A Shelter Invitation

On Thursday, April 27 Rosedale United Church will host an event to hear from Habitat For Humanity (Ene underwood) and from Joy Connelly, a social housing consultant. All part of working out how to serve the city faithfully with an investment in safe housing.

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 Next Service : Sunday April 30, 10:30 am  Doug Norris preaching

*  Sunday School and nursery care are offered each week.

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Good as New

April 23, 2017 – John 20:19-31

Rev. Kristin Phillipson

Just one week after having surgery to repair a broken elbow my surgeon declared me good as new: “Time to take the cast off!” he said, calling a nurse to cut through the plaster.  Out of the protective shell of the cast my arm felt like a dead weight; I couldn’t move it an inch without support.  It was hinged at a 90 degree angle.  The incision the surgeon had sewn up looked like part of Frankenstein’s face and my foreman was swollen to about twice its normal size.  “Looks great!” the surgeon said, cheerily, “like new!”  I couldn’t believe what I was hearing.

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Sermon : ‘Here. And There.”

An Easter Sermon,  April 16, 2017   

Doug Norris

Did you notice the quirky thing in the reading just now?  I mean aside from the Jesus coming back to life business, which I’ll get to in a moment.  The angel.  Jesus has died and the followers come to see his tomb and the angel says – ‘He is not here !  He has gone on ahead of you to Galilee – go there to see him!’   And then a moment later they meet up with him on the path.   32 years of preaching Easter and I’ve never noticed this glitch, the angel giving out bad info, like some kind of White House press conference.  He has gone to Galilee!   Or, actually here he is now…   I don’t think it means anything.   Just the complexity of a story that is part recollection and part legend and centuries of editing. Read more ›

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Artist of the Month: Kate Taylor

Kate Taylor is an abstract artist born in Cambridge, England, grew up in Oakville, Ontario and now works out of her studio in Toronto, Ontario. She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Western University where she was taught painting by the internationally-renowned artist, Paterson Ewen.

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