Christ Church on the Common

The Episcopal Church in Gardiner, Maine

Sermons

September 16, 2018

Kerry Mansir September 15, 2018   You know, I don’t often preach on the Epistle.  To be honest, figuring out the context, the audience, the motivation behind the letters of the New Testament can be a lot of work.  As we are seeing  in our Sunday morning discussion on the Letters of Paul.  And sometimes…

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October 7, 2018

Kerry Mansir October 7, 2018 Pentecost 20 Christ Church Gardiner   This morning, we are blessed to celebrate the baptism of Henry, better known to his family as Harry.  Baptism is a sacrament that makes visible to all the grace of God and reminds us that the voice of God that called down to Jesus…

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August 19, 2018 Sermon

Sermon:  Pentecost 13 Christ Church Gardiner 19 August 2018 Stephen D. Muncie   “The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom.” – Psalm 111.10   In 1741, just thirty years before Sylvester Gardiner walked up this hill from the Kennebec River and announced that he was establishing a new town with a new…

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Sermon – April 29, 2018

Kerry R Mansir April 29, 2018 Easter 5 – Christ Church   I’m not sure if you saw the news this week, but apparently, the Bible made GQ’s list of 20 classic books that you don’t actually need to read.  I learned of this through my grandmother’s Facebook post, and being the good southern Baptist…

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Sermon-March 11, 2018

Kerry R Mansir Lent 4 March 11, 2018 Christ Church, Gardiner   Believe.  It’s an important word in our Gospel reading today.  In fact, the word believe appears in this Gospel selection 5 times in just 7 sentences.   And there is power in words.  Language shapes who we are.  It helps us to understand…

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Easter Sermon-April 1, 2018

Stephen D. Muncie Sermon:  Easter Day (B) 1 April 2018 Christ Church Gardiner   In the name of the Risen Lord, welcome to Christ Church for our 246th celebration of Easter, the feast of feasts.  I wish you could see what I see as I stand here looking out at all of you dazzling in…

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