Warren Swenson

Warren Swenson

The Rev. Warren Thomas Swenson is a priest of the Diocese of West Missouri, currently serving as associate priest of Southeast Tennessee Episcopal Ministry (STEM), a system of yoked congregations in the Diocese of Tennessee. Warren is also a Ph.D. student in the Department of Theology and Religious Studies at the University of Chester and has served as Visiting Instructor of Rhetoric at The University of the South in Sewanee, Tenn. His research interests include queer theology and homiletics. Warren holds both Master of Divinity and Master of Sacred Theology degrees from The School of Theology in Sewanee, where he lives with his husband, Walker.

Sermons and Bible Studies

Responding, Easter Day (A) – 2023

April 09, 2023

[RCL] Acts 10:34-43 or Jeremiah 31:1-6; Psalm 118:1-2, 14-24; Colossians 3:1-4 or Acts 10:34-43; John 20:1-18 or Matthew 28:1-10 Easter is one of those occasions on which most folks come […]

Mining the Riches, Epiphany 6 (A) – 2023

February 12, 2023

[RCL] Deuteronomy 30:15-20 or Sirach 15:15-20; Psalm 119:1-8; 1 Corinthians 3:1-9; Matthew 5:21-37 In today’s Gospel, we may be tempted to hear Jesus set aside the Law of Moses in […]

God Sent a Prophet, Proper 23 (C) – 2022

October 09, 2022

[RCL] Jeremiah 29:1, 4-7; Psalm 66:1-11; 2 Timothy 2:8-15; Luke 17:11-19 Look again at today’s collect. “Lord, we pray that your grace may always precede and follow us, that we […]

Love Ascending, Ascension Day (C) – May 26, 2022

May 26, 2022

[RCL] Acts 1:1-11; Psalm 47 or Psalm 93; Ephesians 1:15-23; Luke 24:44-53 When the God of heaven chose also to dwell on earth, the Word became flesh. From there the […]

Bible Study: Epiphany 1 (C) – 2022

January 09, 2022

RCL: Isaiah 43:1-7; Psalm 29; Acts 8:14-17; Luke 3:15-17, 21-22 Isaiah 43:1-7 As we remember Jesus’ baptism in the River Jordan, the prophet Isaiah’s words speak to us about the […]

Baptized into Eternal Life, All Saints’ Day (B) – 2021

November 07, 2021

[RCL] Wisdom of Solomon 3:1-9 or Isaiah 25:6-9; Psalm 24; Revelation 21:1-6a; John 11:32-44 The Feast of All Saints invites us to look back. The Church has set this day […]

Revealed, Epiphany 5 (B) – 2021

February 07, 2021

[RCL] Isaiah 40:21-31; Psalm 147:1-12, 21c; 1 Corinthians 9:16-23; Mark 1:29-39 Some Sundays, the lectionary readings seem to fit together better than other Sundays. Some Sundays, a coherent theme practically […]

In the Flesh, Christmas Day (I) – 2020

December 25, 2020

[RCL] Isaiah 9:2-7; Psalm 96; Titus 2:11-14; Luke 2:1-14 (15-20) Luke’s nativity story is familiar to most of us, whether we know it or not. That famous account of Jesus’ […]

Why Did You Doubt?, Proper 14 (A) – 2020

August 09, 2020

[RCL]: Genesis 37:1-4, 12-28; Psalm 105:1-6, 16-22, 45b; Romans 10:5-15; Matthew 14:22-33 Today, in Matthew 14, we find Jesus’ disciples terrified on the Sea of Galilee. It’s certainly not the […]

Look for Jesus, Last Sunday in Epiphany (A) – February 23, 2020

February 23, 2020

[RCL]: Exodus 24:12-18; Psalm 2 or Psalm 99; 2 Peter 1:16-21; Matthew 17:1-9 Over the course of the liturgical year, we make our way through the Gospel, hearing the accounts […]

Bible Study: Proper 10 (C) – 2019

July 14, 2019

Amos 7:7-17 Amos sure doesn’t make God seem very friendly, does he? According to his prophecy, those who speak against God or against God’s true prophets won’t fare so well. […]

Bible Study: Easter Day (C) – 2019

April 21, 2019

Isaiah 65:17-25 When we think of the trappings of Easter—dying eggs, donning our Sunday best, singing triumphant hymns, and echoing sweet “Alleluias” to proclaim the Risen One—I doubt most of […]

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