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Midweek Musing – July 13

This week we got to look 4.6 billion years into the past! What we saw was a distant universe. What we saw was galaxy cluster SMACS 0723 (also known as Webb’s First Deep Field). What we saw was an image produced by NASA’s James Webb telescope. What we saw was differing sizes and shapes and…

Church AND Home – July 10

Summer inspires songs! Various songwriters and composers have turned summertime experiences into music, attempting to convey a sense of this season’s seasonal character. Here are just a few examples of ‘summer songs’: ‘In the Summertime’ by Mungo Jerry ‘Summer in the City’ by The Lovin’ Spoonful ‘Summer Love’ by Justin Timberlake ‘Dancing in the Street’…

Church and Home – July 3

Twenty-five years ago, there were few trees in our neighbourhood. The trees that were in the neighbourhood were new trees, young trees, small trees. Twenty-five years ago our neighbourhood was still relatively new. Then the city planted trees along the curbsides. Now those trees tower in the air, casting leaf-cluster shadows on sections of the…

Church AND Home – June 26

Thanks to technology we have been able to meet online and people have been able to watch Sunday services from their homes. Technology allows us to communicate with one another in creative and new ways. Technology also brings challenges for those of us just becoming familiar with some aspects of the technology. I (Jeff) experienced…

Midweek News – June 22

Yesterday was officially the first day of summer. For some people, summertime includes visits to other places. For some, summertime might include church visits to other churches. The TBJIGGN churches are inviting people to participate in Church-orama this summer – a collaborative invitation to worship with other faith communities. TBJIGGN is comprised of seven faith…

Church AND Home – June 19

A rainbow has arrived! A rainbow now welcomes anyone entering TMUC’s building through the CE doors. A rainbow now identifies TMUC as an Affirming Faith Community. The concept of and creation of the rainbow sign was a cooperative effort of TMUC’s Building and Property and Outreach Teams. They installed the sign this week in celebration…

Church AND Home – June 12

Sometimes we stumble into a parable! A couple of weeks ago, while helping sort books into categories for TMUC’s rummage sale, I saw a thin paperback novel by Alistair Maclean. I read several of Maclean’s adventure novels in my younger years. I decided to buy the book on the day of the rummage sale. Which…

Midweek News – June 8

My life flows on in endless song… How can I keep from singing? From Voices United 716 by Robert Lowry (1869) How can we keep from singing? It was music led by Cheryl and Crystal that brought together the people at the Ecumenical Hi Neighbour Service on Sunday.  As the community gathered again, the open…

Church at Home and in the Square

Church at Home and in the Square! On Sunday, June 5, TMUC will participate in a Hi Neighbour ecumenical worship service at 10 a.m. in the Transcona Square. There will NOT be a worship service in our sanctuary or a live-stream this Sunday. We will join other Transcona faith communities to worship together.  An open…

Midweek News – June 1

This is a week of thanks! Thanks to all those people who organized, staffed, and attended the Book and Rummage sale –with coffee and muffins galore – and helped us raise over $2,000! Photo of books? Thanks to all those who saw the books and puzzles remaining at the end of the sale and said…