Maundy Thursday ~ April 18, 2019

Maundy Thursday – Rev. Debra Slade – April 18, 2019 St. Francis Church, Stamford, CT Christ has no body but yours, No hands, no feet on earth but yours, Yours are the eyes with which he looks compassion on this world, Yours are the feet with which he walks to do good, Yours are the […]

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Palm Sunday ~ April 14, 2019

Palm Sunday Sermon, April 14, 2019 St, Francis Church, Stamford, CT Today we have been an active part of the story that is at the very heart of our faith – by carrying palms we reenact Christ’s celebratory ride into Jerusalem — by the liturgy play of the passion we hear and speak of Jesus’ […]

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Lent 2C ~ March 17, 2019

Sermon for Lent 2, March 17, 2019 Rev. Debra Slade, BCC, St. Francis Church, Stamford, CT When thinking about a sermon, I often spend several days just reading the assigned texts until something jumps out at me that seems to pull it all together. For over a week, the word – enemy – loomed large […]

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Easter 5C ~ May 19, 2019

“My dad is a glass half-empty sort of guy,” the comment came from a student during a recent discussion. And everyone in the room seemed to nod in recognition of what she was saying. The phrase is classic and so clear. How many times have we used it ourselves to describe our own predilection toward […]

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