December 9, 2018 | Luke 1: 26-58 | Carla Wilks

December 9, 2018  |  Luke 1: 26-58  |  Carla Wilks

Angels Among Us – #morepeace December 9, 2018 Carla Wilks   Last week in the first of our Advent messenger stories, the Angel Gabriel, a messenger of God, appeared to Zechariah, and Zechariah was terrified, and fear overwhelmed him.  The Angel told Zechariah, do not be afraid.

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October 21, 2018 | Genesis 21:8-21 | Frances Kitson

October 21, 2018  |  Genesis 21:8-21  |  Frances Kitson

October 21, 2018 “Rejected” Genesis 21:8-21 Frances Kitson Let’s start with our cast of characters: the women, Hagar and Sarah; the patriarch, Abraham; and the sons, Ishmael and Isaac. And they are in a very complicated, messy, and human story together. Many, many years earlier in this

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October 7, 2018 | Matthew 6:25-35 | Rev. Nancy Talbot

October 7, 2018  |  Matthew 6:25-35  |  Rev. Nancy Talbot

October 7, 2018 Matthew 6: 25-35 Rev. Nancy Talbot at Mount Seymour United Church Anyone who has ever taken a course in empathetic listening or pastoral care knows that the worst thing you can do when someone is sharing their honest feelings to you is tell them

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September 23, 2018 | Mark 9: 30-37 | Carla Wilks

September 23, 2018  |  Mark 9: 30-37  |  Carla Wilks

Mark 9: 30-37 September 23, 2018 Carla Wilks I come from a family of three girls. As kids, my two sisters and I had a pretty typical sisterly relationship of getting along and not getting along, with the usual competition, which often included vying for our parents’

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August 26, 2018 | John 6: 58-69 | Carla Wilks

August 26, 2018  |  John 6: 58-69  | Carla Wilks

John 6:35, 41-51 August 12, 2018 – Carla Wilks This morning’s scripture reading comes immediately after John’s version of the feeding of the 5000. Jesus states I am the Bread of Life, and then what follows is a bit of complaining. The crowd says but hey we

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