Ralph Connor Memorial United Church

The Little White Church on Main Street, Canmore, Alberta

Sermon: December 19, 2021 – Advent IV-C – Luke 1: 46-55

For nearly two years, we have spent a lot more time apart than together, reading and watching rather than exchanging and interacting.  That being the case, in planning for the 2021 Season of Advent, I looked forward to dealing with scriptures that had real-live embodied characters, rather than more conceptual or theological passages.   I was particularly drawn to the two just-forming nuclear families: Elizabeth and Zechariah and their child-to-be, John; Mary and Joseph and their child-to-be, Jesus. What I didn’t …

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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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