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

The Difficult Conversation

A sermon offered by the Reverend Ann Edwards February 28 | Second Sunday in Lent © St Andrew’s Anglican Church, Indooroopilly Genesis 17: 1-7; Psalm 22: 24-32; Romans 4: 13-25; Mark 8: 31-38 If you’ve been following the news, you’ll know that for much of this week, you couldn’t follow the news on Facebook. Faced … Read more

Transforming regret

First Sunday of Lent 21 February 2021 Genesis 9.8-17 Mark 1.9-15 Transforming regret                                            ©Suzanne Grimmett Yesterday we gathered to tell stories. Not just any stories but our very own stories; the stories of this parish and how our lives and the life of this community are woven together. In his introduction, Peter Catt who … 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

That must have been some message

St Andrew’s Anglican Church | IndooroopillyThe The Fifth Sunday after EpiphanyA sermon offered by The Reverend Ann Edwards7 February 2021 Isaiah 40.21-311 Corinthians 9.16-23Mark 1.29-39  If someone approached you on a street corner, and asked you to share the Gospel, what would you feel? And what would say? It’s really difficult out of context and … Read more

Ok Boomer

St Andrew’s Anglican Church | Indooroopilly‘OK BOOMER’: A sermon offered by The Reverend Ann EdwardsThird Sunday after Epiphany (January 23 and 24) Jonah 3:1-5, 10Psalm 62:5-121 Corinthians 7:29-31Mark 1:14-20 Today’s gospel tells the story of four young people that follow Jesus. What comes to mind when you think about young people today? There is a … Read more

The Joy of Being a Nobody from Nowheresville

SERMON Sunday 10 January 2021 The Baptism of our Lord Genesis 1.1-5 Psalm 29 Acts 19.1-7 Mark 1.4-11 The joy of being a nobody from nowheresville                                            ©Suzanne Grimmett “The birthday of the god was for the world the beginning of the joyful messages which have gone forth because of him” Sounds like something we … Read more

Righteousness and bliss shall kiss

SERMON Sunday 6 December 2020 Righteousness and bliss shall kiss                                          ©Suzanne Grimmett “The beginning of the good news of Jesus Christ, the Son of God.” In characteristic Markan fashion, there is little preamble- John “appears in the wilderness”, the action begins.  The entry of John was a sign of the initiative of God in … Read more

Birthing Hope

St Andrew’s Anglican Church  Indooroopilly  HOMILY  Sunday 18 November  1 Samuel 1.4-20  Song of Hannah  Hebrews 10.11-14, 19-25  Mark 13.1-11  Birthing Hope                                                                   … Read more