A few reminders for this week Oct. 5 – Oct. 11, 2020

the life of your church….! FROM THE MINISTER’S DESK What are you most grateful for on this Thanksgiving 2020? Do you treasure some things differently in comparison to other years? Gratitude, biblically speaking, isn’t merely politeness to God—the thing we say to make sure the candy keeps coming. Gratitude is the acknowledgement of the truth of our … [Read more…]

A few reminders for this week Sept. 14 – Sept. 20, 2020

the life of your church….! FROM THE MINISTER’S DESK In Christian iconography, Christ Pantocrator is a specific depiction of Christ. Pantocrator is, usually translated as “Almighty” or “all-powerful” in our English bibles. In the icon, Jesus is depicted as holding a sealed book—it tells the story from Revelation (5:5) that Jesus is the one worthy to … [Read more…]

A few reminders for this week Sept. 7 – Sept. 13, 2020

the life of your church….! FROM THE MINISTER’S DESK The September return to school is typically accompanied with lots of excitement around a new academic year. The excitement is muted this year as schools navigate pandemic safety protocols. Planning for fall church programmes is changed as well. This coming Sunday has been our rally Sunday when we announce … [Read more…]

A few reminders for this week August 24 – August 30, 2020

the life of your church….! FROM THE MINISTER’S DESK Our Guest Minister this Sunday will be Rev. Lorraine Diaz who is the Minister of Congregational Life & Development at Timothy Eaton Memorial Church in Toronto and has been in congregational ministry positions for almost 16 years. She served UCC congregations in Southern Ontario and Nova Scotia, … [Read more…]

A few reminders for this week August 10 – August 16, 2020

the life of your church….! FROM THE MINISTER’S DESK I, for one, am enjoying the somewhat cooler overnight temperatures. This cooling does signal to us the rhythm of the changes of our seasons—fall will soon arrive as it always does. The tendency is to take the constancy of these changes for granted. Martin Luther wrote, “God’s wonderful works … [Read more…]

BSF Bible Study for Men beginning in September

the life of your church….! BSF Bible Study for Men Beginning in September We are very pleased to announce that Central United Church will be hosting a new weekly Bible study for men beginning in September.   Central has become a partner with Bible Study Fellowship. Bible Study Fellowship (or BSF) https://www.bsfinternational.org/ has thousands of … [Read more…]