Alan Neale

Sermon “Repent… it’s never too late”. Sunday January 21, 2018. Trinity Church, Newport RI. The Reverend Alan Neale

The text for today’s sermon is below the sermon audio… great response to the preached sermon and this is always nourishing to the preacher’s soul; in fact, almost any response is nourishing.   Sermon preached at Trinity Church, Newport, RI, Sunday January 21, 2018 The Reverend Alan Neale, “Repent – it’s never too late” Yesterday… Continue reading

A December Wedding of Delight…

From 2004-2015 I had the great honor and challenge and joy to be Rector of The Church of the Holy Trinity, Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia. During my tenure as Rector, the number of weddings increased exponentially because I deeply believe the church should open its doors to all people regardless of their history. But, having said… Continue reading

Sermon “Divine Majesty’s Loyal Opposition” Sunday December 10, 2017. Trinity Church, Newport, Rhode Island. The Reverend Alan Neale

This sermon comes from reflection on the texts but also on a poem by Abp. Rowan Williams with which we concluded a four-part study. I felt convinced and convicted that I must allow “a loyal and divine opposition” to challenge me – my attitudes, decisions, lifestyle. Hegelian Dialectic might be old-fashioned but its process is… Continue reading