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Rector’s Vestry Charge, St John’s, Kitchener, Feb 3 2019

It’s a bit of an unusual day today, in that what I’m about to do is not what you would usually hear. It’s not quite a sermon. Today I get to give the Rector’s Charge, to speak to where we are at St. John’s from my perspective, and to offer what I would see as […]

Advent I, 2018: This Is No Gentle Jesus

Advent I 2018 St. John the Evangelist, Kitchener Jeremiah 33:14-16  •  Psalm 25:1-10  •  1 Thessalonians 3:9-13  •  Luke 21:25-36 This Is No Gentle Jesus “Then they will see ‘the Son of Man coming in a cloud’ with power and great glory.” Advent begins. And this is not the season of a gentle Jesus. Israel and the prophets […]

Sermon from September 23rd, 2018

St John’s, Kitchener, 18th after Pentecost, 2018 Wisdom 1:16-2:1,12,22; James 3:13-4:3; Mark 9:30-37 I’ve been working for a few weeks now on a small project for St. John’s around the Memorial garden. It began with the fact that some of our neighbours are using the Memorial Garden in ways that we hadn’t intended. The presenting […]

Sermon from December 11th, 2016

The ‘T’-WORD Ken Hull There is a word that many at St John’s have grown tired of hearing and tired of thinking about.  What is that word? I’ll give you a hint: It starts with ‘T’…and ends with ‘ransition’. While it seems that we’ve been talking forever at St John’s about transition, we might want […]