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Prodigal Love

March 31, 2019: Lent IV Luke 15:1-3, 11b-32[1] The Rev’d. Gretchen S. Grimshaw The Parish of St. Paul, Newton Highlands, MA How great is the story of the Prodigal Child?!  It’s one of those stories that we all know from … Continue reading

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Gentle Revolution

Luke 9:28-36; the Transfiguration March 3, 2019 The Rev’d Gretchen Sanders Grimshaw Episcopal Parish of St. Paul, Newton Highlands, MA Now about eight days after these sayings Jesus took with him Peter and John and James, and went up on … Continue reading

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Here I Am, Send Me!

February 10, 2019 Luke 5:1-11 The Rev’d Gretchen Sanders Grimshaw Episcopal Parish of St. Paul, Newton Highlands, MA In the year that King Uzziah died, I saw the Lord sitting on a throne, high and lofty; and the hem of … Continue reading

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The Gifts We Bring

February 9, 2019 Terumah The Rev’d. Gretchen Sanders Grimshaw Congregation Dorshei Tzedek, West Newton , MA   Exodus 25.1-19 25The Lord said to Moses: 2Tell the Israelites to take for me an offering; from all whose hearts prompt them to give you shall … Continue reading

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May the Words of Our Mouths…..

Psalm 19 January 27, 2019 – Annual Meeting Address from the Rector The Rev’d. Gretchen S. Grimshaw Parish of St. Paul, Newton Highlands, MA   May the words of my mouth and the meditation of our hearts be acceptable in … Continue reading

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‘Twas The Night Before Christmas 2018

Christmas Eve 2018 The Rev’d Gretchen Sanders Grimshaw Episcopal Parish of St. Paul, Newton Highlands, MA   ‘Twas the night before Christmas, the first one you know, Nothing was stirring, the status was quo. The mighty were nestled all snug … Continue reading

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Take Heart: Endings Are Beginnings

The Gospel According to Luke 21:25-36 December 2, 2018: Advent I The Rev’d. Gretchen S. Grimshaw Episcopal Parish of St. Paul, Newton Highlands, MA It is finally Advent! Welcome to the season of insanity……if the definition of insanity, not the … Continue reading

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Drunken Sailors for Life

The Book of Esther September 30, 2018 The Rev’d. Dr. Gretchen S. Grimshaw Episcopal Parish of St. Paul, Newton Highlands, MA   Good morning! I am so relieved to be here with you. It has been a tough week in … Continue reading

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May the Words of My Mouth….

Psalm 19 September 16, 2018 The Rev’d. Gretchen S. Grimshaw Parish of St. Paul, Newton Highlands, MA   1 The heavens declare the brillianceof God, * and the firmament shows thehandiwork of its Author. 2 One day tells its tale to … Continue reading

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Dogs Are Us

Mark 7:24-30: The Syrophoenician Woman September 9, 2018 The Rev’d. Dr. Gretchen Sanders Grimshaw The Episcopal Parish of St. Paul, Newton Highlands, MA    And from there he arose and went away to the region of Tyre and Sidon. And … Continue reading

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