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The Season of Easter

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Holy Week 2013

 

 

 

 

Palm Sunday, March 24, 2013

 

March 17, 2013

 

March 10, 2013

 

Sins of the Flesh and Sins of the Mind: The Prodigal Son and the Angry Elder Brother from St. George's Episcopal Church on Vimeo.

Sermon given by the Rev. Christopher A. Bowhay at 8:45 on March 10, 2013.

The Prodigal Father from St. George's Episcopal Church on Vimeo.

Sermon given by the Rev. R. Leigh Spruill at The Table on March 10, 2013.

March 3, 2013

Guest Preacher: Amy Orr-Ewing from St. George's Episcopal Church on Vimeo.

Sermon given by our guest preacher on a reading from Exodus.

Repent, or you will likewise perish. Are you talking to me? from St. George's Episcopal Church on Vimeo.

Sermon given by the Rev. Malone Gilliam at The Table on March 3, 2013.

February 24, 2013

We asked for a sign; God gave us Himself from St. George's Episcopal Church on Vimeo.

Sermon given by the Rev. Dr. Kristine Blaess at The Table on February 24, 2013

Covenant from St. George's Episcopal Church on Vimeo.

Sermon given by the Rev. R. Leigh Spruill on February 24, 2013 at 8:45am.

 

February 17, 2013

You Can't Change Who You Are from St. George's Episcopal Church on Vimeo.

Sermon given by the Rev. Michael Blaess at The Table on February 17, 2013.

 

Is Lent Supposed to Be a Downer? from St. George's Episcopal Church on Vimeo.

Sermon given by the Rev. Sarah Puryear at 8:45am on February 17, 2013.

February 10, 2013

Coming soon!

February 3, 2013

To See as We Are Seen from St. George's Episcopal Church on Vimeo.

Sermon given by the Rev. R. Leigh Spruill on February 3, 2013.

Used to Bad News: Love's Qualifiers from St. George's Episcopal Church on Vimeo.

Sermon given by the Rev. Malone Gilliam at The Table on February 3, 2013.

January 27, 2013

Forgiveness Jubilee from St. George's Episcopal Church on Vimeo.

Sermon given by the Rev. Christopher A. Bowhay on January 27, 2013.

Setting the Captives Free from St. George's Episcopal Church on Vimeo.

Sermon given by the Rev. Malone Gilliam at The Table on January 27, 2013.

January 20, 2013

Guest Preacher: the Rev. Dr. Paul Zahl from St. George's Episcopal Church on Vimeo.

Sermon given by the Rev. Dr. Paul Zahl at the 8:45am service on January, 20, 2013.

Find more teachings from the Rev. Dr. Paul Zahl on our Preaching Series page.

 

If We're Lucky, We Break Down from St. George's Episcopal Church on Vimeo.

Sermon given by the Rev. Michael Blaess on Sunday, January 20, 2013 at The Table.

 

January 13, 2013

Land Rush from St. George's Episcopal Church on Vimeo.

Sermon given by the Rev. R. Leigh Spruill at the 8:45 and 11:15 services on January 13, 2013.

Sermon from St. George's Episcopal Church on Vimeo.

Sermon given by the Rev. Sarah Puryear at The Table on January 13, 2013.

 

January 6, 2013

"King and God and Sacrifice": What the Magi's Gifts Tell Us about Jesus from St. George's Episcopal Church on Vimeo.

Sermon given by the Rev. Sarah Puryear at The Table on January 6, 2013.
 

 

A Cosmic Epiphany Story from St. George's Episcopal Church on Vimeo.

Sermon given by the Rev. Malone Gilliam at the 8:45 and 11:15 services on January 6, 2013.\

 


 

December 30, 2012: Sermon

The Rev.  Christopher A. Bowhay, 8:45 and 11:15 services

 

 

 

December 30, 2012: How do I love Thee? Let me count the ways

The Rev. Dr. Kristine Blaess, The Table

 

 

December 24, 2012: It's All Right to Be People

The Rev.  R. Leigh Spruill,  6:30pm and 11:00pm Christmas Eve Services

 

 

December 23, 2012: Do You Believe in Miracles?

The Rev.  Malone Gilliam,  The Table and 11:15 services

 

 

December 16, 2012: We Wanted Good News and He Yelled at Us!

The Rev.  Michael Blaess,  8:45 and 11:15 services

 

 

December 16, 2012: Advent Hope in the Darkness

The Rev. Sarah Puryear,  The Table

 

 

December 9, 2012: A Larger Vision for Life in God

The Rev. R. Leigh Spruill,  8:45 and 11:15 services

 

 

December 9, 2012: Jesus Coming as a Refining Fire

The Rev. Malone Gilliam, The Table

 

 

December 2, 2012: Redemption Stories

The Rev. Sarah Puryear,  The Table

 

 

December 2, 2012: We Are Like Moths to a Flame

The Rev. Dr. Kristine Blaess,  8:45 and 11:15 services

 

 

November 25, 2012: The King Who Heals

The Rev. Sarah Puryear,  8:45 and 11:15 services

 

 

November 25, 2012: Who Is This King of Glory? Christ the King Sunday

The Rev. Malone Gilliam,  The Table

 

 

November 18, 2012: False Temples and Our True Identity

The Rev. R. Leigh Spruill,  8:45 and 11:15 services

 

 

November 18, 2012: The Stones of False Expectations are Torn Down

The Rev. Malone Gilliam,  The Table

 

 

November 11, 2012: The Widow's Mite—It's Complete Surrender

The Rev. Chris Bowhay,  8:45 and 11:15 services

 

 

 

November 11, 2012: Two Pence and a Pair of Bananas

The Rev. Kristine Blaess, The Table

 

 

November 4, 2012: All Saint's Sunday Sermon

The Very Rev. Dr. Justyn Terry,  8:45 and 11:15 services

Guest from the 2012-13 Preaching Series

 

 

November 4, 2012: It Was Easier Being Dead

The Rev. Michael Blaess, The Table

 

 

October 28, 2012: When Life is Larger than We Are

The Rev. R. Leigh Spruill,  8:45 and 11:15 services

 

 

October 28, 2012: Sermon

The Rev. Malone Gilliam, The Table

audio not available

 

October 21, 2012: Sermon

The Rev. Canon Dr. George R. Sumner,  8:45 and 11:15 services

Guest from the 2012-13 Preaching Series

 

 

October 21, 2012: Jesus Our Mediator

The Rev. Sarah Kerr, The Table

 

 

October 14, 2012: Grocery Receipts and Begging Bowls

The Rev. Chris Bowhay,  8:45 and 11:15 services

 

 

 

October 14, 2012: Sermon

The Rev. R. Leigh Spruill,  The Table

 

  

October 7, 2012: The Exact Imprint of God

The Rev. R. Leigh Spruill, 8:45 and 11:15 services

 

 

October 7, 2012: Foundational Truth - Who is Jesus?

The Rev. Malone Gilliam, The Table

 

 

September 30, 2012: God's Healing is for Now

The Rev. Sarah Kerr, The Table

 

 

September 30, 2012: James - Counter-Intuitive Leadership Greatness and Weakness

The Rev. Malone Gilliam, 8:45 and 11:15 sermon

 

September 16, 2012: There Are No Mere Mortals

The Rev. Sarah Kerr, The Table

 

 

September 16, 2012: James 3—Tongue-tied Teachers, Fig Trees, and Flying Frogs?

The Rev. Malone Gilliam, 8:45 and 11:15 sermon

 

 

September 9, 2012: Expressions of our Faith

The Rev. Malone Gilliam, The Table

 

 

September 9, 2012: Mercy Triumphs Over Judgment

The Rev. R. Leigh Spruill, 8:45 and 11:15 services

 

 

September 2, 2012: Tension Between Faith and Works? 

The Rev. Malone Gilliam, The Table

 audio not available

 

September 2, 2012: Coach James & Living the Christian Life

The Rev. Sarah Kerr, 8:45 and 11:15 services

 

 

August 26, 2012: The Armor of God

The Rev. Sarah Kerr, The Table

 

  

August 26, 2012: Walking on Eggshells: Difficult Teaching and Offensive Grace

The Rev. Malone Gilliam 8:45 and 11:15

 

August 19, 2012: Ephesians 5: Exhortation Amidst Life's Challenges

The Rev. Malone Gilliam, The Table

 

 

August 19, 2012: Wisdom: To Love the Highest Love

The Rev. R. Leigh Spruill, 10:00am service

 

 

August 12, 2012: 

Does God Look at Our Behavior or Our Belovedness First?

The Rev. Sarah Kerr, The Table

  

August 12, 2012: Does God Look at Our Behavior or Our Belovedness First?

The Rev. Sarah Kerr, 10:00 service

 

 

August 5, 2012: Ephesians 4 - We Are All Ministers

The Rev. R. Leigh Spruill, The Table

 

 

August 5, 2012: We Are All Ministers

The Rev. R. Leigh Spruill, 10:00 service

 

 

 

July 29, 2012: Letting Myself be Loved by God

The Rev. Sarah Kerr, 10:00 service

 

 
July 29, 2012: More Than Asked for or Imagined

The Rev. Marcia C. King, 10:00 service

 Final sermon at St. George's Church

 

July 22, 2012: Ephesians 2: The Necessity of Jesus' Death

The Rev. Malone Gilliam, The Table

 

 

July 22, 2012: Sermon

Joe Woodfin, St. George's Seminarian at Sewanee School of Theology, 10:00 service

July 15, 2012: Ephesians 1: Adoption in Him

The Rev. Malone Gilliam, The Table

 

 

July 15, 2012: Called and Sent: Mission as Movement, Not Maintenance (Part II)

The Rev. R. Leigh Spruill, 10:00 service

  

July 8, 2012: Called and Sent: Mission as Movement, Not Maintenance

The Rev. R. Leigh Spruill, 10:00 service

 

 

July 1, 2012: We Certainly Can Ask

The Rev. Timothy Jones, 10:00am   Final sermon at St. George's. 

 

 

July 1, 2012: Freedom vs. Independence

The Rev. Malone Gilliam, The Table

 

 

June 24, 2012: Calming the Storm - an Object Lesson

The Rev. Malone Gilliam, The Table

 

 

June 24, 2012: Outfitted by God

The Rev. R. Leigh Spruill, 7:30 &10:00 services

 

  

June 17, 2012: A Seed that Is Little but Mighty

The Rev. Timothy Jones, The Table

 

 

June 17, 2012: In Christ Alone My Hope is Found

The Rev. Marcia C. King, The Table

 

 

June 10, 2012: Who is Your King?

The Rev. Marcia C. King, 10:00 service

 

  

June 10, 2012: A House Divided: Constancy and Duplicity

The Rev. Malone Gilliam, The Table

 

  

June 3, 2012: A Successful Man Wonders What He's Missing

The Rev. R. Leigh Spruill, 10:00 service

  

 

June 3, 2012: Why the Trinity is Worth Talking About

The Rev. Timothy Jones, The Table

  

 

May 27, 2012: Power in Place of Fear

The Rev. Timothy Jones, 10:00 service

 

  

May 27, 2012: The Spirit is Closer than We May Realize

The Rev. R. Leigh Spruill, The Table

 

  

May 20, 2012: Saying Goodbye is a Ministry

The Rev. R. Leigh Spruill, 10:00 service

 

 

May 20, 2012: Identity and Mission

The Rev. Malone Gilliam, The Table

 

 

May 13, 2012: Confirmation Sunday Sermon

The Rt. Rev. John C. Bauerschmidt, 8:45 and 11:15 services

 

 

 

May 13, 2012: Sermon
The Rt. Rev. Mike Hill, Bishop of Bristol, The Table 
 

 

 

 

May 6, 2012: Sermon
The Rt. Rev. Mike Hill, Bishop of Bristol, 8:45 and 11:15 services
 

 

 
April 29, 2012: Jesus, the GOOD Shepherd
The Rev. Roger Senechal, 11:15 service

 

 

April 29, 2012: Homily

Katie Neal, Student Homily, 8:45 Service

 

 

 

April 29, 2012: Homily

Margaret Anne Pendleton, Student Homily, 8:45 Service

 

 

April 29, 2012: The Lord is My Shepherd . . . I Have an App for That

The Rev. Malone Gilliam, The Table

 

 


April 22, 2012: He is not here for He is Risen!

The Rev. Marcia C. King, 8:45 and 11:15 services

 

 

April 22, 2012: Sermon

Guest Preacher, the Rev. Lauren Winner, The Table

 

 

 

April 15, 2012: Locked in a Room with Open Doors

The Rev. Timothy Jones, 11:15 service

 

 

April 15, 2012: Sermon

The Rev. Sarah Kerr, The Table

 

 

April 15, 2012: Christ is Thick Ice

The Rev. Malone Gilliam, 8:45am service

 

 

Easter Sunday, April 8, 2012: A Real Cliffhanger

The Rev. R. Leigh Spruill, 8:45 and 11:15 services

 


Easter Sunday, April 8, 2012: Love Won't Stay Down

The Rev. Malone Gilliam, The Table

 

 

Easter Vigil, April 7, 2012: Feelings Aren't Everything

The Rev. Timothy Jones

 

 

Good Friday, April 6, 2012: Why Do We Call Good Friday "Good?"

The Rev. Marcia C. King

 

 

Maundy Thursday, April 5, 2012: The Gospel is Sturdy Enough

The Rev. Sarah Kerr

 

  

Palm Sunday, April 1, 2012: Narrative & "A Pinpoint of Light"

The Rev. R. Leigh Spruill, 8:45 and 11:15 services

Passion Narrative with lay leaders and Homily 

 

Palm Sunday, April 1, 2012: Narrative & Homily 

The Rev. Sarah Kerr, The Table

 

Passion Narrative with lay leaders and Homily

March 25, 2012: Hope That Changes the World

The Rev. Marcia C. King, 11:15 service

 

 

March 25, 2012: If, then . . . or Because, therefore?

The Rev. Malone Gilliam, The Table

 

 

March 18, 2012: For God So Loved the World

The Rev. Marcia C. King, 11:15 service

 

 

March 18, 2012: Once We Were Dead

The Rev. R. Leigh Spruill, The Table

 

 

March 18, 2012: A Serpent and a Savior

The Rev. Sarah Kerr, 8:45 service

 

 

March 11, 2012: God's Commandments as God's Love

The Rev. R. Leigh Spruill, 8:45am and 11:15am services

 

 

March 11, 2012: Incline Our Hearts

The Rev. Sarah Kerr, The Table

 

 

March 4, 2012: Sermon

Archbishop George Carey, 8:45 and 11:15 services

 

 

 

March 4, 2012: Take Up Your Cross - Perspective

The Rev. Malone Gilliam, The Table

 

 

February 26, 2012: The Spirit of Lent: Not ‘Bad Dog!’ but ‘Good God!’

The Rev. R. Leigh Spruill, 8:45am and 11:15am services

 

 

February 26, 2012: Somewhere Over the Rainbow

The Rev. Marcia C. King, The Table

 

 

February 22, 2012: Opening Our Ears Right Where We Are

The Rev. Timothy Jones, Ash Wednesday, Noon and 6:00 pm services

 

  

February 19, 2012: Is Jesus Showing Through?

The Rev. Marcia C. King, 11:15 service

 

 

February 19, 2012: The Transfiguring Love of Our Lord 

The Rev. Malone Gilliam, The Table

(Audio not available at this time)

  

February 19, 2012: Can God Really Let Us Know?

The Rev. Timothy Jones, 8:45am service

 

 

February 12, 2012:  When Anger Becomes Sin

The Rev. R. Leigh Spruill, 8:45am and 11:15am services

 

 

February 12, 2012: Prayer is for Morning People - and for Night Owls

The Rev. Sarah Kerr, The Table

 

 

February 5, 2012: Jesus Crossed the River for Us

The Rev. Sarah Kerr, 11:15am service

 

 

February 5, 2012:  He Entered the Household

The Rev. R. Leigh Spruill, The Table

 

 

February 5, 2012: Hypocrisy? Depends upon the Message

The Rev. Malone Gilliam, 8:45am service

 

 

January 29, 2012: Would Jesus Astonish Us?

The Rev. R. Leigh Spruill, 8:45 and 11:15 services

 

 

January 29, 2012: Idols, Meat, and a Side of Context

The Rev. Malone Gilliam, The Table

 

 

January 22, 2012: Sermon

The Rt. Rev. Geralyn Wolfe, Guest Preacher, 8:45 and 11:15 services

 

 

 

January 22, 2012: Urgent News, Good News

The Rev. Timothy Jones, The Table

 

 

January 15, 2012: God Speaks to Us First

The Rev. R. Leigh Spruill, 8:45 and 11:15 services

 

 

January 15, 2012: Shun Fornication

The Rev. Malone Gilliam, The Table

 

 

January 8, 2012: Identity and Affirmation 

The Rev. Malone Gilliam, 11:15 service

 

 

January 8, 2012: Jesus' Baptism Gives Us a New Identity 

The Rev. Sarah Kerr, The Table

 

 

January 8, 2012: The Voice of God 

The Rev. Marcia C. King, 8:45 service

 

 

January 1, 2012: There's a Lot in a Name

The Rev. Timothy Jones, 10:00 service

 

 

January 1, 2012: The Fullness of Time: Christ's Protest on our Behalf

The Rev. Malone Gilliam, The Table

 

 


December 24, 2011: The Groan of Childbirth
The Rev. R. Leigh Spruill, all Christmas Eve services
 
 
December 18, 2011: Advent in Narnia
The Rev. Sarah Kerr, 11:15 service and The Table
 
 
December 11, 2011: The Light in the Darkness
The Rev. R. Leigh Spruill, 8:45 and 11:15 services
 
 
December 11, 2011: God's "Campaign" Promises
The Rev. Malone Gilliam, The Table
 
 
December 4, 2011: "Where's the Baby?"
The Rev. Timothy Jones, 11:15 service
 
 
December 4, 2011: Sermon
The Rev. R. Leigh Spruill, The Table
 
 
December 4, 2011: Advent is a Time of Preparation
The Rev. Sarah Kerr, 8:45 service
 
 
November 27, 2011: Advent is a Time of Waiting
The Rev. Sarah Kerr, The Table
 
 
November 27, 2011: The Spirit of Advent
The Rev. R. Leigh Spruill, 8:45 and 11:15 services
 
 
November 20, 2011: Sheep, Goats, Shepherd, and King
The Rev. Malone Gilliam, The Table & 11:15 service
 
 
November 20, 2011: God and the Hard Realities
The Rev. Timothy Jones, 8:45 service
 
 
November 13, 2011: Sermon
The Rev. Timus Taylor, 11:15 service
 
 
November 13, 2011: "Fear Factor": The Parable of the Talents
The Rev. Malone Gilliam, The Table
 
 
November 13, 2011: Talents and Risk
The Rev. Roger Senechal, 8:45 service
 
 
November 6, 2011, Sermon
The Rev. Xolani Dlwati, 8:45 and 11:15am services
October 30, 2011: Sermon
The Rev. R. Leigh Spruill, 8:45 and 11:15 services
 
 
October 23, 2011: Burdensome Expectations Minimizing Life
The Rev. Malone Gilliam, The Table
 
 
October 23, 2011: Why We Should Not Regret at Least a Few Regrets
The Rev. R. Leigh Spruill, 8:45 and 11:15 services
 
 
October 16, 2011: Real Forgiveness in Real Time: Jesus our Savior
The Rev. Malone Gilliam, The Table
 
 
October 16, 2011: Sermon
8:45 and 11:15 services
Guest Preacher: The Rev. Dr. Jo Bailey Wells, Duke University
 
 
October 9, 2011: The Power of Imitation
The Rev. Timothy Jones, 8:45 service
 
 
October 9, 2011: Why Do We Respond More Eagerly to Apple than the Gospel?
The Rev. R. Leigh Spruill, The Table
  
October 9, 2011: You are invited to follow me (and I don't just mean on Twitter)
The Rev. Marcia C. King, 11:15 service
 
October 2, 2011: Performance, Adoption, and the Freedom to Fail
The Rev. Malone Gilliam, The Table
 
 
October 2, 2011: Generous Stewardship as Spiritual Protest against Economic Uncertainty
The Rev. R. Leigh Spruill, 8:45 service
 

September 28, 2011: Saying Yes to God's Gift

The Rev. Sarah Kerr,11:15 service

 

 

September 28, 2011: Saying Yes to God's Gift

The Rev. Sarah Kerr, The Table

 

 

September 28, 2011: It Is My Pleasure

The Rev. Marcia C. King, 8:45 service

 

 

September 18, 2011: Better Than Fairness

The Rev. Timothy Jones, 8:45 service

 

 

September 18, 2011: Our Father's Generosity and Project Runway

The Rev. Malone Gilliam, The Table    

 

 

September 18, 2011: Grumbling vs. Giving Thanks and Praise

The Rev. Roger Senechal, 11:!5 service

 

 

September 11, 2011: Remembering 9/11 From the Cross

The Rev. R. Leigh Spruill

 

 

September 4, 2011: Passover and Eucharist: The Intersection of Past, Present and Future

The Rev. Marcia C. King, 8:45 service

 

September 4, 2011: When Love Is a Problem

The Rev. Timothy Jones, 11:15 service

 

 

August 28, 2011: What If You've Never Seen a Burning Bush?

The Rev. R. Leigh Spruill

 

  

August 21, 2011: Sixpence and Sacrifice: Reflecting on Romans 12:1

The Rev. Sarah Kerr

 

 


August 14, 2011: Remembering Who the Church is For

The Rev. R. Leigh Spruill

 

  

August 7, 2011: Sermon

Our Seminarian, Monica Carlson