Millennial People, Boomer Priest


Author: The Rev. Dr. Stephen Noll
Imprint: Anglican House (2024)
Format: Paperback 292 page print book
Available through Amazon


By his own admission, Stephen Noll is a Boomer of the first order. A self-described “digital dinosaur,” he traded in his IBM Selectric for a laptop that never leaves his desk. He treats his cell phone like a landline (he has one of those, too) and keeps paper maps in his glove box. And yet, at the age of seventy-five he became the interim pastor to a young congregation—recently planted and composed primarily of twenty- and thirty-somethings, many of whom were relative newcomers to Anglicanism.

Millennial People, Boomer Priest recounts Stephen’s year of ministry at Redeemer Anglican Church in the inner suburbs of Pittsburgh. The sermons collected here cover the essentials of Christianity: the Ten Commandments, the Apostles’ Creed, Jesus’ life and ministry, the Gospel according to Paul, the veracity of the resurrection. They also provide a winsome introduction to the riches of the Anglican tradition, as told by one of the ACNA’s elder statesmen. Midweek podcasts address such wide-ranging topics as hospitality, prayer, the Eucharist, and practical church matters like budgets and strategic plans. Learned, generous, and wise, Millennial People, Boomer Priest provides a unique window into the words and work of a parish priest over the course of a year—the fruit of a lifetime of study and discipleship, and an invitation to Christians of all ages to grow deeper in their faith.


I enthusiastically and unreservedly commend this work to all of the various audiences that Steve has suggested, especially the clergy. Steve sets the bar high for thoughtful, biblical sermons and we would all do well to follow his example.

—The Rt. Rev. Martyn Minns
Missionary Bishop (Retired)
Former Deputy General Secretary, GAFCON

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