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Who Works in us and Others by the Spirit – Affirming Ministries, Reconciliation, and Gathering Those Driven Away… — The Second Sunday After Pentecost

Who Works in us and Others by the Spirit – Affirming Ministries, Reconciliation, and Gathering Those Driven Away… — The Second Sunday After Pentecost

Posted by on Jun 18, 2017

This winter I was taking a course in Christology, theologies about Jesus, online through St. Andrew’s College at the University of Saskatchewan, and one of course texts was this book, written by Wendy Farley – Gathering Those Driven Away: A Theology of Incarnation. She begins by sharing two quotes, the first a verse from the Old Testament prophetic...

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Immortal, Invisible, Omnipotent/Wounded, Defeated, Oppressed: How Ascension might complicate how we think of God… — Ascension Sunday

Posted by on May 28, 2017

Today, we join with Christian Traditions across the world in marking the feast of the Ascension. In our Liturgical Journey, the Ascension moves us from the time of Easter —a time of affirming resurrection and new life, to the time of Pentecost —a time of commissioning and service. In the Biblical Narrative, the Ascension brings the Christ-event of...

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Pure Imagination…Can Willie Wonka’s Chocolate Factory Tell us Something about our Call to be Church? – The Fourth Sunday of Easter – Good Shepherd Sunday

Posted by on May 7, 2017

Come with me and you’ll be In a world of pure imagination… What we’ll see will defy explanation You may recognize these words as the opening lyrics of one of the musical numbers in the 1971 musical comedy film Willie Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, starring Gene Wilder, an adaption of course, of the Roald Dahl book. The film which was...

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