After Words Anglican

An Anglican Pastor’s Ruminations on Preaching, Theology, Culture & the Gospel

St. Pat’s Beer, the Wine of Joy & the Gospel of Peace
By Fr. Justin Clemente. June 28, 2022. Dear New Creation Family: What a month of outreach! We …
Technology & the Christian: A Matter of Discipleship
A sermon on Romans 12:1-2 given to the People of New Creation Church (Anglican), June 26, 2022. …
From “Walking the Parish” to “Cultivating the Neighborhood”
By Fr. Justin Clemente. June 21, 2022. Many of you know that I've been "walking the parish" …
Technology & the Christian: A Matter of the Heart
A sermon on Genesis 11:1-9 given to the People of New Creation Church (Anglican), June 19, 2022. …
Trinity Sunday Meditation | Psalm 29 | “The Psalmist Dances with Lightning Bolts”
By Fr. Justin Clemente. A meditation on Psalm 29, given Trinity Sunday to the People of New …
Eastertide & Acts: Week Four | Acts 13:44-52 | “The Fallout of Paul’s Preaching”
A sermon delivered May 15, 2022 to the People of New Creation Church (Anglican), Hagerstown, MD. Week …
Midweek Psalm | Psalm 27:4-5
A meditation given by Fr. Justin Clemente at Midday Prayer, May 11, 2022. One thing I seek …
Eastertide & Acts: Week Three | Acts 13:13-52 | “Desertion, God’s Faithfulness & the Gospel”
Verse 13 starts in an utterly realistic and awkward place – desertion. Before the first missionary journey …
Eastertide & Acts: Week Two | Acts 9:1-19 | “No One is Safe”
If we understand Paul’s conversion aright, I believe we will walk away thinking, "no one is safe."
Eastertide & Acts: Week One | Acts 5:12,17,-22,25-29 | “Judgment Reversed”
God reversed the judgment on Jesus for the purpose of forgiveness… and here God reverses the judgment …
Resurrection of the Lord | Luke 24:1-12 | “And They Remembered His Words”
The turning point in this passage comes, not so much in what they see, as in what …
Good Friday | Psalm 22:9-10 | “I Have Been Cast Upon You”
As Jesus hangs on the cross, probably looking his mother in the face, he proclaims and remembers …
Sermon | Palm Sunday | Psalm 22:6 | “I Am a Worm, and No Man”
A sermon given Palm Sunday, 2022 to the People of New Creation Church (Anglican) by Fr. Justin …
Sermon | “The Noble Vineyard Owner & His Son” | Luke 20:9-19
A sermon delivered by Fr. Justin Clemente to the People of New Creation Church (Anglican) on the …
True Friendship & Learning the Ropes of Community
March 8, 2022 | Fr. Justin Clemente This past Wednesday, I had the pleasure of sitting down …
Sermon | Epiphany VIII | Romans 10:9-17 | “May Our Feet Be Always Blooming”
A sermon by Fr. Justin Clemente given to the People of New Creation Church (Anglican) Hagerstown, MD, …
God’s Call to a Holy Lent | 2022
Fr. Justin Clemente | February 22, 2022 Brothers & sisters in the Lord: the time fast approaches …
More Prayer Book, Please!
By Fr. Justin Clemente | February 15, 2022 This past Sunday, I shared a "pastor fail" with …
Sermon | Epiphany VI | Luke 6:17-26 | “The Blessed Life”
A sermon given February 13, 2022 at New Creation (Anglican) in Hagerstown, MD. A parish of the …
Sermon | Epiphany V | Luke 5:1-11 | “An Astonishing Catch of Fish”
A sermon given February 6, 2022 at New Creation (Anglican) in Hagerstown, MD. A parish of the …

About Me

In Christ, I am a redeemed and forgiven child of God. I’m a husband and a father of six. I’m parish priest to New Creation Church (Anglican) in the Anglican Church in North America. I live in and serve the people of Hagerstown, MD in western MD. You can reach me at RevJustin [at] ncchagerstown.org.

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