Rev Frank’s Mar 22, 2014 sermon

“SPIRITUAL NOURISHMENT” March 22, 2014 Westmount Park United Church   The season of Lent comes when the days are growing longer and brighter, while inside the trees the sap is stirring that will soon nourish new growth, new life. With nature poised on the brink of the miracle of springtime it is a good time

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Readings for March 22, 2014

Exodus 17: 1 7 From the wilderness of Sin the whole congregation of the Israelites journeyed by stages, as the Lord commanded. They camped at Rephidim, but there was no water for the people to drink. The people quarreled with Moses, and said, “Give us water to drink.” Moses said to them, “Why do you

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Rev Frank’s Mar 15, 2014 sermon

GAMBLING ON GOD March 15, 2014 Westmount Park United Church  I have been told that Canadians spend more per capita on life insurance than anyone else in the world, and that within Canada Quebecers are well above the national average. We are very security conscious. One place we look for security, for comfort and assurance,

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Readings for March 15, 2014

Genesis 12: 1 4 Now the Lord said to Abram, “Go from your country and your kindred and your father’s house to the land that I will show you. I will make of you a great nation, and I will bless you, and make your name great, so that you will be a blessing. I

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Rev Frank’s Mar 8, 2014 sermon

NEW LIFE IN CHRIST March 8, 2014 Westmount Park United Church Today we heard readings from the first book of the Old Testament (Genesis) and from the first book of the New Testament (Matthew). Each reading describes a crisis moment, a time when extremely important decisions had to be made about what direction the lives

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Readings for March 8, 2014

Genesis 2:15 17; 3:1 7 The Lord God took the man and put him in the garden of Eden to till it and keep it. And the Lord God commanded the man, “You may freely eat of every tree of the garden; but of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil you shall

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Rev Frank’s Mar 1, 2014 sermon

WHEN LIGHT BREAKS THROUGH March 1, 2014 Westmount Park United Church   Many years ago Jane and I went hiking with some friends on a trail that went high up in the mountains near Jasper, Alberta. It was a three day hike and all the first day was cloudy and cool. The second day we

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Readings for March 1, 2014

Exodus 24: 12 18 The Lord said to Moses, “Come up to me on the mountain, and wait there; and I will give you the tablets of stone, with the law and the commandment, which I have written for their instruction.” So Moses set out with his assistant Joshua, and Moses went up into the

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