2016 Meditations

  • December 24
  • December 4 - Advent 2 Peace Baptism Service
    • Meditation: (Audio)
    • Scripture: (Audio)
    • Hebrew: Isaiah 11:1 - 10
    • Epistle: Romans 15:4 - 7
    • Gospel: Matthew 3:1 - 6, 11 - 12
  • November 27 - Advent 1 Hope - Communion Service
    • Meditation: Are We Awake! (Audio)
    • Scripture: (Audio)
    • Hebrew: Isaiah 2:2 - 5
    • Epistle: Romans 13:11 - 14
    • Gospel: Matthew 24:36 - 44
  • November 20 - Contemporary Service - Christ over Chaos
    • Scripture:
    • Gospel: John 10:14 - 18
  • Nov 13 - Joy Begins Now!
  • Nov 6 - Remembrance Day Service
  • Oct 30 – Opportunity Sunday
  • Oct 23 – Respect\Empathy Contemporary Service
    • Scripture:
    • Gospel: Luke 18:9 - 14
  • Oct 16 – World Food Sunday
  • Oct 9 – Thanksgiving Sunday
  • Oct 2 – World Communion Sunday
    • Meditation: One Body In Christ (Audio)
    • Hebrew: Lamentations 1:1-6 (Audio)
    • Epistle: 2 Timothy 1:1-14
    • Gospel: 17:5-10
  • Sept 25 – United Network for Justice and Peace in Palestine and Isreal - Service of Hope
    • Meditation: Called to be a Hopeful People – The Right Reverend
    • Jordan Cantwell Moderator/Modératrice, The United Church of Canada/L’Église Unie du Canada
    • Hebrew: Isaiah 58:6-12
    • Epistle: Romans 5:1-5,11
  • Sept 18 – Creation Time – Church School Welcome Back – Led by Senior Church School
    • Meditation: Youth Reflections
    • Scripture: Job 28:20-21, 1 Corinthians 1:26-31, Psalm 29, Luke 8:22-25
  • Sept 11 – Creation Time Begins – Fauna and Flora Sunday
  • August 7, 14, 21, 28 and Sept 4 – Joint services held at Knox United Church
  • July 31 – Opportunity Sunday Joint Service with Knox
  • July 24 – Contemporary Service with Knox
    • Meditation: Diversity
    • Psalm: Psalm 139:23-24
    • Gospel: John 12:1-8
  • July 17 – Baptism Joint Service with Knox
    • Meditation: How Hard is it to be Still? (Audio)
    • Scripture: (Audio)
    • Psalm: Psalm 42:1-5
    • Gospel: Luke 10:38-42
  • July 10 - Joint Communion Service with Knox
    • Meditation: Who Is My Neighbour (Audio)
    • Hebrew: Amos 7:7-17
    • Gospel: Luke 10:25-37
  • July 3 - Joint Service with Knox
    • Meditation: Acts of Praise (Audio 1) (Audio 2)
    • Hebrew: 2 Kings 5:1-14
    • Epistle: Galatians 6:1-16
    • Gospel: Luke 10:1-11,16-20
  • June 26 - Joint Contemporary Service with Knox United - Compassion
  • June 19 - Church School Promotion and Father's Day
  • June 12 - SK Conference 2016 - Loving Our Neighbour
  • June 5 - Camping Sunday - Led by the Senior Church School
  • May 29 - Opportunity Sunday - Education, Outreach or Service
  • May 22 - Contemporary Service - Wind of Change
    • Scripture: Hebrew Bible - Proverbs 8:1-4, 22-31
    • Gospel - John 16:12-15
  • May 15 - Incheon Service - Led by Rev. David Kim-Cragg
    • Meditation: Korean Visit Presentation by Bill Pollock and Lynn Bayne
    • Story: A Third Avenue United Church Hero: Willa Kernen
    • Scripture: Romans 1:7-15
  • May 8 - Mother's Day Service - Led by the Senior Church School
  • May 1 - Affirming Sunday
    • Meditation: With Humour - We Learn!
    • Scripture: New Testament - Acts 16:9-15
    • Epistle: 1 Corinthians 13:1-13
  • Apr 24 - Contemporary Service - Earth Day/Upholding the Canadian Foodgrains Bank
    • Scripture: Hebrew Bible - Job 38:4-14
    • Gospel - Matthew 6:25-34
  • Apr 17
    • Meditation: Strength of Faith (Audio)
    • Scripture: New Testament - Acts 9:36-43 (Audio)
    • Gospel - John 10:22-30
  • Apr 10
  • Apr 3 - Holy Humour
    • Meditation: Amazing Grace and Merry Easter
    • Scripture: Hebrew Bible - Isaiah 40:28-31
    • Epistle - Galatians 5:22-25
    • Gospel: John 15:9-12
  • Mar 27 - Easter Sunday
  • Mar 20 - Palm Sunday Communion
    • Scripture: Gospel: Luke 19:28-40 and Mark 14:17-26
  • Mar 13 - Lent 5
    • Meditation: The Oppressed and the Oppressor! (Audio)
    • Scripture: Psalm: Psalm 126 VU 850 Refrain 2 (Audio)
    • Hebrew Bible: Isaiah 43:16-21
    • Gospel: John 12:1-8 Contemporary Reading An Over-the-Top Gift
  • Mar 6 - Lent 4
    • Meditation: The Things We Carry Around
    • Scripture: Psalm: Psalm 32 VU 759
    • Epistle: 2 Corinthians 5:16-21
    • Gospel: Luke 15:1-3, 11b-32 (Contemporary Reading)
  • Feb 28 - Contemporary Lent 3 Baptisms
    • Meditation: Spiritual Longings
    • Sue Monk Kidd: "We Become What We Pay Attention to"
    • Scripture: Hebrew Bible: Isaiah 53:1-9
    • Gospel: Luke 13:1-9
  • Feb 21 - Lent 2
  • Feb 14 - Lent 1 - Communion Led by the Senior Church School
    • Meditation: The "Easy" Transformation
    • Scripture: Hebrew Bible: Exodus 34:29-35
    • Epistle: 2 Corinthians 3:12-4:2
    • Gospel: Contemporary Reading
  • Feb 7 - Transfiguration
  • Jan 31 - Opportunity Sunday
  • Jan 24 - Contemporary Service - Jubilee-A Loving Community
    • Scripture: Isaiah 58:6-10 and Isaiah 61:1-2
  • Jan 17
    • Meditation: Reinventing Love? (Audio)
    • Scripture: Psalm: Psalm 36-Voices United page 762 (Audio)
    • Epistle: 1 Corinthians 12:1-11
    • Gospel: John 2:1-11
  • Jan 10 - The Baptism of Jesus
    • Meditation: Empowered to Participate
    • Scripture: Hebrew Bible: Isaiah 43:1-7
    • Epistle: Acts 8:14-17
    • Gospel: Luke 3:15-17, 21-22
  • Jan 3 - Epiphany
    • Meditation: A Word about the Magi (Audio)
    • Scripture: Hebrew Bible - Isaiah 60:1-6 (Paraphrase) (Audio)
    • Gospel - Matthew 2:1-21 (Contemporary Reading)

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