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Revd Jackie Sellin

Much as I’d love to believe that the congregation hangs on my every word, I know full well that ones attention can occasionally wander during a sermon. Sometimes it’s useful to be able to go back and re-read the message, or to catch up if you haven’t been able to make it to church.

Please do feel free to contact me if you would like to chat about the sermon, or indeed anything else!

Revd Jackie Sellin
Assistant Chaplain

Sermon for Mothering Sunday 19th March 2023

Exodus 2:1-10; Psalm 34:11-20; Colossians 3:12-17; Luke 2:33-35 Therefore, as God’s chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience. And over all these virtues put on love, which binds them all together in perfect unity. We Anglican women are lucky here in Switzerland.  We get two chances to be remembered by our families: today, following the Anglican Lectionary, and then in May, when Switzerland celebrates Mother’s Day.  I am potentially even luckier, as my older son’s partner…

Sermon for 3rd Sunday of Lent

Readings: Exodus 17:1-7, Ps 95, Romans 5:1-11, John 4:5-42 We thank you, almighty God, for the gift of waterto sustain, refresh and cleanse all life.Over water the Holy Spirit moved in the beginning of creation.Through water you led the children of Israelfrom slavery in Egypt to freedom in the Promised Land.In water your Son Jesus received the baptism of Johnand was anointed by the Holy Spirit as the Messiah, the Christ,to lead us from the death of sin to newness…

A Sermon for the second Sunday of Lent – 5th March 2023

Readings: Genesis 12:1-4a; Psalm 121; Romans 4:1-5, 13-17; John 3:1-17 “The Road goes ever on and on down from the door where it began. Now far ahead the Road has gone, and I must follow, if I can, pursuing it with weary (eager  p.35) feet.Until it joins some larger way, where many paths and errands meet. And whither then? I cannot say.” Since coming to Zurich, it has been my privilege to hear many stories about how you all came…


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