Published on 02 Oct 2011

Michaelmas Sermon by Ellen Clark-King


“It was the white queen in Alice in Wonderland who boasted that she had sometimes managed to believe ‘as many as six impossible things before breakfast.’ For some folk it feels that this is what Christianity is asking us to do…”

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Published on 08 Aug 2011

Ellen’s Sermon – August 7, 2011 (The Transfiguration)


“Most of the time I can sit quite lightly to the patriarchal nature of the scriptures that we read every week. I can remind myself that they come from a different culture, that there are places in which female language is used of God, that the Holy Spirit is gradually leading us into a more female-friendly age. And then there are days like today when I read the Bible passages and I can hardly see the meaning for the men…”

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Published on 20 Jun 2011

Sermon by Ellen Clark-King on June 19, 2011


“I know the sermon I was hoping to preach this Sunday. It was to be a theological romp through one of my very favourite church teachings – the Trinity – continuing the theme of dancing that Clare so beautifully opened up for us – and Peter and I so ineptly performed! However, that was before Wednesday night. Before seeing our beloved city tear itself apart over the loss of a game”

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Published on 19 May 2011

Sermon by Ellen Clark-King – Life, Abundant


“There are some wonderful verses in the Bible – verses full of inspiration and hope and promise – open any Gideon Bible in any hotel across the world and you’ll find a comprehensive selection for any need and occasion. Like the Gideons I have some favourites of my own. There is the most unlikely compliment which comes in the Song of Solomon: ‘Your hair is like a flock of goats, moving down the slopes of Gilead….’. And there is John 10.10, my all time favourite: ‘I came that they may have life, and have it abundantly.’”

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Published on 19 Apr 2011

Easter celebrates faith, hope and love


Easter celebrates faith, hope and love: Three Anglican priests born in different decades weigh in on how they experience Holy Week from their own perspectives. By Peter Elliott and Ellen Clark-King and Chris Dierkes, Vancouver Sun April 18, 2011

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