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st. Paul's is located at 61 church street

St. Paul's has been serving Teaneck for nearly a century!

Pastor Gary!

Pastor Gary's Sermons

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Pastor Gary
March 18, 2018



Pastor Gary
February 25, 2018

Why IS there suffering in this world? Jesus answers the question in the most amazing way.


Pastor Gary
February 18, 2018

Sometimes the temptations we face in our own lives make us feel lost in the desert.


Pastor Gary
February 11, 2018

Pastor Gary reflects on what Lent means not giving up something but giving of ourselves.


Pastor Gary
January 21, 2018

What's more unbelievable?  Being swallowed by a fish, or being chosen by God to do His work?


Pastor Gary
January 14, 2018

What good can come out of Nazareth? 


Pastor Gary
December 24, 2017



Pastor Gary
December 10, 2017



Pastor Gary
December 3, 2017

Jesus is coming soon, whether or not thereʻs slow-moving traffic.


Pastor Gary
November 26, 2017

What kind of king is he anyway?


Pastor Gary
November 12, 2017

There's a party and we're all invited...


Pastor Gary
November 5, 2017

We look for Jesus in the future and in the past, but He is here with us in the present.


Pastor Gary
October 22, 2017

Pastor Gary reminds us that when we get excessive flattery, there's usually a trap behind it.


Pastor Gary
October 8, 2017

Saint Paul doesn't have time to deal with all the Σκύβαλον.


Pastor Gary
October 1, 2017

What's in a name? Jesus and St. Paul provide some answers.


Pastor Gary
September 24, 2017

Can someone feel grateful and entitled at the same time?


Pastor Gary
September 17, 2017

Pastor Gary tells us how Jesus implied a vinculum to the number 77 times onto eterntity


Pastor Gary
September 10, 2017

Pastor Gary reminds us Who is always with us no matter how many Weinerschlingers life sends our way. 


Pastor Gary
August 20, 2017

Pastor Gary discusses how Jesus the rabbi shocks the establishment by discussing worthiness with a Canaanite woman!


Pastor Gary
August 6, 2017

Why should we use our moments of despair and anguish to bless others? Because that's what Jesus did.


Pastor Gary
July 30, 2017

What Jesus promises us is more powerful than the lies that the Earth's leaders tell us.


Pastor Gary
July 23, 2017

Why does evil exist?  Pastor Gary looks at Jesus' response when the disciples ask the question.


Pastor Gary
June 4, 2017

Pastor Gary talks about how the events of the Pentecost matter in our church life today, and gives his annual report.


Pastor Gary
May 28, 2017

Pastor Gary reminds us that we can look up towards heaven but at the same time look to see our sisters and brothers here....


Pastor Gary
May 14, 2017

Pastor Gary reminds us who has our backs, and what we need to do about it.


Pastor Gary
May 7, 2017

Even though there is nobody at St Paul's who knows an actual shepherd, there is a Shepherd who knows us.


Pastor Gary
Maundy Thursday Service
April 13, 2017

Jesus' humanity in showing his servanthood shows us our humanity at its best.


Pastor Gary
April 2, 2017

You would think that a man being raised from death would be the headline.  But this story might be more about Martha and Mary....


Pastor Gary
March 26, 2017

Pastor Gary gives us three possible Sermon scenarios.  Pick one!


Pastor Gary
March 19, 2017

Pastor Gary gives us three points and leaves us with a poem!


Pastor Gary
March 12, 2017

Pastor Gary explains how the Eternal is Now.


Pastor Gary
March 5, 2017

Pastor Gary talks about Christ's temptations, and the Satans and devils that pursue us.


Pastor Gary
February 12, 2017

Pastor Gary explains how Jesus did not come to replace the Law, but to break down barriers between people.


Pastor Gary
January 29, 2017

In his annual Birthday Sermon (which only occurs every seven years or so), Pastor Gary asks us to take a Beatitude Attitude Adjustment.


Pastor Gary
January 22, 2017

Pastor Gary remembers our sister Ruth Wolff and relates how we're movin' on up!


Pastor Gary
January 15, 2017

Pastor Gary investigates what it means TO SEE, and how prophets like Revd. Dr. King open our eyes.

Pastor Gary
December 25, 2016

Pastor Gary shows us what is included in our church's manger scene, and what we cannot see.


Pastor Gary
December 18, 2016

Matthew 1:18-25 --- Matthew’s story of Jesus’ birth focuses on the role of Joseph, who adopts the divinely-begotten child into the family of David and obediently gives him the name Jesus, which means “God saves.” 


Pastor Gary
December 4, 2016

Pastor Gary expounds on John the Baptist's mission, and how even the clothes he wears fulfill a prophecy!


Pastor Gary
November 13, 2016

Luke 21: 5-19 --- As history moves towards God’s fulfillment, there will be frightening signs and events. Before the end, believers will draw strength from their relationship to God and shall be given the words they need to testify and to endure without fear.


Pastor Gary
November 6, 2016

All Saints Sunday 2016
LUKE 6: 20-31


Pastor Gary
October 23, 2016

Pastor Gary comments on Jesus' parable of the Pharisee and the tax collector, or in today's parlance, the Pimp and the Pastor.


Pastor Gary
October 9, 2016

Luke 17:11-19 - Jesus’ mission includes making the unclean clean again. Unexpectedly, a cleansed Samaritan leper becomes a model for those who would praise and worship God and give thanks for God’s mercy.


Pastor Gary
September 11, 2016

As we celebrate the baptism of Victoria Whisnant, Pastor Gary talks about how the Pharisees didn't mind when Jesus baptized sinners and tax collectors, but they put their foot down when he invites them to eat with him....

  Pastor Gary
September 4, 2016

Pastor Gary shows us how Jesus waives his own impossible requirements because he loves us so dearly.

Pastor Gary
August 21, 2016

Luke 13:10-17 --- Jesus heals a woman on the Sabbath, offering her a new beginning for her life. When challenged by a narrow reading of the Sabbath command, Jesus responds by expanding “Sabbath work” to include setting people free from bondage.

  Pastor Gary
August 7, 2016

Luke 12:32-40 --- Jesus encourages disciples to invest their hearts and live fully into God’s reign. Instead of facing life with fear, those who know God’s generosity are always ready to receive from God and to give to others. 


Pastor Gary
July 17, 2016

The Gospel According to Luke 10:38-42



Pastor Gary
July 10, 2016

The Story of the Good Samaritan


Pastor Gary discusses the adverbial accusative, the meaning of Independence Day, and how Jesus once again promises and challenges us.

July 3, 2016


Pastor Gary talks about Jesus' only stop on his way to Jerusalem, to remind the disciples about what his mission is all about, and also what OUR mission is in the face of violence and cultural phobias.

June 26, 2016

  Pastor Gary
Sermon on Luke 8:26-39 and our demons
Sunday, June 19, 2016

Pastor Gary
LUKE 7:36-8:3
Sunday, June 12, 2016


Pastor Gary
Sunday, April 17, 2016

  Pastor Gary
Easter Sunday
March 27, 2016
  Pastor Gary
Maundy Thursday
March 24, 2016
  Pastor Gary
Fifth Sunday in Lent
March 13, 2016
  Pastor Gary
Fourth Sunday in Lent
March 6, 2016
  Pastor Gary
February 14, 2016
First Sunday in Lent
  Pastor Gary
Transfiguration Sunday 2016
February 7, 2016
  Paster Gary
Second Sunday after Epiphany
January 17, 2016
  Pastor Gary's Christmas Message 2015
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Advent 3
December 13, 2015
  Pastor Gary
First Sunday of Advent 2015
November 29, 2015
  Pastor Gary
Christ the King Sunday
November 22, 2015
  Pastor Gary
Mark 12:38-44
November 8, 2015
  Pastor Gary
Reformation Sunday
October 25, 2015
  Pastor Gary
"St. Luke"
October 18, 2015
  Pastor Gary
"Mark 10:17-31"
October 11, 2015
  Pastor Gary
Nineteenth Sunday after Pentacost
October 4, 2015
  Pastor Gary
September 27, 2015
  Pastor Gary
September 20, 2015
  Pastor Gary
14th Sunday after Pentacost
August 30, 2015
  Pastor Gary
13th Sunday after Pentacost
August 23, 2015
  Pastor Gary
9th Sunday after Pentacost
July 26, 2015
  Pastor Gary
8th Sunday after Pentacost
July 19, 2015


2015 First-hand report from Bosnia
Wayne Olsen
July 12, 2015

  Pastor Gary
Second Sunday after Pentacost
June 7, 2015
  Pastor Gary
Holy Trinity Sunday
May 31, 2015
  Pastor Gary
2015 Annual Report
May 25, 2015
  Pastor Gary
"John 17:6-19"
Seventh Sunday in Easter
May 17, 2015

Pastor Gary
May 10, 2015

April 26, 2015   Sermon by Pastor Gary (Script only)
  Pastor Gary
March 22, 2015
"John 12:20-33"
(This video comes in two parts. CLICK HERE for part 2)
  Pastor Gary
March 15, 2015
"John 3:16"

Pastor Gary
March 1, 2015
(Partial recording)

  Pastor Gary
Sermon on Mark 1:4-11
Sunday, January 11, 2015

Pastor Gary
Christmas Eve, 2014


Pastor Gary
Fourth Sunday in Advent
Sunday, December 20, 2014

  Pastor Gary
Gaudete Sunday
Sunday, December 14, 2014

Pastor Gary
First Sunday in Advent 2014
Sunday, November 30, 2014

  Pastor Gary
All Saints Day
Sunday, November 2, 2014
  Pastor Gary
18th Sunday after Pentacost
Sunday, October 12, 2014

Pastor Gary
Matthew 21:33-48, the parable of the vineyard
Sunday, October 5, 2014

  Pastor Gary
16th Sunday after Pentacost
Sunday, September 28, 2014
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11th Sunday After Pentacost
Sunday, August 24, 2014
  Pastor Gary
10th Sunday After Pentacost
Sunday, August 17, 2014
  Pastor Gary
9th Sunday After Pentacost
Sunday, August 10, 2014
  Pastor Gary
8th Sunday After Pentacost
Sunday, August 3, 2014
  Pastor Gary
7th Sunday After Pentacost
Sunday, July 27, 2014

Pastor Gary
Second Sunday After Pentacost
Sunday, June 22, 2014


Pastor Gary
Sunday, June 15, 2014

Pastor Gary
Sunday, June 8, 2014

Pastor Gary
Sunday, May 25, 2014


Matthew 5:21-37 --- in the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus exhorts his followers to embrace standards of righteousness that exceed legal requirements and traditional expectations.

Revd. Dr. Gary LeCroy, Pastor
Sunday, February 16, 2014


"Revd. Dr. Gary LeCroy talks about how St. Paul's words get taken out of context to exclude people, and how Jesus' Sermon on the Mount is all about inclusion.

Sunday, February 2, 2014


Pastor Gary LeCroy

"The Conversion of St. Paul"

January 26, 2014


Pastor Gary

SECOND SUNDAY AFTER EPIPHANY Pastor Gary talks about Paul's letter to the Corinthians, why we don't like to wait!

January 19, 2014


Pastor Gary

"Baptism of our Lord"

January 12, 2014


Sermon by Pastor Gary

January 5, 2014

Pastor Gary speaks on John 1, and how it is "our" Christmas story

  Pastor Gary's Chrismas 2013 Message

Sermon by Pastor Gary

December 8, 2013

  Sermon by Pastor Gary
  Pastor LeCroy, September 29, 2013
  Pastor LeCroy, September 15, 2013
  Pastor LeCroy, August 25, 2013
  Pastor LeCroy, August 4, 2013
  Pastor LeCroy, July 14, 2013
  Pastor LeCroy, July 7, 2013
  Pastor LeCroy, April 28, 2013
Fifth Sunday in April
  Pastor LeCroy, April 14, 2013

Easter Sunday, March 31, 2013

Pastor LeCroy


Maundy Thursday

Thursday, March 28, 2013 by Pastor LeCroy


Fourth Sunday in Lent

March 17, 2013 sermon by Pastor LeCroy and Mimi Confer

  March 10, 2013 sermon by Pastor LeCroy
  March 3, 2013 sermon by Pastor LeCroy
  Ash Wednesday sermon by Pastor LeCroy
  February 10, 2013
Sermon by Pastor LeCroy
July 10, 2011   Sermon by Wayne Olsen
March 27, 2011   Sermon by Wayne Olsen
January 30, 2011   Sermon by Carole Moore
November 21, 2010   Sermon by Wayne Olsen
September 5, 2010   Sermon by Wayne Olsen
August 15, 2010   Sermon by Carole Moore
June 20, 2010   Wayne Olsen Sermon
May 2, 2010   Wayne Olsen Sermon
December 31, 2007   First Sunday in Christmas (Carole Moore)
July 22, 2007   Mary Magdalene, Apostle (C. Moore)
Fifth Sunday in Easter   Carole Moore
First Sunday in Christmas   Carole Moore