A few reminders for this week Sept. 26 to Oct. 2, 2022

the life of your church….! FROM THE MINISTER’S DESK “Increase our faith!”, cry the apostles. Like the apostles, we too can feel inadequate and ask for increased faith. Our Lord’s response to the disciples’ request may sound demanding at first reading. ‘If you had faith the size of a mustard seed, you could say to this mulberry tree, … [Read more…]

A few reminders for this week Sept. 19 to Sept. 25, 2022

the life of your church….! FROM THE MINISTER’S DESK According to Newsweek the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II was projected to have had a viewership of around 4.1 billion people worldwide. The service was a wonderful testimony to the promise of eternal life in Jesus Christ our Lord. I encourage you to review the funeral booklet and … [Read more…]

A few reminders for this week Sept. 12 to Sept. 18, 2022

the life of your church….! FROM THE MINISTER’S DESK Events surrounding the mourning of Queen Elizabeth II dominates news media in Commonwealth countries and beyond. Today the coffin is at Westminster Hall where Queen Elizabeth lies in state; the place where the public are allowed to file past and pay their respects. News reports note that the … [Read more…]

A few reminders for this week August 29 to Sept. 4, 2022

the life of your church….! FROM THE MINISTER’S DESK Summer Sermons: Paul’s letter to the Colossians “Devote yourselves to prayer.” (Colossians 4:2) Sometimes it seems that prayer is what we offer when we perceive that we can’t do much to help a friend in need. On this matter of the effectiveness of prayer C.S. Lewis imagines a … [Read more…]

A few reminders for this week August 1 to August 7, 2022

FROM THE MINISTER’S DESK Our Guest Minister this Sunday is Pastor David Blow. David is a minister in the Brethren in Christ denomination and is presently serving with the Mennonite Central Committee in the Restorative Justice program Circle of Support and Accountability. This program attempts to improve community safety by working with high-risk offenders returning … [Read more…]

A few reminders for this week July 25 to July 31, 2022

the life of your church….! WORSHIP EXCHANGE WITH BETHESDA LUTHERAN CHURCH Annually, Central United Church and Bethesda Lutheran Church participate in a worship exchange. This Sunday July 31st, Central United will join in worship at Bethesda Lutheran, 20 Union Street, Unionville at 10:30 am. Please keep in mind that there will be no worship or livestreamed service … [Read more…]

A few reminders for this week July 11 to July 17, 2022

the life of your church….! FROM THE MINISTER’S DESK Summer Sermons: Paul’s letter to the Colossians Of Jesus Christ the Apostle Paul writes, “in him all the fullness of God was pleased to dwell.” In this sentence the word God (as in ‘fullness of God’) does not appear—it is added for clarification because the context implies … [Read more…]