Sermons That Work

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For more than 20 years, Sermons That Work, a ministry of the Episcopal Church’s Office of Communication, has provided free sermons, Bible studies, bulletin inserts, and other resources that speak to congregations across the Church. Our writers and readers come from numerous and varied backgrounds, and the resources we provide are used in small house churches, sprawling cathedrals, and everything between.

For more than 20 years, Sermons That Work, a ministry of the Episcopal Church’s Office of Communication, has provided free sermons, Bible studies, bulletin inserts, and other resources that speak to congregations across the Church. Our writers and readers come from numerous and varied backgrounds, and the resources we provide are used in small house churches, sprawling cathedrals, and everything between.


All Episodes

Pentecost 5 (A): Come to Me – July 5, 2020

Today’s sermon is for Pentecost 5 (A) and is titled Come to Me. It was written by the Rev. Dr. Joseph Pagano. Sermons That Work is an offering of...

Pentecost 4 (A): Even One Cup – June 28, 2020

“How long, O Lord? Although the psalmist’s plea seems to be echoing across our nation and indeed across our world, Jesus is still calling us to compassionate welcome.”

Pentecost 3 (A): Sent – June 21, 2020

“Christian identity and character formation are lifelong processes.”

Pentecost 2 (A): Twelve – June 14, 2020

“Twelve. Twelve is one of those rare numbers to which people have for centuries attributed special significance.”

Trinity Sunday (A): The Pandemic and the Holy Trinity – June 7, 2020

“The Trinity is not a mystery in the sense of a puzzle we can’t solve; the Trinity is a mystery in that we see the truth of it, but there is more than we can fully comprehend.”

Day of Pentecost (A): Heaven – May 31, 2020

Easter 7 (A): Split Screen – May 24, 2020

“In every musical – and in many movies – there seems to be a moment when two or more main characters, are separated…”

Ascension Day (A): Truth-Telling – May 21, 2020

“Six Sundays have passed now since we heard that Jesus was raised from the dead…”

Easter 6 (A): Blessed Be God – May 17, 2020

“How great it is that our God – the same God who took on flesh and lived among us, who was betrayed, tortured, killed, and buried – rose again and still, in spite of our continuing sinfulness, loves us.”