NextSunday Worship

David J. Hughes

  • October 6, 2019

    “Good things!”

    Year C: Seventeenth Sunday After Pentecost

    Good things begin with small things.  A newborn baby brings joy to all who welcome it into the world.  Its gentle coo can melt even the hardest of hearts.  It began with a grouping of cells which multiplied again and again until its tiny body was completed within the womb and delivered into the world.  […]

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  • September 25, 2016

    “This land is your land”

    Year C – Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost.

    Land is a prize to be had.  As a farmer’s wife once told me, “Buy it at every occasion, for it’s the only thing they are not making more of.”  I wish it was as easy as it sounded.  Land is costly in general, and depending on where you live, it can be quite expensive […]

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  • September 18, 2016

    “Cheaters never prosper!”

    Year C – Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost

    Have you ever been cheated?  It’s no fun.  In fact, it down right stinks, especially if you have no possible recourse for justice. The teller gave me crisp dollar bills in a bank in South America.  My wife and I wanted to take a trip to nearby Argentina.  When we arrived our first order of […]

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  • September 11, 2016

    “Tragedy to Triumph”

    Year C – Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost.

    In life we will experience tragedy.  So powerful is tragedy that many can recall where they were and who they were with upon receiving the news.  Take for instance the national tragedies of our great nation.  My grandfather remembered when he learned about Pearl Harbor, my dad Kennedy’s assassination, and my older brother The Challenger […]

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  • September 4, 2016

    “Selective Listening”

    Year C – Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost

    A young couple living in a foreign country left early one Saturday morning to visit a local national park.  Locals told them about the beauty of the green rain forest with trees thousands of years old and the pristine streams that flowed from nearby glaciers.  Needless to say they were excited to set foot upon […]

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