Sunday Morning Worship Archives - Manor Road United Church Sunday Morning Worship Archives - Manor Road United Church

“In the middle of the city, stands a tree, and it’s leaves are for the healing of the nations.” When I first came to Manor Road, our congregational logo was…

Coming Home to Love

June 17, 2018
As I get older, I’m privy to all the humour around getting old.  You’ve likely heard, the comment, “Of all the things that I have lost, it’s my mind I…

Martin Luther King

April 8, 2018
The time has come to tell the story I’ve never told.  I’ve been hesitant for many years and for a variety of my own reasons. It’s all began, by happenstance,…

A Liberating Spirit

May 6, 2018
She sees beneath the surface of things-- deeply intuitive, perceptive perhaps--but something is amiss. We might say she possesses or is possessed by an odd mix of gifted-ness and vulnerability.…

Conversion of Saul

April 29, 2018
“Meanwhile, Saul, was still breathing out threats against the Lord’s disciples.”  Meanwhile, Alek Minassian was still breathing out threats against the women of Toronto.…. It is as old as time,…

Do You Love Me?

April 22, 2018
One of the things I love about the gospels is how human the disciples are.  Here we find them in the midst of what must have been a distressing, heart-breaking…

The Triumph of Love

April 1, 2018
Sufi Mystic Rumi once wrote, “Spring is Christ, raising martyred plants from their shrouds.’ Celtic theologian, John Phillip Newell adds, “This Spring force is the Resurrection force deep in the…

Palm Sunday

March 25, 2018
Jesus seizes the moment.  The word has spread.  Crowds are running to meet him. They come carrying palm branches & raising their voices in the glad shout:  “Hosannah! ...
Sometimes when I ponder the events that lead up to the crucifixion of Jesus, I find my mind drawn to questions around how we define success.  As I look at…

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