In this eleventh book in the Sermons that Work Series, editors Alling and Schlafer, have collected thirty-five sermons primarily focused on the sacred days of the church calendar.
Roger Alling is the President of the Episcopal Preaching Foundation and has edited every book in the series. He currently serves as priest associate in southwest Florida.
David J. Schlafer has taught homiletics at a number of seminaries in several denominationas and at the College of Preachers. He is the co-editor of this book.
Preaching Through Holy Days and Holidays is the eleventh in a series of books devoted to presenting examples of preaching excellence from parishes in the Episcopal Church. These sermons, collected from clergy around the country, focus on preaching the Holy Days and Holidays of the church and secular calendar.
Contents include sermons for:
-- the High Holy Days (Christmas Eve, Ash Wednesday, Maundy Thursday, Easter Evening, and Pentecost)
-- major festivals (The Presentation of Our Lord, Ascension Day, The Transfiguration of Our Lord, All Saints' Day)
-- Feasts of various saints
-- celebrations of ministerial vocation (The Baptism of Our Lord, The Nativity of John the Baptist, the ordination of a bishop, the renewal of ordination vows)
-- civic holidays (Mother's Day, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Thanksgiving) and more.
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