Owned, not owner

THIRD SUNDAY IN ADVENT 12 DECEMBER 2021 Zephaniah 3.14-20Philippians 4.4-7Luke 3.7-18 Rev Richard Browning Introduction: owned by, not owners of I begin today with acknowledgment of Country. It is written in our service order as a practice kept here at St Andrews, but today I speak it aloud. The lands upon which we meet today … Read more

Light for truth, courage for freedom

                                  ©Suzanne Grimmett Advent 2 Malachi 3.1-14 The Song of Zechariah Philippians 1:1-11 Luke 3.1-6 “You can’t handle the truth!” If you are good at movie trivia you might recognise that quote. It comes from the 1992 movie, A Few Good Men” out of the mouth of Colonel Jessup, played by Jack Nicholson. The truth … Read more

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


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

Palm Sunday

Palm Sunday 6th Sunday in Lent Year A April 5, 2020 St Andrew’s Anglican Church, Parish of Indooroopilly The Rev’d Ann Edwards This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. Psalm 118:1-2, 19-29Matthew 21: 1-11Isaiah 50:4-9aPsalm 31: 9-18Philipians 2:5-11Matthew 26:14 -27:66 This Palm Sunday, we stand at the cusp of Lent … Read more

An unbroken chain of love

St Andrew’s Anglican Church of Indooroopilly  SERMON  Seventh Sunday after Epiphany  Sunday 24 February  Acts 1.14-17, 20-26  Psalm 84  Philippians 3.13-21  John 15.9-17  An unbroken chain of love ©Sue Wilton  The power of choice is an amazing thing. With it we exercise some  semblance of control over our world and see in our choices evidence … Read more

The Practice of Joy

St Andrew’s Anglican Church Indooroopilly  SERMON  Advent 3  Sunday 16 December  Zephaniah 3.14-20  The Song of Isaiah  Philippians 4.4-7  Luke 3.7-18  The Practice of Joy ©Sue Wilton   Last week I began the sermon with the words from the  Gospel. I decided against beginning today’s sermon with  “You brood of vipers!” After all, it is supposed … Read more

Held together in one peace

St Andrew’s Anglican Church  Indooroopilly  HOMILY  Sunday 9 December  Malachi 3: 1-4  Song of Zechariah  Philippians1: 1-11  Luke 3: 1-6  Held together in one peace. ©Sue Wilton  “Prepare the way of the Lord, make his paths straight. Every  valley shall be filled, and every mountain and hill shall be  made low, and the crooked shall … Read more