Christ Church Sermons by The Rev. Cara Spaccarelli (Page 2)
With the backdrop of the past week in Washington (Ford/Kavanaugh hearings), the story of Esther resonates in a myriad of ways and leaves us with the question – “for just such a time as this” what do we do?
If taming the tongue is impossible like James says, why and how should we pay attention to our words?
Jesus encounters his own prejudice when confronted by a Syrophoenician woman and changes his behavior. What about us?
On the feast day of Mary Magdalene, the sermon explores what we know and what we might imagine about the female disciple closest to Jesus.
Resilience is a gift of maturing in our faith. The ancient sequoia trees have some lessons for those who seek to grow more resilient.
The first decision Peter and the disciples made without Jesus – replacing Judas as the 12th apostle – didn’t turn out great. What can we learn from their experience about making decisions under pressure?
A reflection on the Christian Cliche – “God never gives you more than you can handle”
Taking a first person point of view, this sermon explores the washing of Jesus’ feet before his last journey into Jerusalem.