Amazing Grace

Mark 7:24-37, Proper 18, by Rev. Kristin Philipson I used to visit a certain hair stylist and I don’t remember every appointment I had at her salon but I can recall this particular one pretty well because of what it taught me.  I went in for the appointment and this...

The Song of Songs

Mark 7:1-8, 14-15, 21-23 and The Song of Solomon 2:8-13, 15th after Pentecost, by Rev. Kristin Philipson The music you just heard was part of an art installation called the Forty Part Motet by Canadian artist Janet Cardiff.  I visited the installation five years ago...

In Times of Crisis

John 6:1-21, 10th after Pentecost, Kristin Philipson A week ago today a young man made his way to a lively and family-friendly high street on a beautiful summer evening, took a loaded handgun out of the bag he was carrying and began to shoot at people. Danforth Avenue...

Sermon: Settled

2 Samuel 7:1-14a, Kristin Philipson It had been a long time since David had felt this way; settled, like he’d finally been able to exhale after a long time holding his breath; settled, like his insides were a clean and tidy room, everything ordered, swept, and dusted....