Grow Beyond

Sermon – May 5, 2019 – Third Week in EastertideThe Rev. Sara Cosca-Warfield Scripture: John 21:1-19 I have a theory: I think each of us falls on a spectrum of discipleship according to the Gospel of John. At one end of the spectrum is this unnamed disciple who is only...

Seeing is Believing

Sermon – April 28, 2019 – Second Week in EastertideThe Rev. Sara Cosca-Warfield From Homecoming, a documentary about Beyoncé’s performance at Coachella. Scripture: John 20:19-31 The other night, I met with a couple of friends and we were talking about the...

Recognizing Resurrection

Sermon – April 21, 2019 – Easter SundayThe Rev. Sara Cosca-Warfield Jyoti Sahi, “Resurrection,” 2007. Oil on canvas. Scripture: John 20:1-18 Of all the interesting things going on in today’s Gospel—all the cardio exercise, the strangely precise...

Generous Relationship

Sermon – April 7, 2019The Rev. Sara Cosca-Warfield Mary Washes Jesus’ Feet by Soichi Wantanabe Scripture Reading: John 12:1-8 This is a short Gospel reading, but there’s a lot going on. We have dinner with Lazarus and the casual mention of, oh yeah, Jesus...

Radical Acceptance, Extravagant Welcome

Sermon – March 31, 2019The Rev. Sara Cosca-Warfield Homeless Jesus at Christ Church Cathedral in Ottawa, Ontario. Sculptor: Timothy Schmalz After seminary, I served as a chaplain in San Francisco for two years. I spent the bulk of that time as a street chaplain in The...

Grace: Not Single-Use

Sermon – March 24, 2019The Rev. Sara Cosca-Warfield Starting last year, the Anglican Communion, the international body to which our Episcopal Church belongs, has been encouraging all its members to give up single-use plastic for Lent. You’d be surprised at all the...