Sermons tagged with ‘justice’

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Money, Justice, and who we want to be


We worshipped outdoors this day but  pre-recorded a service for YouTube. Thus the sermon in the video and the one below are two different sermons.     Proper 8 (13), Fifth Sunday after Pentecost, Year B 27 June 2021 Lamentations 3:22-33 Psalm 30 2 Corinthians 8:7-15 Mark 5:21-43   Years ago I attended a mission […]

Justice and Resistance


Proper 28 (33), Twenty-Fourth Sunday after Pentecost, Year A 15 November 2020 Judges 4:1-7 Psalm 123 1 Thessalonians 5:1-11 Matthew 25:14-30   One of our favourite hymns is Marty Haugen’s All Are Welcome. We like it so much that we commissioned a banner stating just that for everyone to see who walks into our building. […]

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 […]

The Cost of Discipleship


Proper 12 (7), Third Sunday after Pentecost, Year A 21 June 2020 Genesis 21:8-21 Psalm 86:1-10, 16-17 Romans 6:1b-11 Matthew 10:24-39   I try not to pay much attention to American politics. It only makes me upset without the possibility to do anything about it. I did, however read an editorial about former National Security […]

Our Lives Are Not Our Own


Proper 6 (11) – Second Sunday after Pentecost, Year A 14 June 2020 Genesis 18:1-15, (21:1-7) Psalm 116:1-2, 12-19 Romans 5:1-8 Matthew 9:35-10:8, (9-23)   I have always believed the church was important, even when I was too young to be able to articulate why. Now I am able to say why I believe the […]

The Visibility of the Church


Day of Pentecost, Year A 31 May 2020   Acts 2:1-21 Psalm 104:24-34, 35b 1 Corinthians 12:3b-13 John 20:19-23     While everything is slowly reopening, and I cannot tell you how happy it makes me to see stores and restaurants open again as it allows people to resume their lives, we still live in […]