March 24, 2019 | Luke 11: 5-10 | Rev. Nancy Talbot

March 24, 2019  |  Luke 11: 5-10  | Rev. Nancy Talbot

  March 24, 2019 Lent 3 – “Ask and You Will Receive” Luke 11:5-10 Rev. Nancy Talbot A couple weeks ago I had a conversation with a colleague who has been completing a doctorate in preaching at the University of Chicago. She was telling me how shocked

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March 17, 2019 | Teach Us To Pray | Carla Wilks

  March 17, 2019 Teach Us To Pray Carla Wilks   Last Sunday if you were here, you would have received this card that has the traditional Prayer of Jesus on one side, and on the other side, a paraphrase. The paraphrase that we often use here,

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March 3, 2019 | Luke 9: 28-36 | Rev. Nancy Talbot

March 3, 2019  |  Luke 9: 28-36   | Rev. Nancy Talbot

   March 3, 2019 Luke 9: 28-36 Rev. Nancy Talbot Awed by the News                                           For the past two months we have been learning about and experiencing the Good News found in the teachings and stories of Jesus. We’ve been doing that to gain a greater sense of

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February 24, 2019 | Luke 6: 27-38 | Carla Wilks

February 24, 2019  |  Luke 6: 27-38  |  Carla Wilks

February 24, 2019 Luke 6:27-38 Carla Wilks What’s So Good About the News: Tough News Love your enemies Do good to those who hate you Bless those who curse you Pray for those who abuse you If anyone strikes you on the cheek, offer the other also

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February 17, 2019 | Luke 6: 17-26 | Rev. Nancy Talbot

February 17, 2019  |  Luke 6: 17-26  |  Rev. Nancy Talbot

February 17, 2019 Luke 6: 17-26 Rev. Nancy Talbot Unusually Good News Blessed are you who are poor, hungry, sad and expendable. Woe to you who are rich, full, happy and popular. That, in a nutshell, is this week’s unusually Good News. If that doesn’t sound very

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February 3, 2019 | Luke 4: 21-30 | Leslie Buerschaper

February 3, 2019  |  Luke 4: 21-30  |  Leslie Buerschaper

  February 3, 2019 Luke 4:21-30 Leslie Buerschaper Mount Seymour United Church Our reading today starts with the words: Then he began to say to them, “Today this scripture has been fulfilled in your hearing.” Let’s recap last week’s reading to remind us of the scripture that

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January 27, 2019 | Luke 4: 14-21 | Carla Wilks

January 27, 2019  |  Luke 4: 14-21  |  Carla Wilks

January 27, 2019 Luke 4: 14-21 Good News for the Poor Carla Wilks In 1996, when I was a student at the Vancouver School of Theology, in the summer after my second year I had the opportunity to go to Guatemala with a group of dentists. We

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January 20, 2019 | Luke 14:15-24 | Rev. Nancy Talbot

January 20, 2019  |  Luke 14:15-24  |  Rev. Nancy Talbot

January 20, 2019 Luke 14: 15-24 A Place at the Table Rev. Nancy Talbot at Mount Seymour United Church Last week I talked about how a few months ago, our church council spent an evening discussing what we think the “Good News” of Mount Seymour United Church

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