Reign of Christ 2016 - The Reverend Geoffrey Chapman

November 22, 2016

This is a sermon about Gravity and Grace - we must expect both the elemental forces that can be relied upon to shape the world and our civilization, as well as Grace. God intervening in the world in powerful, incredible ways. We must expect both these things as followers of Jesus. 

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25th Sunday after Pentecost 2016 - The Reverend Geoffrey Chapman

November 7, 2016

Reverend Geoff is exhausted by the American Election on All Saint's Day. This is a sermon about who saints are today (you are), a bit about who saints were, and why it is so important to live in the knowledge that God loves you so much, that in the eyes of the world it isn't even fair. 

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24th Sunday after Pentecost 2016 - The Reverend Geoffrey Chapman

November 1, 2016
This short sermon is a prelude to the audio version of Beyond the Shadows, a video produced for the Diocese of Ottawa by Godzspeed Communications highlighting the work of our five Community Ministries and the many people who work and benefit from this ministry. The five community ministries are Centre 454, Saint Luke's Table, The Well/La Source, Cornerstone Housing for Women, and the Ottawa Pastoral Counselling Centre. 

 

You can find a link to the full video version on YouTube below:

Beyond the Shadows

 

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22nd Sunday after Pentecost 2016 - The Reverend Geoffrey Chapman

October 16, 2016

This is Rev. Geoff's sermon about the American election, and the mysterious pull of totalitarianism on our hearts, minds and souls. 

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Tenth Sunday after Pentecost 2016 - The Reverend Canon Bill Fairlie

July 24, 2016

The Rev. Canon Bill Fairlie speaks about spiritual persistence and provides a new definition for the acronym ASAP; always say a prayer.

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Ninth Sunday after Pentecost 2016 - The Reverend Nancy Murphy

July 18, 2016

Rev. Nancy provides insights and context to the story of Mary and Martha.

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Eighth Sunday after Pentecost 2016 - The Reverend Geoffrey Chapman

July 10, 2016

The Good Samaritan is an iconic parable - but the protagonist is not the Good Samaritan. This is a sermon about this unbelievably important and powerful parable. 

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Seventh Sunday after Pentecost 2016 - The Reverend Geoffrey Chapman

July 10, 2016

The early church grew up in a world that was frightened of many things - spirits and demons, many gods, many kings who sought to destroy their enemies through war and destruction - yet Christians were remarkable in their courage. We too are called to be courageous in our world. 

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Sixth Sunday after Pentecost 2016 - The Reverend Geoffrey Chapman

June 27, 2016

Jesus called fishermen because they were brave, because he preached a gospel that challenged the status quo at every level. This is a sermon about a gospel preached in a world that is not always loving, faithful or hopeful. 

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Fourth Sunday after Pentecost 2016 - The Reverend Geoffrey Chapman

June 13, 2016

In the ancient world, it was impossible to imagine one individual person forgiving another. Forgiveness belonged to God, and it belonged to the community. When Jesus forgave the woman who anointed him with oil, it was a profound gesture that we can scarcely understand today. 

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