Celebrate the Land: A Sacred Trust

The Psalm we just heard is a song in praise of the amazing creation upon which we share life, a world that provides us with everything we need.  We are 93 million miles from the sun, which is exactly the right distance to give us the solar energy and light that provides for all living... Continue Reading →

Sermon: A Blanket of Humility

A Blanket of Humility Rev. Lloyd Bruce A Sermon Preached Sunday June 25th, 2017 based on Luke 10:25-37   Jesus told a story in today's Gospel reading so I shall begin by doing the same – it’s a story of an experience I had a few years ago taking part in the Blanket exercise with... Continue Reading →

In anticipation of Rev. Jenn’s upcoming trip to Disney World, each week we hear a Disney song that reflects themes in our scripture: Lent 1 (Jesus in the Desert): “Candle on the Water” – Pete’s Dragon Lent 2 (John 3:16): “Can You Feel the Love Tonight” – The Lion King Lent 3 (Living Water): “How... Continue Reading →

Inspiring Words from Rev. Lloyd

As we eagerly anticipate the arrival of our new full-time ministry personnel, we offer this letter of introduction from Rev. Lloyd Bruce, whom we look forward to welcoming in early May. Many within our congregations are already familiar with Lloyd through his chaplaincy work in Springhill or his time as supply ministry personnel in 2007... Continue Reading →

Happy New Year!

Blessings at Year's End by Howard Thurman read by Rev. Jenn on January 1, 2017 I remember with gratitude the fruits of the labors of others, which I have shared as a part of the normal experience of daily living. I remember the beautiful things that I have seen, heard, and felt - some as... Continue Reading →

Last Sunday was the first Sunday of July "Joy-ly", and we sang and listened to music both familiar, and unfamiliar.  Want another listen?  Here are two of the songs we shared. Joy is like the Rain There is Beauty in the World - Macy Gray

SERMON: Parable

Parable Mark 4: 1-25 Rev. Catherine Smith “There was once someone who said such wonderful things . . ." We begin with words about a kingdom unlike any that had been lived in or visited or heard of by those who encountered it in Jesus. It was a kingdom he lived and told in parables.... Continue Reading →

Thresholds

Sackville United Church February 8, 2015 Mark 1: 29-39 The morning after the full moon I saw the moon resting on the lawn across the street; looking out my front window; a view I seldom pay attention to, captivated as I am by the back vista. I was astounded by the moon on the rounded... Continue Reading →

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