Sermon – Fearfully and Wonderfully Made (from Psalm 139)

Two ideas from our two readings this morning. The first the concept of Sabbath. Let’s begin with the first. It might come as a bit of a shock to some of us to learn that Sunday is not the Sabbath and that Sabbath is not always just about a single day of the week. The...

Sermon – A Peaceable Kingdom in Times of Violence?

Isaiah 2:1-5 & Psalm 133 Memorial Sunday. A day to remember those who gave their lives when asked to do so, on our behalf. How we remember these men and women matters a great deal. There are different ways of remembering. How are we, people of faith, remember...

Sermon – Crazy Christians

One afternoon in the Arctic, a father polar bear and his son polar bear were sitting in the snow. The son polar bear turned to his father and asked, “Dad, am I 100% polar bear?” The father polar bear replied, “Of course, son, you’re 100% polar...

Sermon – The Path Less Travelled

Just a few interesting facts about Psalm 119 before we dig a little deeper. Psalm 119 is the longest Psalm in the Bible. It has 176 verses. The psalm is an alphabetic acrostic poem. It has 22 stanzas — one stanza for each of the 22 consonants in the Hebrew...

Sermon – Palm Sunday

Palm Sunday is a pivotal point in our journey through Lent. It is the end of Lent and the beginning of what has come to be known as Holy Week. Why Holy Week? Because we remember the last days of Jesus’ human life. Throughout the plus minus three years of his public...

Sermon – Finding Your Power: Listening for Healing

Finding Your Power: Listening for Healing Mark 5: 24-34-3/11/18 On this 4th Sunday of Lent we continue with our Lenten series on “Listening”. If you have been listening and not hearing much of anything, listen to the words of Winnie the Pooh who says that “If the...