Messages from November 2015

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Season of Advent

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Happy Advent ! Some activities of note: ·         We have a ‘sock and mitten’ tree at both the churches.  Socks, mittens (hats too) as well as gently used children’s books are being collected for the children of the Cape Crocker First Nations.  Dave and Barb McCallum’s granddaughter is doing a school co-op placement up there […]

The Unjust Judge and the Persistent Widow

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Homily for a Healing Service November 22, 2015: Luke18:1-8 The Unjust Judge and the Persistent Widow As I was considering what scriptures to choose for this healing service, this story of the unjust judge, and the persistent and determined widow kept popping into my head, and I do think the world events of this past […]

Message for Evensong Service of Nov 8th

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Evensong Service November 8th, 2015 Based on Matthew 18. 1-20 Most of the preachers I know tend to preach on the gospel reading of the day. And often the gospel reading is a parable or a focus story from one of Jesus’ teachings. Now, if you’re a member of Trinity or St. James, you’ve probably […]

Message for All Saints Day 2015

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All Saints Day: Year B 2015 November 1st, the day in the church when we remember all the saints of the church. This is a tradition inherited from our roots in the ancient Church. Originally kept on the on the first Sunday after Pentecost, the Eastern Christian Church still celebrates All Saints Day then. In […]