Sermon : ‘Only Room For One’

June 25, 2017   Doug Norris   Based on Genesis 18, Matthew 10 Audio recording of Prayers of the Community (Jason Myers) Audio of sermon : The contours of the story here are pretty basic – the story, although quite complicated, is quite straightforward. Abraham...

Reflections – AFFIRM Sunday

  Audio recording of reflections by Kristin Philipson, Alexander Lawson, Kaylyn Munro, and Brandon Carter, on the occasion of Rosedale United being certified as an AFFIRMING congregation....

Sermon ‘You Shall be My Song’

Doug Norris & Julie Wildgoose At the last minute, I was unable to attend the ordination service in Midland last night, so I don’t know what they sung, to celebrate and to inspire.   If it was like a few decades ago, there was one hymn that was a shoe-in at pretty...

Sermon : ‘Parched.’

‘Parched”      May 14, 2017         Doug  Norris Not long ago, coming down the big hill on Avenue Road just south of St Clair, where for a moment the confines of the city ease off and a view out over to the lake opens up, coming down that hill in the car I stopped...

Sermon : ‘Truth Is Stranger.’

May 7, 2017     Doug Norris          You may have seen this bumper sticker.  One of my current favorites.  ‘Honk if you love Jesus.  Text while driving if you want to see him’ .  Seeing Jesus.  I’ll come back to this in a moment. When you take the bread in a few...