The power of embrace – by Marilyn Zehr – August 5, 2012

View Archived Sermons Listen to this Sermon    Ecclesiastes 3:1-8   I might as well tell it like it is and let you know that it was the Olympics that inspired my choice of topic for this morning’s sermon.  For everything there is a season, a time to embrace and a time to refrain from embracing… There is a lot of embracing going on at the Olympics. The image that most poignantly portrayed for me the power of embrace was…

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Willowgrove Peace – by John Wideman – May 6, 2012

See Archived Sermons Listen to this Sermon    Hello my name is John Wideman and I’ve been the Peace Program Director at Willowgrove for two years now. Willowgrove is a not-for-profit organization that’s affiliated with the Mennonite Church and commits itself to serving a diverse community, teaching peacemaking and non-violence, and caring for the land that God has entrusted to us. Through Willowgrove Outdoor Education Centre, Glenbrook Day Camp, Fraser Lake Camp (in Bancroft ON), Master Peace Theatre (a drama…

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Only an “Act of God” – by Marilyn Zehr – March 4, 2012

View Archived Sermons   Mark 8 and Genesis 17   As you might have imagined, preparing my sermon for this Sunday carried unique challenges as our primary focus as a community was with Erin Leis’s family.  I guess I’d like to call what I’ve prepared this morning, a few thoughts – a few thoughts about our texts for the 2nd Sunday in Lent.  I was graced this week, by the fact that John, my husband, was learning these texts to…

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