• Evelyn Weston

    Contributing sermons since Sep 21, 2003
Evelyn's church

Healing Waters Parish (ELCA)
Hazel Run, Minnesota 56241
(507) 768-3417

About Evelyn
  • Education: MDiv, Luther Seminary, St Paul, Minnesota; MA, OT, Luther Seminary, St Paul, Minnesota; BA, Concordia College, Moorhead, Minnesota
  • Experience: All the churches I have served have been rural in nature: open country and small town. I have been serving parishes since 1998.
  • Books that have had an impact: Leonora Tubbs Tisdale: Preaching as Local Theology and Folk Art
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Newest Sermons

  • God Gives The Growth

    Contributed on May 9, 2006
    based on 14 ratings

    ROGATION - Spring Farm Blessing - Some may think that it’s our efforts that produce growth, but the credit really belongs to God. Includes three jokes related to farming!

    Additional texts: Ezekiel 34:25-31 Psalm 65 1 Corinthians 3:5-9 Gospel text of your choosing Grace to you and peace, from God our Father,and from our Lord and Savior, Jesus, the Christ. Amen One spring, a farmer purchased an old, run-down, abandoned farm. The fields were grown over with more

  • Fed At The Table Of Jesus

    Contributed on Aug 27, 2005
    based on 10 ratings

    Pentecost 13A: First person sermon. The table scraps that Jesus graciously offers the Canaanite woman’s daughter is better than her daughter usually is treated. However little faith we have, that’s enough for Jesus to work with.

    Grace to you and peace, sisters and brothers in Christ, for though we all are Gentiles, Christ welcomes us to the house of faith. Amen Thank you for welcoming me to your house of worship today. Earlier in my life— when I was a few thousand years younger— a woman would not have been more

  • Listening To The Woman At The Well

    Contributed on Feb 25, 2005
    based on 30 ratings

    Lent 3A: First person sermon. The Samaritan woman recounts her meeting with Jesus, and how sharing with others what God has done in your life can help your faith grow.

    Grace to you and peace, sisters and brothers, from God our Father, and from our Lord and Savior, Jesus— who is * the Messiah. Amen I have a story to tell you today about something that happened when I was much younger, a few thousand years younger. It happened when I was living in the small more

  • Giving Thanks

    Contributed on Oct 19, 2004
    based on 28 ratings

    Thanksgiving C: We give thanks, not just for all the things God gives us, but because of who God is and who God has called us to be. Illustration from the Pilgrims.

    Grace to you and peace, brothers and sisters in Christ— blessed by God, blessed to be a blessing. Amen Thanksgiving is here again— the beginning of the holiday season. Supposedly this is the end of fall, though there’s no doubt this year that winter is already here to stay. But Thanksgiving more

  • The Last Laugh Belongs To Christ

    Contributed on Apr 13, 2004
    based on 19 ratings

    Easter C: In jokes, the third person often provides the punch line. In Luke’s Gospel, Jesus raised two people from the dead, but his resurrection was different-- God’s punch line.

    Please join me again in proclaiming the Easter greeting: Alleluia! Christ is risen! Christ is risen indeed! Alleluia! Among our brothers and sisters in Christ in Eastern Orthodox traditions, Easter is a time for humor. After the seriousness of Lent, and the heaviness of Holy Week, Easter more

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