Greetings! This Lent we are talking about authentic faith: putting Jesus at the centre of our lives in an authentic way. In all things, we can turn to Jesus, trusting in his grace and love. Psalm 121 reminds us that God is always there for us. We can look to God at all times. 1 I lift up my eyes to the hills—from where will my help come? 2 My help comes from the Lord, who made heaven and earth. 3 He will not let your foot be moved; he who keeps you will not slumber. 4 He wh
Greetings, “You are dust and to dust you shall return.” - Genesis 3:19b Lent begins tomorrow with Ash Wednesday. We begin Lent with Ash Wednesday to remind us that we are dust and to dust we shall return. This symbol—dust/ashes—reminds us to humble ourselves. Lent is a time when we humble ourselves and prayerfully reflect on our lives. The Christian life is one of learning. We are always learning how to follow Jesus better each day, each year, each season of life. Lent
Greetings! Today is Valentine’s Day! We celebrate love today. When Jesus summarizes all the teachings of God, he says that what matters most is that we love God, our neighbors, and ourselves. It is as much and as simple as that. In celebration of love and in the spirit of this spiritual challenge to live love, I encourage you to be inspired by this passage from 1 John 4:7-21. Beloved, let us love one another, because love is from God; everyone who loves is born of God and
Greetings! “Your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread.” - Matthew 6:10-11 I am sure you have heard about the disastrous earthquakes that occurred in Turkey and Syria on Monday. Brett talked to us on Sunday about how Presbyterian World Service and Development (PWS&D) lives the Lord’s Prayer. One of the ways they do this is through disaster assistance around the world. PWS&D has already mobilized with their partners
Celtic Concert this Saturday!
Saturday, February 4th at 7:30 pm at Briarwood, with musicians and singers from Lakeshore Light Opera and Briarwood Church, directed by Marian Siminski. Plenty of sing-alongs. Coffee, tea & sweets to follow. A fundraiser for the church - Freewill offering of $20 suggested. Info: 514-695-1879