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Trinity Sunday

Sunday, May 30, 2021 In an unscripted sermon Fr. Kieswetter highlighted how sometimes it seems like the doctrine of the Trinity distances us from God (due to its seeming complexity), but paradoxically, it exists to articulate the radical Christian belief that God is actually much closer to us than we normally think. The mysterious God […]

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Sharing in God’s Dreams, Visions, and Imagination: The Day of Pentecost

The following sermon was preached by Fr. Kieswetter at a (Zoom) service of lessons and sermons for the Deanery of Waterloo. (A separate homily was preached on Sunday morning at St. Andrew’s, about “Pentecost, Hildegard of Bingen, and God as Gardener.”) Sunday, May 23, 2021: Joel 2:28-32 [or, 3:1-5; verse ordering differs by Bible] It’s […]

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Faith Conquers the World?: The Sixth Sunday of Easter

Sunday, May 9, 2021: Acts 10:44-48 1 John 5:1-6 John 15:9-17 “Whatever is born of God conquers the world. And this is the victory that conquers the world, our faith.” We heard that in the First Letter of John. That’s a big claim. It might not sit right with us, though. Firstly, because it seems […]

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“What the others are here for, I don’t know…”: The Fifth Sunday of Easter

Sunday, May 2, 2021: Acts 8:26-40 1 John 4:7-21 John 15:1-8 The poet W.H. Auden once said (apparently, quoting a comedian): “We are here on earth to do good to others. What the others are here for, I don’t know.”* If you have ever had siblings, teammates, co-workers, neighbours, or yes, fellow parishioners, you probably […]

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The Trial of the Resurrection 2: The Fourth Sunday of Easter

Sunday, April 25, 2021: Acts 4:1-12 Psalm 23 1 John 3:16-24 John 10:11-18 “I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep.” [John 10:11] “We know love by this, that he laid down his life for us — and we ought to lay down our lives for one another.” […]

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