Category Archives: Marc’s Blog

“Lead Us Not Into Temptation”

By Marc Whitehead Geraldine  Jones,  the alter ­ego  of 70s comic  Flip Wilson,  responded  to criticism of her sometimes suggestive attire by claiming, “The Devil made me buy this dress!”

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A Fairy Tale Christmas

By Rev. Marc Whitehead Every Christmas, the Chamber of Commerce in the town I grew up in, set up an elaborate display of coloured lights, and fairy-tale vignettes in the local park. Like Eaton’s Christmas windows, it allowed us to … Continue reading

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Lucky Marc Brought His Rain Suit!

This post arrived from Marc over the noon hour, Sunday, May 13. By Rev. Marc Whitehead Sunday, May 13, 2012 Hello! Well, my visit on Eigg continues to be well, interesting. Last night, and all day today, gale force winds, … Continue reading

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On To Eigg ….

By Rev. Marc Whitehead Saturday, May 12, 2012 Greetings all! My time at Iona was wonderful. Am on route to the isle of Eigg–itinerary as follows: Iona to Fionnhport (mull) to Craigmuire (mull) to Oban to Crainlarich to Fort William … Continue reading

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…Iona

Marc has arrived in Scotland and has sent us two letters and two photos, which are posted here. Please tell others about them, as we look forward to reading and seeing more. By Rev. Marc Whitehead Monday, May 7, 2012 … Continue reading

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Kilmartin … Dunadd …

By Rev. Marc Whitehead Thursday May 3, 2012 & Friday May 4, 2012 Well, after all these months of planning  and preparing, my sabbatical has begun, and I have embarked on my long-awaited “Celtic pilgrimage.” On Thursday, I travelled by … Continue reading

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A Winter of Discontent

By Marc Whitehead Simply stated, 2011 has been a turbulent time in the history of the world. We have witnessed the toppling of one government after another throughout the Arab world. Both Greece and Italy, poised on the brink of … Continue reading

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We Believe…In the Word Made Flesh

This past Sunday, I had a conversation with one of our young adults that I found both illuminating, and concerning. She told me how at school some of her classmates had begun talking about the various Christian communities with which … Continue reading

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Mo…vember?

As any who has been part of this congregation for any length of time knows, the only thing that fluctuates more wildly than my weight, is the presence (or absence) of my facial hair. Over the years, you’ve seen me … Continue reading

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Bodies…Exhibition or Exploitation?

The controversial touring show, “Bodies–The Exhibition”, has come to Winnipeg. I responded to the news with a very “visceral” reaction.  Is the show a scientific exhibition or crass exploitation of the vulnerable? While I can’t deny that the human form is … Continue reading

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