Sermon for 17 Oct 2021

Sermon Fred on Prayer Scripture Mark10: 35-45 Hi for those of you who don’t know me yet – I’m Fred – same as I was before. I have to look at this paper sometimes cuz I don’t always say everything I wanted to . My second cousin on my father’s side twice removed by marriage… Read More ›

Sermon for 10 October 2012

Sermon From Fear to Gratitude Joel 2: 21-27 I start today with the land acknowledgement that we have become familiar with. We are on the territory of the Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) Ojibway/Chippewa, Anishinabek. The languages spoken were the Mississauga/Eastern Anishinaabe (Ojibwa) and the treaty is the Upper Canada Treaty. I also start with an older acknowledgement… Read More ›

Sermon for 03 October 2021

Service for October 3, 2021 Sermon Seeing the Light John 9: 1-12 George Burns once quipped that the secret of a good sermon was to have a good beginning and a good ending and to have the two as close together as possible. He would have been pleased with the results of the pandemic as… Read More ›

Sermon for 26 Sept 2021

Just Do It Mark 9: 43-50 So I start today by relating a story by a Mr Trudeau. It’s a story about stress. However the man I am quoting is not the prime minister of Canada but rather the man who created the Doonsbury Comic. His great great grandfather was governor of New Orleans but… Read More ›

Sermon for 19 Sept 2021

Sept 19, 2021 Churchill Gilford United Churches Sermon New Exposure I stopped at store to get battery for my guitar tuner. I approached the counter and used a line that a friend of mine had used at one time. Slowly I grabbed the counter, put one hand on my chest and asked the clerk if… Read More ›

Sermon for 25 July 2021

Church Service for Churchill and Gilford United Church July 28, 2021 Sermon All Things are possible John 6: 16-21 Mark Twain went on a trip to the Sea of Galilee. He asked the tour guide how much it would be to go for a ride on one of the boats. The guide replied that it… Read More ›

Sermon for 18 July 2021

Church Service for Churchill and Gilford United Churches July 18, 2021 The Cost of Compassion Mark 6: 30-34 + 53-56 Comedian Jeanne Robertson tells o story of when she lived in a certain community. The tradition was that if there was a tragedy people would make a pound cake and send it to the individuals… Read More ›

Sermon for 27 June 2021

FAITHING A CHALLENGE Mark 5: 25-34 The teenage son walks up to his dad says, “Well I have good news and bad news. What do you want first?” The dad says “Tell me the good news first”. The son replies “Well the air bags in your car work perfectly” The scripture today isn’t about air… Read More ›

Sermon for 20 June 2021

Church Service for June 20, 2021 from Churchill and Gilford United Churches Sermon Changing the Whether Mark 4: 35-41 I am sure some people would think it was sacrilegious to make a joke about the chicken crossing the road based on the story of Jesus crossing the lake so I won’t do that; although I… Read More ›