Sermons by The Rev. Claire Nevin-Field


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She Said No

She Said No

Speaker: | September 30, 2018

That the courage of women who speak up, say no, and claim their dignity will never be rewarded. This whole sordid story, this routine dehumanization of women, is as old as time. And as old...


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Finding Your Cross

Finding Your Cross

Speaker: | September 16, 2018

We can be as good as gold, and still we suffer. Goodness is no protection from pain. This is something that should be screamingly obvious to those of us who call ourselves Christian. Jesus was...


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Offended? Good!

Offended? Good!

Speaker: | August 26, 2018

Jesus was not nice—much of what he had to say, much of what he did, was offensive to his disciples, and to us. Gentle, nice people do not end up on a cross. In the...


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She Who Was Sent to Preach

She Who Was Sent to Preach

Speaker: | July 22, 2018

Despite the fact that Mary was the first apostle, the one to whom Jesus first appeared after being raised from the dead, she has not until now had an official feast day. The reason is...


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Only Believe

Only Believe

Speaker: | July 01, 2018

There have been times in my life I have been suffering and I would surely have loved one of Jesus’ miracles. There are times I have sat helplessly next to people who are suffering and...


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Challenging God

Challenging God

Speaker: | June 24, 2018

I can relate to the disciples who were terrified—in an out of control situation—and there is Jesus, snoring away—sleeping as if he didn’t have a care in the world. I would be right with them...


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Life After Paradise

Life After Paradise

Speaker: | June 10, 2018

Stories are how we make sense of the world, how we build meaning. Stories help us place ourselves in the sweep of history—help us identify our people and see how they lived. They help us...


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God of Love, Prince of Peace

God of Love, Prince of Peace

Speaker: | June 03, 2018

I’m going to go a little rogue today and preach on texts that we didn’t hear, because today, a day focusing on gun violence, I want to preach about violence and about Jesus’ death—a story...


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