Archives: November 2019 - Westworth United Church

Taizé Advent Prayer

Join us on Sunday, December 1, 7:30-8:30 pm for a reflective time of chants in 4 parts with cantor and accompaniment, silent meditation and opportunity for anointing and lighting of prayer candles.If you would like to play an instrument or learn vocal parts, come to the rehearsal at 6:00 pm.

Reign of Christ Challenge

Isaiah 11:1-9; Luke 9:57-62                                            Guest Preacher: Lara Rae What a special day it is for us all here today.  Not because as a substitute preacher I’m going to let you leave the lesson early, or hold the sermon outside, although I’m a people pleaser. There’s just such a confluence of small veins and streams …Read more

A Confusing Gift of Gender (Non-Binary Theme)

Loraine MacKenzie Shepherd                                                           Nov. 17, 2019 Matthew 19:9-12; Psalm 139 Twelve days ago, a human rights adjudicator ruled that Manitoba must join Ontario, Newfoundland and Labrador, and …Read more

Advent Activities

We have lots of very exciting things planned for our Sunday school this Advent. We will be helping with the mitten tree in the narthex. We will also be collecting coffee mugs with a pair of socks in them for our friends at West Broadway. Sunday, December 1st Helping to decorate the sanctuary tree with …Read more

Remembrance Day-Lighting the Darkness 

Loraine MacKenzie Shepherd                 Remembrance Day       Nov. 10, 2019 Matthew 5:1-16 An old pearl of wisdom, that we think came from Confucius, tells us that it is better to light a candle than to curse the darkness. This inspired Amnesty International to create its symbol of a …Read more

Persistence and Resistance

Loraine MacKenzie Shepherd                                                                 Nov. 3, 2019 Luke 18:1-8 Why do we pray? What is the purpose of prayer? These questions relate to our image …Read more