Sermons by OSLC

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Healing Division


Proper 13 (18), Ninth Sunday after Pentecost, Year A 2 August 2020   Genesis 32:22-31 Psalm 17:1-7, 15 Romans 9:1-5 Matthew 14:13-21   When we started our Breakfast in the Park we received push-back from the Downtown Business Association. Some went as far as to suggest that the only reason people without fixed address, with […]

Divine Patience


Proper 11 (16), Seventh Sunday after Pentecost, Year A 19 July 2020 Genesis 28:10-19a Psalm 139:1-12, 23-24 Romans 8:12-25 Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43   We have been spending a fair bit of time in the Book of Genesis. From the creation story we moved to the Abraham story, and last week we began to hear about […]

Newness of Life


Proper 10 (15), Sixth Sunday after Pentecost, Year A 12 July 2020 Genesis 25:19-34 Psalm 119:105-112 Romans 8:1-11 Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23   I visited with friends last week, out on their patio and at a safe distance. We talked about the kids, and politics, safe practises for our worship (he is doing medical research), plans […]

All Will Be Well


Proper 9 (14), Fifth Sunday after Pentecost, Year A 5 July 2020 Genesis 24:34-38, 42-49, 58-67 or read the whole chapter of Genesis 24 Psalm 45:10-17 Romans 7:15-25a Matthew 11:16-19, 25-30     Abraham and Sarah were given a son, who is named Isaac, after Sarah’s laughter when she learned of the prospect that she […]

Rooted in Christ, Walking in Newness of Life


Proper 8 (13), Fourth Sunday after Pentecost, Year A 28 June 2020 Genesis 22:1-14 Psalm 13 Romans 6:12-23 Matthew 10:40-42     Thursday Morning Stephen Quinn interviewed Vancouver Deputy Police Chief Howard Chow about racism in the VPD. Quinn is a good interviewer who does not let interviewees off the hook easily and so it […]