St. Francis by the Sea Episcopal Church

Category: Sermons


Sixth Sunday of Easter May 22, 2022

Spring has sprung, the trees are leafing, tulips are popping up and the windows may be open but one thing that hasn’t changed is Fr. Brent’s medical issue. No answers but the headaches and fatigue among other symptoms continue. This…

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Fifth Sunday of Easter May 15, 2022

This service’s announcements include the latest news from Fr. Brent on his Medical Mystery Tour. The announcements are in both the Full Service video from Senior Warden Milissa LaLonde. They are also in a separate video at the bottom of…

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Fourth Sunday of Easter May 8, 2022

The medical mystery tour continues for our Beloved Rector The Rev. Dr. Brent Was with no answer on what or how to treat his ailments. In the meantime, St Francis continues to follow the directions he created. Our Celebrant and…

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Third Sunday of Easter
May 1, 2022

There is still no actual diagnosis for what continues to ail our Rector The Rev. Dr. Brent Was, so this week’s celebrant and preacher was our dear friend, parishioner & former interim The Rev. Steve Hayward.

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Second Sunday of Easter April 24, 2022

As Fr. Brent Was continues on his journey to find the cause of his on going illness, once again we are blessed to have Parishioner and Choir member The Rev. Dr. Regina Christianson filling in.

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Maundy Thursday Service April 14, 2022

As in year’s past the Maundy Thursday Service at St. Francis by the Sea was quick moving. A solemn approach to Good Friday and Easter that includes a great Sermon, a wonderful Offertory Anthem and congregational singing. Our Rector Fr….

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The Third Sunday of LENT March 20, 2022, 10:00 am

Fr. Brent continues to deal with health issues and this week we were blessed with the presence of The Rev. Steve Hayward as Celebrant and Preacher. He is well known to the parish as a long time member, a Brooksville…

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The Second Sunday in LENT March 13, 2022

This week the St. Francis by the Sea service was organized and presented by the Morning Prayer Group. This week’s Sunday service is a longer version of Morning Prayer and was conducted because our Rector The Rev. Dr. Brent Was…

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7th Sunday after the Epiphany

February 20, 2022 We are back in the pews or at least some of us are. With masks on, vaccines in, windows open, social distancing and limited singing, we are inline with the most recent guidance from the Maine CDC….

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First Sunday after the Epiphany: The Baptism of Our Lord Jesus Christ January 9, 2022

Due to the Omicron surge, we have returned to online only church for a bit. The Vestry will consult again this coming week about the rest of January. Pray for an end to the surge! If you wish to read…

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