god be with you So this morning we’re going to stay pulled over from our fall sermon series about the parables of Jesus, – we’ll pick it up next week when we have our friend Rev Erin to walk us through the parable of the bridesmaids, it’ll be great to hear a female perspective on… Read More i hate this sermon: on giving, potluck dinners, & the part of the bible nobody reads.
god be with you! …. yadda yadda yadda …. So the plan for the summer was that we’d base our sermons off of the lectionary, that’s the schedule of bible readings that churches around the world follow throughout the year, but after what happened last weekend, we need to pull over and talk about some things. Last… Read More naming it: how to respond to racism & hate, part 1.
God be with you yadda yadda yadda So as you can tell from the new slides, the red colours around the sanctuary, and how Ive been talking a lot about things like ‘breath’ and ‘spirit’ we’ve entered into a new season of our faith and spirituality, which would make today be … Pentecost! It is… Read More what birds, hockey, and a guy named nimrod tell us about pentecost
Let’s try something … Imagine you’re sitting in the baggage claim area at the airport, you’re waiting for your Uncle Willy and Aunt Frieda to arrive from the Yukon, when you notice a man and woman walk up to each other and embrace. You don’t think any more about this man and this woman hugging… Read More Airports, Reality, & Perceptions
Christ is Risen He is risen indeed. yadda yadda yadda // Back when I was in grad school I worked for this non profit that partnered youth up with local out-reach organizations; the whole idea being to help teens discover just how life-giving and transformative it can be to be makers of peace and justice.… Read More Making the Ordinary Extraordinary
Christ is Risen! He is Risen indeed. yadda yadda yadda Pray. // So while for most of world Easter may be well in the past, for us here in the church, we’re still in the thick of it. According to our calendar we have five more weeks of it. Thats how important the men and… Read More Crustless Sandwiches, Church & The Flow of Grace
God be with you. So … the story of Noah’s Ark. When I was telling people I was thinking of doing the Stories You Didn’t Hear in Sunday School series, and how I thought it’d be good and fun for us to explore these famous and not-so-famous Bible stories, this was this one that a… Read More Stories You Didnt Hear in Sunday School: Noah’s Ark