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Church at Home – June 21

The United Church has designated June 21 as Indigenous Day of Prayer. This day is also recognized as National Indigenous Peoples Day and is also the summer solstice, the longest day of the year. This Sunday, June 21, is a day to celebrate First Nations, Inuit and Metis people’s values, customs, language and culture. For…

Midweek News

Butterfly Beatitudes! Carol planted some milkweed in our gardens this year. Milkweed has been described as a ‘magnet for butterflies.’ Apparently, that is an apt description, because this week, while relaxing on our patio. I saw a monarch butterfly. I watched the butterfly for a few minutes. There was a strong wind gusting and I…

Church at Home – June 14

The Prayer List is back!   Once each week, the Prayer List will arrive in the ‘Inbox’ of those who want to read the names of those we know need and want our prayers.  If you want to add a name to the list, please do – ask their permission if you are adding a last name…

Midweek News

Is there thankfulness in your life that you are sharing with God? Do you have prayers in the midst of the chaos of our world? Are you listening for something that God might say? Are you praying without words right now? – Living with longing? Suffering with sighs? Agonizing in anger? My own prayers are…

Church at Home – June 7

#BlackLivesMatter is in the news and in our hearts We celebrate our partnership with 1JustCity and recognize their part in leadership in #BlackLivesMatter and in helping us to live the words of the New Creed of the United Church ‘to seek justice and resist evil’.  May we live God’s call as we journey together. Part of…

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Today, Lynne Mavins and I visited the TMUC Sanctuary to record God Weeps.  It is a hymn whose poetry seems particularly timely this week. God weeps                    at love withheld,                    at strength misused,                    at children’s innocence abused, and till we change the way we love,                                                               God weeps. It is a hymn of lament – particularly timely for…

Church at Home – May 31

Happy Pentecost Sunday! Have you seen the @tmucwpg Instagram posting of a church? In celebration of the ‘birthday’ of the church (marked on Pentecost Sunday) you are invited to imagine what church might look like now.  Here is a link to our first submission: https://www.instagram.com/p/CAwcFEvAFOP/?igshid=12ivteuh5x7kq It is not too late to join in the fun…

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Volunteers have done it! The church lawn has had a cut and a trim.  Some have stepped forward to take care of it for the summer.  Thank you so much! And, others are taking care of one another with regular phone calls, and physically distanced visits.  Thank you for sharing ministry. We are waiting to see if you…

Church at Home – May 24

Happy Ascension Sunday! As the grass greens and flowers blossom we are especially grateful for you, our volunteers and community.  Our fundraising plants are making their way to our gardens.  Thanks to everyone for your help and support! Do you have time for a trim?  Do you have time to walk the lawn of the church with our…

Midweek News

Greetings for another midweek from home Let’s Zoom again! Everyone is invited to ZOOM with us tomorrow (Thursday May 21) morning at 9:00 am https://us02web.zoom.us/j/7538449219 Meeting ID: 753 844 9219 You can also phone in if you do not have a camera on your device – the number is 1-587-328-1099. Messy Church There is an…