Sermons by The Rev. Claire Nevin-Field


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God's Latest Resurrection

God’s Latest Resurrection

Speaker: | April 01, 2018

Though it seems that many Western Christians are obsessed with believing the “right” things, “saying the right formula”, I am not so sure God cares what we say–cares if we have all our doctrines right....


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A Disappointing God

A Disappointing God

Speaker: | March 25, 2018

This is not new—God consistently disappoints us—mostly because, at heart, we are more interested in what we want God to be than in who God is. We do a marvelous job of projecting our own...


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Local Wheat Fields

Local Wheat Fields

Speaker: | March 18, 2018

One of the persistent questions of Christianity has to do with the meaning of the death of Jesus of Nazareth, Jesus, Son of God. A common question, though maybe not among Episcopalians, is “do you...


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Holy People, Holy Places

Holy People, Holy Places

Speaker: | March 04, 2018

This morning we encounter a Jesus who probably shakes all our ideas of him. No gentle Jesus meek and mild here-instead a table turning, whip wielding, people turfing, angry man. Why? What could drive this...


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A Miracle for Non-Heroes

A Miracle for Non-Heroes

Speaker: | January 28, 2018

One of the things I always do upon hearing a Gospel story, is try to put myself in it. That can be spiritually productive. But sometimes, it is just another opportunity to become anxious. So...


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Who do you say I am?

Who do you say I am?

Speaker: | January 21, 2018

In what was likely something of an unusual occurrence, this morning we have Jesus asking the disciples a question: who do people say I am? Who knows what the scene actually looked like, but I...


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Love's Light

Love’s Light

Speaker: | December 24, 2017

There are a few different theories as to why Christians celebrate Christmas on Dec. 25. But whichever theory you buy–that it actually was about the time Jesus would have been born or that early Christians...


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Looking for the Light

Looking for the Light

Speaker: | December 03, 2017

Christian hope is not pie-in-the-sky, reality denying hope—it is instead knowing deep in our bones, that, evidence to the contrary, God is working in the world and God’s dream for the world will be fulfilled...


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The Company of Saints

The Company of Saints

Speaker: | November 05, 2017

Today, All Saints Sunday, we remember our family, all the Saints of God, those who show the works and ways of a God who is full of surprises. Because, though Hollywood probably wouldn’t shoot it...


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Created for Love

Created for Love

Speaker: | October 22, 2017

Nowhere in Genesis does it say that humans are the greatest thing ever. Yes God looks at humans along with the creeping things and cattle and says “this is very good”, but God does not...


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