Sermons by The Rev. Claire Nevin-Field


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No Going Back

No Going Back

Speaker: | May 31, 2020

I can’t help but wonder if the Spirit is working up to a hurricane right about now. If she is honking to get our attention, trying to lead us in a different direction. I cannot...


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Easter Seeds

Easter Seeds

Speaker: | May 10, 2020

Stephen was the first person recorded to have died for following Jesus. On the face of it, he is an odd choice to die first. He was not one of the original 12 nor was...


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Easter Courage

Easter Courage

Speaker: | April 12, 2020

Matthew’s version of the Resurrection of Jesus begins with an earthquake. After which an angel who looks like lightning with clothes white as snow, comes winging down from heaven, rolls back the stone, and casually...


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Love, Loss, Life

Love, Loss, Life

Speaker: | March 29, 2020

Perhaps we need this foretaste of what is to come-Jesus doing for his friend what God will do for him. We need this hint of the assurance that there is a power loose in the...


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Holy Fear

Holy Fear

Speaker: | March 15, 2020

This morning I ask your indulgence as I wander away from the assigned texts a bit. What I really want to talk about today is fear. I am guessing it is a feeling with which...


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Living On Tiptoes

Living On Tiptoes

Speaker: | February 02, 2020

Waiting, patience, is something we, as a culture, seem to struggle with. Our lives are increasingly built around instant gratification and we glorify efficiency.


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Breaking Down Walls

Breaking Down Walls

Speaker: | January 19, 2020

If we truly want to honor Dr. King, we cannot continue to let years roll on saying I have a dream because we refuse to wake up. We need to wake up and get on with...


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A Very Imperfect Christmas

A Very Imperfect Christmas

Speaker: | December 24, 2019

The perfect world God created slipped away from us. We found ourselves East of Eden. But, remarkably, God did not turn to the angels and say, “dang, well, that whole human project didn’t work out...