Messages from April 2014

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Come & See! ~ Homily for Easter 2014

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Today, we have the Easter Story from Matthew’s gospel, and interestingly, he writes it from the experience of the 2 women, both named Mary; who have come to Jesus’ tomb. In fact, women are integral to the Easter story in all 4 gospels. It is to his women followers that Jesus, in his risen state, […]

Extreme Healing ~ Homily for 5th Sunday of Lent

Extreme Healings!    Homily for the Healing Service April 6th Based on Ezekiel 37. 1-14 and John 11. 1-45 We have for our scriptures today, two “extreme” healings, you could say. Now, admittedly the reading from the prophet Ezekiel is a prophecy, a visual image given to Ezekiel by God for him to share with the […]

Easter Letter

Rector’s Easter Letter, 2014   We’ve been taking a scriptural journey in Lent this year, with stories from John’s Gospel.  We are walking along with Jesus to Jerusalem, and stopping each Sunday to hear the personal faith stories of various biblical characters, hearing how people came to know Jesus, for who he was through his […]

Seeing is Believing ~ 4th Sunday of Lent

Homily for the Fourth Sunday of Lent,  March 30th, 2014 Seeing is Believing! Based on John 9: 1-41 The story of the man born blind who receives his sight. Another wonderfully written story from John’s gospel, full of innuendos and word plays that keep us on our toes when we hear it. There are lots […]