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

This is the Day

Homily for the Easter Vigil Service Sunday 4 April 2021 This is the day                                                      ©Suzanne Grimmett This is the day when we gather to tell how God’s story has become our story. This is the story that stretches from the darkness before creation to the darkness of an enslaved peoples, to the darkness of … Read more

What have we become?

Good Friday 2021 “What have we become?”                                                     ©Suzanne Grimmett We have stored the usual list of secrets, Of acres of guilt unforgiven, Of desires too rich to utter. Beyond that, we have a secret list of hurts, From ancient days with parents and siblings, From assorted bullies at playschool And in adult life; Some … Read more

Leadership, heart, and bravery

John 13:1-17, 31b-35  A sermon offered by The Reverend Ann Edwards Maundy Thursday, 2021 During Jesus’s last supper, he stands to wash the feet of his friends.  The washing happens at an unexpected time – not before the meal, as was customary, but during it.  The Disciples were invited to the table as they were. They didn’t come … Read more

Trust the Down

Trust the down                                                                    ©Suzanne Grimmett      If you could reach into yourself and remove all your fears- every single one- what would your life be like? How would you be different? Many have said that there are only really two emotions: love and fear. The others are secondary to these. In fact, it would be … Read more

See and Believe

A sermon by The Reverend Ann Edwards 21 March 2021 5th Sunday of Lent John 12: 20-33 Do you have a favourite cross? The choices we make in the crosses we choose to wear, or to have on our walls, tell a story. The cross I wear is a vine within the shape of the timber … Read more

When the Poison is the Cure

Fourth Sunday in Lent 13 March 2021 Numbers 21.4-9 Psalm 107.1-3, 17-22      Ephesians 2.1-10     John 3.14-21 When the poison is the cure                                                                 ©Suzanne Grimmett “Listen to your life. See it for the fathomless mystery it is. In the boredom and pain of it, no less than in the excitement and gladness: touch, … 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