This was originally posted on the Diocese of Liverpool’s website on August 11, 2016 with the following introduction: “We spoke to Bishop Susan Goff at the clergy conference about our relationships with the Episcopal Diocese […]
I think it’s easier, too, to make these kinds of assumptions when you view yourself as the master of the house, as Simon the Pharisee probably did. But if we can view ourselves not as masters of anything, but pilgrims on the same path to relationship with Jesus, the potential for hospitality opens up. We’re no longer gatekeepers but fellow pilgrims.
This sermon was preached at the Ordination of Priests on the Feast of St. Barnabas on June 11, 2016 at the Liverpool Cathedral, Diocese of Liverpool by the Rt. Rev. Susan E. Goff, bishop suffragan […]