Monday Message – Dec 19

Christmas Eve Worship and a reflection on my stars words.

There’s More Love

Who has gone into another room in your house and then forgotten what you planned to do? And you had to go back to where you were to remember what it was you planned to do in the first place. Did you know that there is a scientific reason for that? These studies revealed thatContinue reading “There’s More Love”

Monday Message – Dec 5

Into our third week of Advent… we explore hard choices.

Monday Message – Nov 28

Worship – We continue with our Advent & Christmas theme: Generation to Generation. The second week of Advent the theme is God Meets Us in Our Fear… we are also celebrating communion. Here’s a beautiful poem to set the tone: Prayer Poem by Rev. Sarah Speed | A Sanctified Art LLC | love comesContinue reading “Monday Message – Nov 28”

Where Do You Locate Yourself in the Story?

We are all part of God’s unfolding story. Today, Jessie, Ryan and Debbie made a formal Profession of Faith and became members of the United Church of Canada.

Monday Message – Nov. 21

Worship – Next Sunday is the beginning of Advent! This year our theme is Generation to Generation. The stories, scriptures, and traditions of the Christmas season have been passed down to us throughout the generations. Many of us enter this season with a swell of memories and emotions as vast as the cultural and religiousContinue reading “Monday Message – Nov. 21”

Monday Message – Nov. 14th

Worship – As we wind up our Discipleship Series this week, we focus on generosity. The scripture is Micah 5: 2-5a; 6: 6-8; the passage may be familiar to you as it ends with the familiar words: “What does the Lord require of you? But to seek justice and love kindness and walk humbly withContinue reading “Monday Message – Nov. 14th”

Small Things

Who wants to do great things? Only me? Who would like Stairs to be known, not just in our community, but maybe in the entire city or province as one that shares faith, love and community in grand, memorable, amazing ways? Again, only me? Do we like the accolades that come along with grand, memorableContinue reading “Small Things”

Monday Message – October 24th

Worship – As we continue the Discipleship Series this week, we focus on prayer. The scripture is 1 Kings 3:4-9, (10-15), 16-28; there is also commentary available there. Or you caan listen to commentary on The BibleWorm Podcast here. Rev. Renee Clark is leading worship in my absence as squeeze in my last week ofContinue reading “Monday Message – October 24th”

Bathsheba #MeToo

Today we are focusing on Bible Study as a key spiritual practice: Learning what the core stories of our faith teach us about faithful living. The Bible isn’t just one book though… it’s many books… it’s the story of God’s people and our relationship with God. It’s full of the full range of human emotionsContinue reading “Bathsheba #MeToo”

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