Ralph Connor Memorial United Church

The Little White Church on Main Street, Canmore, Alberta

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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: September 8, 2019 – Jeremiah 18: 1-11

A potter, working at a wheel.  What a timeless, cross-cultural image that is.  The oldest known pottery, found in China, is 20,000 years old, and by 6,000 years ago or perhaps even 8,000, there is evidence of potters’ wheels in Mesopotamia. The recollection by Jeremiah, then, of visiting a potters’ house and seeing a visual metaphor for a hands-on God at work in the world, is one that resonates across the ages.  It certainly does in my life. click here …

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