Karpos Kalos

Wisdom from above is . . . full of mercy and good fruits

I'm on an adventure with a congregation that has been around for over 125 years. Venerable old vines are producing fresh new fruit.

About Becky Robbins-Penniman

I am an Episcopal priest serving The Church of the Good Shepherd in the quaint seaside town of Dunedin, FL.

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February 19. The end game of division and polarity is utter isolation. What if we looked at each other for the purpose of seeing and understanding - even if we don't agree - rather than classifying and judging? Find the sermon here.

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See Me - SERMON

I am not a label, a class, a stereotype. I am a living, valuable human, in the image of God, like you. Just stop, and look. Really look.  

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Posted by Becky on February 19, 2017 at 5:40pm

Sucked In, Washed Up and Blown Over - SERMON by Cindy Roehl

When life utterly overwhelms us, do we run for cover and hide alone, or gather together and bear one another's burdens? Listen to the sermon here or read it…

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Posted by Becky on February 12, 2017 at 1:00pm

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WHAT DOES "KARPOS KALOS" MEAN?

"Karpos kalos" literally means, in Greek, "fruit good". The inspiration for using it is James 3:17, which says "But the wisdom from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, willing to yield, full of mercy and good fruits, without a trace of partiality or hypocrisy." More . . .

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See Me - SERMON

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The Covenant Life: Renew - SERMON

Can you worship God without going to church. Yes. Should you? Heh. Listen to the sermon here, or read The Covenant Life: Renew, before you answer the question.See More
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The Covenant Life: Remember

"Will you seek and serve Christ in all persons, loving your neighbor as yourself?" If every Christian on the planet took this to heart, the world would be a different place by this time next week. Listen to the sermon here.I'll try to get the manuscript up soon.See More
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A Christmas Prayer - SERMON

What difference does being baptized make for living out everyday life? Surprise! It does not mean rolling along assured YOU have YOUR ticket to the HEAVEN EXPRESS. It means being the answer to prayers God hears from the last, the least, the lost and the lonely. So, we prayed A Christmas Prayer (below) for strength and courage to live our lives as the baptized disciples of Jesus. Listen to the sermon …See More
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The Covenant Life: Reconnect - SERMON

The third in our series on the Baptismal Covenant, focusing connecting our lives to God's striving for justice and peace among all people, and respect the dignity of every human being. Book of Common Prayer p. 305; you can find it online here). The manuscript of the sermon is …See More
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