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Anglican Church of the Good Shepherd - Pelham, Alabama

Anglican Church of the Good Shepherd - Pelham, Alabama

By Father Andrew
The services, sermons, and occasional miscellaneous from the Anglican Church of the Good Shepherd in Pelham, Alabama. Please visit us and learn more at or on Facebook at

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You’ve Got Mail - Advent 1

Anglican Church of the Good Shepherd - Pelham, Alabama

You’ve Got Mail - Advent 1

Anglican Church of the Good Shepherd - Pelham, Alabama

Not Your Own - Living As Temples of God
Second Sunday of Epiphany
January 17, 2021
Purifying Waters, Cleansing Souls
Fr. Andrew preaches on the first Sunday in Epiphanytide.
January 10, 2021
Comforted by Him, with Him, and in Him
Pastor Andrew preaches on our source of hope in 2021.
January 4, 2021
Anchored on Christ - First Sunday of Christmas
A timely sermon from Fr. Woody Norman as we exit 2020.
December 31, 2020
A Tested and True Faith - St. Thomas the Apostle
Perhaps we should honor St. Thomas for his faith in Christ more than we remember him as “Doubting Thomas”.
December 25, 2020
God Builds His Own Home - Advent IV
King David wishes to build a temple for God but what he doesn’t realize is God is going to build an everlasting temple in one of King David’s descendants.
December 25, 2020
Daily Reflection- The Kingdom in Our Midst
Luke 17
December 17, 2020
Daily Reflection- The Servant’s Duty
Luke 17
December 15, 2020
Daily Reflection- Rest on the Word
Fr. Andrew on Luke 16
December 14, 2020
Daily Reflection- No Feast for the Lukewarm
Bringing together the evening reading from Luke with the morning reading from Revelation.
December 11, 2020
Daily Reflection- The Suffering One
Dcn Andrew reflects upon Isaiah 53
December 11, 2020
Daily Reflection- Dec 9, 2020
A reflection upon the reading from Luke.
December 9, 2020
Daily Reflection- We Are Exiles
Deacon Andrew reflects upon the ending of Acts.
December 7, 2020
Inwardly Digesting the Word
Dcn. Andrew preaches on the Second Sunday in Advent
December 6, 2020
Daily Reflection - Dec. 2 - The King is Sovereign
Dcn. Andrew reflects on the second lesson from Morning Prayer.
December 2, 2020
Daily Reflection- Dec. 1
A reflection on Dcn. Andrew’s favorite passage in Luke 9.
December 1, 2020
Daily Reflection November 30 - St Andrew’s Day
Pointing towards Christ
November 30, 2020
Daily Reflection - Nov. 29, 2020
Reflection upon Luke 8:22-25
November 29, 2020
You’ve Got Mail - Advent 1
The Ven. Fr. Woody preaches on the reading from 1 Corinthians.
November 29, 2020
Responding to the King’s Advent
Dcn Andrew preaches on “Responding to the King’s Advent”.
November 28, 2020
Daily Reflection Nov. 28, 2020
The parable of the sower
November 28, 2020
Daily Reflection- Thanksgiving Day
Reflecting on the 2019 BCP Collect and prayers for Thanksgiving.
November 27, 2020
Daily Reflection 11-25-2020
Deacon Andrew continues reflecting on Luke
November 26, 2020
Daily Reflection Nov. 24, 2020
Dcn. Andrew reflects on the second reading at Evening Prayer from the Gospel of Luke Ch. 6.
November 24, 2020
Daily Reflection 11-23-2020
Reflection from Luke 6
November 24, 2020
Daily Reflection - Nov 21, 2020
Dcn. Andrew reflects on the second lesson from evening prayer.
November 22, 2020
Daily Reflection - Luke 5
Dcn. Andrew reflects on the second lesson from evening prayer.
November 21, 2020
Daily Reflection - Nov. 20, 2020
Dcn. Andrew reflects on the second lesson from Acts in morning prayer lectionary.
November 20, 2020
Daily Reflections - Acts 18:1-23
Deacon Andrew reflects upon the second lesson from morning prayer.
November 19, 2020
Daily Reflections - Luke 3:23-38
Deacon Andrew reflects upon lessons from the daily lectionary.
November 19, 2020
Prepare Thyself - the Third Sunday Before Advent
Dcn. Andrew focuses our thoughts on the second Advent of Christ.
November 8, 2020
The Upward Call, The Unbroken Communion
All Saints’ Day 2020
November 1, 2020
Doctrine Matters - St. Luke’s Day
Vicar Andrew dives into Paul’s last letter to Timothy and his exhortation to his young disciple.
October 18, 2020
Forgiven, Not Forsaken
Deacon Andrew preaches on reflecting the grace our our merciful God.
September 13, 2020
The Call of the Watchman - The Thirteenth Sunday after Trinity
Dcn Andrew preaches on the call of every Christian as a watchman through God’s revelation in His written Word.
September 6, 2020
Storming Hell, Confessing Christ
Dcn Andrew preaches on Matthew 16:13-20.
August 23, 2020
The Call to Jump Overboard - 9th Sunday After Trinity
Dcn. Andrew preaches on the Gospel lesson and Psalm 107.
August 9, 2020
Fed by the Word - The 8th Sunday After Trinity
Pastor Andrew preaches from today's Gospel and Epistle readings on Jesus' work in the Old Testament and the New.
August 5, 2020
Transformed for Brotherhood - the Seventh Sunday After Trinity
Deacon Andrew presents today’s sermon on the story of Joseph, the parables of Christ, and how Saint Paul ties the two together.
July 26, 2020
The Master’s Patience - the Sixth Sunday After Trinity
Dcn. Andrew’s sermon at the 9am Outdoor Service.
July 19, 2020
Taking Root, Bearing Fruit
The Fifth Sunday After Trinity
July 12, 2020
Habits of Holiness - Fourth Sunday After Trinity
Dcn. Andrew preaches on the Gospel and Epistle lessons.
July 5, 2020
The Exhortation - 2019 BCP
Deacon Andrew reads the Exhortation from the 2019 Book of Common Prayer
July 3, 2020
Complacency is Not an Option - Third Sunday After Trinity
Dcn. Andrew preaches from Romans 6.
June 30, 2020
Bearing Light, Bearing Witness - Second Sunday After Trinity
Dcn. Andrew preaches the Second Sunday After Trinity
June 21, 2020
Created in the Image of the Triune God - Trinity Sunday
Fr. Fred Senko preaches the Word.
June 7, 2020
Living Temples of God - Pentecost 2020
Pardon the audio quality but recorded at our 9am outside service.
May 31, 2020
One King to Unite the Two Realms
Deacon Andrew preaches the sermon on Ascension Day.
May 22, 2020
Abiding in Him - Rogation Sunday
Dcn. Andrew delivers the sermon in an outdoor service. Sorry for audio quality being diminished!
May 17, 2020
The Plan From Creation - The Second Sunday of Easter
Deacon Andrew delivers a sermon on the definite plan and foreknowledge of God’s salvation of humanity.
April 19, 2020
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April 14, 2020
The Great Litany with the Supplication - ACNA BCP
Deacon Andrew reads the office that begins on page 91 of the ACNA BCP
March 18, 2020
A Promise Made, A Promise Kept - The Second Sunday in Lent
Dcn Andrew takes us on a journey through God’s salvation of humanity.
March 8, 2020
The Christ of the Cross - Listen to Him!
Deacon Fred Senko delivers the sermon for Transfiguration Sunday
March 2, 2020
Redeemed for a Mission - Sexagesima or the Sixth Sunday of Epiphany
Dcn. Andrew preaches on World Mission Sunday
February 17, 2020
Law and Gospel - Septuagesima
Dcn. Andrew delivers the sermon this Septuagesima.
February 9, 2020
The Lord Fills His Temple - The Feast of the Presentation of Our Lord Jesus Christ in the Temple
Dcn. Andrew delivers the sermon on the Gospel of Luke
February 2, 2020
Changing Minds, Changing Directions
Dcn. Andrew delivers the homily for the Third Sunday of Epiphany
January 26, 2020
Testimony to the Lamb - Second Sunday after Epiphany
Deacon Fred delivers the sermon.
January 20, 2020
Why do the Nations Rage? - Second Sunday After Christmas
A reflection by Deacon Andrew on the first few Psalms of David and Visitation of the Magi.
January 5, 2020
From the Beginning - First Sunday After Christmas
Deacon Andrew preaches from the Gospel and Epistle readings.
December 29, 2019
The Cradle Holds the Creator - Christmas Day
Deacon Andrew preaches on John 1 and the Creator who became a creature to give us light and life.
December 25, 2019
King of Peace, King of Righteousness - Christmas Eve
Deacon Andrew delivers the message on Psalm 110 and the mysterious Melchizedek.
December 25, 2019
Fourth Sunday in Advent
Deacon Fred Senko delivers a stirring message on the final Sunday in Advent.
December 22, 2019
Christ, the Wounded Healer - The Third Sunday in Advent
Dcn. Andrew delivers a message on our Lord as healer and John the Baptist as the example for living a life pointing to Jesus.
December 15, 2019
Prepare the Way! But How? - Deacon Fred Senko
Deacon Senko delivers a powerful homily for the Second Sunday of Advent
December 9, 2019
Who is in control? - Christ the King Sunday
Deacon Andrew preaches on today’s lessons regarding the king whose advent is upon us.
November 24, 2019
Here Comes the Son - The 22nd Sunday After Trinity
Deacon Andrew preaches on the Prophet Malachi’s prophecy of Day of the Lord and preparing for the Lord’s Advent.
November 17, 2019
The Anglican Short Catechism
Deacon Andrew reads the short catechism from the 1928 U.S. Book of Common Prayer.
November 13, 2019
November 10, 2019
November 10, 2019
From Old Dust to New Life
Deacon Andrew preaches on the resurrection and being rooted in the Scriptures.
November 10, 2019
Twentieth Sunday After Trinity
Dcn Andrew preaches on the OT and Gospel lessons.
November 3, 2019
Eighteenth Sunday After Trinity
Deacon Andrew preaches from the Gospel and Epistle lessons.
October 20, 2019
Discipline Yourself, Disciple Others
Dcn Andrew delivers the sermon on the Epistle reading from 2 Timothy.
October 6, 2019
The Good Shepherd Will Rescue His Lost Sheep - the Thirteenth Sunday After Trinity
Dcn. Andrew preaches on Ezekiel and the Gospel lesson regarding the parable of the lost sheep.
September 15, 2019
Choose Now, Life in the Spirit or Death in the Flesh?
Sermon for the Twelfth Sunday After Trinity
September 8, 2019
Who will eat the Kingdom’s supper?
The sermon from the Eleventh Sunday after Trinity
September 1, 2019
Entering Through the Narrow Gate - The Tenth Sunday After Trinity
Vicar Andrew delivers the sermon on having a “true and lively faith.”
August 25, 2019
Upon Whom Do We Anchor Our Vision Upon? - Ninth Sunday After Trinity
Rev. Dcn. Andrew Brashier delivers the sermon at his installation service.
August 19, 2019
Farewell Sermon of Fr. Steven Lanclos
Eighth Sunday After Trinity 
August 16, 2019
The Good Life - Fr. Steven Lanclos
Seventh Sunday After Trinity
August 16, 2019
Ask for the Good Gift - Sixth Sunday after Trinity
Deacon Andrew delivers the sermon on the Sixth Sunday after Trinity.
July 29, 2019
From Busy to Best - Fr. Steven Lanclos - Fifth Sunday after Trinity
Fr. Steven preaches from the Gospel text regarding Martha and Mary.
July 25, 2019
Fourth Sunday after Trinity - The Scary Place - Fr. Steven Lanclos
I apologize for the poor audio quality. - Dcn. Andrew
July 15, 2019
The Law of God is Good and Wise
The sermon for the Third Sunday after Trinity - Rev. Steven Lanclos, Rector
July 9, 2019
Second Sunday after Trinity - Fr. Woody Norman
Sermon from Fr. Woody Norman. He serves as the Archdeacon of the Jurisdiction of the Armed Forces and Chaplaincy and is the publisher who owns and operates Archdeacon Books 
July 1, 2019
First Sunday after Trinity - "Who do you say Jesus is?"
Sermon for the First Sunday after Trinity by Deacon Andrew Brashier
June 24, 2019
Whose Spirit Dwells Within: Your Spirit or the Holy Spirit? - Trinity Sunday - Deacon Andrew Brashier
The sermon from Trinity Sunday from Deacon Andrew Brashier
June 21, 2019
Feast of Ascension - Ascension Day 2019
Fr. Steven Lanclos
June 1, 2019
Of Love and Abortion - The Fifth Sunday of Easter
Fr. Steven Lanclos
June 1, 2019
Gone Fishin' - The Third Sunday of Easter
Fr. Steven Lanclos
June 1, 2019
The Thirty-Nine Articles of Religion: Articles 35-39 & The Preface
We conclude our series on the 39 Articles with Articles 35 through 39 and reading through King Charles I's Preface.  If you would like to read the Preface, take a look here: and the Two Books of Homilies are available online here: 
May 31, 2019
The Thirty-Nine Articles of Religion: Articles 22-34
We continue our journey reading through the Articles of Religion.
May 29, 2019
The Thirty-Nine Articles of Religion: Articles 11-21
Deacon Andrew picks back up with Article 11 and ends with Article 21 in our continuing series on reading through the Thirty-Nine Articles of Religion. If you would like to read the Homily on Justification, which is actually entitled the Homily on the Salvation of Mankind, visit
May 27, 2019
The Thirty-Nine Articles of Religion: Articles 6-10
We continue our series by reading through Articles 6-10 but pause briefly to note the differences between Article 8 as originally drafted and recognized by the Church of England versus the American version of Article 8.
May 17, 2019
The Thirty Nine Articles of Religion: Articles 1-5
A reading of Articles I through V of the Thirty Nine Articles of Religion to assist those who are audio learners or interested in using this as a way to teach a catechesis class, Sunday School, or mid-day parish class.
May 14, 2019
Fourth Sunday of Easter - Good Shepherd Sunday
Sermon from Deacon Andrew Brashier
May 13, 2019
First Office of Instruction
First Office of Instruction from the 2003 Reformed Episcopal Church Book of Common Prayer
May 13, 2019
Introducing the Anglican Church of the Good Shepherd Podcast
Just a brief hello and introduction of the podcast and the parish by your host, Deacon Andrew Brashier
May 13, 2019