The King Comes

Palm Sunday, April 5, 2020 Scriptures: Responsive Psalm 118:1-2, 19-29  (Click link to read passage, then return to this page) Matthew 21:1-11 Bulletin:   OW 2020-04-05 Palm Sunday (1)  (Click link to read/download the Order of Worship bulletin. If you’d like to listen to the hymns, within the bulletin you can click on the underlined title of any…

Verbs

Sunday, March 29, 2020 Scriptures: Ezekiel 37:1-14       (Click on underlined links to read passages, then return to this page) Responsive Psalm 130 John 11:1-45 Bulletin: 2020-03-29 bulletin  (Click underlined link to open/download Bulletin) Question for reflection: With the story of the raising of Lazarus, we have Jesus making clear that Jesus is not only…

One Thing I Do Know

Sunday, March 22, 2020 . Scriptures:        (Click on each underlined link to read passage; then return to this page) Ephesians 5:8-14  Psalm 23   (Sung – also see words in Bulletin) John 9:1-41 Bulletin:  Bulletin 2020-03-22   (Click on underlined link to read and/or download the Bulletin)

Living Water

In some ways today’s story of Jesus’ conversation with the Samaritan woman is a mirror-image of Jesus’ conversation with Nicodemus which we considered last week. Nicodemus is named; he’s a man, a Jew, respected by his peers. In contrast to that, the Samaritan woman is unnamed, a female, a Samaritan, shamed by her peers. Set…

Palm Sunday Reflections

Palm Sunday, April 14, 2019 Scriptures: Luke 19:28-40   (Read passage HERE) Luke 19:45-48   (Read passage HERE) Luke 22:1-6        (Read passage HERE) Luke 22:14-20   (Read passage HERE) Luke 22:24-30  (Read passage HERE) Today’s message was a drama presentation — it took the form of five conversations, each concluding with a brief reflection by Paddy. The…

Lent 4

Sunday, March 31, 2019 Scripture: Psalm 32    (Read passage HERE) Luke 15:1-3, 11b-32   (Read passage HERE)

Time to Change

There’s a church in Calgary that ran a series of Sunday evening services, entitled “News to Good News.” The minister would take the headlines from the Saturday morning paper and make that the topic of his sermon for Sunday night. It was a conscious effort to connect what people were talking about during the week…

Lent I

Sunday, March 10, 2019 (Today’s service was planned and led by the children of our Sunday School) Scriptures: Mark 1:12-13     (Read passage HERE) Luke 13:18-21   (Read passage HERE) Luke 13:29-30  (Read passage HERE)