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The Rev. Meredith Holt Crigler | Trinity Episcopal Church, Baytown

A Selection of Sermons:

 

Sep 12, 2021

Wisdom. I wonder… if we would even recognize her were she to pop up on our screens as we surf, or flash on the billboard by the bridge, or alert our phones of an emergency…. 

There is a story— a tragedy— in Greek Mythology about Cassandra. Cassandra was a Trojan princess and connected to Apollo, the Greek god of...


Aug 1, 2021

The individual right to decide for oneself. 

Many of us might call this freedom. And it can be that. We— or our loved ones — have fought — and some have even died — for the sake of liberty. Remember the story from last week’s sermon about Liberation Day in Guam? Or perhaps you recognize the famous and very...


Jun 13, 2021

Planting and replanting: Imagine with me: we are at the garden center to get what we want we plant a garden. What do you get? 

Do you go for the seed packets hanging on one end cap of an aisle within the football field size store? Most don’t, which is probably why that section takes up less than 2% of the area. 

Do...


May 23, 2021

Have you ever longed to catch your breath? 

Perhaps you are physically exercising and in your run it is mile 7 (or mile 1 or perhaps you’ve only made it the two blocks to park) and you long to catch your breath. Everything starts to hurt. There is not enough breath circulating to get that life-giving oxygen to your...


Mar 14, 2021

I don’t like to be wrong. I don’t like the feeling of knowing I’m wrong or worse in the wrong or even worse still having wronged another. It’s uncomfortable, it’s unsettling, it can be shame-inducing, and it rarely brings out best selves. 

Usually, when faced with even the possibility of reckoning or rumbling...