Sermons by Rev. Jason S. Glombicki (Page 3)

Sermons by Rev. Jason S. Glombicki (Page 3)

All Saints Sunday

Today is one of the heavier liturgical days of the year. Not as heavy as Ash Wednesday or Good Friday, but it does raise varied emotions. Today, we name aloud those who have died. No longer is their memory only in our heads and hearts during worship, but we are conjuring up their image, their gifts, and their presence among us in this service…

Feast of St. Francis

Today is one of my favorite services of the year. It’s wonderful to see all the pets, stuffed animals, and pictures of our pets as we acknowledge these relationships that better connect us with God and each other. After all, if you have a pet, you know how they become part of our family and the ways they help us decrease stress and manage pain. As a hospital chaplain, dogs were often the most loved and important healer for so many with terminal illness and cancer. So too, pets have been shown to have positive impacts on autism, ADHD, diabetes, and may help to protect young children against developing asthma or allergies later in life…

Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost

Today’s gospel reading is a tough one. We heard that Jesus was in a foreign land with his disciples when a foreign woman interrupted. Now, the rest of the interaction baffles most scholars. Ok, maybe it doesn’t baffle as much as the interpretations diverge…