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Sermons

Defiant Faith

Habakkuk 1:1-4; 2: 2-4; 3:3b-6; 17-19Advent 1November 27, 2022A week or so ago, I went to an ATM downtown after a Sunday service and was greeted inside the bank’s entrance by a woman asking for some change to buy a coffee.  Click here for service This … I am sure … is a pretty common occurrence in the downtown.  From the woman’s…

You Know What To Do

Micah 1:3-5; 5:2-5; 6:6-8November 13, 2022 So far this Fall, our Old Testament readings have been about God’s covenant with the people … and about the people’s response to God’s promise. Click here for service God has made a number of promises … and offered a lot of reminders because the people keep dropping the ball and not living into to their…

Washed Clean

November 6, 2022All Saints Sunday2 Kings 5: 1-15 (draft) A lot has happened since Solomon was king. The kingdom ruled by Solomon’s successors has been split into two … the Northern Kingdom and the Southern Kingdom.  Click here for service Naaman … an Aramean … is a great general, while Elisha is a prophet in the Northern Kingdom.  We are told that…

The Cost Remains

2 Samuel 11:1-5; 12:1-9October 23, 2022Before this morning’s reading from 2 Samuel, God made a covenant with Adam and Eve, with Noah, with Moses, with Abraham, and a few chapters before this morning’s reading, with David.  Click here for service God says that he will establish David’s throne forever and will love him as a father loves a son. God will punish…

Choices We Make

October 16, 2022Joshua 24: 1-26Right off the bat, I think we need to acknowledge that the Book of Joshua can be troubling. Before today’s passage, Joshua took over for Moses and led the people into the promised land … the Land of Milk and Honey.  Click here for service Once there, they conquered the people who were already living there. Those who…

Our Part Of The Deal

Exodus 19: 3-7, 20:1-17October 9, 2022Last week, the people were saved from the pharaoh’s chariots and had made their way through the Red Sea. Between then and now, the people journeyed the desert … periodically, complaining and showing a distinct lack of trust in God … even after all God had done for them. Click here for service Still, God fed them…

We’re Blessings

September 18, 2022Genesis 12: 1-9God has a dilemma today, but we’ll get to that in a minute. Last Sunday, we heard the story of the flood.  Click here for service Humanity’s violence and corruption made the world irredeemable in God’s eyes. That is except for Noah … who was righteous and blameless. God instructed Noah to build an ark to exact specifications…

The Uncomfortable Chair

Pentecost 12 Luke 14:25-33 Bishop Michael PryseEastern Synod  Greetings friends! My name is Michael Pryse and I am the Bishop of the Eastern Synod. It’s a privilege to be with you today and I want to thank-you for providing your pastor or deacon with some much-needed relief and time for rest and restoration. The ELCIC Summer Sermon Series is a wonderful opportunity…

ELCIC Summer Sermon Series 2022

August 21, 2022 Pentecost 11 Luke 13:10-17 Deacon Michelle Collins Assistant to the Bishop – Manitoba/Northwestern Ontario Synod Grace and peace to you in the name of Jesus Christ.  Amen. It’s such a privilege to be with you in some way today as part of the ELCIC summer sermon series. My name is Deacon Michelle Collins and I serve as the Assistant to…

Do Not Be Afraid

Below is the link to today’s Service of the Word and a copy of the sermon delivered by Bishop Jason Zinko of the Manitoba/Northwestern Ontario Synod. Pentecost 9 Luke 12:32-40 Rev. Jason Zinko Manitoba/Northwestern Ontario Synod Bishop A reading from the Holy Gospel according to Luke, the 12th chapter: “Do not be afraid, little flock, for your Father has been pleased to…