Sermon Archive 2015 

2017 - 2016 - 2015 - 2014 - 2013

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December 27, 2015 - Wise Travellers

Scripture Reading - Matthew 2:1-12

Reflection - Danielle A. James

 

December 20, 2015 - The Revolution

Candle Lighting - Love: Patrick Newsom and Michael Griffin

Candle Lighting - Love: Alice, Milos, Dion, Maila, and Leonie Holub

Scripture Reading - Deuteronomy 30:11-21

Scripture Reading - John 1:1-14

Reflection - John Pentland

 

December 13, 2015 - Blue Christmas

Scripture Reading - John 1:1-5, 14-15

Reflection - Jan Lackie

 

December 13, 2015 - The Rumble

Candle Lighting - Joy: Brent, Hugh, Tre and Kaiden Alexander

Candle Lighting - Joy: Joel Kumagai and Kaleigh Foran

Scripture Reading - Matthew 1:18-24

Reflection - Danielle Ayana James

 

December 6, 2015 - The Reckoning

Candle Lighting - Peace: Christie Morden

Candle Lighting - Peace: Darren, Liam and Patrick McMahon

Scripture Reading - Luke 19:1-9 and Luke 3:1-6

Reflection - John Pentland

 

November 29, 2015 - Advent: The Annunciation

Stewardship Month Wrap-up: Terry Rock

Candle Lighting - Hope: Lee Elliott

Candle Lighting - Hope: Eddie, Charlotte and Natalie Wares

Reflection: Richard Osler

 

November 22, 2015 - The Divine Magician: week 2

Stewardship Month - Week 4: James McCreath

Stewardship Month - Week 4: Brent McLean

Scripture Reading - 1 Corinthians 13:1-4, 8-13 and Luke 23:39-46

Reflection - Danielle A. James

 

November 15, 2015 - The Divine Magician: week 1

Celebration of Baptism

Stewardship Month - Week 3: Jim Thompson-Goodchild

Stewardship Month - Week 3: Anne Kleffner

Scripture Reading - Hebrews 13:5-6, Philippians 4:10-14 and Revelation 21:1-6

Reflection - John Pentland

 

November 11, 2015 - Remembrance Day Service

Scripture Reading - Micah 6:6-8

Scripture Reading - Revelation 21:1-6

Reflection - John Pentland

 

November 8, 2015 - Evolutionary Theology

Stewardship Month - Week 2: Adrea Wirl

Stewardship Month - Week 2: Jordan Hamilton

Scripture Reading - Genesis 1:1-5 and 1 John 3:1-3

Reflection - Bruce Sanguin

 

November 1, 2015 - Everyday Saints

Stewardship Month - Week 1: Calvin Seaman

Stewardship Month - Week 1: Darlene Loney

Reflection - John Pentland

 

October 25, 2015 - A Change In Perspective

Scripture Reading - Mark 10:45-52

Reflection - Danielle A. James

 

October 18, 2015 - What do you really want?

Scripture Reading - Mark 10:35-45

Reflection - John Pentland

Celebration of Baptism

 

October 11, 2015 - Joy

Scripture Reading - Ecclesiastes: 3:1-13 and John 15:10,11

Reflection - John Pentland

Youth Reflection

 

October 4, 2015 - Sadness

Scripture Reading - Psalm 42

Reflection - by Danielle A. James

 

September 27, 2015 - Disgust

Youth Reflection - Adam Yates-Laberge

Scripture Reading - Amos 5:21-24

Reflection - by John Pentland

 

September 20, 2015 - Anger

Youth Reflection - Katherine Dennis

Baptism Parents' Reflections - Robert Hadden; Tiffany  Neufeld

Reflection - by Danielle Ayana James

 

September 13, 2015 - Fear

Scripture - Barbara Grant

Reflection - by John Pentland

 

September 6, 2015  We're Gonna' Need a Bigger Boat

Scripture - Lucretia Martenet

Reflection - "Agape Love" by Pace Anhorn

Reflection - "We're Gonna Need A Bigger Boat" by Pam Rocker

 

August 30, 2015 Ordinary Time

Scripture - Kathleen Wells

Living in the Moment - Judy Wark

Reflection - Sheena Trotter-Dennis

 

August 23, 2015 - Called to be the Church

Scripture - Lucretia Martenet

Reflection & Insights from General Council 42 - John Pentland, Danielle Ayana James, Bill Phipps

 

August 16, 2015 - Some Weather, Eh?

Scripture - Judy Wark

HUC Perspectives - Weather Talk (video)

Reflection - by John Pentland

 

August 9, 2015 - Around the Campfire

Scripture - Kathleen Wells

Reflection - by Sheena Trotter-Dennis

 

August 2, 2015 - The Garage Sale

Scripture and Reflection (6:00) by Danielle James

Video - Garage Sales - HUC Perspectives

 

July 26, 2015 - Water Ways

Baptism Service and Reflections

Scripture (Kelly Turner) and Reflection (3:05) by Danielle James

 

July 19, 2015 - Inside Out

Reflection by John Pentland

 

July 12, 2015 - Festival Fever

Scripture (Judy Wark) and Reflection (2:30) by Danielle James

 

July 5, 2015 - Beyond the Sky

Scripture Reading - by Lea Meadows

Reflection - by Danielle James

 

June 28, 2015 -  Meeting the Rev. Dr. Danielle Ayana James

Scripture Reading (Heather McOuatt) and <3:15>  John Pentland Interviews Danielle Ayana James

 

June 21, 2015 - National Aboriginal Day

Two Sacred Stories - by Lee Elliott

Truth and Reconcilliation - by Lyall Gardiner

 

June 14, 2015 - Life After Death

Baptism Service and Reflection - John Pentland and Ashley Green

Baptism Reflection and Service - Joy Waters and John Pentland

Reflection - John Pentland and Scripture Reading - Kelly Turner

 

June 7, 2015 - How do you keep God real in your life?

Scripture Reading - Judy Wark & Reflection - John Pentland

 

May 31, 2015 - Great Questions

Great Questions - by John Pentland

Scripture Reading

 

May 24, 2015 - Great Church

Great Church - by John Pentland

Scripture Reading

 

May 17, 2015 - Great Partnerships

Great Partnerships - Scripture Reading & Reflection

Baptism: 9:05 | 10:45

 

May 10, 2015 - Great Parenting

Great Parenting - by John Pentland

Scripture Reading

 

May 3, 2015 - Great Government

Great Government - by John Pentland

Scripture Reading - audio unavailable

 

April 26, 2015 - Great Relationships

Great Relationships - by John Pentland

Scripture Reading

A word from the newest members of Hillhurst: 9:05 | 10:45

 

April 12, 2015 - Good to Great

Good to Great - by John Pentland

Scripture Reading

 

April 5, 2015 - Easter Sunday

I thought there would be more... - by John Pentland

Scripture Reading

 

April 3, 2015 - Good Friday

Reflection - by John Pentland

Scripture Reading

 

March 29, 2015 - Reel Theology, Part 6: The Imitation Game

The Imitation Game - by Pam Rocker with guest speaker Matthew Rodgers

Scripture Reading

 

March 22, 2015 - Reel Theology, Part 5: Boyhood

Boyhood - by John Pentland

Scripture Reading

 

March 15, 2015 - Reel Theology, Part 4: Wild

Wild - by Sheena-Trotter Dennis

Little Lights - an introduction to Sunday's theme

Scripture Reading

 

March 8, 2015 - Reel Theology, Part 3: Whiplash

Whiplash - by Gord Churchill and Nancy Chegus

Scripture Reading

 

March 1, 2015 - Reel Theology, Part 2: The Theory of Everything

The Theory of Everything - by John Pentland

Scripture Reading

Bridges between Science and Faith - Janet Frohlich

 

February 22, 2015 - Reel Theology, Part 1: Selma

Selma - by John Pentland

Scripture Reading

I Hate Black History Month - Melanie

 

February 15, 2015 - Love is a Verb Part 5: Physical Touch

Physical Touch - by John Pentland

Scripture Reading

 

February 8, 2015 - Love is a Verb Part 4: Acts of Service

Acts of Service - by Sheena Trotter-Dennis

 

February 1, 2015 - Love is a Verb Part 3: Quality Time

Interview with David Gray & John Pentland

 

January 25, 2015 - Love is a Verb Part 2: Gift Giving

Love is a Verb - by Sheena Trotter-Dennis

Scripture Reading

 

January 18, 2015 - Love is a Verb Part 1: Words of Affirmation

Words of Affirmation - by John Pentland

Scripture Reading

 

January 11, 2015 - They Like Me, They Really Like Me!

They Like Me, They Really Like Me - by John Pentland

Scripture Reading

 

January 4, 2015 - Epiphany Epiphanies!

Reflection - by John Pentland

Reflection - by Ev Goodall

Reflection - by Margaret McQuiston

Scripture Reading - John 1:1-14

Scripture Reading - Matthew 2:16-23

 

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