Ralph Connor Memorial United Church

The Little White Church on Main Street, Canmore, Alberta

Sermon: March 6, 2022 – Luke 4: 1-13 – Lent I

As many of you will recall, three years ago – at this time of year – I was on sabbatical.  There are lots of “how to” guides on planning a ministry sabbatical, which I found somewhat helpful about 18 months prior to the time, but once it got closer I needed different, more personal guidance. Melissa Bane Sevier is a Christian Minister, photographer and blogger, whose “contemplative viewfinder” commentary on the Sunday lectionary I have enjoyed for many years.   Just …

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Sermon: August 23, 2020 – Exodus 1:8 – 2:10

I’m going to start our exploration of today’s reading from the book of Exodus, by fast forwarding to the life of Jesus of Nazareth. watch at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e56Cfu77iAY  PDF at Sermon_23August2020 Three snapshots from the life of Jesus: According to the gospel of Matthew (2:16-18), immediately following Jesus’ birth, his family heard of a plot by Herod to have all the male babies in the land killed. They escaped, by going to Egypt until things had settled down. Following a ministry that …

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