Sermons tagged with ‘dementia’

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Life in and from Relationship


All Saints Day, Year A 1 November 2020 Revelation 7:9-17 Psalm 34:1-10, 22 1 John 3:1-3 Matthew 5:1-12   The longer one serves a congregation the more likely it is to repeat oneself, but maybe some things need to be said more than once. A former colleague who came alongside me as a mentor in […]

It is God who makes us worthy


The Nativity of John the Baptist 24 June 2018 Malachi 3:1-4 Psalm 141 Acts 13:13-26 Luke 1:57-67 [68-80]   Moving to Saskatoon in 1992 was my first experience of the prairies. I loved it, except perhaps the six weeks between winter and spring, when all is gray and dusty. I did not know much about […]

Proper 12 (17), Year A, 30 July 2017


Eighth Sunday after Pentecost Genesis 29:15-28 Psalm 105:1-11, 45b Romans 8:26-39 Matthew 13:31-33, 44-52   On Saturday I visited someone with advanced dementia. I believe that cognitive ability is great. It is a way to exercise control over one’s life which is why losing one’s cognitive abilities is such a scary thought for many. Exercising […]