Monthly Archives: November 2015

Sermon: For the first Sunday of Advent and Zoey’s Baptism

Sermon for Williamstown The First Sunday of Advent, 29th of November, 2015 Jeremiah 33:14-16 1 Thessalonians 3:9-13 Luke 21:25-36 Happy New Year! Today is a day of beginnings. It’s the first Sunday of Advent, and today the church begins a … Continue reading

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Sermon: What “Christ the King” means for us

Celebrating the Reign of Christ can be, in some places and at some times, a very brave and radical thing to do. Continue reading

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Sermon: Lighten our darkness

We live in a world in which it can be hard to hold on to hope, hard to see signs of peace, a world that appears to be one of sorrow and hatred rather than joy and love. Continue reading

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Sermon: Woman to Woman, Ruth and Naomi

We live in a time that is just as full of religious, ethnic and cultural prejudice as was Ancient Israel. In the face of that prejudice, one of the most helpful things we can do is follow in the footsteps of Ruth and Naomi and make friends with people who are different from us. Not simply tolerate them, but actively welcome them into our lives. We don’t know: they, like Ruth, may end up being more to us than seven sons. Continue reading

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