Sermons

Navigating the Winds of Change   Feb 28, 2021

  Loraine MacKenzie Shepherd                   Genesis 17:1-7, 15-16 Our church is changing during this prolonged isolation. When we eventually return, we will notice subtle and not-so-subtle changes. Perhaps the first thing you will notice will be the building, with a new roof over the sanctuary with extra insulation, …Read more

Lent 1 – Walking That Lonesome Valley  

Loraine MacKenzie Shepherd                     Mark 1:9-15             February 21, 2021 May the words of my mouth and the meditations of our hearts be acceptable to you, our God. When Jesus was baptized by John, Mark tells us that Jesus saw the heavens torn …Read more

Transfiguration – Do Not Lose Heart                   Feb 14, 2021

Welcome & Announcements Continuing our celebration of milestones in this congregation: Kathy McPhail also went back to work after retiring. She has been hired by Shared Health as Provincial PCH Lead on a contract that has just been renewed. She is a liaison between the Executive Directors/CEO’s of PCHs and their regions to assist their …Read more

On Eagle’s Wings

Loraine MacKenzie Shepherd                                                            Feb 7, 2021 Isaiah 40:21-31 May the words of my mouth and the meditations of our hearts be acceptable to you, our God. …Read more

Feeding Fear or Love?                  

Loraine MacKenzie Shepherd                                                                         Jan 24, 2021 I Corinthians 8:1-13 The shine of the new year is already wearing thin. We …Read more

Unbounded Mercy

Loraine MacKenzie Shepherd                                                                Jan. 24, 2021 Jonah 3:1-5, 10 May the words of my mouth and the meditations of our hearts be acceptable to …Read more

Come and See  

Loraine MacKenzie Shepherd                                                               Jan. 17, 2021 John 1:43-51 As Jesus began to call his disciples, they had varied responses, one of which was quite sceptical. …Read more

Epiphany – Then and Now Jan. 10, 2021

Sermon preached by the Rev. Earl M.  Gould Year B: First Sunday after Epiphany Texts: Isaiah 60:1-6 Matthew 2: 1-12 Epiphany with a capital “E”, in our church calendar year is January 6, bringing to summation the twelve days of Christmas, and marking the arrival of the wise men from the East finding Jesus, many …Read more

The Sacrament of Waiting

Loraine MacKenzie Shepherd                                                                      Dec 20, 2020 II Samuel 7:1-11, 16; Luke 1:47-55   King David was finally resting after significant accomplishments. …Read more

Sacrificial Love

Loraine MacKenzie Shepherd                                           Dec 13, 2020 Isaiah 61:1-4, 8-11; I Thessalonians 5:16-24   May the words of my mouth and the meditations of our hearts be acceptable to you, our God. We have heard …Read more