Meditation | Mondays Fall 2020

  Meditation Quiet the Soul. Nurture the Spirit. Through silent and guided meditations, we encourage the development of mindful awareness of our own thoughts, feelings, and sensations. All welcome, free drop-in group.   Monday Meditation This Fall After five years, Sharon Brain will lead the monthly meditation group for the last time on September 14 […]

Alzheimer Cafe in North Vancouver | CANCELLED until further notice

CANCELLED until further notice Alzheimer Cafe – West Vancouver The Alzheimer Cafe provides an opportunity for people with dementia accompanied by their caregiver to gather for social time, music, food and some learning and sharing on topics related to living with dementia. If you are interested in attending or helping out with our first one, […]

January 26, 2020 | Psalm 13 | Rev. Carla Wilks

January 26, 2020 Psalm 13 How Long?  Renouncing Evil Rev. Carla Wilks at Mount Seymour United Church The psalms are a form of writing in the Hebrew scriptures that was sung.  It was like their hymn book.  The thing that is great about the psalms is that every human emotion possible is represented there, from […]

December 15, 2019 | Advent 3 | Rev. Carla Wilks

 December 15, 2019 Advent Three Rev. Carla Wilks at Mt Seymour United Church In 2005 when I was pregnant with Heather, my second born, I joined an online baby group with other moms from across Canada and the US, who were all due in the same week of December, which was the week of December […]

November 17, 2019 | Genesis 11:7-14a | Rev. Carla Wilks

November 17, 2019 Genesis 11:1-9  –  Tower of Babel  The Story of Humanity Rev. Carla Wilks at Mount Seymour United Church The story of the Tower of Babel is often told at Pentecost along with the story in Acts when the Holy Spirit comes and they are all speaking different languages, but they all understand […]

October 6, 2019 | Revelation 22:1-5 | Rev. Carla Wilks

October 6, 2019  Revelation 22:1-5 Forest Sunday Rev Carla Wilks at Mount Seymour United Church   When I was in university doing my undergrad degree, I studied biology.  I took courses on invertebrates and vertebrates, ecology and evolutionary theory.  So when I enrolled in the Vancouver School of Theology, it was a bit of shift […]

September 22, 2019 | Ezekiel 47: 1-12 | Rev. Carla Wilks

September 22, 2019 Ezekiel 47:1-12 Story of Creation – Rivers Sunday                                               Rev. Carla Wilks at Mt Seymour United Church This morning’s reading in Ezekiel 47 is an important part of this narrative.  To […]

August 25, 2019 | Luke 13: 1-17 | Rev. Carla Wilks

August 25, 2019 Luke 13:10-17 Rev. Carla Wilks at Mount Seymour United Church Last summer for fun and for part of my study leave, I took a week-long continuing education course on an aspect of preaching. It was taught by Archbishop Melissa Skelton, the Anglican bishop of the diocese of New Westminster, which covers most […]

August 18, 2019 | Luke 12: 49-56 | Rev. Carla Wilks

Luke 12:49-56 Rev. Carla Wilks at Mount Seymour United Church August 18, 2019 As some of you know, I have a bit of a love for elephants, so when I was thinking about the readings for this week and looking at some research for the sermon, I came upon this very old story from India […]

August 11, 2019 | Luke 12: 32-40 | Rev. Carla Wilks

Luke 12: 32-40 Rev. Carla Wilks at Mount Seymour United Church August 11, 2019 I remember hearing a story back when I was at the Vancouver School of Theology – the details are a little fuzzy because it was over 20 years ago, but the story was about a church that realized its money was […]