Where Do You Locate Yourself in the Story?

We are all part of God’s unfolding story. Today, Jessie, Ryan and Debbie made a formal Profession of Faith and became members of the United Church of Canada.

Monday Message – Nov. 21

Worship – Next Sunday is the beginning of Advent! This year our theme is Generation to Generation. The stories, scriptures, and traditions of the Christmas season have been passed down to us throughout the generations. Many of us enter this season with a swell of memories and emotions as vast as the cultural and religiousContinue reading “Monday Message – Nov. 21”

Monday Message – Nov. 14th

Worship – As we wind up our Discipleship Series this week, we focus on generosity. The scripture is Micah 5: 2-5a; 6: 6-8; the passage may be familiar to you as it ends with the familiar words: “What does the Lord require of you? But to seek justice and love kindness and walk humbly withContinue reading “Monday Message – Nov. 14th”

Monday Message – October 24th

Worship – As we continue the Discipleship Series this week, we focus on prayer. The scripture is 1 Kings 3:4-9, (10-15), 16-28; there is also commentary available there. Or you caan listen to commentary on The BibleWorm Podcast here. Rev. Renee Clark is leading worship in my absence as squeeze in my last week ofContinue reading “Monday Message – October 24th”

Bathsheba #MeToo

Today we are focusing on Bible Study as a key spiritual practice: Learning what the core stories of our faith teach us about faithful living. The Bible isn’t just one book though… it’s many books… it’s the story of God’s people and our relationship with God. It’s full of the full range of human emotionsContinue reading “Bathsheba #MeToo”

Monday Message – October 17th

Worship – The scripture is 2 Samuel 11:1-5, 26-27; 12:1-9 and the photo on the right is from my first Bible; A Bible in Pictures. And if you thought that this was the totality of the story of David and Bathsheba, you may be in for a surprise on Sunday! As we continue our Discipleship/StewardshipContinue reading “Monday Message – October 17th”

We Will Serve the Lord!

You are invited to eavesdrop on a conversation between Joshua’s wife Anna and one of the other woman of the household. Anna:         That is so typical of Joshua… to make a statement like that as if he speaks for all the household. Woman:     What statement? Anna:         The one where he is talking to the peopleContinue reading “We Will Serve the Lord!”

Monday Message – October 11th

Worship – As we continue our series this week, we are focusing on Worship as a Key Spiritual Practice. What does it mean to worship together? The scripture passage is Joshua 24: 1-3a, 14-25 and you will hear a dialogue between Anna, Joshua’s wife and another woman of the household. Bill Elliot will share aContinue reading “Monday Message – October 11th”

Monday Message – October 3rd

Worship – This week we start a new series, one based on Spiritual Practices for Disciples of Jesus. Each week we will explore a biblical passage alongside a key practice: Prayer, Loving Service, Generosity, Worship, Sharing Faith, Bible Study, not necessarily in that order! The scripture reading is Exodus 19:3-7; 20:1-17 and the sermon titleContinue reading “Monday Message – October 3rd”

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