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Sunday November 29th 2020: Advent 1

*Advent Sermon Series:

       Inconceivable! A Christian understanding of Hope, Peace, Love and Joy.

*Part 1: Understanding Hope

*Lectionary Readings:

       Isaiah 64:1-9/Psalm 80:1-7, 16-18/ 1 Corinthians 1:3-9/Mark 13:24-37

 

Sunday November 22nd, 2020: Reign of Christ Sunday

*Sermon for Sunday November 22nd, 2020: Reign of Christ Sunday.

*Weekly Readings:

          Ezekiel 34:11-16,20-24/Psalm 100/Ephesians 1:15-23/Matthew 25:31-46

 

 

Sunday November 15th, 2020: Pentecost 24

*Sermon for Sunday November 15th, 2020: Pentecost 24

*Focus Reading:

            1 Thessalonians 5:1-11/Matthew 25:14-30

*Lectionary Readings:

            Judges 4:1-7/Psalm 123/1 Thessalonians 5:1-11/Matthew 25:14-30

 

 

 

 

 

Sermon for November 8th, 2020. Remembrance Sunday

*Sermon for Sunday November 8th, 2020: Remembrance Sunday

*Focus Readings:

     Micah 4:1-5/ 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18

*Lectionary Readings:

     Joshua 24:1-3, 14-25/Psalm 78:1-8/ 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18/Matthew 25:1-13

 

 

Sermon for November 1st 2020: All Saints Day

*Sermon for Sunday November 1st, 2020: All Saints Day

*Focus Reading:

       Matthew 5:1-12

*Lectionary Readings:

       Revelation 7:9-17/Psalm 34:1-10,22/1 John 3:1-3/Matthew 5:1-12

 

Sermon for Sunday October 25th, 2020: 21st After Pentecost

*Sermon for Sunday October 25th: 21st After Pentecost.

*Focus Reading:

Deuteronomy 34:1-12

*Lectionary Readings :

Deuteronomy 34:1-12/Psalm 90:1-6, 13-17/1 Thessalonians 2:1-8/Matthew 22:34-46

 

Sermon For Sunday October 18th: 20th after Pentecost

*Sermon for Sunday October 18th, 20th after Pentecost

*Sermon Focus:

        Exodus 33:12-23/Matthew 22:15-22

*Lectionary Readings:

        Exodus 33:12-23/Psalm 99/1 Thessalonians 1:1-10/Matthew 22:15-22

 

 

Sermon for October 11th, 2020: Harvest Thanksgiving

*Sermon for Harvest Thanksgiving: October 11th, 2020.

*Focus Readings:

Deuteronomy 8:7-18/ Luke 14:11-19

*Lectionary Readings:

Deuteronomy 8:7-18/Psalm 65/2 Corinthians 9:6-15/Luke 17:11-19

 

 

Sermon for Sunday October 4th: The 18th Sunday After Pentecost

*Sermon for Sunday October 4th, 2020: 18th after Pentecost.

*Focus readings:

         Exodus 20:1-4,7-9, 12-20/Psalm 19/Philippians 3:4-14

*Lectionary Readings:

         Exodus 20:1-4,7-9,12-20/Psalm 19/Philippians 3:4-14/Matthew 21:33-45  

Sunday, September 27th: The 17th Sunday After Pentecost.

*Sermon for Sunday September 27th: 17th Sunday After Pentecost.

*Focus Readings:

Matthew 21:23-32/ Philippians 2:1-13

*Lectionary Readings:

Exodus 17:1-7/Psalm 78:1-4, 12-16/Philippians 2:1-13/Matthew 21:23-32

 

Sunday, September 20th, 2020: 16th Sunday After Pentecost.

*Sermon for September 20th, 2020: 16th after Pentecost.

*Focus Reading for the Day: Matthew 20:1-16

*Lectionary Readings:

                               Exodus16:2-15/Psalm 105:1-6, 37-45/Philippians 1:21-30/Matthew 20:1-16

 

 

 Sunday September 13th, 2020: Holy Cross Day

*Sermon for Sunday September 13th, 2020 Holy Cross Day

*Transferred from Monday, September 14th, 2020

*Focus Readings: 1 Corinthians 1:18-24 & John 3:13-17

*Lectionary Readings:

Numbers 21:4-9/Psalm 98:1-6/1 Corinthians 1:18-24/John 3:13-17

 

Sunday, September 6th, 2020: 14th After Pentecost

 -Sermon for Sunday September 6th, 2020: 14th After Pentecost

-Sermon Focus: Exodus 12:1-14

-Lectionary Readings: Exodus 12:1-14/Psalm 149/Romans 13:8-14/Matthew 18:15-20

 

Sunday, August 30th: The 13th Sunday After Pentecost.

 

*Sermon for Sunday, August 30th, the 13th Sunday after Pentecost

*Sermon focus -Exodus 3:1-15

*Lectionary readings -Exodus 3:1-15/Psalms 105:1-6, 23-26/Romans 12:9-21/Matthew 16:21-28

Eighth Sunday after Pentecost - July 26, 2020 

  • Welcome: The Reverend Canon Janet Read-Hockin
  • Hymn: Love the Lord Your God (from our Family Friendly Fellowship & VBC)
  • Prayers of the People - led by Cheryle Pollock
  • Reading from the Letter to the Romans (Romans 8: 26-39) - read by Janet Baron
  • Reflection & Final Blessing: The Reverend Canon Janet Read-Hockin

 

Seventh Sunday after Pentecost - July 19, 2020 

  • Welcome - The Reverend Canon Janet Read-Hockin
  • Collect for the Week
  • Hymn: In Christ Alone
  • The Holy Gospel according to Mark (Mark 6: 30-34, 53-56) read by Lynda Cottenden
  • Reflection: The Reverend Canon Janet Read-Hockin
  • Prayers and Final Blessing

 

Sixth Sunday after Pentecost - July 12, 2020 

  • Welcome - The Reverend Canon Janet Read-Hockin
  • Collect for the Week
  • Hymn: All Good Gifts (We Plough the Fields and Scatter) from Godspell
  • The Holy Gospel according to Matthew (Matthew 13: 1-9, 18-23) read by W. Joy Horswill
  • Reflection: The Reverend Canon Janet Read-Hockin
  • Prayers and Final Blessing

 

Easter 2 with Sermon by The Rt. Rev. William (Bill) Hockin

  • Welcome by The Reverend Canon Janet Read-Hockin
  • Reading from John 20: 19-31 - read by Andrew Reeves
  • Sermon by The Right Reverend William (Bill) Hockin
  • Prayers of the People - led by Janet Baron

Sixth Sunday after Pentecost - July 12, 2020 

  • Welcome - The Reverend Canon Janet Read-Hockin
  • Collect for the Week
  • Hymn: All Good Gifts (We Plough the Fields and Scatter) from Godspell
  • The Holy Gospel according to Matthew (Matthew 13: 1-9, 18-23) read by W. Joy Horswill
  • Reflection: The Reverend Canon Janet Read-Hockin
  • Prayers and Final Blessing

 

Fifth Sunday after Pentecost - July 5, 2020 

  • Welcome - The Reverend Canon Janet Read-Hockin
  • (The reading being used is the Gospel appointed for Canada Day)
  • Collect for the Week
  • The Holy Gospel according to John (John 15: 12-17) read by Ken Campbell
  • Reflection: The Reverend Canon Janet Read-Hockin
  • Prayers and Hymn (Christ be with Me)
  • Final Blessing

 

National Indigenous Day of Prayer - June 21, 2020 

  • Happy Father's Day!
  • Welcome - The Reverend Canon Janet Read-Hockin
  • Announcement from Rev. Janet
  • Collect of the Day Hymn: Amazing Grace (verse 1) - Introduced and sung in Ogibway by Archbishop Mark MacDonald
  • Readings
  • Introduction and Sermon by The Right Reverend Riscylla Shaw
  • Prayers - Litany for the Holy Spirit
  • Final Blessing

 

Second Sunday after Pentecost- June 14, 2020

  • Welcome
  • Hymn: Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee
  • First Reading: Romans 5: 1-8 (Read by Michael Braley)
  • Reflection: The Rev. Canon Janet Read-Hockin
  • Prayers of the People led by Janet Baron
  • Final Blessing

 

Second Sunday after Pentecost- June 14, 2020

  • Welcome
  • Hymn: Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee
  • First Reading: Romans 5: 1-8 (Read by Michael Braley)
  • Reflection: The Rev. Canon Janet Read-Hockin
  • Prayers of the People led by Janet Baron
  • Final Blessing

 

Trinity Sunday- June 7, 2020

  • Welcome
  • Hymn: Holy, Holy, Holy
  • First Reading: 2 Corinthians 13: 5-14 (Read by Charlie Cutts)
  • Gospel Reading: Matthew 28:16-20 (Read by Barb Cutts)
  • Reflection: The Rev. Canon Janet Read-Hockin
  • Litany for the Holy Spirit
  • Final Blessing

 

Feast of Pentecost - May 31, 2020

  • Welcome
  • Hymn "She Comes Sailing on the Wind"
  • Reading from Acts 2: 1-21 - Readers: Janet Baron, Jaimie Ferrante, Victoria Carter and The Rev. Canon Ian Noseworthy
  • Reflection - The Rev. Canon Janet Read-Hockin

 

Feast of the Ascension - May 24, 2020

  • Welcome by The Reverend Canon Janet Read-Hockin
  • Reading from Luke 24: 44-53 -  read by Sarah Brown
  • Reflection by The Reverend Canon Janet Read-Hockin
  • Prayers of the People - led by Dennis Newman

 

Easter 6 - May 17, 2020

  • Welcome by The Reverend Canon Janet Read-Hockin
  • Reading from John 14: 15-21 -  read by Pauline Glasgow
  • Reflection by The Reverend Canon Janet Read-Hockin
  • Prayers of the People - led by Betsy Jones

 

Easter 5 - May 10, 2020 - Happy Mother's Day!

  • Welcome by The Reverend Canon Janet Read-Hockin
  • Reading from John 14: 1-14 -  read by Cheryle Pollock
  • Reflection by The Reverend Canon Janet Read-Hockin
  • Prayers of the People and The Lord's Prayer - led by Suzanne Lehtinen

 

Easter 4

  • Welcome by The Reverend Canon Janet Read-Hockin
  • Reading from John 10: 1-11 - read by Marien (Tom) Gehrels
  • Reflection by The Reverend Canon Janet Read-Hockin
  • Prayers of the People

 

Easter 3

  • Welcome by The Reverend Canon Janet Read-Hockin
  • Reading from Luke 24: 13-35 - read by Sonia Halloran
  • Reflection by The Reverend Canon Janet Read-Hockin
  • Prayers of the People - led by Dennis Newman

Sermon Corner

Sunday, March 17th 2019 - The Second Sunday of Lent                Readings     Sermon Audio File

Sunday, February 24th 2019 - The 7th Sunday after Epiphany                 Readings        Sermon Audio File     

Sermon based on Luke 6:27-38

 

Sunday, January 28th 2018 - The Fourth Sunday after Epiphany                Reading and Sermon Text     Sermon based on 1 Corinthians 8:1-13

Please click on the file below to explore the reading(s) on which the sermon is based and then listen to the audio file.

Sunday, October 15th 2017 - 19th Sunday after Pentecost                           Gospel Reading       Audio File

The Parable of the Wedding Banquet

 

Sunday, November 13th 2016 - Remembrance Sunday                                                      Audio File

Katherine Ferrante speaking in remembrance of her late father, Ralph Edwin Fisher, Sergeant 1st RCR Airborne and Suzanne Lehtinen speaking to honour her brother, Sgt. Maj. David Lehtinen and in remembrance of her late grandfathers, Samuel Lehtinen and Eric Dandridge.

 

Sunday, November 15 2015 - The Twenty-fifth Sunday after Pentecost                            Reading       Audio File

Based on Mark 13:1-8 - Uncertainty 

Preacher: The Reverend Janet Read-Hockin

 

Sunday, October 4 2015 - The Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost                            Reading       Audio File

Based on Mark 10:2-16 

Preacher: The Reverend Janet Read-Hockin

 

Sunday, September 27 2015 - The Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost                            Reading       Audio File

Unfolding the Kingdom (based on Mark 9:38-40) 

Preacher: The Reverend Janet Read-Hockin

 

Sunday, September 20 2015 - The Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost                             Readings           Audio File

You want me to be like who? (based on Mark 9:30-37) 

Preacher: The Reverend Janet Read-Hockin

 

 

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