Trinity Episcopal Church Lawrence, Kansas

Fr. Rob's Holy Week sermon series continues as he talks about how the events of Good Friday remind us that things and people die, and sometimes do not die well.

This podcast is a recording of the sermon preached by the Very Rev. Rob Baldwin on Good Friday, April 14, 2017 at Trinity Episcopal Church.  You can learn more about Trinity Church at www.trinitylawrence.org.

Direct download: 702_0235.mp3
Category:Sermons -- posted at: 10:35am EDT

Fr. Rob begins a Holy Week sermon series examining each of the feast days of the week and how they remind us of periods of time in our own faith journey.  In this sermon, Fr. Rob compares Palm Sunday to moments of genuine enthusiasm and Maundy Thursday to times in which we are called to serve.

This podcast is a recording of the sermon preached by the Very Rev. Rob Baldwin on Maundy Thursday, April 13, 2017 at Trinity Episcopal Church.  You can learn more about Trinity Church at www.trinitylawrence.org.

Direct download: 702_0234.mp3
Category:Sermons -- posted at: 10:31am EDT

Our familiarity with the Palm Sunday story shouldn't blind us to Jesus' unwillingness to play along with the familiar tropes of the conquering hero, down to his choice of mounts.

This podcast is a recording of the sermon preached by the Very Rev. Rob Baldwin on Palm Sunday, April 9, 2017 at Trinity Episcopal Church in Lawrence, Kansas.  You can learn more about Trinity Church at www.trinitylawrence.org

Direct download: 702_0233.mp3
Category:Sermons -- posted at: 12:47pm EDT

The Pharisees struggle to acknowledge the miracle performed by Jesus on the man born blind is often mirrored in our own struggle to believe that we too can experience miracles during the Lenten season.

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

Direct download: 702_0232.wma
Category:Sermons -- posted at: 10:41am EDT

The term "born again Christian" has been used to identify a particular faith tradition of Christianity, but actually applies to all Christians.  What does it mean to be "born again" in the Episcopal traditions and theology, and how does the story of Nicodemus provide clues about that new life?

This podcast is a recording of the sermon preached by the Very Rev. Rob Baldwin at Trinity Episcopal Church in Lawrence, Kansas on March 12, 2017.  You can learn more about Trinity Church at www.trinitylawrence.org

Direct download: 702_0231.wma
Category:Sermons -- posted at: 3:09pm EDT

There are two visages of Jesus that appear in the story of the Transfiguration: the divine and transcendent Jesus and the Jesus the apostles know.  Both of those visages are revealed to us throughout the Epiphany season and beyond.

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

Direct download: 702_0230.wma
Category:Sermons -- posted at: 2:20pm EDT

The question of how we pray, and for whom, continues to be a struggle within the Church.  Fr. Rob explores the challenges behind this and why it is so important in this sermon.

This podcast episode is a recording of the sermon preached by the Very Rev. Rob Baldwin at Trinity Episcopal Church in Lawrence, Kansas on February 19, 2017.  You can learn more about Trinity Church at www.trinitylawrence.org

Direct download: 702_0229.wma
Category:Sermons -- posted at: 1:02pm EDT

Fr. Rob responds to multiple requests to address the recent blocking of immigrants from certain countries and talks about one of the biggest struggles in his own faith life when it comes to the Beatitudes.

This podcast is a recording of the sermon preached by the Very Rev. Rob Baldwin at Trinity Episcopal Church in Lawrence, Kansas on January 29, 2017.  You can learn more about Trinity Church at www.trinitylawrence.org

Direct download: 702_0227.wma
Category:Sermons -- posted at: 12:09pm EDT

Ryan Zavacky, the intern at Canterbury House, served as guest preacher on January 22.  His topic was how John the Baptist's death may have impacted the beginning of Jesus' ministry, and how tragic events can often inspire people to do great things.

You can learn more about Trinity Church in Lawrence, Kansas at www.trinitylawrence.org

Direct download: 702_0226.wma
Category:Sermons -- posted at: 12:14pm EDT

The church always seems to celebrate the notion of receiving epiphanies, revelations from God, but the reality isn't always easy or pleasant.

This podcast is a recording of the sermon preached by the Very Rev. Rob Baldwin at Trinity Episcopal Church at Lawrence, Kansas on January 8, 2017.  You can learn more about Trinity Church at www.trinitylawrence.org

Direct download: 702_0224.wma
Category:Sermons -- posted at: 3:48pm EDT