Becoming One or Many

Becoming One or Many Proper 7C / Ordinary 12C / Pentecost +2 Pastor Mitch Coggin June 19, 2022 Pentecost +2 What is most important about our relationship with God and each other? We might say its faithfulness to the church. We might say it is living out the commandments. We might say it is treating… Continue reading Becoming One or Many

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On Being Community

On Being Community Trinity Sunday Rev. Cathy Victor June 12, 2022 Trinity Sunday I have a dog. He’s a standard dachshund – not a mini, but the full meal deal. His name is Johann Sebastian Bark. Long name for a long dog. How fitting that you play Johann Sebastian Bach this morning, Christine! It’s a… Continue reading On Being Community

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Pentecost Recognition

Pentecost Recognition Pentecost Pastor Mitch Coggin June 5, 2022 Pentecost C Today is Pentecost Sunday. We usually read Acts 2 which details the loud celebration when 120 followers of Jesus gathered in a room and thousands gathered outside for the festival of Pentecost. A violent wind swept through, and people began to understand each other’s… Continue reading Pentecost Recognition

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Up, up and Await

Up, Up and Await Easter Time Wayne Stretch Mayo 29, 2022 Easter 7C Each year, the lectionary-based Bible readings we follow at St. Andrew’s, and in the Presbyterian Church in Canada (PCC), guide us through the whole scope of world history in the light of scripture. They also unite us with other Christian churches in… Continue reading Up, up and Await

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Beautiful Loosers

BEAUTIFUL LOOSERS Easter Time Wayne Stretch May 8, 2022 Easter 4C The St. Andrew’s book club is studying Mark Buchanan’s inspiring devotional God Walk. Mark, a Canadian who lived right here on Vancouver Island, in one of his earlier books, The Rest of God, describes a riverside park in Guelph Ontario landmarked with large intricate… Continue reading Beautiful Loosers

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Three Meditations

Three Meditations Easter Time Pastor Mitch Coggin April 24, 2022 Easter 2C HOLDING ON TO DEAR LIFE The Easter hymn, “Thine is the Glory”, is often used in Easter church services involving the British Royal family. It was also played during a service of thanksgiving in commemoration of Queen Elizabeth II’s 80th birthday. The tune… Continue reading Three Meditations

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Practice Resurrection

Practice Resurrection Easter Message Pastor Mitch Coggin April 17, 2022 Easter Reverend Laura Kavanagh, pastor of Knox Presbyterian, is part of this worship service even though she is not able to be with us in person. It would be a shame to miss the significance of today’s worship. The sense of what we are about… Continue reading Practice Resurrection

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