Our Secret Lives

March 26, 2017

Matthew 5:13-16a; Matthew 6: 1-20  Based in part on a chapter of “We Make the Road by Walking” by Brian D McLaren, the study book we’ve been reading on Mondays this year.  I highly recommend it!~ Rev. Heidi Are you … Continue reading

Pledging Our Lives

March 19, 2017

I can’t remember when I first came across the Shakertown Pledge. It was written on April 30, 1973, as  a response to the inequality of distribution of global wealth and resources.  The Pledge goes like this: Recognizing that Earth and … Continue reading

We are Light

March 12, 2017

Based on a sermon from the Salt and Light resource kit, adapted for Gordon United. One stormy night a mother was tucking her little girl into bed. As she was about to turn off the bedroom light, the child asked … Continue reading

Blessedness

March 5, 2017

(from Salt and Light program resources, adapted for Gordon United by Rev. Heidi) “We are the salmon people.” That is how Alberta Billie began her address to the 1986 meeting of the United Church of Canada’s General Council.  She was … Continue reading