Hope in Words and Pictures

November 29, 2015

Jeremiah 33:14-16; Malachi 3:1-20 “Three years ago people on the East Coast of the US celebrated Christmas in the midst of Superstorm Sandy’s recent devastation. That year, in serious remarks he made at the otherwise silly national ritual of pardoning … Continue reading

Giving Our Lives

November 8, 2015

Mark 12:41-44; John 5:9-17 Last month I watched the movie Woman in Gold. It told the true story of an 82 year old American Jewish woman, Maria Altmann, who took the Austrian State Gallery to court over its possession of … Continue reading

My Saints

November 1, 2015

Psalm 146; Mark 12:28-34 I met Margaret Sinyanze more than 10 years ago during the Beads of Hope Campaign in the United Church. The campaign was designed to raise money for projects related to AIDS relief around the world, with … Continue reading