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Midweek Musings – July 21

Look, up, look up, look way, way up! If you stand on the sidewalk in front of the church and look up, you will see what the Building and Property Team has seen. After they looked up, some of them climbed up with roofing experts. The shingles on the church, installed in 1999, will not…

Church and Home – July 17

Guess who’s coming to worship? This Sunday, TMUC expects some guests for worship! This Sunday, TMUC is the ‘host’ congregation for the churches of TBJIGGN – seven faith communities of Northeast Winnipeg (the acronym derives from the initials of the various church names). During the summer, these seen communities are participating in a ‘Church-orama’.  Since…

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…