Category Archives: Sermon

Right Where We Need to Be

First Sunday in Lent sermon delivered by Reverend Wendy Huber at the Episcopal Church in Hempstead. The Gospel: Luke 4:1-13 After his baptism, Jesus, full of the Holy Spirit, returned from the Jordan and was led by the Spirit in the wilderness, where for forty days he was tempted by the devil. He ate nothing at all […]

Act, Worship, and Expect Change

First Sunday in Lent sermon written and delivered by Reverend Wendy Huber at the Episcopal Church in Hempstead, Texas. Gospel: Luke 4:1-13 After his baptism, Jesus, full of the Holy Spirit, returned from the Jordan and was led by the Spirit in the wilderness, where for forty days he was tempted by the devil. He ate […]

Peace and Love Right Here

Last Sunday after Epiphany sermon delivered by Reverend Wendy Huber at the Episcopal Church in Hempstead, Texas. The Gospel: Luke 9:28-36, [37-43a] About eight days after Peter had acknowledged Jesus as the Christ of God, Jesus took with him Peter and John and James, and went up on the mountain to pray. And while he was […]

The Precious Gift of Water

First Sunday after the Epiphany sermon delivered by Reverend Wendy Huber at St. Bart’s in Hempstead. The Gospel: Luke 3:15-17, 21-22 As the people were filled with expectation, and all were questioning in their hearts concerning John, whether he might be the Messiah, John answered all of them by saying, “I baptize you with water; but […]

The Precious Gift of Water

Fourth Sunday after Epiphany sermon delivered by Reverend Wendy Huber at St. Bart’s Hempstead. The Gospel: Luke 4:21-30 In the synagogue at Nazareth, Jesus read from the book of the prophet Isaiah, and began to say, “Today this scripture has been fulfilled in your hearing.” All spoke well of him and were amazed at the gracious […]

Dear 8-lb 6-oz Infant Baby Jesus

Christmas Eve sermon delivered by Reverend Wendy Huber, with many thanks to Ricky Bobby (Will Ferrell) and Talladega Nights for wanting to party with the dear 8-lb 6-oz infant baby Jesus. The Gospel: Luke 2:1-14(15-20) In those days a decree went out from Emperor Augustus that all the world should be registered. This was the first […]

Dust Off Your Goodness

4th Sunday of Advent sermon delivered by Reverend Wendy Huber at St. Bart’s in Hempstead. The Gospel: Luke 1:39-45(46-55) In those days Mary set out and went with haste to a Judean town in the hill country, where she entered the house of Zechariah and greeted Elizabeth.When Elizabeth heard Mary’s greeting, the child leaped in her […]

Let Them Know Us by Our Gentleness

3rd Sunday of Advent sermon delivered by Reverend Wendy Huber at Hempstead Episcopal Church. The Gospel: Luke 3:7-18 John said to the crowds that came out to be baptized by him, “You brood of vipers! Who warned you to flee from the wrath to come? Bear fruits worthy of repentance. Do not begin to say to […]