Archives: July 2013 - Westworth United Church

A Balancing Act

Rev. Dr. Loraine MacKenzie Shepherd, Westworth United Church, July 21, 2013 Luke 10:38-42 Luke’s story of Martha and Mary is a bit irritating. Kind of like those fine, little stones and grit that make their way under your feet in your sandals. That kind of irritation. I think that this story irritates me because I’m …Read more

A Good Samaritan Upended

Rev. Dr. Loraine MacKenzie Shepherd, Westworth United Church, July 14, 2013 I still remember the tragic scene we happened on about 15 years ago—a scene which altered our priorities. We were driving north of Toronto when we came upon an accident involving a car and a van. We could see at least 3 people who …Read more

Journeying Together

Rev. Dr. Loraine MacKenzie Shepherd, Westworth United Church, July 7, 2013 Gal 6:1-10; II Kings 5:1-14 We’ve finally arrived at this long-waited moment of being together. It’s been a bit of a circuitous journey to get here, but those types of journeys are often much more interesting. They let us see things we normally would …Read more