Archives: August 2013 - Westworth United Church

God’s Persistent Power

Rev. Mona F. Denton , Westworth United Church,  Sunday, August 25, 2013 Jeremiah 1:4-10; Luke 13:10-17 But the leader of the synagogue, indignant because Jesus had cured on the Sabbath,   kept saying to the crowd, ‘There are six days on which work ought to be done;   come on those days and be cured, and not …Read more

Family Feud

Rev. Mona Denton, Westworth United Church, Sunday, August 18, 2013 Isaiah 5:1-7; Luke 12:49-56 Do you think that I have come to bring peace to the earth? No, I tell you, but rather division!(Luke 12:51) It doesn’t seem all that long ago that we were welcoming the baby Jesus into our midst as the promised …Read more

New Beginnings

Rev. Mona Denton, Westworth United Church, Sunday, June 30, 2013 Ezra 3:8-13; Luke 9:51-62 And all the people responded with a great shout when they praised the Lord, because the foundation of the house of the Lord was laid.  But many of the priests and Levites and heads of families, old people who had seen …Read more

Practicing the Presence of God

Rev. Dr. Loraine MacKenzie Shepherd, Westworth United Church, July 28, 2013 Luke 11:1-13 They were watching him. Again, he had slipped away from them and had found a little nook in which to pray. He always seemed to be praying. When he lifted his head, one of the disciples went over to him and said, …Read more