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

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

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

Dreaming our own dreams

SERMON  St Andrew’s Parish of Indooroopilly  1 Samuel 3.1-10  Psalm 139.1-5, 12-18  1 Corinthians 6.12-20  John 1.43-51  Sunday 17 January  Dreaming our own dreams ©Suzanne Grimmett “He had all the wrong dreams, all, all wrong. He never knew who he was.”  These tragic words are delivered by Biff Loman in the Arthur Miller play, “The  … Read more

Easter 5

SERMON  St Andrew’s Parish of Indooroopilly  Archdeacon Emeritus Valerie Hoare  Sunday 10 May  Acts 7.55-60  Ps 31.1-5, 17-18  1 Peter 2.11-25  John 14: 1-14  In the name of God who creates, redeems, and sustains. Amen.  How are you going in these ‘covelly times?”   As you self-isolate, hibernate at home have you found ways that let … Read more

The evil of good

SERMON  St Andrew’s Church of Indooroopilly  Fourth Sunday of Easter  Sunday 2 May 2020  Acts 2:42-47  Psalm 23  1 Peter 2:1-10  John 10:1-10  The evil of good ©Suzanne Grimmett  Probity, sincerity, candour, conviction, the idea of duty, are things which, mistaken, become hideous….1  These are words describing the tormented character of Inspector Javert  in Victor … Read more

Journey, Community and Life

19 April 2020 | St Andrew’s Anglican Church | Indooroopilly  Acts 2:14a, 22-32 | Psalm 16 | 1 Peter 1:3-9 | John 20:19-31  Journey, Community and Life: A Sermon delivered by The Rev’d Ann Edwards  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.  NT Wright recognises in the Gospel of John … Read more