Sarah Winsett Wiles

Denomination: Presbyterian Church (USA) (PCUSA)
Organization: Madison Avenue Presbyterian Church, New York, NY

Sarah Winsett Wiles was the David H. C. Read Preacher/Scholar award recipient for 2008, given by Madison Avenue Presbyterian Church in New York, NY.

She is serving at First Presbyterian Church in Ann Arbor, MI, as part of the Lilly Residency Program. Previously she worked in the president's office at Union Theological Seminary in New York, NY.

Wiles received a master of divinity degree in May 2008 from Union Theological Seminary. In 2004 she graduated magna cum laude from Wake Forest University, where she studied religion and psychology. She grew up in North Carolina where her paternal grandfather and great-grandfather were ministers and her father taught Old Testament at a theological seminary in Winston-Salem.

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The Gift of Grief

Tuesday February 10, 2009
Sarah Winsett Wiles, a graduate of Union Theological Seminary, is the 2008 recipient of the David H. C. Read Preacher/Scholar Award given by Madison Avenue Presbyterian Church in New York, NY. In this sermon, she explores a troubling account in Matthew 2:13-18, in which Mary and Joseph escape Herod's murder spree, and shares insights on dealing with suffering in life--personally and globally.

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Sarah Winsett Wiles - (Part 2) Day1 Conversation with Peter Wallace

Tuesday February 10, 2009
Sarah Winsett Wiles discusses outreach to young people in the church, God's grace and the good news in today's world, what are young people looking for in the church and her personal understanding and encounters with God. Day1 Conversation with host Peter Wallace.

Sarah Winsett Wiles - (Part 1) Day1 Conversation with Peter Wallace

Tuesday February 10, 2009
Sarah Winsett Wiles discusses a variety of subjects with Day1 host Peter Wallace including the David H.C. Read Preacher/Scholar program, her fathers seminary work and how she became interested in seminary herself, rebellion against the church with a large amount of youth, taking a year off between degrees and her favorite subjects of study at seminary.

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Sarah Winsett Wiles - Day1 Podcast Extra 2009

Tuesday February 10, 2009
Sarah Winsett Wiles talks with host Peter Wallace about the purpose and process of the David H. C. Read Preacher/Scholar Award program sponsored by Madison Avenue Presbyterian Church, which she received in 2008. She also talks about her spiritual journey and offers insights on how the church can reach young people today.