Reverend Dr. William A. Evertsberg

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Our Lady

By The Reverend Dr. William A. Evertsberg  St. John is the only one of the four Evangelists who tells us that Jesus’ mother was at the cross when he died. Probably for that reason alone, John’s crucifixion narrative has down the ages inspired more Good Friday art than the other three Gospels. Painters, [...]

2019-04-18T12:36:26-05:00Church Stories, Worship|

Son of David Worship

By The Reverend Dr. William A. Evertsberg C.S. Lewis’ Narnia Chronicles are about four British schoolchildren who are evacuated from London during the Blitz and lodge with an eccentric uncle in the countryside till it’s over. Their story begins in the first installment when the children enter an old wardrobe in the attic [...]

2018-11-20T14:14:16-05:00Church Stories, Worship|

WWI Windows

By The Reverend Dr. William A. Evertsberg Franklin Bellows, Purcell Macklin, and Manierre Ware attended Sunday School here at Kenilworth Union, and when they grew up to be young men, they enlisted in the United States Army, and gave their lives for their country in World War I.  As we mark the 100th [...]

Rock Star: The David Saga

The Reverend Dr. William A. Evertsberg Palace intrigue. Fratricide. Regicide. Coups d’état (several actually). Vaulting ambition. Sexual seduction. Esquire-worthy masculine pulchritude. Incest. Incompetent royals. Corrupt royals.  Bromance, just the subtlest soupçon of same-sex attraction. Infidelity. A season subscription to Chicago Shakespeare Theater?  Actually, I was talking about the Bible, specifically the David Saga [...]

Rev. Dr. Evertsberg’s Christmas Message

Enjoy this brief video recorded for you by our senior minister.  Christmas Eve Worship On Sunday, December 24, attend the Family Nativity at 11 a.m.* and Traditional Candlelight services at 3*, 6*, 9, or 11 p.m. Childcare will be provided at 3 and 6 p.m. *(Starred service times may be viewed live online by [...]

2018-10-04T08:29:44-05:00Church Stories, Worship|

Christus Paradox

Solace in cells: Rev. Sylvia Dunstan; a United Church minister; shares a moment of prayer with an inmate at Whitby Jail. As chaplain to the 2,000 who pass through it each year; she arranges religious services at need. (Photo by Al Dunlop/Toronto Star) By The Reverend William A. Evertsberg Sometimes I think Christians [...]

2017-12-18T10:11:27-05:00Church Stories, Worship|