Reflection: Aug 13

August 13, 2017 Sermon Genesis 37:1-4, 12-28/ Matthew 14:22-33   If You Can’t Beat ‘em, Ride ‘em There is a poem that has become a Christian cliché. I personally heard this poem many times, both … more —>

Reflection: July 23

July 23, 2017 Sermon Genesis 28:10-19a/ Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43 Keep Your Eyes on God When I ponder this world in which we live today, I get tempted to lose faith in humanity. I think we … more —>

Reflection: July 9

July 9, 2017 Sermon  Genesis 24:34-38, 42-49, 58-67/ Matthew 11:16-19, 25-30 The Yoke That We Lift Together When we live to be my age, and more so, your ages, I think we gain enough experience … more —>

Reflection: June 25

June 25, 2017 Sermon Matthew 10:26-39 Disciple: Privilege and Responsibility Last week, I had a frustrating experience trying to choose hymns for today. Since today’s gospel text starts with how God cares for us, I … more —>

Reflection: June 18

June 18, 2017 Sermon (Father’s Day) Luke 15:11-32 Last Sunday, we talked about the Holy Trinity and its images and symbols. I mentioned that the patriarchal language of Father and Son can be oppressive to … more —>

Reflection: June 11

June 11, 2017 Sermon (Union Sunday/ Trinity Sunday) Mt. 28:16-20/ 2 Cor. 13:11-13 Trinity: God Who Lives in Community I remember once confessing to you that I am a tree hugger. When I say I … more —>

Reflection: June 4

June 4, 2017 sermon (Pentecost) Acts 2:1-21/ 1Cor. 12:3-13 Work of the Spirit: Unity in Diversity   There was a time when I didn’t know anything about the United Church of Canada, except for the … more —>

Reflection: May 21

May 21, 2017 sermon (Easter 6) Acts 17:22-31/ John 14:15-21 Community outside Our Boxes When I was in the theological school, I had a professor from Sri Lanka, a Methodist minister, who worked for the … more —>

Greeters and Counters

The Greeters and Counters provide an important service every Sunday. Thanks to all who do this. A list of these is now  part of  this website. To find this page, go the menu line near the … more —>