Blog


10
Jun 2018

In the midst of the recent Ontario election and the upcoming Eastern Synod’s election for bishop, the words of 1 Samuel can provide us with guidance on both what qualities to look for in a leader and also what we should be cautious of when choosing new leadership. Jordan Smith preaches in Pastor Dawn’s absence.

Focus Text: 1 Samuel 8:4-20, 11:14-15


03
Jun 2018

Pastor Dawn talks about keeping sabbath in the suburbs and the different ways in which we can approach sabbath.


27
May 2018

How we think about God…matters.

How we talk about God…matters.

How we pray to God…matters.

How we tell others about God…matters.

 

Join Pastor Dawn in an activity from Trinity Sunday as she talks about why it all matters.

 

Foucs Text: John 3:1-8

Check out the following links from this sermon: Plus links to www.reclaimingjesus.org and https://youtu.be/oheb3MplSHE

 

 


20
May 2018

On Pentecost, Pastor Dawn speaks about the Holy Spirit coming down to earth, the breath of God. She leads the following common breathing exercise:

Deep breath

Breathe out all the cares and concerns and anxieties

Breathe in God’s mercies

Breathe out all stress and tension

Breath in God’s life giving love

 

Focus Text: Ezekiel 37:1-14


13
May 2018

Remembering the words of assurance Jesus gave to us before he rose to be with the Father.

Focus Text: Luke 24:44-53


06
May 2018

Pastor Dawn speaks about the core of John’s gospel and the final commandment Jesus gave on the night before he did, to love one another as He has loved us.


29
Apr 2018

After the horrific van attack that shook Toronto, Pastor Dawn speaks on having faith and sharing it in times of tragedy and how important love and our vocation is in times like these.

This sermon features a poem by Anne Michaels, the poet laureate of Toronto.


22
Apr 2018

Listen to our own Scott Weidler and Adrienne Findlay-Jones teach us about imagery, symbols, and some traditions in the church as part of our narrative service.


15
Apr 2018

What about the Crusades?

What about the Holocaust?

What about the Church’s treatment of women and same sex couples?

What about Residential Schools?

Pastor Dawn continues her Easter preaching series.


08
Apr 2018

Authenticity – Doubts and All: April 8, 2018

Pastor Dawn continues our Easter preaching series, From the Garden to the City, by showing us how Thomas and the disciples find common ground through their doubts.

Focus text: John 20:19-31


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