Christ Church on the Common

The Episcopal Church in Gardiner, Maine

Sermons

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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