St. Thomas Anglican Church
373 Bangor Rd
Ellsworth, Maine

St. Thomas is a member of The Northeast Diocese of  The Anglican Church in America, the world wide Traditional Anglican Communion.
We worship using the 1928 Book of Common Prayer



Fr. Ed Kalish Sermons

2014
November 2, 2014 - "Upstairs/Downstairs"

November 30, 2014 - "New Year's Resolution"

December 7, 2014 - "Hope"

December 14, 2014 - Ministers and Stewards"

December 21, 2014 - "Without All Doubt"

December 28, 2014 - "Who was Jesus Christ?"
2015
January 4, 2015 - "Resolutions for the New Calendar Year"

January 11, 2015 - "Another Resolution for the New Year"


January 18, 2015 - "The Way Forward"

January 25, 2015 - "Conversion"

February 1, 2015 - "Payday"

February 8, 2015 - "Sowing Means Knowing"


February 15, 2015 - "Love:  Divine and Defined"

February 22, 2015 - "By Every Word"


March 1, 2015 - "A Lesson in Prayer"

March 8, 2015 - "Housekeeping"

March 15, 2015 -  "Freedom"

March 22, 2015 - "The Blood of Christ"

March 29, 2015 - "Thoughts of Today's Passion Narrative"


April 5, 2015 - "The Cure to Life and Death"

April 12, 2015 - "The Importance of Doctrine"

April 19, 2015 - "Imitating Christ"

April 26, 2015 - "A Call to Order"

May 3, 2015 - "Be Swift, Be Slow"

May 10, 2015 - "How to See Green"

May 17, 2015 - "Citizens of an Invisible Kingdom"

May 24, 2015 -- "A Meditation on the Holy Spirit"

May 31, 2015 --  Trinity Sunday - Bishop James Hiles

June 7, 2015 - "The Place of Holy Communion"

June 14, 2015 -  "First Things First!"


June 21, 2015 - Trinity III
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June 28, 2015 -  "What do We Need to be Ministers?"
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July 5, 2015 - "Citizens of an Eternal Kingdom"

July 12, 2015 - "From the Inside to the Outside"

July 19, 2015 - "Wages and a Gift"
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July 26, 2015 - "The Family of God"
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August 2, 2015 - "Temptation, and the Way Out"
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August 9, 2015 - Sermon by Deacon Kevin Kelly

August 16, 2015 - "A Meditation on Resurrection"


August 23, 2015 - "Are You an Epistle?  Are you a Testimony?"
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August 30, 2015 - "A Lawyer’s Painful Lesson"

September 6, 2015 - "An Attitude of Gratitude"

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September 13, 2015 - "Glorying in the Cross"

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September 20, 2015 - "Identity Crisis"

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September 27, 2015 - "The Path to Exaltation"

October 4, 2015 -  "Angels"
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October 11, 2015 - "Identifying Jesus"
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October 18, 2015 - "To Be Evangelists"
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October 25, 2015 - "Christ the King"
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November 1, 2015 - "Branded"
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November 8, 2015 - "God and Caesar"
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November 15, 2015 - "A Woman and a Girl"
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November 22, 2015 - "An Advent Meditation"
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November 29, 2015 - "Delayed Gratification"
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December 6, 2015 - "The King and His People"
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December 13, 2015 - "The Prophet"

December 20, 2015 - "The Key to Mystery"
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December 24, 2015 - "Homily for Christmas Eve"
2016
January 3, 2016 - "That Your Joy May Be Full"
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January 10, 2016 - "A Vision for Outtreach"
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January 17, 2016 - "Her Purpose is Proximity"

January 24, 2016 - "The Terms of the Kingdom"
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January 31, 2016 - "Of Seeds & Ground"
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February 7, 2016 - "Kyrie Eleison" (“Lord, Have Mercy”)

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February14, 2016 - "On 'Receiving the Grace of God in Vain'"

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February 21, 2016 - "A Woman's Faith"
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February 28, 2016 - "The Implications of Sin"
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March 6, 2016 - "Two Covenants"
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March 13, 2016 - "A Second Lenten Meditation"
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March 20, 2016 - "The Form of a Servant"
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March 27, 2016 - Easter - “O death, where is thy sting?”
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April 3, 2016 - "An Easter Meditation"
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April 10, 2016 - "Suffering Rightly"
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April 17, 2016 - "Living As a Surprise"

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April 24, 2016 - "Come Down, O Love Divine"

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May 1, 2016 - "Lessons from The Ascension"

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May 8, 2016 - "God Hath Made Him Lord"

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May 15, 2016 - "One Accord...One Place"
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May 22, 2016 - Trinity Sunday - "The Holy Trinity"
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May 29, 2016 - Sunday in Octave of Corpus Christi/Trinity I
"A Meditation for Corpus Christi"

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June 5, 2016 - Trinity II - "Love is a Skill"


June 12, 2016 - Trinity III - "The Arithmetic of God"


June 19, 2016 - Trinity IV - "Never Give These---Always Give This!"

June 26, 2016 - Trinity V -  "If ye suffer for righteousness' sake, happy are ye"
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July 3, 2016- Independence Day/Trinity VI - "Free, But Bound"
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July 17, 2016 - Trinity VIII - "The Children of God"
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July 24, 2016 -  Trinity IX - "Three Lives"
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August 7, 2016 - Trinity XI - "The Gift of Mercy"

August 21, 2016 - Trinity XIII - "Lessons from 'The Good Samaritan'"
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August 28, 2016 - Trinity XIV - "The Advantages of Being 'Samaritan'"
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September 4, 2016 - Trinity XV - "The Kingdom of God"
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September 11, 2016 - Trinity XVI - "Carving out a Space"
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September 18, 2016 - Trinity XVII - "Make Me a Blessing"
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October 2, 2016 - XIX - "Members One of Another"
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October 9, 2016 - Trnity XX - "The Parable of the Wedding Banquet"
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October 23, 2016 - Trinity XXII - "Forgive us our debts..."
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October 30, 2016 - Trinity XIII - Feast of Christ the King - "The Mystery of the Kingdom"
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November 6, 2016 - Trinity XIV - All Saints Day - "How Saints are Made"
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November 13, 2016 - "When He Shall Appear" (Propers from Sixth Sunday After Epiphany)
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November 20, 2016 - Sunday Next Before Advent - "A King Shall Reign"

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November 27, 2016 - Advent I - "The Trip Will End"
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December 4, 2016 - Second Sunday in Advent - "Holy Scripture"
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December 11, 2016 - Advent III - "Offended in Christ"
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December 25, 2016 - Christmas Day - "Another Look at His Birth"

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2017
January 1, 2017 - Feast of the Circumcision of Christ
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January 8, 2017  - Deacon Kevin Kelly

January 15, 2017 - Second Sunday after Epiphany - "A New Way of Living"

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January 22, 2017 -  Sermon by Deacon Kevin Kelly - Based on First Sunday After Epiphany- Audio


January 29, 2017 - Fourth Sunday after Epiphany - "A Message for Our Times"

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February 5, 2017 - Fifth Sunday after Epiphany - "The Wheat and the Tares"

February 19, 2017 - Sexagesima (Second Sunday before Lent) - "True Leaders/False Leaders"
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February 26, 2017 - Quinquagesima (Sunday next before Lent) - "The Greatest of These is Love"

March 5, 2017 - First Sunday in Lent - "The Temptations of Christ Revisited"
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March 12, 2017 - Second Sunday in Lent - "Sanctification" - Audio

March 19, 2017 - Third Sunday in Lent - "Life in an Empty Home"
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March 26, 2017 -  Fourth Sunday in Lent - "Multiplication"
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April 2, 2017

April 9, 2017 - Palm Sunday - "Tranformations"
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April 16, 2017 - Easter Sunday - "The Path to Resurrection"
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April 23, 2017 - First Sunday after Easter - "Two Words"
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April 30, 2017 - Second Sunday after Easter - "To Know and Be Known"
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May 7, 2017 - Third Sunday after Easter - "Honour All Men"
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May 14, 2017 - Fourth Sunday after Easter - "...he will guide you into all truth..."

May 21, 2017 - Fifth Sunday after Easter (Rogation Sunday) - "Looking in the Mirror"
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May 28, 2017 
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June 4, 2017 - "The Wind Bloweth Where it Listeth"
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June 11, 2017 - "Reflections on the Trinity"
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June 18, 2017 - "The Power of a Story"
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June 25, 2017 -  "Walking in John's Way"
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July 2, 2017 -  "Two Wars of Independence"
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July 16, 2017 -  "The Key to Life and Good Days"
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July 23, 2017 -  "A New Law"
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July 30, 017 -  "A Story For Our Time"
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