May 19, 2019 | Acts 11:1-18 | Carla Wilks

Acts 11: 1-18 Feel the Spirit Carla Wilks – Mount Seymour United Church May 19, 2019 A couple of years ago I saw a video called Love has no Labels.  It showed a large black screen set up in a public place, the size of our screen

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April 28, 2019 | John 20: 19-31 | Carla Wilks

April 28, 2019  |  John 20: 19-31  |  Carla Wilks

April 28, 2019 John 20: 19-31 Doubting Thomas Carla Wilks A man was walking on the beach one morning after a storm.  All kinds of debris was washed onto the beach, including thousands of sea stars.  As he’s walking along, he sees a small boy with his

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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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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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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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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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August 19, 2018 | John 6: 51-58 | Carla Wilks

August 19, 2018  |  John 6: 51-58  |  Carla Wilks

John 6: 51-58 August 19, 2018 – Carla Wilks Some of you were here in church on Mother’s Day. That day I told you about my friend Joy. Joy is a friend of mine from Girl Guides. She has been a leader with me since 2010, but

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August 12, 2018 | John 6:35, 41-51 | Carla Wilks

August 12, 2018  |  John 6:35, 41-51  | 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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