Sermons by The Rev. Claire Nevin-Field


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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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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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