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Gratitude for the Harvest

Voices United Choir Sisi Ni Moja https://youtu.be/5CK1r_Kmx0Q Bell Choir Come You Thankful People Come https://youtu.be/cwc_oaj9FSU Gratitude for the Harvest – Matthew 13:18-23 Parkminster United Church – Thanksgiving Sunday – October 11, 2020 Rev. Heather Power I received a rather surprising and sweet email this past week. It was from a couple who were looking to connect with my late mother. You see she was…

Tending the Vineyard

Tending the Vineyard – Isaiah 5:1-7 Sunday, October 4, 2020 – World Communion – Parkminster United Church Rev. Heather Power Many years ago, a colleague that I was in team ministry with coordinated a church bus trip to some Niagara wineries as a Spirituality of Wine tour. Let me tell you, never have I seen a church event fill up so fast!…

The Trouble With Fairness

A lot of people have trouble with this parable.  How did it strike you?  I think for a lot of us this parable offends our sense of fairness.  Why should everyone get equal pay for unequal work?  It doesn’t make sense.  This parable enters our hearts like cod liver oil or Buckley’s cough syrup— you know Jesus is right, you know it…

Sharing Our Faith Stories: Joe Gaspar

Faith Story-Rev. Joe Gaspar September 6, 2020 It’s my turn. It’s only fair that after a number of you shared your faith stories over the last two years that your Ministers would begin to share theirs. Going through the process this week of figuring out what I’m going to say has given me a renewed appreciation for everyone who has shared their…

Reflection: August 30

Reflection—Matthew 16: 21-28 (August 30, 2020-13th Sunday after Pentecost) I wonder if those of you who are old enough remember the game show Let’s Make a Deal. Each Let’s Make a Deal began with the host, Monty Hall choosing a studio audience member at random to play a game against him. Although the games were always different, the usual pattern was that…

Sharing Our Faith Stories: Lani Kerbl

Sunday August 9, 2020 My name is Lani Kerbl. I’ll give you a little general background of my faith journey. I was raised Catholic, In high school, I was a member of the inter school Christian fellowship, and had a couple of years walking the walk of a “born again” Baptist. I sang in church choirs, folk choirs, and finally landed at…