Hello everyone. This week’s sermon on “I am the Bread of Life,” is a little late in getting up. We have had a rather traumatic incident at St. Philip’s. About three months ago, we had a refugee family from Mozambique join our parish. They are government sponsored, but come from the Anglican church in Mozambique. Sermons on John Six August 12, August 19, August 26,They have been a great addition and blessing to our parish. Last Saturday though, three of…Continue readingI Am The Bread of Life – John 6:22-35
Kings, Power and Feeding Five Thousand: This week’s lectionary featured both John’s recounting of the feeding of the five thousand, and the story of David, Bathsheba, and the Uriah the Hittite. I was quite intrigued by the story of Jesus escaping the crowds attempt to make him king against the background of David using his kingly power to force Bathsheba into a sexual relationship and then killing Uriah, when Uriah fails to help him cover it up. As a result,…Continue readingKings, Power and Feeding Five Thousand.
It’s been awhile since I’ve posted a sermon on the site. This is one I preached yesterday. I preached at Saint Philip’s in the morning, and Saint Margaret’s at night. The Sermon from the Fringe title, derives from the fact that Winnipeg is in the middle of its Fringe Theatre Festival, and the fact that the editors of the Lectionary, cut out the main body of the story when they chose the reading.The audio below is from last night at…Continue readingSermon from the Fringe – Mark 6:30-34, 53-56
St. Philip’s will be having it’s Maundy Thursday service, Eucharist, and afterwards the stripping of the altar, on Thursday, April 18th, at 7:00pm. Our address is 240 Tache Street. You are welcome to attend, and participate. If you wish to simply attend and observe, you are welcome to do that as well. You may not be familiar with Maundy Thursday. It is probably the most intimate service during Passion Week, and it’s a great introduction to the Easter weekend. Playoff…Continue readingMaundy Thursday Mealtime