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sermons preached at funerals and memorial services

“What the Dickens? a funeral sermon for Dick Woxland

When (Jesus) returned to Capernaum after some days, it was reported that he was at home. So many gathered around that there was no longer room for them, not even in front of the door; and he was speaking the … Continue reading

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Funeral Sermon for Mike Satmary, July 2, 2020

“Everyone then who hears these words of mine and acts on them will be like a wise man who built his house on rock. The rain fell, the floods came, and the winds blew and beat on that house, but it … Continue reading

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“Country Roads” A funeral sermon for Tom O’Brien

 “Come to me, all you that are weary and are carrying heavy burdens, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me; for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest … Continue reading

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“Faith, Races, Rainbows and Looking to Jesus” a funeral sermon for Jack Martin

8/24/2019 a funeral sermon for Jack Martin on John 15:9-17, Hebrews 12:1-2, Genesis 9:8-13 “Faith, Races, Rainbows and Looking to Jesus” St. Paul Lutheran Church Old Saybrook, CT Pastor Geoff Sinibaldo Peggy Morrissey, reader

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“Jump Right In” a funeral sermon for Barb Peterson, John 21:1-17i

“After these things Jesus showed himself again to the disciples by the Sea of Tiberias; and he showed himself in this way. Gathered there together were Simon Peter, Thomas called the Twin, Nathanael of Cana in Galilee, the sons of … Continue reading

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A funeral sermon for George Bailey “Looking for Blue Guy” Mark 10:13-16

People were bringing little children to (Jesus) in order that he might touch them; and the disciples spoke sternly to them. But when Jesus saw this, he was indignant and said to them, “Let the little children come to me; … Continue reading

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“Like a tornado” a funeral sermon for Barbara Martin, 2/06/2019

Barbara had the uncanny ability to walk into a room as if a tornado had just swept through it. Maybe it was because her hair always looked like she just walked through a windstorm, even though she was a very … Continue reading

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“Jesus lifts you up and pulls you out of the water” a funeral sermon for John Bentley 1/05/2019

I learned something recently about John I did not know about before. He was a sailing instructor! Wow!  I knew he loved the water. I knew he loved his view out the back of his house. I knew he was … Continue reading

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“Candles for All Saints” a sermon on John 11

11/04/2018 All Saints Sunday Sermon on John 11:17-44 “Candles for All Saints” St. Paul Lutheran Church Old Saybrook, CT

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“This is difficult…to whom shall we go?” a sermon on John 6:56-69

5/26/2018 Sermon on John 6:56-69 “This is difficult… To whom shall we go?” St. Paul Lutheran Church Old Saybrook, CT Funeral sermon for Jaime Sarrantino Funeral sermon for Joan Rauenbuhler  

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