Sermon for March 21, 2021 with guest preacher Mike Mundell.
Join guest preacher Rev. Harry Klassen for today’s sermon
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Today we praise God for all that He has done. We lift up thanksgiving for yet another sabbath; another opportunity to rest in God’s goodness and grace. I invite you to allow this song to become your prayer for the day. May you allow these words to become a focal point for your day, recognizingContinue reading FEBRUPRAYERY: DAY 7
Meditation is a spiritual discipline that has confused Christians for centuries. Everyone who engages in this practice recognizes it is a challenging venture – one that many give up on too quickly. Trappist Monk, Thomas Merton, comments “One cannot begin to face the real difficulties of the life of prayer and meditation unless one isContinue reading FEBRUPRAYERY: DAY 6
“Even if a verse or a psalm is not my own prayer, it is nevertheless the prayer of another member of the community; and it is quite certainly the prayer of the truly human Jesus and his body on earth.” — Dietrich Bonhoeffer. For today’s prayer, we have two parts. First, quiet your mind, bodyContinue reading FEBRUPRAYERY: DAY 5
Sometimes, when we don’t have words to pray, it’s helpful to pray the words of someone else. Not only does this give us the chance to learn how someone else prays (and learn from them), but it allows the Spirit to instil in us that we are not alone in the journey of faith. WeContinue reading FEBRUPRAYERY: DAY 4
“Teach me, God, and know my heart; test me and know my anxious thoughts. See if there is any offensive way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting” — Psalm 139:23-24 Today we take time to pause and enter into self reflection. We do not do this alone, but seek God’s Spirit toContinue reading februprayery: day 3
“Christian hospitality cares for the things that our neighbours care about….It means starting where you are and looking around for who needs you. It means communicating Christian love in word and deed. It means making yourself trustworthy enough to bear burdens of real life and real problems.” — Rosaria Butterfield Today we venture outside. DependingContinue reading FEBRUPRAYERY: DAY 2
“To clasp your hands in prayer is the beginning of an uprising against the disorder of the world.” — Karl Barth We have all felt that disorder in our lives (especially since the dawn of COVID19). But, as Christians we are not powerless.When Jesus’ disciples saw how Jesus prayed they craved the ability to prayContinue reading Februprayery: Day 1