2015 Meditations

  • Dec 24
  • Dec 6
  • Nov 29 - Advent 1 Hope Opportunity Sunday
    • Opportunities - Craft (Advent Wreaths) or Music (the history of some Christmas Carols)
  • Nov 22 - Contemporary Baptism Service - More Joy Less Stress
    • Meditation: The Reason behind Christmas (Video) Our Common Thoughts
    • Scripture:
    • Gospel: Luke 1:67 - 79
  • Nov 15
  • Nov 8 - Remembrance Day Service
  • Nov 1 - All Saints Service by the Senior Church School
    • Meditation: We Will Remember by Guest Speaker Holly Brown
    • Scripture:
    • Hebrew: Ruth 1:1 - 18
    • Epistle: Hebrews 9:11 - 14
    • Gospel: Mark 12:28 - 34
  • Oct 25 - Contemporary Service - Called to Be the Church
    • Meditation: Work of the United Church in Many Places (Video)
    • Scripture:
    • New Testament: Acts 2:43 - 47
    • Gospel: Matthew 10: 1, 5 - 8
  • Oct 18 - World Food Sunday
    • Meditation: Guest Speaker Oscar Baramfatanya
    • Scripture (Audio)
    • Hebrew: Job 38:1 - 7, 34 - 41
    • Epistle: Hebrews 5:1 - 10
    • Gospel: Mark 10:35 - 45
  • Oct 11 - Thanksgiving Sunday
    • Meditation: The Thanksgiving "Special" Bouquet by the Senior Church School
    • Scripture (Audio)
    • Contemporary Reading (Audio)
    • Hebrew: Job 23:1 - 9, 16 - 17
    • Epistle: Hebrews 4:12 - 16
    • Gospel: Mark 10:23 - 31
  • Oct 4 - World Communion Sunday
    • Meditation: History Can Break Your Heart! (Audio)
    • Scripture (Audio)
    • Hebrew: Job 1:1, 2:1 - 10
    • Gospel: Mark 10:2 - 16
  • Sept 27 - Contemporary Service - Mountain Theme
    • Meditation: What's in a Name?
    • Scripture
    • Hebrew: Proverbs 22:1 - 2, 8 - 9, 22 - 23
    • Epistle: James 2:1 - 10, 14 - 18
    • Gospel: Mark 7:24 - 30
  • Sept 20 - Creation Time - Sky Sunday
  • Sept 13 - Creation Time Begins - Humanity Sunday & Church School Kick Off
    • Meditation: Humans = Integrity and Compassion (Audio)
    • Scripture (Audio)
    • Hebrew: Proverbs 1:20 - 33
    • Psalm: Psalm 19
    • Gospel: Mark 8:27 - 38
  • Sept 6 - Humanity
    • Meditation: What's in a Name? (Audio)
    • Scripture (Audio)
    • Hebrew: Proverbs 22:1 - 2, 8 - 9, 22 - 23
    • Epistle: James 2:1 - 10, 14 - 18
    • Gospel: Mark 7:24 - 30
  • Aug 30 - Opportunity Sunday Joint Service with Knox
  • Aug 23 - Contemporary Joint Service with Knox
    • Meditation: GC #42 - What Was Decided
    • New Testament: Revelation 21:3 - 5a
    • Gospel: Mark 2:21 - 22
  • Aug 16 - Joint Communion Service with Knox
  • Aug 9 - Joint Service with Knox
  • June 28 - Joint Service at Knox - Rev. Lorne Calvert and Rev. Donna Wilson to lead service
  • June 21 - Father's Day and Aboriginal Sunday
  • June 14 - 90th Anniversary of the United Church - Celebration of Joy
  • June 7 - Church School Promotion
  • May 31 - Opportunity Sunday - Education, Music or Service
    • Meditation
  • May 24- Pentecost Contemporary Service
    • Meditation - The Wind Blows
    • Scripture: Acts 2:1 - 21
  • May 17 - Ascension Sunday
    • Meditation - The "Real" Work of the Church (Audio)
    • Dialogue - (Audio)
    • Scripture: Psalm 1(Audio)
    • Gospel: John 17:13 - 26
  • May 10 - Christian Family Sunday and Baptisms
  • May 3 - Camping Sunday (Led by the Senior Church School)
    • Meditation
    • Scripture: Hebrew Bible - Jeremiah 17:7 - 8
    • Epistle: 1 Corinthians 12:20 - 25
  • Apr 26 - Contemporary Service
    • Meditation - Holy Humour
    • Scripture: Hebrew Bible - Genesis 18:9 - 15
    • Epistle: Ecclesiastes 3:1 - 4
    • Gospel: Luke 6:21
  • Apr 19
  • Apr 12
  • Apr 5
    • Meditation - Easter Sunday Communion
    • Gospel - Mark 14:22 - 26, 32 - 51
  • Apr 3 - Good Friday (Joint Service with Knox United)
    • Meditation
    • Scripture: Matthew 26:36 - 46, 69 - 72, Matthew 27:11 - 14, 27 - 61
  • Mar 29 - Palm Sunday Communion
    • Meditation
    • Scripture: Mark 11:1 - 11, Mark 14:22 - 26, 32 - 51
  • Mar 22
  • Mar 15
  • Mar 8
  • Mar 1
  • Feb 22
    • Meditation - Lent 1: Contemporary Service - Start Lent
    • Scripture: Hebrew Bible: Genesis 9:8 - 17
    • Gospel: Mark 1:9 - 15
  • Feb 15
  • Feb 8
    • Meditation title – Three Love Movement: Loving God, Loving Each Other and Loving the Soil
    • Guests Rob and Keiko Witmer (United Church Overseas Personnel from Japan)
    • Scripture - Hebrew Bible: Isaiah 40:21-31
    • Psalm: Psalm 147 VU 868-869 Part One
    • Gospel: Mark 1:29 - 39
  • Feb 1
    • Meditation title – Celebrate Black History - Senior Church School
    • Scripture - Isaiah 40:21-31
  • Jan 25
    • Meditation title – Contemporary Service - The World is Always Radiant
    • Scripture - Psalm 139
  • Jan 18
    • Meditation title – Our Defining Moment: We are Healed to Serve
    • Guest Sarah Donnelly, M.Div.
    • Scripture - Hebrews 12:1 - 13
    • Micah 4:1 - 5
  • Jan 11
    • Meditation title – An Upset to the Empire? Creating Right Relationships!
    • Guest Pastor Colleen McLean
    • Scripture - Psalm: Psalm 29 VU 756
    • Epistle: Acts 19:1 - 7
    • Gospel: Mark 1:4 - 7
  • Jan 4
    • Meditation title – The Gate Keeper and Home Coming for Exiles
    • Scripture - Hebrew Bible: Isaiah 61:1 - 4, 8 - 9
    • Gospel: Matthew 2:1 - 21

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