Sermons

  • Sunday, July 15, 2018
    Spirit of the Living God
    The Gospel passage requires that we ask and attempt to answer some questions before we are really able to ascertain what the meaning might be. Dropping this story into the narrative of Mark’s Gospel seems to defy logic. In fact, if you simply skipped vs 14-29, you really wouldn’t miss a beat in the way ...
  • Sunday, July 8, 2018
    Home Town Miracles
    Mark 6:1-13: Jesus came to his hometown, and his disciples followed him. On the sabbath he began to teach in the synagogue, and many who heard him were astounded. They said, “Where did this man get all this? What is this wisdom that has been given to him? What deeds of power are being done ...
  • Sunday, July 1, 2018
    Celebrating Canada
    I find it somewhat interesting the choices made by those who put together the Lectionary for use on Canada Day. The Old Testament reading from Isaiah features themes of love, peace and justice, while the Gospel passage begins with the familiar words of Jesus as quoted in John – “a new commandment I give you ...
  • Sunday, June 24, 2018
    No; he is to be called John
    Luke 1:57-80: Now the time came for Elizabeth to give birth, and she bore a son. Her neighbours and relatives heard that the Lord had shown his great mercy to her, and they rejoiced with her. On the eighth day they came to circumcise the child, and they were going to name him Zechariah after ...
  • Sunday, June 17, 2018
    Update from Synod 2018
    Update from Synod 2018 – St. James Westminster Anglican Church It has been a few weeks since your delegates and clergy attended the Diocese of Huron’s 2018 Synod – also dubbed by the Bishop the Sauna Synod! In writing this report it is hard to know where to start. Why do we go to Synod? Well ...