Archives: December 2016 - Westworth United Church

Bearers of Christ’s Love

Rev. Dr. Loraine MacKenzie Shepherd, Westworth United Church, Christmas Day, December 25, 2016 Isaiah 52:7-10; John 1:1-14 John begins his gospel not with the birth narrative but with the story of John the Baptist who prepared the way for the Word, or Logos, the divine principle of reason, to become flesh. In other words, God …Read more

A Dream of Love

Rev. Dr. Loraine MacKenzie Shepherd, Westworth United Church, December 18, 2016 Matthew 1:18-25; Isaiah 7:10-16 May the words of my mouth and the meditations of our hearts be acceptable to you, our God.My dream woke me early last Monday morning. It was a combination of Avatar and Star Wars with all of its multicolour, special …Read more

Services for Advent and Christmas

Taizé Prayer Monday, Dec. 5, 7:30-8:30 p.m.  Everyone is welcome to attend a quiet, candlelit service of chants and silent meditation, with opportunity for the lighting of prayer candles and anointing. Traditional Lessons & Carols December 18th 6:45 p.m. with the Senior & Cherub Choirs and Westworth Winds Christmas Eve 4:30 p.m. Worship for All Ages, with …Read more