday after the Epiphany Sermon January 24, 2021   “Follow me, and I will make you fish for people.” Tis the season to hear the stories of those who answered God’s call… Last week it was Samuel…Now the Lord came…calling as before, “Samuel! Samuel!” And Samuel (after hearing this curious summoning three times) finally said, […]

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 […]