Sermons by The Rev. Mary Lee Wile

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June 17, 2018: Sermon preached by the Rev. Mary Lee Wile


  Scattering seeds When I picked up my granddaughter at kindergarten last Wednesday, she had in her hand a square of paper no bigger than a postage stamp. With tender care she showed me how it unfolded into what she called a “map” of how a flower grows. It consisted of three small illustrations of […]

Good Friday: March 30, 2018


Good Friday 2018 Mary Lee Wile   “This is love.” This day. This death. “This is love laying down its life.” That’s what John’s gospel – the one we heard just now — makes manifestly clear: Jesus chose this death; it was not forced on him. The cross in John’s gospel is not an instrument […]