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Joyful Life

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ST. STEPHEN’S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH MAY 19, 2019 Rev. Sabrina Ingram JOYFUL LIFE Psalm 126 (responsive); 1 Peter 1: 3 – 9; John 16: 16 – 24 When I crafted this sermon, it was the end of April. Severe flooding was occurring along the St. Lawrence, St. John and Ottawa rivers affecting parts of Quebec, New […]

Christian Family Sunday

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ST. STEPHEN’S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH May 12, 2019 Rev. Ed Musson Christian Family Sunday John 17: 1-25 In both of my previous charges at about this time of year I brought a small sack of wildflower seeds to church with me for the children’s time. Wildflowers come in many varieties and sizes — one of them […]

The Empty Tomb

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ST. STEPHEN’S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH May 5, 2019 Rev. Ed Musson THE OPEN TOMB Acts 5: 27-32; Revelation 1: 4-8; John 20: 1-16 It began early one morning during that time when dawn has come but it is not yet light. This transition time comes every day, moving from the cold blackness of the dark to […]

And It Was Good

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ST. STEPHEN’S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH APRIL 28, 2019 Rev. Sabrina Ingram AND IT WAS GOOD Genesis 1: 1 – 2:3; Romans 8: 19 – 23; Mark 16: 15 This past Monday was Earth Day. A day when people are urged to turn off their lights for 1 hour as a symbolic gesture of caring for our […]

Made for a Mission

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ST. STEPHEN’S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH APRIL 14, 2019 Rev. Sabrina Ingram PALM SUNDAY MADE FOR A MISSION James 2: 14 – 18; Luke 19: 29 – 40 It’s hard to believe that Lent is almost over! Lent is a period of self-reflection when we think long and hard about the reasons Jesus came to die. This […]

Shaped for Service

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ST. STEPHEN’S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH APRIL 7, 2019 Rev. Sabrina Ingram SHAPED FOR SERVICE 1 Corinthians 3: 5-9, John 13:12-17 Today, we’re on the fifth week of our sermon series, in which we ask an essential human question: “What on Earth am I here for?” Without an answer to that question, we’re lost. No matter how […]

Created to be Like Christ

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ST. STEPHEN’S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH March 31, 2019 Rev. Sabrina Ingram CREATED TO BE LIKE CHRIST Jeremiah 18: 1 – 5; Ephesians 4: 11 – 16; John 15: 1 – 11 Today begins the 4th week of looking at God’s purposes for our lives. First, we’re created to be loved by and to love God. Our […]

Formed for God’s Family

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ST. STEPHEN’S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH MARCH 23, 2019 Rev. Sabrina Ingram FORMED FOR GOD’S FAMILY Ephesians 4: 1 – 6; Matthew 12: 46 – 50 As you recall, we’ve been thinking about God’s purpose for our lives. Two weeks ago, we discovered we’re created to be loved by God and to love him in return. Last […]

WHAT ON EARTH AM I HERE FOR?

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ST. STEPHEN’S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH MARCH 10, 2019 Rev. Sabrina Ingram WHAT ON EARTH AM I HERE FOR? Ephesians 1:3-6; Luke 7: 24- 30 When God created the dog, he said, “Your purpose will be to sit by a door and bark at people. For this, I will give you a life span of twenty years.” […]

The Money Taboo

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ST. STEPHEN’S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH MARCH 3, 2019 Rev. Sabrina Ingram THE MONEY TABOO Malachi 3: 6 – 12; Mark 12: 41 – 44 A man walked into his house panting and almost completely exhausted, “What happened, Honey?” inquired his wife. “It’s a great new idea I have to be a better steward of our resources,” […]