This is how we know what love is: Jesus Christ laid down his life for us. 1 John 3:16 (NIV)

2016 Sermons

Christmas 2

Posted on 08 Jan 2016, Pastor: Rev. Jeff Nilsson
Christmas 2 – Rev. Jeff Nilsson Ephesians 1:3-14 What do your eyes see in our Gospel lesson today? They see a really smart kid. They see Him sitting in the temple among the teachers, the most well-educated scholars of the land. He’s listening intently and He’s asking them questions – good ques
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Epiphany 1 – The Baptism of Our Lord

Posted on 12 Jan 2016, Pastor: Rev. Lorne Manweiler
Sermon for Epiphany 1 (The Baptism of Our Lord) – 10 January 2015 Romans 6:1-11 Rev. Lorne Manweiler Picture yourself on a peaceful lake or in a boat or lying on air mattress in the water.  Maybe you’re at a waterfall or by the ocean instead.  Maybe it’s just the blissful tranquillity of your bathtu
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Epiphany 2

Posted on 19 Jan 2016, Pastor: Rev. Lorne Manweiler
Sermon for Epiphany 2—17 January 2015 Rev. Lorne Manweiler John 2:1-11 When you’re traveling in unfamiliar territory, signs are very important.  They tell you which way to go, how to get to your destination, and which road to take. Signs also give a deeper meaning to something you’re looking at.  Yo
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Epiphany 3

Posted on 26 Jan 2016, Pastor: Rev. Lorne Manweiler
Sermon for Epiphany 3—24 January 2016 Rev. Lorne Manweiler Luke 4:16-21 Do you ever wonder if your faith is only in something that happened a long time ago?  Is Christian faith just a belief in a Son of God who walked around performing miracles in Israel, who preached some here and there, who died a
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Epiphany 4

Posted on 02 Feb 2016, Pastor: Rev. Lorne Manweiler
Sermon for Epiphany 4—31 January 2016 Rev. Lorne Manweiler 1 Corinthians 12:27-13:13 A news item appeared in the Washington Post a number of years ago that read, “Members of a historic church near the US Capitol are embroiled in a bitter dispute—which recently erupted in a brawl outside the sanctuar
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Transfiguration of our Lord

Posted on 09 Feb 2016, Pastor: Rev. Lorne Manweiler
Sermon for Epiphany 5 – The Transfiguration of Our Lord – 07 February 2016 Luke 9:28-36 Rev. Lorne Manweiler Have you ever asked yourself, “When, oh when, is this going to be over—to be done with?”  Sometimes it can seem like something unpleasant is never going to end. Sometimes it’s something small
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Ash Wednesday

Posted on 12 Feb 2016, Pastor: Rev. Lorne Manweiler
Sermon for Ash Wednesday – 10 February 2016 Lord’s Prayer, Fifth Petition Rev. Lorne Manweiler The Lord’s Prayer.  You and I pray it every time we gather together for service.  You and I pray it after every Bible class and meeting.  Children learn it at an early age.  It’s prayed at the bedside of t
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Lent 1

Posted on 16 Feb 2016, Pastor: Rev. Lorne Manweiler
Sermon for Lent 1 – 14 February 2016 Rev. Lorne Manweiler Luke 4:1-13 First Christmas, then Epiphany, no here we are in Lent, and Easter is early this year…!  What a whirlwind of themes, one after the other.  Yet, there’s a common theme every single one of these seasons and every single one of the S
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Lent 2

Posted on 23 Feb 2016, Pastor: Rev. Lorne Manweiler
Sermon for Lent 2 – 21 February 2016 Rev. Lorne Manweiler Luke 13:31-35 If you type “cute baby animals” into the search bar on YouTube.com, you’ll be inundated with super-cute videos that’ll cause you to be glued to your computer screen for likely a good hour, at least!  You’ll see, in those videos,
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