Sermons

Angelic Guidance 

Loraine MacKenzie Shepherd                                                                     Sept. 13, 2020 Exodus 14:19-31 As some of us were planning the fall services, the theme of angels …Read more

Surely God Is in This Place

Loraine MacKenzie Shepherd                                                                  July 19, 2020 Genesis 18:10-19 Where do you find the presence of God? I asked this question in last week’s …Read more

God’s Greening Power of Hope 

Loraine MacKenzie Shepherd                                                            July 12, 2020 Isaiah 55:10-13   This is the time of year when even city dwellers are attentive to the weather and to …Read more

Sacred Rest 

Loraine MacKenzie Shepherd                                                                      July 5, 2020 Matthew 11:28-30 May the words of my mouth and the meditations of all our hearts …Read more

Reflections on Welcoming re: Matthew 10:40-42

Reflections on Welcoming re: Matthew 10:40-42          June 28, 2020   Rhea Y., Chair of Westworth Affirming Committee Hi my name is Rhea Y. and I’m the Chair of the Affirming Committee at Westworth United Church. The role of the Affirming Committee is to be welcoming of people of all gender identifies …Read more

Everybody, Somebody, Anybody & Nobody

Ray Cuthbert                                                                       14 June 2020 Matthew 9:35-10:23   Let us pray: O God, let something essential happen to us, something more …Read more

Anger’s Call 

Loraine MacKenzie Shepherd           A Trinity                                       June 7, 2020 II Corinthians 13:11-13   The fiery flames of Pentecost from last Sunday seem to have ignited the U.S. and Canada this past week. The Spirit’s …Read more

Sprit Blows Where She Wills

Loraine MacKenzie Shepherd                              A Pentecost                 May 31, 2020 Numbers 11:24-30 Pentecost Sunday is all about welcoming the unexpected. The Spirit fell on the first gathering of the new believers—the followers of the Way, as …Read more

Larry McPhail’s May 24, 2020 Sermon

Larry McPhail                                 May 24, 2020 – 7th Sunday after Easter  John 14:26 But the Advocate, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, will teach you everything, and remind you of all that I have said to you. …Read more

Hitting the Wall with Love 

Loraine MacKenzie Shepherd                                                           May 17, 2020 John 14:15-21   Winnipeg Free Press Editor, Bob Cox wrote last week that Manitobans are hitting the pandemic wall. I’ve …Read more