After Words Anglican

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

Sermon | The Parables of Jesus | “The Wise & Foolish Builders” | Luke 6:46-49
A sermon preached September 26, 2021 by the Rev. Justin Clemente at New Creation Church (Anglican), Hagerstown, …
The Parables of Jesus | “Lessons From a Con Man” | Luke 16:1-9
By the Rev. Justin Clemente. Preached September 19 at New Creation Church (Anglican). Part of our ongoing …
The Parables of Jesus | “Keep Your Lamp Trimmed” | Matthew 25:1-13
By the Rev. Justin Clemente. Preached September 5, 2021 at New Creation Church (Anglican). Part of our …
Three Cheers for Archbishop Foley Beach!
An encouragement for the People of New Creation Church (Anglican). Written August 31, 2021. Dear Church: Please …
Meditation | Commemoration Sunday | “A Heart Aflame” | Aidan of Lindisfarne
A reflection on the life of Aidan of Lindisfarne, Abbot-Bishop and Missionary to Northumbria. Delivered on Sunday, …
The Parables of Jesus | The High & the Humble | Luke 18:9-14
Preached August 22nd by the Rev. Justin Clemente at New Creation Church (Anglican). Part of our Big …
The Golden Rule Is Worth Its Weight in Platinum
A meditation on the goodness of Jesus, the Golden Rule, and the madness of the Platinum Rule. …
Through This Valley | Psalm 23 | For the Burial of a Saint
A sermon delivered August 14, 2021 at the Burial of Joyce Archer, beloved sister in Christ to …
The Parables of Jesus | Strive to Enter the Narrow Door | Luke 13:22-30
A sermon delivered August 15, 2021 at New Creation Church (Anglican), Hagerstown, MD. Part of our continuing …
The Parables of Jesus | The Workers in the Vineyard | Matthew 20:1-16
A sermon delivered August 8, 2021 at New Creation Church (Anglican), Hagerstown, MD. Part of our continuing …
The Parables of Jesus | Parable of the Lost Sheep | Luke 15:1-7
A sermon delivered August 1, 2021 at New Creation Church (Anglican), Hagerstown, MD. Part of our continuing …
Sermon | A Public Service of Praise & Thanksgiving | Psalm 100 | “We Are Not Our Own”
This sermon was delivered at our "Public Service of Praise & Thanksgiving" for recovery from COVID-19, July …
The Parables of Jesus | Hidden Treasure & the Pearl of Great Price | Matt. 13:44-46
All-Surpassing Treasure As we continue our series on the Parables, we look now to the Parable of …
The Parables of Jesus | The Parable of the Sower | Matt. 13:1-23
Come Holy Spirit, both use and overrule my words, that your word alone might be heard. Through …
Sermons on Sermons | Part IV | “The Strangeness of the Word” | Acts 17:22-34
Prayer Blessed Lord, who caused all Holy Scriptures to be written for our learning: Grant us so …
Sermons on Sermons: The Story of the Word | Luke 24:27
Prayer Father, help us truly and rightly hear the drama of Scripture this morning, that we might …
Sermons on Sermons: The Primacy of the Word (Deuteronomy 4:32-40)
The Primacy of God’s Word Let’s remind ourselves what we’re up to in our current series “Sermons …
Sermons on Sermons: The Power of the Word (Ezekiel 37:1-14)
Introduction to Series Today we begin a four-part series called “Sermons on Sermons: How to Hear, Read, …
Get God: Trinity Sunday (Exodus 3:1-15)
Introduction: Get God Trinity Sunday reminds us that, whatever else we do in life, we must get …
Ascension Sunday | Psalm 110 | “A Psalm’s Psalm”
Psalm 110: A Psalm’s Psalm You may or may not know that Psalm 110 is the most …

About Me

In Christ, I am a redeemed and forgiven child of God. I’m a husband and a father of five. 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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