May 26, 2013

(Psalm 8; Proverbs 8:1-4, 22-31; John 16:12-15) I had one of those Sundays when I had about a half-dozen sermon ideas tumbling around in my head, wrestling for top spot. With it being Trinity Sunday AND Celebration Sunday, it was … Continue reading

Encountering the Spirit

May 19, 2013

Introduction: Instead of the usual sermon today I decided to share with you a series of reflections on the themes of Pentecost and on the readings for today. I’ll invite you to stay seated for the hymns, except for Dance … Continue reading

Family Faith-Keepers

May 12, 2013

(Acts 16:9-15; Psalm 67; John 14:23-29) This is one of those Sundays when there’s a whole lot going on: a whole lot going on in the readings, and a whole lot going on in the church and community. For the … Continue reading

Something Old, Something New

May 5, 2013

John 17:20-26 (Following a Learning Together Time describing the New United Church crest – see “When Ignatius of Loyola, the founder of the Jesuit order, left his desk in sixteenth-century Rome after a hard day’s work, it is said … Continue reading