The Nasty Widow (with no apologies to Donald Trump) Luke 8:1-8 Rev. Debra Bowman, Ryerson United Church Preached at House of Mercy, St. Paul’s “Then Jesus told them a parable about their need to pray always and not to lose heart.” (Luke 18: 1) When you hear a parable is coming up you need toContinue Reading “The Nasty Widow (with no apologies to Donald Trump) Luke 8:1-8”
Mary: Turning the World Luke 1: 46-55 Rev. Debra Bowman, Ryerson United Church Dec. 11, 2016 Our reading from the Bible today included the words that Mary, the mother of Jesus spoke, when the angel told her that she would have a baby, and that that baby would change the world. Her reaction, what sheContinue Reading “December 11, 2016: Mary: Turning the World Luke 1: 46-55”
Faith or Folly? Matthew 2:1-12 Epiphany Debra Bowman, Dunbar Ryerson United Church Jan. 6, 2017 Yesterday Bob and I went to see the eagles in Brackendale, near Squamish. This is the time of year when they gather along the river in great numbers, arriving in the morning to feed on the fish. It’s supposed toContinue Reading “January 6, 2017: Faith or Folly? Matthew 2:1-12 Epiphany”
Advent is a season observed in many Western Christian churches as a time of expectant waiting and preparation for the celebration of the Nativity of Jesus at Christmas. The term is a version of the Latin word meaning “coming”.
Sunday, December 11th at 2:30 pm – The Ryerson United Church Choir welcomes you to Chantez Noël: A concert of festive carols and seasonal works at 2:30 pm in the warm acoustics of our sanctuary. Chantez Noël will be a jubilant part of the Christmas celebrations. Please join us! Tickets are available at the churchContinue Reading “Chantez Noel”