Ralph Connor Memorial United Church

The Little White Church on Main Street, Canmore, Alberta

Sermon: Sunday, October 23, 2022 – Joel 2: 23-32

What do you do, after a wide-sweeping catastrophe has made life difficult for just about everyone in your nation?  How do you encourage the young and old alike to not lose hope, or to build their hopes on fantasies of past days returning? No, I’m not reading from the playbook of the past two and a half years, I’m referring to the challenge facing the prophet, Joel. Download PDF: Sermon_23October2022 The book of Joel – a little three-chapter book toward …

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Sermon: September 4, 2022 – Jeremiah 8:18 – 9:1

In cultures where Biblical names are frequently used, Jeremiah is a common name.  To my ear it’s got a very stately sound to it – I envision a Jeremiah standing up straight, eyes wide open, ready for what comes.  In the Bible, the prophetic book of Jeremiah is substantial and significant: for even the casual Bible reader, it would be hard to miss its whopping 52 chapters, side-by-side with Isaiah as the two largest prophetic books in the Hebrew scriptures. …

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