Pentecost

PRIORITIES OF CHRIST THE KING

MATTHEW 25:31-46ST. AUGUSTINE’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH, MORROW, GEORGIATHE REV. BARRY GRIFFIN, RECTOR Two weeks ago I went to hear The Atlanta Symphony.  I did not buy a ticket in advance, so I had to go to the box office and stand …

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FROM OUR NIGHTMARE TO GOD’S DREAM

ISAIAH 5:1-7ST. AUGUSTINE’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH, MORROW, GEORGIATHE REV. BARRY GRIFFIN, RECTOR The Presiding Bishop of The Episcopal Church is coming to town.  The Rt. Rev. Michael Curry will be with us Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.  He will preach, teach and …

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THE NEED TO BE RIGHT

JONAH 3:10 – 4:11ST. AUGUSTINE’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH, MORROW, GEORGIATHE REV. BARRY GRIFFIN, RECTOR Good Morning. Carolyn Hax writes an advice column for The Atlanta Journal Constitution.  When she went on vacation last summer she printed some of the letters she …

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DO IT NOW

GENESIS 50:15-21, PSALM 103, ROMANS 14:1-12,MATTHEW 18:21-35ST. AUGUSTINE’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH, MORROW, GEORGIATHE REV. BARRY GRIFFIN, RECTOR Good Morning. Yesterday The Brotherhood of St. Andrew and our good friend Frank Douglas had a work day.  We stained the kids’ playground equipment.  …

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THE MEMO

MATTHEW 22:1-14ST. AUGUSTINE’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH, MORROW, GEORGIATHE REV. BARRY GRIFFIN, RECTOR So this couple got an invitation in the mail.  “Well look!  Our friends are getting married and we’re invited to the reception afterwards.  Let’s do it!” The invitation stated, …

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FOR THOSE IN PERIL ON THE SEA

14 MATTHEW 14:22-33ST. AUGUSTINE’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH, MORROW, GEORGIATHE REV. BARRY GRIFFIN, RECTOR My dad was a veteran of the U.S. Navy.  During World War II he served in the Pacific.  Years later, I learned about Okinawa, Leyte and Lusanne in …

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IN SEARCH OF FINE PEARLS

MATTHEW 13:231-33, 44-52ST. AUGUSTINE’S EPISCOPAL CHURCHMORROW, GEORGIATHE REVEREND BARRY GRIFFIN, RECTOR Tis the season for parables.  Last Sunday we heard a parable about the wheat and the weeds.  Today we heard five parables.  We heard about a tiny mustard seed …

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THE SEED OF THE SOWER HAS FALLEN ON YOU

MATTHEW 13:1-9, 18-23ST. AUGUSTINE’S EPISCOPAL CHURCHMORROW, GEORGIATHE REVEREND BARRY GRIFFIN Like many other churches, The Episcopal Church has a church calendar.  The church year is divided roughly into two parts.  In the first half of the church year our appointed …

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