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Week 2 – A Message of Encouragement

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Intro   In Sunday School,  Liam listened intently as the teacher told the story of Eve being created from one of Adam’s ribs.   Later in the week Liam told his mother he didn’t feel well.  “What’s the matter?” His mom asked.  Liam responded, ‘I have pain in my side”.  “Oh”, said his mother, “Did you […]

Life’s Storms

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Life’s Storms (A printout from Sabrina’s VLOG which is on the website and our facebook page with thanks to Les, Terry and Diane for their help).   I’m Sabrina Ingram and I’m the minister of St. Stephen’s Presbyterian Church in Peterborough, On.   Recent Events have stretched us and challenged us to do things differently.  […]

Never Again: Lose Your Soul

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STEPHEN’S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH MARCH 8, 2020 Rev. Sabrina Ingram NEVER AGAIN: LOSE YOUR SOUL Ephesians 4: 20 – 24; Mark 8: 34 – 38   This weekend we’re celebrating my daughter’s 30th birthday, which is amazing because now she’s older than I am.  Our tradition is to have theme parties.  Sarah loves to travel so […]

Never Again: Fail to Ask, “Why Me?”

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ST.STEPHEN’S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH                                                                                                        MARCH 1, 2020 Rev. Sabrina Ingram NEVER AGAIN: FAIL TO ASK, “WHY ME?” James 1: 2 – 5; Matthew 25: 1 – 13   The Fiddler on the Roof, takes place in Russia at the time of the pogroms which were state- supported, large scale, repeated acts of violence designed […]

Never Again: Lose Your Focus

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STEPHEN’S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH FEBRUARY 23, 2020 Rev. Sabrina Ingram NEVER AGAIN: LOSE YOUR FOCUS Hebrews 12: 1 – 13; 2 Corinthians 4: 7 – 12; John 16: 31 – 33   This Wednesday is Ash Wednesday – the beginning of Lent, a season of penitence when Christians reflect on Christ’s death and our own sin.  […]

You’ve Seen One

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STEPHEN’S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH DECEMBER 29, 2019 Rev. Sabrina Ingram YOU’VE SEEN ONE… Isaiah 62: 10 – 12; John 1: 14 – 18   We all know the phrase, like father, like son.  Here are some pictures which capture that adage. One of the most remarkable things about the birth of Jesus, is that in Jesus, […]

Socks and Underwear: The Greatest Gift

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STEPHEN’S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH DECEMBER 22, 2019 Rev. Sabrina Ingram                                                                                                                                                    Advent 4 SOCKS AND UNDERWEAR: THE GREATEST GIFT Isaiah 9: 6 & 7; Luke 2: 1  – 20   So, Christmas is almost here.  Many of us have finished our Christmas shopping and some of you are men.  So, if you’re wondering what to buy […]

Do Not Be Afraid

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STEPHEN’S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH DECEMBER 18, 2019 Rev. Sabrina Ingram                                                                                                                                            Longest Night “DO NOT BE AFRAID” Hebrews 13: 5. 6 & 8; Matthew 1: 18 – 25   A journalist from the city drives into a small town.  He’s following up on a lead in the hope of winning a Pulitzer prize.  He goes into […]

Socks and Underwear: Acceptance

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STEPHEN’S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH DECEMBER 15, 2019 Rev. Sabrina Ingram                                                                                                                                                     Advent 3 SOCKS AND UNDERWEAR: ACCEPTANCE Galatians 4: 4 – 7; John 1: 12   A college senior took his girlfriend to a football game.  The couple sat in the crowded stadium and were watching the action.   A substitute was put into the game, and […]

Socks and Underwear: Returns

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STEPHEN’S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH DECEMBER 8, 2019 Rev. Sabrina Ingram                                                                                                                                                     Advent 2 SOCKS AND UNDERWEAR: RETURNS Isaiah 53: 1 – 10; John 1: 9 – 14   Once upon a time, there was a handsome King.  He was wealthy and powerful.  He lived in a glorious palace.  He had a crown, jewels and castles throughout […]