Sermons by Rev. Sally Harbold
Sally’s New Beginning
Lots of people in the past weeks have been coming up to me and saying things like, “Sally, I’m so happy for you. This is your dream. This is your passion. You’re going to get to go on to something that you’ve really dreamed about.” And I must tell you at first that I actually never dreamed that at age 60 I would be directing a nonprofit startup…View Sermon
Easter Vigil 2013
Happy Easter! He’s alive! We have passed through the darkness and sorrow of the cross and met with joy the wonder of the resurrection. And now we know that with God, endings are not really the end. In his life Jesus failed to get everyone to believe, and it was not the end…
Blessing of the Hands 2013
Deut 26:1-11, Luke 4:1-13
At first glance, in this lesson from Deuteronomy, there is a powerful image of the land that God has designated for the people of God…
The Star of Epiphany
In the last five weeks we have successfully navigated the beginning of a new church year, the season of Advent, the birth of our Savior, and a new calendar welcoming in 2013. So here we are today and the Wise Men have arrived at the manger and we celebrate the Feast of the Epiphany…
What is a Legacy?
I would like to invite you to consider with me the question of what is a legacy? The number one dictionary definition of a legacy has to do with money or material things that are left and therefore inherited by someone else…
Life out of Death
The story of Jesus raising Lazarus from the dead is one of, if not the, most remarkable miracles of Jesus’ life before facing the cross. We can’t answer the question of why Jesus stepped way out there on this one…View Sermon
I am very very fortunate to have many nieces and nephews with whom I can engage about all manner of things that are going on in their worlds and in my world. And one of the wonderful things for me about being in relationship with young people is that I get to do things I would never ever do otherwise. So a couple of years ago I found myself going to The Cat’s Cradle in Chapel Hill…View Sermon
Is Your Faith Working for You Lately?
2 Samuel 11:1-15
Is your faith working for you lately? I mean is it strong? Is it holding up nicely, carrying you through when something unexpected or unwanted happens? Is your faith helping you to understand that everything in life is not that easy?…
Why Are You Afraid?
From our gospel lesson, the disciples were with Jesus and a storm arose. he woke up and rebuked the wind and said to the sea, “Be still.” And he said to them, “Why are you afraid when I’m with you?”…
Trinity Sunday 2012
In Episcopal and Anglican churches all over the world this day is celebrated as Trinity Sunday; the feast of the Holy Trinity. But in about 100 churches in the United States today is the feast of knowing the results of the election of the 10th Bishop of the Diocese of Atlanta…View Sermon