Trinity Episcopal Church Lawrence, Kansas

On Christmas Day, a new life had entered into the world, but that new life was threatened to be overlooked by the routine, the odious, and the insistent aspects of the world around him.  Our new life in Christ can be similarly overlooked, if we allow it, or we can treasure it for the miracle that it is.

This podcast is a recording of the sermon preached by the Very Rev. Rob Baldwin on December 25, 2017 at the 10:30 AM Christmas Day service at Trinity Episcopal Church in Lawrence, Kansas.  You can learn more about Trinity Church at www.trinitylawrence.org

Direct download: 702_0272.mp3
Category:Sermons -- posted at: 3:09pm EDT

Christmas is, at its root, the celebration of God becoming flesh and living among us human beings.  Part of that experience for Jesus was loss and grief, but also so many other things.  What that teaches us is ultimately about the love that God has for us as human beings in a way few other things do.

This podcast is a recording of the sermon preached by the Very Rev. Rob Baldwin on December 24, 2017 at the 10:30 PM service at Trinity Episcopal Church in Lawrence, Kansas.  You can learn more about Trinity Church at www.trinitylawrence.org

Direct download: 702_0271.mp3
Category:Sermons -- posted at: 3:00pm EDT

Having yet one more Advent service the morning of Christmas Eve reminds us that there are no shortcuts when it comes to many journeys we have in life and with God.

This podcast is a recording of the sermon preached by the Very Rev. Rob Baldwin on December 24, 2017 at the 9:00 AM Advent IV service at Trinity Episcopal Church in Lawrence, Kansas.  You can learn more about Trinity Church at www.trinitylawrence.org 

Direct download: 702_0270.mp3
Category:Sermons -- posted at: 2:41pm EDT

The Rev. Sara Maypole, a retired priest who joined the Trinity community in the past year, talks about the season of Advent on the third Sunday of the season.

This podcast is a recording of the sermon preached by the Rev. Sara Maypole on December 17, 2017 at Trinity Episcopal Church in Lawrence, Kansas.  You can learn more about Trinity Church at www.trinitylawrence.org

Direct download: 702_0269.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:33pm EDT

There are two terms for time in the Church: "our time" and "God's time."  But why do these two concepts exist, and how does relate to Advent?  Fr. Rob addresses these questions, and promotes aware of human trafficking in honor of the feast day of St. Nicholas in this podcast.

This podcast is a recording of the sermon preached by the Very Rev. Rob Baldwin at Trinity Episcopal Church in Lawrence, Kansas on December 10, 2017.  You can learn more about Trinity Church at www.trinitylawrence.org

Direct download: 702_0268.mp3
Category:Sermons -- posted at: 11:11am EDT

The Psalms state that the light of God's countenance is not only restorative, but salvific.  How can this be, and how can we partake of this during the Advent season?

This podcast is a recording of the sermon preached by the Very Rev. Rob Baldwin on December 3, 2017 at Trinity Episcopal Church in Lawrence, Kansas.  You can learn more about Trinity Church at www.trinitylawrence.org

Direct download: 702_0267.mp3
Category:Sermons -- posted at: 11:56am EDT

How you feel about Christ the King Sunday might have a lot to do with how you feel about the secular New Year's, and about what direction you need to take your spiritual discipline.

This podcast is a recording of the sermon preached by the Very Rev. Rob Baldwin at Trinity Episcopal Church in Lawrence, Kansas on November 26, 2017.  You can learn more about Trinity Church at www.trinitylawrence.org

Direct download: 702_0266.mp3
Category:Sermons -- posted at: 10:33am EDT

After Trinity Church was broken into and extensively vandalized, the parish came together to deal with the emotional heartache and embraced the power of the Holy Spirit.  Fr. Rob shares this story and his own experiences in this week's sermon.

This podcast is a recording of the sermon preached by the Very Rev. Rob Baldwin at Trinity Episcopal Church in Lawrence, Kansas on November 5, 2017.  You can learn more about Trinity Church at www.trinitylawrence.org

Direct download: 702_0264.mp3
Category:Sermons -- posted at: 10:59am EDT

Fr. Rob continues his "brown bag sermon" at the evening service, answering questions about sin and evil in the world, what happened at diocesan convention, and the ongoing bishop's search.

This podcast is a recording of the sermon preached by the Very Rev. Rob Baldwin at Trinity Episcopal Church in Lawrence, Kansas at the 6:00 PM service.  The sermon for the 10:30 AM service is available in an earlier podcast.

Direct download: 702_0262.mp3
Category:Sermons -- posted at: 2:24pm EDT

Fr. Rob Baldwin fields questions from the congregation ranging from prayer to forgiveness to when God was born.

This podcast is a recording of the sermon preached by the Very Rev. Rob Baldwin at Trinity Episcopal Church in Lawrence, Kansas.  This is the sermon preached at the 10:30 AM service.  The sermon preached at the 6:00 PM service, featuring different questions, will be available on another episode.

Direct download: 702_0261.mp3
Category:Sermons -- posted at: 2:10pm EDT