Trinity Episcopal Church Lawrence, Kansas

The temptations facing Jesus were not just the result of loneliness and hunger from being in the wilderness for forty days; they each speak to a profound existential anxiety we all face in our lives.  How does the Gospel respond to each of these fears?

This podcast is a recording of the sermon preached by the Very Rev. Rob Baldwin at Trinity Episcopal Church in Lawrence, Kansas on March 10, 2019.  You can learn more about Trinity Church at www.trinitylawrence.org

Direct download: 702_0323.mp3
Category:Sermons -- posted at: 2:35pm EDT

The consecration of the new bishop of the Diocese of Kansas, the Rt. Rev. Cathleen Chittenden Bascom, was an event not only historically noteworthy, but liturgically spectacular.  The Transfiguration of Christ was significantly more noteworthy and spectacular, and also reminds us of where we should be going, and where we should not tarry in our mission for Christ.

This podcast is a recording of the sermon preached by the Very Rev. Rob Baldwin at Trinity Episcopal Church in Lawrence, Kansas on March 3, 2019.  You can learn more about Trinity Church at www.trinitylawrence.org

Direct download: 702_0322.mp3
Category:Sermons -- posted at: 12:56pm EDT

Sometimes the aspects of Christian discipleship seem impossible to achieve.  But what would happen if we could just do it once?

This podcast is a recording of the sermon preached by the Very Rev. Rob Baldwin at Trinity Church in Lawrence, Kansas on February 24, 2019.  You can learn more about Trinity Church at www.trinitylawrence.og

Direct download: 702_0321.mp3
Category:Sermons -- posted at: 2:19pm EDT

As we welcome our newest member, Everest Irene, into the Church, how are we to reconcile the beatific qualities of poverty, hunger, lamentation, and ridicule to a newborn infant?

This podcast is a recording of the sermon preached by the Very Rev. Rob Baldwin at Trinity Episcopal Church in Lawrence, Kansas on February 17, 2019.  You can learn more about Trinity Church at www.trinitylawrence.org

Direct download: 702_0320.mp3
Category:Sermons -- posted at: 12:22pm EDT

While the passage from 1 Corinthians is a familiar staple of weddings, what about people we struggle to love?

This podcast is a recording of the sermon preached by the Very Rev. Rob Baldwin at Trinity Episcopal Church in Lawrence, Kansas on February 3, 2019.  You can learn more about Trinity Church at www.trinitylawrence.org

Direct download: 702_0319.mp3
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Fr. Rob challenges the congregation to find a way to be a part of a new miracle at Trinity, including the critical portion of envisioning what that miracle may be.

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

Direct download: 702_0316.mp3
Category:Sermons -- posted at: 2:35pm EDT

Fr. Rob noticed that his experiences with his new 3D printer he got for Christmas reminded him a lot about our struggles with life, both in its unexpected nature and its obvious solutions.

This podcast is a recording of the sermon preached by the Very Rev. Rob Baldwin at Trinity Episcopal Church in Lawrence, Kansas on January 13, 2019.  You can learn more about Trinity Church at www.trinitylawrence.org

Direct download: 702_0315.mp3
Category:Sermons -- posted at: 2:05pm EDT

Is there a difference between "knowing" the Word of God and "receiving" the Word of God?  Because in the beginning of John, we have only really done the second.

This podcast is a recording of the sermon preached by the Very Rev. Rob Baldwin on December 30, 2018 at Trinity Episcopal Church in Lawrence, Kansas.

Direct download: 702_0314.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:09pm EDT

A Christmas wreath appearing mysteriously on his door gives Fr. Rob the chance to reflect on all the people who give of their time and effort over the holidays without recognition and the Lord who did the same Christmas Day and today.

This podcast is a recording of the sermon preached by the Very Rev. Rob Baldwin on Christmas Day, December 25, 2018 at Trinity Episcopal Church in Lawrence, Kansas.  You can learn more about Trinity Church at www.trinitylawrence.org

Direct download: 702_0313.mp3
Category:Sermons -- posted at: 12:39pm EDT

Fr. Rob suggests that there are two types of gift givers: those who give "packages" and those who give "experiences."  Both types are reflected in the gift of Jesus Christ.

This podcast is a recording of the sermon preached by the Very Rev. Rob Baldwin at Trinity Episcopal Church in Lawrence, Kansas on Christmas Eve, December 24, 2018.  You can learn more about Trinity Church at www.trinitylawrence.org

Direct download: 702_0312.mp3
Category:Sermons -- posted at: 12:28pm EDT

Fr. Rob discusses the 2019 Mission Plan and the responses that had already been expressed among the congregation to the Vestry about it.

This podcast is a recording of the sermon preached by the Very Rev. Rob Baldwin on December 23, 2018 at Trinity Episcopal Church in Lawrence, Kansas.  You can learn more about Trinity Church at www.trinitylawrence.org

Direct download: 702_0311.mp3
Category:Sermons -- posted at: 12:24pm EDT

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