Storms a Comin

In life there are storms. Those uncertain times and events which can shake us to our core. The lesson from Mark's gospel concerns itself with a storm the disciples faced while Jesus slept at the back of the boat. What can we today take from this story and where might...

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The Earth Produces of Itself

Text: Mark 4: 26-34 You have probably heard the story of Jack. He lived with his mother on a run down farm. Things weren’t going so well and to make matters worse their cow had stopped giving milk. Jack was told to go and trade the cow in for something new. Something...

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Out of your Mind

What makes the Christian stand out from any other individual? We don't look different than others. We have family, jobs, concerns just as others do. In our passage from Mark one of the attributes which stands out is being slightly out of our minds.  Text: ...

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Truth & Reconciliation

The Truth & Reconciliation Commission of Canada is an important step in coming to terms with the painful past of how the First Nations people of Canada have been treated. It is a process that the Presbyterian Church in Canada has been involved with for over twenty...

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Trinity Sunday

Trinity Sunday is a time in the church year when we consider all three aspects of God: Creator, Son and Spirit. The Doctrine of the Trinity can often be difficult to wrap our heads around and there have been many debates about the doctrine over the life of the...

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United in the Spirit

Pentecost is when the church celebrates the coming of the Holy Spirit. The focus is often on the powerful appearance that the Holy Spirit makes. Tongues of fire stretching out and touching all those who were gathered in Jerusalem that day. To be sure, something...

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The Fork in the Road

The Ascension of Jesus is recorded in Luke's gospel and the Book of Acts. Both descriptions are very similar, which is not surprising as they were written by the same author. What is different about them is what the two versions of the Ascension of Jesus...

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You are Precious in God’s Sight!

This sermon was preached at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, Cobourg, Ontario  by Rev. Barry Van Dusen on the occasion of our 185th Anniversary Service, Sunday, May 6th, 2018. We give thanks to Barry for coming and sharing with us on this special occasion. ...

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Right Place, Right Time

Our apologies for the late posting of Sunday's sermon. We have had some difficulty with the church website. At the present time we have a new domain name of standrewscobourg.ca. Please note the change from .org.  I hope this sermon finds you are the Right Place...

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Being a Witness

This past Sunday, April 15th, we made the decision to cancel our service of worship due to the freezing rain and icy conditions. Posted below is the sermon which Rev. Ellis wrote for the service. It focuses on the words of Jesus to the disciples, "You will be...

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St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church

St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church

St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, Cobourg is part of the Presbyterian Church in Canada. The congregation was established in 1833 and continues to serve the community.

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