Faith

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Sunday 24 May 2020

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Sermon A little over two months ago I led the first of these Facebook Live worship services. In my sermon that day, I said I didn’t believe that God was testing us; but that the church would be scrutinized. I still believe that. How are we reacting to these unprecedented circumstances? How do we continue […]

Sunday 17 May 2020

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    Sermon May 17 2020 There has been a great deal of conversation in a host of circles in the last few weeks about when church will get back to normal. Many people are agitating for the government to loosen rules around the gathering of congregations. The argument in part is that as spiritual […]

Sunday 3 May 2020

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  On the Christian calendar today is referred to as Good Shepherd Sunday. It typically involves the reading of the 23rd psalm and a passage from John about Jesus describing himself as the Good Shepherd. I wanted to go in a slightly different direction today. We have reflected on the 23 psalm in recent weeks […]

Sunday 26 April 2020

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  I believe it is safe to say that as people of faith we often see ourselves as generally an optimistic group. At least, we think we should be.  It is certainly the tone I most frequently take, and it is a significant part of the message I try to proclaim. We are Easter people. […]

Earth Day Prayer 2020

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    Permission to podcast /stream the music in this service obtained from CCL I streaming license number 20369698, Size A.  

April 19, 2020- Earth Day service

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  Order of service April 19, 2020 Welcome and sharing Sanctus – Don’t be afraid Opening prayer O God, you came to the disciples And offered them Easter assurance. Yu came to Thomas and offered him resurrection hope. Come to us in this time of worship, And fill us with faith, hope, and love. Amen […]

Christ is risen!- Easter 2020, including sunrise service

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For many years, Brian Howell has lead on a sunrise service in different locations. Because of the new social rules, some things had to be done differently this year with a lot of creative work to make these presentations happen. Brian has recorded a sunrise service. to put in his  own words “Hi folks; This […]

Good Friday service 2020

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Permission to podcast /stream the music in this service obtained from One License with license #A-731789 Welcome Prayer, Creator God, as we start this journey with Jesus, open us up. Open our hearts and minds and eyes to see clearly where we are; where we have been and where we are going. Bring us together […]

Minister’s sermon for April 5 2020

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Permission to podcast /stream the music in this service obtained from One License with license #A-731789   And on this path   And on this path………….the gates of Holiness are open wide And on this path………….the gates of Holiness are open wide And on this path………….the gates of Holiness are open wide Open wide…..open wide…..open […]

Minister’s sermon for March 29

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Permission to podcast /stream the music in this service obtained from One License with license #A-731789   Scripture – Ezekiel 37:1-14 and John 11:1-45 I think it might have been this week I started trying to wrap my head around how long this pandemic and the practice of distancing might last. We aren’t going back […]