Outdoor exterior cross

How wonderful to see our cross installed in time for Holy Week, thanks to the generosity of Matthew Hart and the combined efforts of the Indooroopilly Men’s Shed and Alan Gregory who brought it to delivery and final completion. There is a sense that this cross fits so well and is perfect for the location. … Read more

Fellowship in Christ

‘Fellowship in Christ’: A Sermon offered by Lauren Martin Second Easter (April 10 and 11) Acts 4.32-3 Psalm 133 1 John 1.1-2.2 John 20.19-31 My the words of my mouth and the meditations of our hearts be pleasing in your sight, our Lord and Redeemer. Amen Today I would like to invite you to help … Read more

The Light of Resurrection

Jesus came and stood among them and said, ‘Peace be with you.’ (John 20: 26b) In this season of new life we hear stories where we encounter the risen Lord which help us re-imagine our lives in the light of that resurrection. The peace Jesus offers is the peace of our kinship as one family … Read more

Farewell to Rev’d Ann Edwards

The lead-up to Easter is always such a joyous and heart-wrenching occasion and nothing was more like this at St Andrew’s today. We celebrated Palm Sunday with the church decorated beautifully with palms and we sang praises to our Lord as we waved our palms parading around the church and singing All Glory Praise and … Read more

The Heavens are Telling the Glory of God

Sermon Lent 3 Year B Exodus 20:1-17 Psalm 19 1 Corinthians 1:18-25 John 2:13-22 7 March 2021 The Heavens are Telling the Glory of God                                                             © Jeni Nix Lord, make me a channel of your peace and grace. Amen.           Our Gospel today is one of those rare moments in Scripture where Jesus simply … Read more

Epiphany – Feast of Transfiguration

2 Kings 2:1-12, Psalm 50: 1-6; 2 Corinthians 4:3-12, Mark 9:2-9   ©Archdeacon Emeritus Valerie Hoare And Jesus was transfigured before them, and his clothes became dazzling white, such as no one on earth could bleach them.  Mark 9: 2-3. Light, dazzling, bright – not a light from some outside source but the divine light of … Read more

Listening to the many voices of God

St Andrew’s Anglican Church Indooroopilly ‘Listening to the many voices of God’: A Sermon offered by Lauren Martin Presentation of Christ at the Temple (January 30 and 31) Hebrews 2.14-18 Psalm  Malachi 3.1-4 Luke 2.22-40 What do the unnamed little boy who is the lead character in Roald Dahl’s Witches and Frodo in Lord of … Read more

The Sublimation of God

Sunday 20 December 2020 St Andrews Anglican Church  Luke 1: 26-38: The Sublimation of God  © Richard Fay I expect if I was a first century reader of Luke’s Gospel, I may likely burst into laughter at the absurdity of what I was reading. The words “greetings, favoured one! The Lord is with you” is … Read more

First coming

Advent 4: Love First Coming         by Madeleine L’Engle He did not wait till the world was ready,till men and nations were at peace.He came when the Heavens were unsteady,and prisoners cried out for release.He did not wait for the perfect time.He came when the need was deep and great.He dined with sinners in all their … Read more

How will we answer?

When asked who he was, John the Baptist was clear.  I am not the Messiah.  I am not the prophet, Elijah.   I am the voice of one crying out in the wilderness,  ‘Make straight the way of the Lord.’  When someone asks us who we are, how do we answer? By our relationship with people? … Read more