Laughing with sinners and crying with saints

SERMON  10 October 2020  St Andrew’s Parish of Indooroopilly  Exodus 32.1-14  Psalm 106.1-6, 106.20-24  Philippians 4  Matthew 22.1-14  Laughing with sinners and crying with saints ©Sue Grimmett  I wonder what you really think about the idea of a wedding banquet  to which we are all invited?  This parable can bring to the surface our real … Read more

Tending the vineyard, making the new wine

SERMON  Sunday 4th October  St Andrew’s Parish of Indooroopilly  Exodus 20.1-4, 20.7-9, 20.12-20  Psalm 19  Philippians 3  Matthew 21.33-46  Tending the vineyard, making the new wine ©Sue Grimmett I would have sent in the troops. Wouldn’t you?   The vineyard had been set up with everything it needed to produce abundant  grapes to make into rich … Read more

Generosity

St Andrew’s Anglican Church Indooroopilly | Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost 19 and 20 September 2020 Exodus 16:2-15 Psalm 105:1-6, 37-45 Philippians 1:21-30 Matthew 20:1-16 Generosity – A sermon offered by The Reverend Ann Edwards My husband asked me this week what I was going to preach on – I said to him that I’m going … Read more

Our Identity is Freedom

SERMON  Sunday 13 September  St Andrew’s Parish of Indooroopilly  Exodus 14.19-31   Psalm 114  Romans 14.1-14   Matthew 18.21-35  Our Identity is Freedom ©Suzanne Grimmett  A viral pandemic has forced many Christians to break the Sunday morning  church-going habit of a lifetime. Such a disruption to our routine practices has  invited greater reflection for many … Read more

Everything belongs

SERMON   St Andrew’s Parish of Indooroopilly  Sunday 6 September, 2020  Exodus 12.1-14   Romans 13.1-10   Matthew 18.10-20  Everything belongs ©Suzanne Grimmett  This month we celebrate the Season of Creation, a time in the liturgical  calendar for us to honour the sacredness of the natural world and our  shared place in the web of life.  … Read more

Christianity cannot be grasped

SERMON  Trinity Sunday  St Andrew’s Parish of Indooroopilly  7 June 2020  Exodus 34.1-8  2 Corinthians 13.11-13  Matthew 28.16-20  Christianity cannot be grasped ©Suzanne Grimmett   Today is jokingly referred to as “Choose your heresy Sunday”. It is the day  where preaching rights are traditionally given to theological students and  curates or, if you get lucky, a … Read more

No life that is not shared life

SERMON  St Andrew’s Parish of Indooroopilly  Lent 3: Sunday 15 March  Exodus 17.1-7  Psalm 95  Romans 5.1-11  John 4.5-42  No life that is not shared life ©Suzanne Grimmett  Water is more than a metaphor. We all know that, and with the  reality of the world facing a pandemic, panic buying of water is  happening despite … Read more