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“Restore Us, O God!” Lent and Easter Sermons

Through this season of Lent, through Holy Week to Easter Sunday, we are calling on God to revive us, to renew us, to restore us. Pastor Michael’s sermons explore various dimensions of our very human experience of faith. This blog … Continue reading

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An Anabaptist Does Advent (Annual Repost)

This Sunday is the first Sunday of Advent. Here’s a post from two years ago that introduces the idea of following the seasons of the church year as a way of grounding our lives in the story of Jesus. It reflects my own Canadian experience … Continue reading

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Encountering Jesus, Encountering Questions

During Lent we as a church are “Encountering Jesus.” In our Sunday services we are exploring the ways different people in the Gospels encountered Jesus the Messiah on his way to the cross: Peter rebuked by Jesus, Mary devoted to … Continue reading

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Entering Lent, Encountering Jesus

Today is the first day of Lent, the church season before Easter where we journey with Jesus to the cross. Here at Morden Mennonite Church we will be “Encountering Jesus” through Lent, stepping into the sandals of people like Peter, and … Continue reading

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An Anabaptist Does Advent (Repost)

This Sunday we are beginning a six-month journey of “Meeting Jesus Again for the First Time.” The journey starts with Advent, “Waiting for Jesus.” Here’s a post from last year that introduces the idea of following the seasons of the church year as … Continue reading

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Lent: Turning to the Cross

In Luke’s Gospel, there is a moment where the whole story of Jesus turns. Jesus has been teaching and healing throughout Galilee, every word and action laden with the good news of God’s upside-down kingdom. He has cornered the disciples … Continue reading

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