Ralph Connor Memorial United Church

The Little White Church on Main Street, Canmore, Alberta

RCMUC baptismal font

Sermon – October 20, 2019 – Jeremiah 31: 31-34

Today, we gather in joy as we experience the sacrament of baptism.   Obviously, the one experiencing it first-hand is the child being baptized, but all of us are impacted as God’s loving intention gets expressed through the water and the word.  As a sacrament, Baptism is one of those times when something invisible and spiritual in nature – the loving embrace and delight of God – becomes visible and physical.   That holy hope for this young life and for the …

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Sermon: January 13, 2019 – Isaiah 43 and Luke 3

Sermon: January 13, 2019 (Baptism of Jesus) – Isaiah 43 and Luke 3 Ralph Connor Memorial United Church, Canmore AB – Rev Greg Wooley click here to download PDF One of the complaints frequently heard about very holy places in the world, is how crowded and commercialized they get.  And indeed, our visit to the Jordan River last spring was hardly what you’d call “solitary.”  In the dusty parking lot there were 20 or more tour buses, and room for …

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Sermon: July 22, 2018 – Mark 6: 30-34, 53-56

Sermon: July 22, 2018 – Mark 6: 30-34, 53-56 Ralph Connor Memorial United Church, Canmore AB – Rev Greg Wooley click here for PDF What a delight this morning to have TWO baptisms in our worship service.  And on this day when the waters of baptism call us to consider once more, what it means to have Christ’s mission of love in the world dwell within us, we have this gospel lesson in which Jesus encounters people who are coming …

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