Posts from March 2020

Pastoral Letter: Watching over one another in Love – Week 2

1 Corinthians 12:26 “If one member suffers, all suffer together; if one member is honoured, all rejoice together with it.” (NRSV) We understand that these are peculiar times, but we are determined to keep our fire of faith burning. On Sunday, March 22, at 7 pm, we joined with others as we lit a candle as a visible message of hope and symbol of the light of God’s love.  Most of us will not have known a time more testing…

Worship for Mothering Sunday

Because the church has been forced to close its building we are exploring new ways to worship. This Sunday was the first service sent out to the congregation to use at home. It includes hymns, readings, reflections and services. People were encouraged to use it however they felt best. Some people read parts during the day, others took part in an act of worship as a family with different people reading different parts. One member of the congregation even turned…

Pastoral Letter: Watching over one another in Love – Week 1

As the church enters a period of exciting new possibilities of ministry beyond the church walls, let us connect in renewed ways.  The term “self-isolate” is a very difficult one, but here we are. In the spirit of our brotherliness and sisterliness in Christ, we don’t want anyone to isolate or exclude anyone. Of course, we want everyone to take care of themselves and others.  We are all used to the idea of staying at home for the sake of…