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New Mind

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ST. STEPHEN’S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH JULY 21, 2019 Rev. Sabrina Ingram NEW MIND Romans 12: 1 – 18; John 3: 1 – 15 The human brain is one of God’s most amazing creations. While inside the womb, our brains produce 200 billion neurons giving us the power to think and act. By the time we’re about […]

Who’s In The Driver’s Seat?

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ST. STEPHEN’S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH JULY 7, 2019 Rev. Sabrina Ingram WHO’S IN THE DRIVER’S SEAT? Psalm 91: 1- 10; Galatians 2: 17 – 21; John 12: 20 – 26 My husband loves to drive and he’s a good driver. The only times his car was damaged are when a tree landed on it during a […]

Swept Away

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ST. STEPHEN’S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH JUNE 30, 2019 Rev. Sabrina Ingram SWEPT AWAY Psalm 42: 1 – 5; Revelation 22: 1 – 5; John 4: 7 – 15 A father was shopping with a very fussy two-year-old in the grocery cart. The child was wiggling, whining, kicking the cart and reaching for the shelves. The father […]

Free to Be Me

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ST. STEPHEN’S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH JUNE 23, 2019 Rev. Sabrina Ingram “FREE TO BE ME” Ezekiel 36: 25 – 28; 1 Corinthians 3: 5 – 11; John 8: 31 – 38 A newly promoted Lieutenant wanted to impress those under his command with a sense of his importance. Seeing a Private approach his office, he pretended […]

Fatherhood

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ST. STEPHEN’S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH JUNE 16, 2019 Rev. Sabrina Ingram Trinity Sunday/Father’s Day FATHERHOOD Galatians 4: 4 – 7; Matthew 7: 7 – 11 A young father-to-be was pacing back and forth, wringing his hands in the hospital corridor while his wife was in labor. He was tied up in knots of fear and anxiety; […]

A Burning Fire

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ST. STEPHEN’S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH JUNE 9, 2019 Rev. Sabrina Ingram PENTECOST SUNDAY A BURNING FIRE Exodus 3: 1 – 6; Acts 2: 1 – 4 & 22 – 24; Luke 12: 8 – 12 As we’re aware, lots of people in our society choose not to participate in the life and mission of the Church. […]

Holy Ground Part 2: Lived and Living

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ST. STEPHEN’S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH JUNE 2, 2019 Rev. Sabrina Ingram Holy Ground, Part 2 Lived and Living Isaiah 42: 5 – 9; 1 John 4: 7 – 12 & 19 – 21; Matthew 18: 18 – 20 Israel is a fascinating country. It draws you in, with a magnetic kind of power. Last week I […]

Holy Ground Part 1 – The Rock

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ST. STEPHEN’S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH MAY 26, 2019 Rev. Sabrina Ingram HOLY GROUND PART 1: THE ROCK Ephesians 1: 15 – 23; Matthew 16: 13 – 18 Game of Thrones was a popular TV series, set in a fictional Kingdom. It followed the struggles among the noble families of the realm for the Iron Throne, and […]

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 […]