Author Archives: avrilhj

Sermon: Love and Solidarity

In Jesus God is acting in solidarity with humanity, and so be watching what Jesus does we can see what we are called to do; what it means to be human beings living in relationship with God. Continue reading

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Sermon: Love in the face of Death

Life ends in death; and the lives of those we love might end at any time. Continue reading

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Sermon: #MeToo

From the story of Eli, it appears that the Lord agrees that ‘The standard you walk past is the standard you accept’. Continue reading

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Submission: Religious Freedom

As a minister and member of the Uniting Church I am committed to the recognition and protection of all human rights. Continue reading

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Sermon: Birth; Death; Stars

… In the words of Hugo it is ‘the straight line of the soul broken by the presence of God’. That’s the terrifying message of the Epiphany, that in this Birth we see the Death of so many things that we think we need … Continue reading

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Sermon: God as one of us

‘Christmas day: Our Goose pye was eat with great approbation and in the Evening all hands were as Drunk as our forefathers usd to be upon the like occasion’. Continue reading

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Sermon: Mary the Magnificent

There’s no doubt that Mary and Jesus are mother and son; both of them are radical re-makers of the world. Neither of them is particularly meek and mild. Continue reading

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