All of us are disappointed not to be worshipping together on Christmas Eve and some of us have had to make different plans for Christmas Day with the limit on numbers who can gather in one place. I feel your disappointment along with my own, but in the midst of this, gratitude still fills myContinue reading “Thursday Thoughts – December 23, 2021”
Worship Advent 4 – Love! Scripture – Luke 1: 67-80 Reflection – The Voice of Love Things I am Pondering: The picture to the right is what the team who helped plan Advent came up with when they read and pondered the passage. I’ve been pondering these all week! Other Things That Are Going OnContinue reading “Thursday Thoughts – December 16, 2021”
Lots of JOY happening on this third week of Advent!
Worship this week: It’s the Second Sunday of Advent Scripture – Luke 2: 26-56 Reflection – And Mary Said Yes! We will also be lighting the Memory Tree, this year instead of having a separate service, we are incorporating it into a Sunday morning service. Some of you have expressed interest in how you canContinue reading “Thursday Thoughts – December 2, 2021”
Worship This Week! Happy New Year! I’ve always wanted to host a New Year’s Eve Party the night before Advent begins…maybe next year! Our Advent and Christmas series is entitled the Gift of Presence: What are you searching for this season? Another present under the tree? Or the presence of loved ones coming together inContinue reading “Thursday Thoughts – November 25, 2021”
Worship This Week! It’s the end of the Church Liturgical Year! Next Sunday is Advent 1 and a brand new season. This Sunday we are doing ‘Who Is He: A Story Walk Through Jesus’ Life.’ There will be a biblical reading to represent each stage of his life, along with a hymn and an accompanyingContinue reading “Thursday Thoughts – November 19, 2021”
As I write this, the Remembrance Day observances are over for another year. For some people, it is simply a day off, for others it is a day that is dear to them for a variety of reasons. Perhaps someone close to them had served in the military and died, perhaps someone served and cameContinue reading “Thursday Thoughts – November 11, 2021”
Worship This Week Reflection – What Kind of Leadership? Questions I am Pondering Where do we look for leadership? What kind of leadership do we need right now? What kind of leadership do we need to take us into the future? We are also marking All Saints/All Souls Day in worship as we remember thoseContinue reading “Thursday Thoughts – October 28, 2021”
Lots going on for the 108th Anniversary Service!
Worship this Week! It’s Thanksgiving Sunday in Canada, I’ll be continuing the Atomic Church series where we explore how small changes over time can have a big impact. Scripture: Exodus 16: 1-18 Things I am Pondering: The Israelites wandered in the wilderness for 40 years before they left behind the chains of the past andContinue reading “Thursday Thoughts – October 7, 2021”