Meet Our Priest and Read a Sermon
Pictured below are The Rev. Paula and John Engelhorn. The Rev. Paula previously was a registered art therapist and taught graduate classes in art therapy in California and in other parts of the country. On May 10, 2011, she graduated from the Seminary of the Southwest in Austin, Texas, and the next day she was ordained as a deacon before moving to Macomb in June of 2011. The Engelhorns have two married sons and four grandchildren. The Rev. Paula was ordained as a priest in The Diocese of Quincy of The Episcopal Church (TEC) on December 10, 2011. Pictured to the right is the newest member of the Engelhorn family, Joon, a two-year-old Boston terrier.
Click on "Wisdom and The Holy Spirit" to read the sermon from November 9th concerning a discussion of The Holy Spirit as being feminine.
Click on "Pentecost Sermon 2016" to read Rev. Paula's message from May 15th about the small ways we can let the Holy Spirit guide us..
Click on "Bread of Life" to read August 9th's inspiring sermon.
Click on "John's Gospel of Light" to read December 27th' s sermon which among other points uses Star Wars as an reference to the Light of the World.
Click on "Jesus Light in the Darkness" to read Rev. Paula's sermon from January 10, 2016 about Jesus' baptism and temptation in the desert. It applies to the "darkness" in our current society.
Click on "The Inner Secret Garden" to read the sermon which Rev. Paula wrote for February 14th, the first Sunday in Lent. We didn't have church because of heavy snowfall, but the sermon advises us how to open our hearts and souls to the Holy Spirit during Lent.
Click on "A Little Bit of Mary and a Little Bit of Martha" to read the sermon from July 17th, which uses the Gospel story from Luke, along with an analogy with Peter and Paul, to describe the duality we all share.