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Introducing Webinar Wednesdays!

Are you interested in learning about: Digital giving? Saying thank you? Assessing your congregation’s generosity? Sharing your annual budget – your church’s story – in inspiring ways? Register for one (or all) of our Webinar Wednesdays stewardship topics! These one-hour webinars(45 minute presentation, 15 minutes for questions) will help congregations nurture generosity by exploring the […]

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Doing theology, finding grace

“I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worth comparing with the glory about to be revealed to us.” ~ Romans 8:18 Theology, at its most simple, is reflecting on God’s activity in our lives and discovering that the grace of God is already present with us. The first followers of Jesus […]

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Open Church Thank you

Thank you to everyone who volunteered for Open Church during the summer. Our last two Open Church days on Labour Day and September 6th welcomed 81 people and 74 people respectively.

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Projection

For the month of September your elders are experimenting with projection in the sanctuary. Thank you for your understanding as we try out different possibilities. We look forward to hearing your feedback towards the end of the month.

The Reformation is 500 years old in 2017!

This movement, which birthed churches like ours, has five pillars that made it special. To celebrate the anniversary, we’re exploring these “Solas”(meaning “alone”): Faith alone, Grace alone, the Bible alone, through Christ alone, for the glory of God alone. Starting late September, join us on Tuesday evenings (Sept 26-Oct 24) at 6pm or Wednesday mornings […]

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Conversations on Marriage and Ordination

The General Assembly of our Presbyterian Church in Canada has asked congregations to study three reports. We’ll talk about each in turn: the first on October 1, the second on November 5, and the third on December 3. The reports will be available in advance from the office or can be downloaded below: Sexuality-Overtures-Life-and-Mission-Agency-Reports Sexuality-Overtures_Church-Doctrine-Reports […]

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REV. JIM WEIR’S 60 YEARS in MINISTRY

Many of us know Rev. Jim Weir, who several years ago served us as an interim minister and is fondly remembered by many here at St. Andrew’s . The KINCARDINE RECORD has included an article of his 60 years of ministry. The link to his story is: http://kincardinerecord.com/story.php?id=4128

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Where the Eyes Fall, the Life Follows

“A man had a fig tree planted in his vineyard; and he came looking for fruit on it, and found none.” Luke 13:6 Have you ever noticed that where our eyes are, there our attention lies? When I was taking driving lessons, the instructor kept telling me “keep your eyes on the road ahead of […]

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Level 1 Food Safe

Vancouver Island Presbytery is hosting the level 1 food safe course on Saturday, September 23 from 9am to 5pm at Knox Church, Sooke. Knowledge of food safety is important to work in the kitchen. This is a great opportunity so please consider taking advantage of it. Presbytery is subsidizing the cost of this course but […]

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