Grief & Lament (Raising Lazarus)

Message for March 12, 2017 Speaker: Minister Vicki McPhee Scripture Reading: John 11:1-45 Our society spends a lot of time and money entertaining itself. Distracting itself. Numbing ourselves. Getting lost in stories that have a resolution, usually a satisfactory end to the tale. We become wrapped up in the achievements...

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Lent I – Temptation in the Desert

Message for March 5, 2017 Speaker: Minister Vicki McPhee Scripture Reading: Matthew 4:1-11 Lent is one of the seasons of the church in which, sometimes, you need a resident theologian at hand. Like the ‘call a friend’ option from the game Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? Can I eat...

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Salt, Light & Loving Your Neighbour

Message from Sunday, February 5 2017 Speaker: Rev. Vicki McPhee Scripture Readings: Matthew 5:13-16; 22:34-40 In the ancient biblical world, salt was a precious commodity—one of the most important necessities of life. Salt was used to preserve as well as to season food—it added flavour and zest. Salt was also used...

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Stewardship Starts Now!

Message for January 22, 2017 Speaker: Rev. Vicki McPhee Scripture Readings: Acts 2:44-47 & Matthew 5:13-16 There was a time, in the early days of our family attending church, that I had met many of the people who attended both of the Sunday worship services at that congregation. I was...

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Advent III – Joy

Message for Sunday December 11, 2016 Speaker: Minister Vicki McPhee Scripture Reading: Matthew 11:2-11 & Isaiah 35:1-10 We are in the midst of Advent. Christianity, like all other organizations in which people of specific beliefs or who participate in a shared activity, has its own language with certain terms and...

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