Sermon November 3, 2023 by Tricia Gerhard

Of all the stories found in the Biblical narrative of Jesus’s conception and birth, the story of Mary and Elizabeth has always been a favourite.  There’s something deeply moving in how these two women, one unexpectedly old and one unexpectedly young, find themselves sharing these mystifying and slightly terrifying birth announcements.  And buried into this …Read more

Sermon November 26, 2023 by Tricia Gerhard

Luke 1:5-23 “How will I know? (We acknowledge our Weariness)) Well, my dear friends, once again the season of Advent has begun!  We know this because the Advent Candles are here, the decorations are up, the lights are on, we are finally singing some hymns that we know, the nativity set (minus the baby of …Read more

Sermon November 19, 2023 by Tricia Gerhard

“For to all those who have, more will be given, and they will have an abundance; but from those who have nothing, even what they have will be taken away.”  Hold on a second…Is Jesus actually preaching prosperity gospel, where the rich are wealthy because God wants them to be?  This really an uncomfortable thought …Read more

Sermon November 12, 2023 by Tricia Gerhard

The Beatitudes… one of the only passages in our Lectionary rotation that show up in each of the three years all on the same day… All Saints Day which technically was last week as it falls on the day after Halloween.  Part of Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount that actually takes place on a mountainside …Read more

Sermon – November 5, 2023 by Tricia Gerhard

Sermon – November 5, 2023 by Tricia Gerhard

Sermon – October 29, 2023 Have You Seen the Promised Land? by Raymond A. Cuthbert

“Prayer is when you speak to God; meditation is when God speaks to you.” Moses had a pretty tough job.  Moses is revered throughout the Jewish and Christian faith because of his wonderful accomplishments for our faiths.  Moses brought the words of life – The Ten Commandments for us to understand how God wants us …Read more

Sermon – October 22, 2023 by Tricia Gerhard

Once upon a time…could have been this year or maybe it was decades ago, there was a farmer who, on a warm summer night, was sitting on the front porch sharing a peaceful moment with his spouse.  They had been together for 40 years. On that particular night, the farmer starting thinking about how much …Read more

Sermon – October 8, 2023 by Tricia Gerhard

Thanksgiving… just hearing the word conjures images of turkeys, pumpkin pies, big dinners and gathering with family and friends.  It invokes memories of thanksgiving past, and of traditions shared over generations.  It’s usually a happy time, looked forward to with excitement.  But I have to admit that this year, I am finding it hard.  Preaching …Read more

Sermon – October 1, 2023 by Tricia Gerhard

Sermon – October 1, 2023 by Tricia Gerhard

Sermon – September 24, 2023 by Tricia Gerhard

Sermon – September 24, 2023 by Tricia Gerhard