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Sermons by Rev. Heather Power

Call Stories – January 24

Sunday School Activities Mark 1:14-20 Last week I was invited by two of the Regions in The United Church to serve as chaplain for students having their final interviews as they prepare to be ordained or commissioned in The United Church of Canada. While it was certainly a bit different – having to be fully virtual via Zoom – the experience brought…

Christmas Eve Communion Service

Voices United Choir – A Quiet Invitation Christmas Expectations Here we are, Christmas 2020. A Christmas – and a year – most of us could never have imagined.  So many of the rich traditions that have made this holiday celebration so meaningful through the years will have to be abandoned or adapted this year. No flying or driving to go and see…

Full of Grace – Advent 2 – December 6

Remember Me – Solo -Jamie Hofman You Already Know – Solo – Kathleen Vanderlinen Sunday School Activities Devotion Advent 2 Family Advent Calendar Luke 1:26-38 – Advent 2 I was about 10 years old when I was asked to play Mary in my church Christmas pageant. I remember feeling quite grown‐up the first time I put on my costume — a light…

Reign of Christ Sunday – November 22

Sunday School Activities – The Sheep and the Goats The Band: Call It Dreaming Solo: Hannah Crawford – Sweet, Bide With Me Matthew 25:31-46 A new sculpture depicting homelessness in the region was unveiled last weekend in downtown Kitchener. Last Saturday, the KW Homeless Memorial committee showed off the piece, which is made up of a single bronze backpack perched on top…

Remembrance Sunday November 8

Sunday School Activities Matthew 25:1-13  Rev. Heather Power Paper Lanterns is a documentary film about Shigeaki Mori, a survivor of the 1945 bombing of Hiroshima.  Mori was eight years old when the bomb fell on his home city.  In the film, he describes the mushroom cloud, and a darkness so total he could not see the fingers he held up to his…

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!…