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“Waterwalkers”

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ST. STEPHEN’S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH SEPTEMBER 10, 2017 Rev. Sabrina Ingram Anniversary Sunday WATERWALKERS Romans 11: 1 – 5; Matthew 14: 22- 33 Life is full of risks: Voting. Dating. Work. Home Repairs. Driving. Often our response to risk is to attempt to control it: We put up signs. We do risk assessments. We put in […]

“The Good Life” by Rev. Ed Musson

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The Sermon – The Good Life”          August 20th, 2017 Friends, I was blessed with wonderful parents. Out of necessity, they went to work instead of finishing school high school and college not being an option for either of them. They worked hard for their modest salaries, and they saved when most […]

“Given and broken”

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ST. STEPHEN’S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH                                                                                           AUGUST 10, 2018 Rev. Sabrina Ingram GIVEN AND BROKEN Matthew 14: 13 – 21   Leftovers happen.  If you’re half Italian they happen a lot.  Some people get quite excited by leftovers.  Others, not so much.   Sometimes leftovers are appreciated because we’ve got better things to do than cook.   Ironically, most […]

“Lighten Up”

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ST. STEPHEN’S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH                                                                                            JULY 9, 2017 Rev. Sabrina Ingram Lighten Up Isaiah 40: 21 – 31; 1 John 4: 1 – 6; Matthew 11: 25 – 30    Two men washed up on an uninhabited island.  Immediately, one man started screaming, “We’re going to die! There’s no food! No water!  We’re going to […]

Biology Lessons

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SERMON –     “Biology Lessons:                                                May 28th by Rev. Ed Musson Does anybody know what oysters do. Well – they make pearls; and that fascinating reality has been used to illustrate many a point. But – friends – here’s an old truth about that you may not know and when you do know I […]

“Post Truth”

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ST. STEPHEN’S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH                                                                                           MAY 21, 2017 Rev. Sabrina Ingram POST TRUTH Proverbs 12:17 – 23; Romans 1: 18 – 23; John 14: 1 – 11   There was a time when truth was a simple concept.  Something had either happened or it hadn’t; facts were facts; when people of integrity spoke, their words […]

A Safe Place

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ST. STEPHEN’S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH                                                                                                          MAY 7, 2017 Rev. Sabrina Ingram A SAFE PLACE Acts 2: 42 – 47; John 10: 1 – 10   During the 12thC the hot trend in monastic architecture was to build one’s monastery on a mountain cliff.  These were tough monks; when they chose isolation from the world, they […]

“Images”

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SERMON –                 Images Friends, I have an uncle who lives in a little village outside Brantford called Mount Pleasant. Somewhere in his house there is a wonderful treasure, It’s a box of old 8mm movies –  a record of family events since the time I was a teenager up to 20 to 39 years […]

“Wait until you see”

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ST. STEPHEN’S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH                                                                                        APRIL 23, 2017   WAIT UNTIL YOU SEE Romans 10: 6 – 13; John 20: 24 – 29   David took a high paying contract with a company in Sweden because he and his wife Lisa were saving for a house.  Lisa worked so they agreed to a long distance […]

Sermon on the Mount – It’s Not Easy

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ST. STEPHEN’S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH                                                                                                     APRIL 2, 2017 Rev. Sabrina Ingram THE SERMON ON THE MOUNT: IT’S NOT EASY Matthew 5: 9 – 12, 17 – 33, 38 – 42; 6:24   (Letter of Marine writing home which mentions the “soft ways” of the “city boys”)   In the scheme of the universe, Christians […]