Sermons by The Rev. Christine Gilson

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The Sixth Sunday of Easter – 5/9/21

The Sixth Sunday of Easter May 9, 2021 The Rev. Christine Gilson Today is both Mothers’ Day and Rogation Sunday symbols of love and self-giving, of fertility and prayers for good growth and bountiful harvest. To top it off, yesterday the Church celebrated Julian of Norwich, whose words about the mothering love of God have […]

The Fourth Sunday of Easter 4/25/21

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           The Fourth Sunday of Easter April 25, 2021 The Rev. Christine Gilson Until I was in my twenties my images of sheep and shepherds were shaped by stained glass, Sunday school, and the children’s hymn you will hear during communion: “I am Jesus’ little lamb/Ever glad at heart I am/For […]

The Second Sunday of Easter 4/11/21

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The Second Sunday of Easter April 11, 2021 The Rev. Christine Gilsen Happy Easter! The world says, “Happy Easter?” “Aren’t you a week late. But Christians say, “Happy Easter.”  “Christ is risen.  Alleluia!” Present tense. No matter what the liturgical “season,” Christ is risen for us, always.  Whether we hide behind locked doors, or demand […]

Sermon – 3/14/21

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Fourth Sunday in Lent March 14, 2021 The Rev. Christine Gilson, Priest-in-Charge           The children of Israel were miserable and terribly tired. Wandering in the wilderness, not allowed to go through the country of Edom, with little idea, really of where they were going, how to get there and forgetful of why they were there […]

Sermon – 3/7/21

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Third Sunday in Lent The Rev. Christine Gilson, Priest-in-Charge The Gospel of John lends itself to stories, and I’m going to tell you one. See me as a young girl – oh around 14. I want to tell you something that happened a few years ago. I’ve told it again and again so others would […]