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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…

Clogged Hearts

July 31, 2022Exodus 20: 17 I have friends and former colleagues who teach marketing and advertising at the college in Sudbury and I really hope that they aren’t listening or reading this online this morning. Click here for service When I worked as a journalist, the newsroom folks always considered advertising a necessary evil … after all it paid the bills, but…

Freed To Love

July 24, 2022Exodus 20: 12-16For the parents and grandparents among us, this might sound familiar… Click here for service You give your child some instructions aimed at keeping them out of trouble or protecting them from harm … like don’t climb that tree … or don’t run around the pool … and the response is simply “why?” You try your best to…

Give It A Rest

Exodus 20: 3-11July 17, 2022 God’s grace and peace be with you… For the past few weeks, a few moments of each Sunday service have been set aside for silent reflection … for contemplation … and for prayer. Click here for service The plan is for this time of stillness to remain part of our worship until we host our “Back to…

Manoeuvring Into Abundance

July 3, 2022Ruth 4: 1-18Pentecost +4 In my college days, I would visit New York City on a regular basis. This was the time before the city got sanitized … if you watch a police movie from the ‘70s, you can see what the streets looked like. Click here for service During one of my first solo adventures in the city, I…