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Past Sermons

Service of Blessing for Pastor Jim and Jennifer (May 26, 2024)

We celebrate the ministry of Pastor Jim and Jennifer. We are grateful that over the last 29 years th…

The Holy Spirit (May 19, 2024)

It is Pentecost Sunday and today we celebrate the coming of the Holy Spirit upon the church with win…

Discernment (May 12, 2024)

Happy Mother’s Day! What do you do when you don’t know what to do? The disciples were told to wait. …

Come Holy Spirit (May 5, 2024)

Traditions hold value and meaning but they should never be a prison. This is especially true in the …

Carried Away (April 28, 2024)

Have you ever got carried away at something? Laughed at a joke long beyond when everybody else …

Good Shepherd (April 21, 2024)

Have you ever had the experience of carrying a bag or a box of groceries and suddenly the bottom fal…

God-Stories from MBC Ministries (April 14, 2024)

God continues to do so many things through our church’s ministries. Lives continue to be trans…

Proof (April 7, 2024)

A week after Easter, Thomas, the doubting disciple comes face to face with the risen Lord Jesus. He …

God So Loved-Easter Sunday (March 31, 2024)

Christ is Risen! (He is risen indeed!) After the darkness of Friday, Resurrection Sunday brings the …

Good Friday 2024

This service will bring together a number of Good Friday traditions. Our journey will follow the tex…

Hail to the King (March 24, 2024)

This is Palm Sunday, the day we remember the festive crowd who escorted Jesus as their hoped-to-be k…

Peter: Before and After (March 17, 2024)

Have you ever seen those “before” and “after” comparisons? Makeovers of face…

See the Light (March 10, 2024)

Don’t be surprised if you find something new in the familiar. We look at the broader cont…

Ten (March 3, 2024)

We celebrate the good news of Christ and the Holy Spirit who binds us together as one. Later in the …

Guests (February 25, 2024)

We all know people who because of their influence on us, have changed us, have made us better, or ha…

Glorious (Feb 18/24)

What do you know about glory? It is a word common in the Bible and often applied to God. A few of th…

Why I Came (FEbruary 4, 2024

We see Jesus operating a very popular and successful healing ministry. He works late into the night …

Rooted in God’s Grace – 104th Anniversary Service (January 28, 2024)

Happy Birthday Mimico Baptist Church. Put 104 candles on the cake. That is a lot of light. We are gr…

Called (January 21, 2024)

Ever wonder what it would be like to be called by God to a particular task?  Have you heard the call…

Dearly Loved (January 14, 2024)

We are going to look at the beginning of the ministry of Jesus, and specifically his baptism. At the…

Don’t be a Herod (January 7, 2024)

This is Epiphany Sunday. We look forward to what the Lord might reveal to us. We will cons…

January-June 2024 Series

All services are scheduled for Sundays at 10:30 am unless otherwise noted. Speaker is Rev. Jim Sande…

Simeon and Anna (December 31, 2023)

Can you look back and see the hand of God at work? January 1 begins a new year. Let’s be attentive t…

Christmas Eve Service (December 24, 2023)

This service, this night, is one of my (Pastor Jim’s) favourites of the year. This is a g…

Advent 4 – What is Love? (December 24, 2023)

Love. It’s a grand word with a broad meaning. You can love your favourite snack and you can lo…

Advent 3 – Sing to the Angels! (December 17, 2023)

This is the third Sunday in Advent. We “Sing with the Angels”. Angels play a large role in the Chris…

Advent 2 – Prince of Peace (December 10, 2023)

Welcome to the second Sunday in Advent. Advent is a time of preparation and waiting. Through this se…

Advent 2023 and New Year’s 2024

Click on the service listed below. Service begins at 10:30 am unless noted. December 3: Emmanue…

Advent 1 – Emmanuel (December 3, 2024)

Welcome to the first Sunday in Advent. Advent is a time of preparation and waiting for the coming of…

Christmas 2023

Celebrate with us this Advent Season with these festivities, both at our home church and from our ne…

SERMON schedule 2023

We have always loosely followed the Christian calendar. In 2023 we’re going to follow it more …

RENEW – An Advent journey to renew Peace, Hope, Joy and Love (2022)

Advent is a time of preparation for our hearts and minds for the anniversary of the Lord’s birth cel…

Life in God’s Story – the New Testament (fall 2022)

We continue the journey of exploring the New Testament, discovering life in God’s story. Unles…

Summer 2022 sermon series

This series called “Windows on Jesus from the Old Testament” looks through these Old Tes…

Life in God’s Story

The Bible is a library of 66 documents, 39 in the Old Testament and 27 in the New Testament. Written…

Advent 2021 – Questions of Christmas

Even the original characters of the Christmas story had trouble comprehending the full glory of what…

Living Hope – the First Letter of Peter

Jesus commissioned Peter to care for the people of his church. (See John 21:15-17) Peter’s letter to…

Summer 2021 Services

Services begin at 10:30 am and are led by Rev. Jim Sanderson unless otherwise noted. September 5 &#8…

More Than Jesus (April-June 2021)

June 27 – Storyteller (Matthew 13) Stories stick. They are engaging, memorable and revealing. …

Easter Sunday 2021
Easter Sunday 2021

Christ is Risen! (He is Risen Indeed!) This is a service for which I truly wish we could all be toge…

Good Friday Service: At the Cross (2021)

On this day we come to the cross of Christ. We reflect on the details and significance of his death.…

More About Jesus (Winter/Spring series 2021)

Have you ever wanted more? Perhaps it was a great dessert, or some good music or time with a cl…

Songs and Sounds of Christmas (Advent 2020)

When the Gospel writer Luke tells the story of Christmas, he adds some music. Included are four song…

Jesus on Display
Jesus on Display–Exhibits from the Book of Hebrews (Aug-Nov 2020)

And when I am lifted up from the earth, I will draw everyone to myself. John 12:32  New Li…

Living Lessons with Jesus (summer 2020)

Join us this summer as we explore Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount (Matthew 5-7). (All services will…

The Dawning of a Brighter Light (June 2020)

All service times are at 10:30 am on Sundays (unless otherwise stated). June 28: School’s Out&n…

Lenten Service (with Martin Luther Church)

Pastor Jim offers a prayer and reflection from John 5:30-47.

The Dawning of a Brighter Light in a COVID-19 Crisis

In this season of both Lent and COVID-19, we don’t want to lose sight of the true and much needed so…

The Dawning of a Brighter Light (March-April 2020)

When your eyes are accustomed to the darkness, it can be quite painful when you are faced with the s…

Advent and Christmas 2019

How important is Christ to Christmas? Who is this Christ? During Advent and this…

Eyes to See (fall 2019)

Reflecting God’s Love to a World in Need This series of messages fits into our 2019 theme: “Taste an…

Infectious Joy: flipping through Philippians (Apr-Aug 2019)

“This is Paul’s happiest letter. And the happiness is infectious. Before we’ve read a dozen lines, w…

World Day of Prayer 2019

Mimico Baptist Church, along with several other local churches, host this annual world day of prayer…

2019 Lent series: Jonah

SEASON OF LENT: Jesus often spoke of Jonah as a sign and an illustration of truths. Clearly, there a…

Taste and See

The Psalmist wrote, “Taste and see that the Lord is good.” (Psalm 34:8) He may have been looking for…

99th Anniversary Service with Rev. Dr. Paul Lam

Sunday, January 20, 2019 – Looking Backward to Go Forward (Acts 2:42-47) For 99 years, Mimico …

Firm Footing (Jan. 13/19)

January 13 – Firm Footing (select passages) It is a new year and in that sense, it can be a ne…

Advent 2018: Mary’s View of Christmas

Advent 2018: Mary’s View of Christmas We are going to come to the Christmas passages from a differen…

Imaginative Hope (Fall 2018)

This series draws on a body of work entitled, Imaginative Hope – Reaching and Engaging the Next Gene…

Rooted and Reaching (Part 3)

September 9: What Kind of Tree Are You? (Isaiah 61:3c; Matthew 12:33-37) Jesus, speaking with the Ph…

Summer 2018 services

July 1 Canada Day: Faith, in Canada (Luke 13:29) Canada is rich in diversity. This is certainly true…

Rooted and Reaching (part 2)

(You can review the first part of this series at www.mimicobaptist.ca/rooted-and-reaching-2018-theme…

Life in the Garden (Earth Day 2018)

Sunday April 22: Life in the Garden (Genesis 2:4-20) On this weekend many in the world are celebrati…

Season of Lent (2018)

SEASON OF LENT: During this season leading up to Easter, we will return to our journey through the G…

Rooted and Reaching (2018 theme)

Rooted and Reaching The Bible often uses plants or trees to describe our relationship to God and our…

98th Anniversary Service

Join us for MBC’s 98th birthday, featuring our guest speaker Erinn Oxford (pastor of The Dale …

Advent 2017: Immanuel – God with us

At Christmas God came to us in a most unexpected yet wonderful way.  He came accessible as a human –…

Thanksgiving service 2017

October 8  – Pass Word  (Psalm 100) We come as those who have already received so much. We the…

Fall 2017 Sermon Series: Jesus Today-A journey through the Gospel According to John (cont’d)

We will take a fresh look at John’s Gospel. Of the four accounts of Jesus’ life and teachings, John …

Summer Services 2017

July 2: “Walking the Waves” (John 6:16-24) with Pastor Jim July 9: The composer of &#822…

Under Construction Series (April to June 2017)

From April 23 to June 25, we will be worshiping at the Hendry Hall at the Presbyterian Church while …

Easter 2017

April 2: Sunday is a Comin’ (John 5:16-30) Jesus talks to his persecutors to try and help them under…

Rethinking Church with Cid Latty (March 19, 2017)

Rethinking Church Guest speaker Cid Latty will share a bit about his experience of planting over 100…

97th Anniversary Service (January 22, 2017)

Guest speaker: Rev. Denise Gillard. Denise is the Founder, Executive Artistic Director of The HopeWo…

Jesus Today (January-March 2017 series)

Jesus Today We will take a fresh look at John’s Gospel. Of the four accounts of Jesus’ life and teac…

New Years sermon series

January 1: 360 Degrees (Isaiah 43:18-19) We’ll take some time in the presence of God to look back, t…

Advent 2016

The Christ of Christmas:  Sometimes Christmas is shortened to Xmas. For some the X, as the first let…

November 2016 sermon series

November 6th – Life Given (John 16:33 & selected passages) In this week of remembrance let us la…

The Evolution of Faith in Community (Oct 2016)

This 5-part series (plus a bonus sermon) is preached by Rev. Alvin Lau.   September 26 (the bon…

September 2016: Living Upstream in a Downstream World

This three-part series is led by Dr. Gary Nelson. September 11: “Resident Aliens” (I Pet…

Summer 2016 series

Our summer service begins at 10:00 am EDT. July 3 (Pastor Jim Sanderson) Glorious (Psalm 72) Togethe…

Good Good Father

June 19 Good Good Father (Matthew 7:9-11) The Bible refers to God as a good father. Some people woul…

Dare 2B: Dreams and stories from the Book of Daniel –  Courageous faith in times of conformity

In our study of the book of Daniel we will engage with six stories and four visions. These accounts …

Holy Week series 2016

March 20, 11:00 – Celebrate Jesus (Zechariah 9:9; Matthew 21:1-11; Revelation 7:9-12) On Palm Sunday…

96th Anniversary Service

Sunday January 24th 96th Anniversary Service with the Rev. Dr. Terry Smith as our guest speaker. Ter…

Why? Paul’s Letter to the Ephesians (January-April 2016)

Why? It is a good question and begins many an exploration of discovery. In the book of Ephesians we …

Return to the First

“Return to the First” (Rev. 2:1-7) It’s the start of a new year. New anticipations. New …

Advent Sermon Series 2015: Blessed Interruptions

Most of the time an interruption is an inconvenience. In these stories interruptions are a pivotal t…

Fall 2015 Sermon Series: Stories of Engagement

We have available to us a rich history and record of the engagement of God with our world and of his…

Summer Sermon Series

Note: All church services begin at 10:00 am. You are invited to the following services offered this …

What’s in the Toolbox? (May-June 2015 series)

What’s in the Toolbox? You need the right tools for the job. When Christ calls and enlists us in his…

April 2015 series

April 12th (Luke 24) “Companion” A week after Easter it is important to ensure a continu…

The Gospel According to Luke – Holy Week (2015)

Our journey through the Gospel of Luke takes us into the climax of the book. Together, this series d…

The Gospel According to Luke – Lent series (March 2015)

Continuing our journey through the Gospel of Luke, this series journeys through the five Sundays pre…

The Gospel according to Luke: The Life of Jesus – an orderly account (part 2) (winter 2015)

By a physician and companion of the Apostle Paul. Join us on a tour through the book of Luke, one of…

Season of Advent: preparing for the coming of Jesus

November 30th “Advent 1 – Hope: John’s Birth Announcement” (Luke 1:1-25) Today is the fi…

Fall 2014 series: The Gospel According to Luke – the life of Jesus

The Gospel according to Luke  -The Life of Jesus – an orderly account  By a physician and companion …

Thanksgiving 2014

“Enter his gates with thanksgiving and his courts with praise; give thanks to him and praise his nam…

Amos – the Lion Roars (fall 2014 series)

Amos was a shepherd of Judah who was called by God to be a prophet of God’s justice.  He sounded the…

The Ultimate (series) and Other Summer Services

GYou are invited to the following services offered this summer.  This is a season for rest and renew…