March 31, 2019 | Psalm 22 | Rev. Nancy Talbot

    March 31, 2019 Psalm 22 Why Have You Forsaken Me?                                                                      Rev. Nancy Talbot at Mount Seymour United Church    […]

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. In today’s story – Mary had a much […]

December 23, 2018 | Luke 2: 1-20 | Rev. Nancy Talbot

ANGELS AMONG US: This will be a Sign Luke 2: 1-20 Nancy Talbot at Mount Seymour United Church December 23, 2018 When I ask people to tell me about their favorite sacred places or to tell me about times in their lives when they have felt close to God. Nine times out of ten those […]

December 16, 2018 | Matthew 1: 18-25 | Rev. Nancy Talbot

December 16, 2018 Matthew 1: 18-25 ANGELS AMONG US: Do Not Be Afraid  Rev. Nancy Talbot at Mount Seymour United Church  The other day my son and I were having a conversation about people who get in trouble at school and are sent to the principal’s office. I mentioned that I don’t ever remember being […]

November 18, 2018 | Genesis 25:19-28 | Rev. Nancy Talbot

WE LIVE, WE LOVE: What is your name? Genesis 25 19-28 Nancy Talbot at Mount Seymour United Church November 18, 2018 There’s a phrase I hear repeated over and over in my house, the phrase “it’s not fair.” “It’s not fair that he got more dessert than I did.” “It’s not fair that he got […]

October 28, 2018 | Genesis 19: 1-19 | Rev. Nancy Talbot

October 28, 2018 Genesis 19: 1-19 WE LIVE, WE LOVE:  Looking Back Nancy Talbot at Mount Seymour United Church   I don’t know how old I would have been the first time I heard the story of Sodom and Gomorrah as a child in Sunday school. I’m certain that many of the details we heard this […]

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 story, God had made a promise to Abraham: […]

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 to stop feeling whatever it is they are […]

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’ attention. My parents are pretty smart people, and […]

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 know who your parents are, you can’t be […]