Misogyny, Empathy and Contradiction Westmount Park United Church – Sunday 11 December 2016 Third Sunday of Advent Readings: Isaiah 35:1-10, James 5:7-10, Luke 1:46b-55 The season of Christmas social gatherings has begun. I have been to three already. It struck me that the readings for this season are as regular as all the festivities, and
Second Sunday of Advent, Westmount Park United Church, 4 Dec. 2016 Readings: Isaiah 11: 1-10, Matthew 3: 1-12 Open to Hope, open to God? If you think our taking a non-conventional series of themes in Advent, is because I find the traditional one’s inferior, think again. The traditional Sundays of Advent are hope, love peace
Sermon Westmount Park United Church Which God are we waiting for? 27 Nov. 2016 Advent 1 Readings Isaiah 2:1-5, Romans 13:11-14, Matthew 24:36-44 As time goes by, I realise I have been waiting for the wrong God. But stop me there. ‘You lost me at the title Neil’. We have a problem being religious.
Rev Neil Whitehouse was formerly installed at Westmount Park United Church on November 15. Here are some pictures highlighting the ceremony: More photos can be seen on our WPUC Facebook page.
Salvation by Faith Sermon at Westmount Park United Church Saturday 18 August 2015 Readings: Ephesians 2:4-10, Luke 12:22-31 ‘By grace are yea saved through faith’ Eph. 2:8 “All the blessings which God hath bestowed upon man are of his mere grace, bounty, or favour; His free, undeserved favour; favour altogether underserved; man having no claim
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
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
Rev Neil Whitehouse June 7 sermon Today’s readings help us to discern what we can expect, should expect of our religion. To avoid harm and to know Goodness and Glory. Three readings. What did you hear? I could not help be struck by a contrast between the Old Testament and the Epistle, with Jesus in
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
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