Sunday May 27th, 2018 at 10:30 am – Rev. Doug Norris preaching.
Special international guests, the Prague Choir, will join the Rosedale Choir and present en masse.
‘Breath Maker, Bread Giver’ Doug Norris (based on John 17 (see text at end)
Here are some of the moving parts set out in front of us today.
Ascension Day was this past week. This church tradition marks the 40 days after Easter when Jesus was ‘taken up’ into heaven : he was here, then he died, then his people saw him again, and then he was gone from sight. That’s one thing.
And, we have this very moving prayer of Jesus in the gospel of John, his prayer for his people. read more…
Sunday May 6 we welcomed and heard from Dr Gerald Filson, from the Baha’i Community of Canada.
Community Building Sunday, shared reflections. (scroll down to see Karen’s remarks)
Click to hear audio – (NB first minute of recording is missing )
‘Written In my Flesh’ – Doug Norris
So, a few moments of Bible study for a bit of context, then some thoughts about living in community, and Karen will shortly complete the message.
When Jesus died, all of the smart money would have been on the complete evaporation of his movement. As had been the case in every similar movement the Romans had quelled over the years. Nip it in the bud, no flower, everyone goes home, and the empire is safe from dissent. read more…
You are welcome here!
We are a dynamic and Affirming congregation of the United Church of Canada, with a tradition of strong preaching, fine music, and compassionate outreach.
There is a welcome here for people of all sexual orientations and gender identities, racial and ethnic backgrounds, family configurations, abilities, and economic status to attend, join, celebrate life passages, and participate with us in the call to learn, grow and serve as disciples of Christ.
Listen to the choir