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December 28th, 2014 – First Sunday after Christmas

By The Rev. Brian Shoesmith I begin today with a personal story. It was about 25 years ago, 1989, that my mother was visiting us in Sarnia. I got out my little cassette recorder and said to her, “mum, tell me the story about the time when you took your father’s lunch down to him


December 25, 2014 – Christmas Day at 10am

A perennial question in our world is: “Who’s in charge here?”   When it comes to the Creator’s place in our world, in spite of this yearly celebration which has taken on such a different form than we originally intended with it … the response of our world to the question, “Who’s in charge?” is


December 24, 2014 – Christmas Eve at 10:30pm

I was listening again this season to that haunting Christmas Carol based on the Christina Rossetti’s poem:   In verse1, Christ is born in our earthy reality: In the bleak mid-winter Frosty wind made moan, Earth stood hard as iron, Water like a stone; Snow had fallen, snow on snow, Snow on snow, In the