St. Patrick’s Breastplate

Loraine MacKenzie Shepherd June 11, 2017 Eph 6:10-17; II Cor 13:11-13 May the words of my mouth and the meditations of our hearts be acceptable to you, our God. St. Patrick is a well-loved Irish saint, perhaps best known for chasing the snakes out of Ireland. The only problem is—St. Patrick was not Irish—he was …Read more

Living Our Faith

Loraine MacKenzie Shepherd June 25, 2017 Romans 6:1b-11   May the words of my mouth and the meditations of our hearts be acceptable to you, our God. The early church lived out a powerful witness of Christ’s love. They were a small minority in a Roman culture that was largely hostile to them. In spite …Read more

Twilight Laughter

Loraine MacKenzie Shepherd (Rev. Dr.) June 18, 2017 Genesis 18:1-15   May the words of my mouth and the meditations of our hearts be acceptable to you, our God. One of my nervous reactions is laughter. When I’m uncomfortable or put on the spot, I usually find a nervous laugh working its way out. It’s …Read more

Greening of the Soul

Loraine MacKenzie Shepherd (Rev. Dr.) May 21, 2017 John 14:15-21; Acts 17:22-31 May the words of my mouth and the meditations of our hearts be acceptable to you, our God. You might call this my gardening sermon. This is planting weekend when we say enough already to the cold and plant our fragile little flowers …Read more

June 25 Bulletin

Westworth United Church 1750 Grosvenor Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba on Treaty One Territory in the heart of the Métis Nation June 25, 2017   3rd Sunday after Pentecost   We Gather to Worship Welcome and Announcements Candle-lighting & Prelude: “Holy Spirit, Light Our Darkness” Robert J. Powell Introit:       “Ev’ry Day is a Day of Thanksgiving”               Leonard Burks …Read more

Summer Worship Series

We have a great line-up of guest preachers for this summer while Loraine is on holiday, ½ month unpaid leave and 1 week of continuing education to prepare an adult lay study for the fall at Westworth on What the United Church believes: past and present. We are also privileged to have a number of …Read more

June 18 Bulletin

Westworth United Church 1750 Grosvenor Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba on Treaty One Territory in the heart of the Métis Nation June 18, 2017   Father’s Day   We Gather to Worship Welcome and Announcements Candle-lighting & Prelude: “Faith of our Fathers”       Camil van Hulse   Call to Worship On this day of Father-honouring We give God …Read more

June 11 Bulletin

Westworth United Church 1750 Grosvenor Avenue, Winnipeg on Treaty One Territory in the heart of the Métis Nation June 11, 2017 Trinity Sunday   We Gather to Worship Welcome and Announcements Candle-lighting & Prelude: “I Bind unto Myself Today”         Colin Mawbry Introit:                              “No Hands But Yours”                        Dale Peterson  Opening Prayer Hymn VU 315                …Read more

June 4 Bulletin

Westworth United Church 1750 Grosvenor Avenue, Winnipeg on Treaty One Territory in the heart of the Métis Nation June 4, 2017 Pentecost Sunday Celebrating the 150th Anniversary of Canada’s Confederation   We Gather to Worship Welcome and Announcements Candle-lighting & Prelude: “Veni, Creator Spiritus”  Malcolm Archer Introit:                              “No Hands But Yours”                        Dale Peterson Opening …Read more

May 28 Bulletin

Westworth United Church 1750 Grosvenor Avenue, Winnipeg on Treaty One Territory in the heart of the Métis Nation May 28, 2017 7th Sunday of Easter   We Gather to Worship Welcome and Announcements Candle-lighting & Prelude “’Tis God’s Hand That Leadeth Me”                  arr. Albin C. Whitworth   Introit:                              “No Hands But Yours”                        Dale Peterson Opening …Read more