Sunday, December 21, 2014


A sermon preached by
Rev. Ginger E. Gaines-Cirelli at Foundry UMC, December 21, 2014, the fourth
Sunday of Advent.

Luke 1:26-38                                                               

Former Archbishop of Canterbury, Rowan Williams, says, “For God to come
near us is for God to risk God’s own integrity, in the sense that God puts
himself into our hands to be appallingly misunderstood…”[i]  

The story we hear today is an extraordinary
one that provides all sorts [...]