september Archives - Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd

Put a Bow on It

Put a Bow on It Pentecost 16, Proper 21, Year C Becky Robbins-Penniman So, is Jesus right? If we don’t listen to Moses and the prophets, will we also refuse to be persuaded by one who rises from the dead? Now, most of us wouldn’t think of ourselves as being filthy rich like the people […]

Holy Cheetos!

Holy Cheetos! Pentecost 15, Year C Becky Robbins-Penniman Sometimes, Jesus makes us work really hard to figure out what he’s saying. The moral of the stories he tells in this passage is pretty obvious: there is joy in heaven when a sinner changes both heart and life. At first glance, who is causing all the […]

Constitution Day

Constitution Day Pentecost 14, Year C Deacon Cindy Roehl Today is Constitution Day a national holiday to commemorate the signing of the U.S. Constitution on Sept. 17, 1787. As a result of the American Revolution the Thirteen Colonies won independence from Great Britain, becoming the United States of America. As a result of that revolutionary […]


Do I Really Have To Hate You? Pentecost 13, Proper 18, Year C Becky Robbins-Penniman   I hate you. It seems really, really odd for me to stand up here on a Sunday morning. and say that to you, my brothers and sisters in Christ. But, well, Jesus says I have to hate you. I […]

Not Again. What Do I Say This Time?

Not Again. What Do I Say This Time? Labor Day Pentecost 12, Year C Becky Robbins-Penniman I had a great preaching teacher in seminary, Dr. Paul Harms. Dr. Harms said that none of our parishioners was at all interested in the process that we used in coming up with our sermons. I am quite sure […]