Reflections on Starting a New Year

Kristin Philipson I wanted us to hear the poem, “Let us Prepare for Winter,” because I think it’s a good description of what we are invited to do as we welcome the new year. It is time to go inside; not only because the weather is growing colder, but because the new...

Sermon/Story : ‘Love, The Star’

Love, The Star…  A Story For Christmas Sunday,  2018 *  Doug Norris   It wasn’t as though there was a lack of decorations.  That wasn’t the reason for the diligent search.  There were enough shiny things in the box to submerge a dozen trees. There were little shards...

Sermon: 2 Shortish Reflections on Joy

Music Sunday,December 16, 2018  Karen Bowles Isaiah 12:2-6 Surely God is my salvation;  I will trust and not be afraid. God is my strength and my defence[;     God has become my salvation.” With joy you will draw water     from the wells of salvation. In that day you...

Sermon : ‘Tomorrow, Today’

 December 2, 2018   Doug Norris It’s all about to get nice, soon, isn’t it?  This beautiful season.  There is a prophetic tableau of this coming niceness in the big window of the Bay store downtown.  We’ve seen  these for years – little mechanical figures, the...