June 20: Are you storm struck?

Rev Neil Whitehouse Sermon June 20: Are you storm struck? Readings Job 38:1-11, Mark 4:35-41 I see trees of green, red roses too I see them bloom for me and you And I think to myself what a wonderful world. I see skies of blue and clouds of white The bright blessed day, the dark sacred

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June 13: A sign of the times

Rev Neil Whitehouse Sermon June 13 2015 – Third after Pentecost A sign of the times Readings, Ezekiel 17:22-24, Ephesians 3: 16-21, Mark 4: 26-34 We have a sign – a new street sign – to let people know about our worship service. In an age of multi-media communication the choice of the image and

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Pentecost May 23 sermon: Waving not drowning

Rev Neil Whitehouse May 23 sermon Waving not drowning Readings: Acts 2:1-21 John 15:26-27, 16:4b-15 Today is the Birthday of the Christian Church, at least the occasion at Westmount Park United Church that we remember the momentus events of the gift of the Holy Spirit to the first Christians that changed their lives forever and

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May 16 sermon: Touched in heart and mind

Readings : Acts 1 the choice of Judas’ replacement and John 17 Jesus prays for his followers going into the world Touched in heart and mind Jesus prays “But now I am coming to you, and I speak these things in the world so that they may have my joy made complete in themselves.” This

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May 9 Eastertide sermon

Rev Neil Whitehouse May 9 sermon Readings: Acts 10:44-48 (34-43 also useful) John 15:9-17 Today, my second Sunday as Minister, I begin by taking advantage of your being regularly here or encouraging you to be!   I want to note this three week period before one of the one most important Sundays of the Christian Year,

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May 2 sermon: Why are you here?

Rev Neil Whitehouse May 2, 2015 sermon ‘Why are you here?’ Reading : Acts 8:26-40, Philip and the Ethiopian eunuch ‘Why are you here?’ is a question I asked to myself when I was called by this church, to be your minister today. ‘Why are you here?’ Is a question I wish to ask you.

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