A few reminders for this week June 29 – July 5, 2020

the life of your church….! FROM THE MINISTER’S DESK In a publication by the Canadian Bible Society, Tracings of the Canadian Soul: Scriptures Set In Parliamentary Stone, the story is told of how faith helped shape our country. In late 1866, the Fathers of Confederation met in London, England and negotiated details of Canada’s creation.  Some … [Read more…]

A few reminders for this week June 22 – June 28, 2020

the life of your church….! FROM THE MINISTER’S DESK Peter Stockland is a senior writer with Cardus, an independent Canadian think tank that emerged from a desire to translate the richness of the Christian faith tradition into the public square for the common good. In his article Facing the Root of Racism Stockland wrote, “Canada is … [Read more…]

A few reminders for this week May 11 – May 17, 2020

the life of your church….! FROM THE MINISTER’S DESK In the face of this pandemic, what is God up to or where is God in all of this?  I see questions like these popping up in various places. The gospel—the good news of Jesus Christ—asserts that God’s purposes and presence do not change with world circumstance. What is … [Read more…]

A few reminders for this week May 4 – May 10, 2020

the life of your church….! FROM THE MINISTER’S DESK May 12, 2020 is the bicentennial of the birth of Florence Nightingale, the founding mother of modern nursing. Accordingly, the World Health Organization has declared 2020 the International Year of the Nurse and Midwife. As 2020 has unfolded, the importance of our front-line health care professionals has been … [Read more…]

A few reminders for this week Apr. 27 – May 3, 2020

the life of your church….! FROM THE MINISTER’S DESK You may have received recent information from your financial institution advising you to be extra vigilant of scammers who use this current pandemic as an opportunity to do financial harm. You are advised on how to distinguish between legitimate and illegitimate institutional messages. When Jesus said that “the … [Read more…]