Archives: May 2016 - Westworth United Church

Suffering Grace

Rev. Dr. Loraine MacKenzie Shepherd, Westworth United Church, May 22, 2016 Romans 5:1-5 May the words of my mouth and the meditations of our hearts be acceptable to you, our God. Can any good truly come out of suffering? In our reading from Romans, Paul says that he boasts in his suffering, explaining that it …Read more

Merry Christmas, Happy Easter, And Jubilant Pentecost

Rev. Earl Gould, Westworth United Church, May 15, 2016 Acts  2:1-21  John 14: 8-17, 25-27 Imagine the church as a wheel: The hub is God, with spokes sustaining the outer rim. Imagine the three main spokes as Christmas, Easter and Pentecost. Today – as you know – is Pentecost. We are celebrating the part of …Read more

That All May Be One

Rev. Dr. Loraine MacKenzie Shepherd, Westworth United Church, * John 17:20-26 May the words of my mouth and the meditations of our hearts be acceptable to you, our God. Today we celebrate multiple occasions. We are grateful to mothers for birthing or adopting, for offering love and wisdom through the challenges and joys of parenting. …Read more