This Advent our theme has been: ‘Angels Among Us: #BeNotAfraid’ . We’ve heard stories about the angels, God’s messengers, visiting Zechariah, Mary and Joseph. This week through Scripture and a pageant being offered by the children, we will hear about more visitations – this time to the shepherds. But angel visitations are not a thingContinue Reading “Minister’s Message – Week of December 17”
One of the biggest challenges in the preparation of a Christmas pageant (ours will take place on Dec. 17) involves the selection of a Mary and Joseph. If the congregation is fortunate enough to have an adult couple who have given birth in the months prior to Christmas, they can often be convinced to takeContinue Reading “Minister’s Message – Week of December 10”
The Junior Youth are raising money for CampOUT! a social justice summer camp for queer, trans, Two-Spirit & allied youth! On Wednesday December 20th, join us for a $10 spaghetti dinner, followed by carols – and dessert. Sign up on our eventbrite page here.
Women, let’s celebrate Advent this December with an evening set aside for poetry, song, silence, readings, and music offered by the quartet Conviva. Tuesday December 5th at 7pm for all who identify as women, both trans* and cis. See you there.
The familiar images in Psalm 23 will be present in our worship service this coming Sunday. In the midst of the challenges in our journey—the “dark valleys” of life—the psalmist speaks of “green pastures” and “still waters”. These are healing images. They don’t necessarily cure what ails us. What they do is transform the waysContinue Reading “Minister’s Message – Week of October 22”