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It is 13 days until Christmas Day, and we are supposed to feel Christmasy, but it is not easy. A chinook is blowing with warm, fall-like temperatures. The snow is almost all gone except for a few patches of ice and snow in sheltered areas. Almost none of my family...read more
I need to go to Montreal Sunday afternoon and will be back Wednesday evening. I will try to contact everyone who was going to meet with me Monday, Tuesday, or Wednesday. I should be back in the office Thursday morning.read more
By John Palmer This is one of the questions considered by the Joint Needs Assessment Committee (JNAC) that recommended St. Andrew’s begin the search for a new Co-coordinating Minister. We felt it was vital to review St. Andrew’s Vision, Mission and Values to ensure...read more
While visiting a person in a seniors’ residence, I asked what he would like. He showed no interest until I suggested a few people coming in to sing a couple of carols. That got his attention and approval. Christmas Caroling: If you are interested in visiting a few...read more
Sunday, December 3. Advent Potluck and All-Ages Event following morning worship. Deer Park Church. Tuesday, December 5. Women’s Candle Light Service 7:30 pm. Deer Park Church. Tuesday mornings in December. My Own Thing. 9:30 am to noon. Time to work on preparations...read more
The following are my notes with a few reflections from attending an evening lecture with Brandan Robertson called The Next Reformation at St. Laurence Anglican on November 17. Brandon's lecture was sponsored by The Wisdom Centre in Calgary. What is the future of...read more
Lakeview United is showing movies during Advent on Thursday afternoons, starting at 1:00 pm. November 30 will be Lion. December 7 will be Maudie. Bonnie and I watched this movie at a theatre. It is appropriate for Advent as beauty and joy emerge in a very...read more
This time of year, many people post about Jesus being the reason for the season, and they are sort of right, and sort of wrong. While the focus is on the birth of Jesus, the season of Advent is actually about anticipation of the reason for his birth and life,...read more
On Thursday at Lakeview, a speaker from the Calgary Seniors Resource Centre will make a presentation on Be Safe, Be Aware. The presentation will begin shortly after 11:30 am with lunch to follow.read more
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I will pour out my Spirit on all people. Your sons and daughters will prophesy, your young men will see visions, your old men will dream dreams. Acts 1:17