Sermons

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Courage

Celebrating Faithful & Courageous Men

In celebration of FATHER's DAY three speakers reflected on Celebrating the Wisdom of Fathers and Father Figures    by Charles When Elizabeth called for volunteers to speak about a faithful and courageous man I immediately thought of my father. My father immigrated  from Denmark in 1927.  In  order to... Read More

Issaac

Genesis 18: 1-15 and Genesis 21: 1-7

 Introduction to the readings for the third Sunday in the season of Pentecost, June 18, 2017 This morning our reading from Hebrew Scripture reminds us that our God is a God of promise who offers us audacious and abundant blessing not in our time but in God’s time.  May these words from the 18th chapter of the... Read More

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Let's Keep Talking Forum - Photo Album

Recently, Stewardship & Social Justice Team hosted a FORUM following worship, to discuss the current situation in Israel/Palestine. Four guests from Independent Jewish Voices will be here to help our learning.  This will give us another opportunity to hear stories and gain more understanding of what is really... Read More

Synergy

Reflection ~ June 11, 2017

Reflection for Trinity Sunday, June 11, 2018 Based on Matthew 28: 16-20 “Go Make Disciples” Opening Prayer:  May the words on my lips and the meditations of all our hearts be acceptable in your sight, dear God, as we reflect on your holy word come to us this day through the lens of the gospel according to Matthew.... Read More

Trinity sunday 2017

Genesis 1:1-25 and Matthew 28:16-20

Genesis 1:1-25 Heaven and Earth 1 1-2 First this: God created the Heavens and Earth—all you see, all you don’t see. Earth was a soup of nothingness, a bottomless emptiness, an inky blackness. God’s Spirit brooded like a bird above the watery abyss. 3-5 God spoke: “Light!”        And light appeared.    God saw... Read More

Summer covenant

Summer Covenant

 In Matthew’s gospel, we are encouraged to ‘go and make disciples’.  This summer, we have a chance to do that very thing together as we gather for worship with our neighbour churches-Dunbar Ryerson, Shaughnessy Heights, and St. Stephen’s.   This morning, we come before God acknowledging that many of us are more... Read More

Pentecost

Homily ~ June 4, 2017

Pentecost Sunday Based on Acts 2: 1-21 Opening Prayer:  Holy, Gracious, and Amazing God, may the words on my lips and our thoughts and feelings in response to our reflections to your Word be acceptable in your sight this day, amen. This morning our reading from scripture call us to let go the season of Easter as... Read More

Pentecost2017

Acts 2: 1-21

Introduction to the Readings for Pentecost Sunday, June 5, 2017 To set the scene for this morning’s reading, imagine yourself gathered with that intrepid band of followers who had given up everything they knew about living to follow in the Way of Jesus.  It’s a way that has taken them all over the Judean... Read More

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Knox United Church Goes to the Dogs!

On Sunday May 28th, Knox United Church held its annual Blessing of the Animals service.   As the service began, it was marked by a noisy barking chorus as the dogs greeted old friends and made new acquaintances.  Pleased with themselves, they soon tucked in their tails and settled down.  The theme of the service... Read More

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Messsage ~ May 21, 2017

Message for the sixth Sunday in the season of Easter Based on: John 14: 5-21 The Advocate, the Spirit of Truth, will be with you Opening Prayer:  Gracious and amazing God, may the words on my lips and the thoughts and feelings we experience as we reflect together on your Holy Word for us this day, may all of it be... Read More