God’s Extra-ordinary Quilt

God’s Extra-ordinary Quilt

A few folks were asking me to share the poem from my sermon on November 4, 2018 where we celebrated 5 years of partnership with Deer Park United and where I shared a message on God’s Extra-Ordinary Quilt made of the scattered, torn, frayed, and still beautiful...
Abundantly Thankful!

Abundantly Thankful!

Friends, Below is the thanksgiving letter that was distributed to members of St. Andrew’s United Church at the beginning of this month. I want to acknowledge all those who responded to this letter graciously. We are abundantly blessed to be part of the community...
Open My Eyes, That I May See

Open My Eyes, That I May See

It was October 2, 2018 and we received our first big snow fall of the season. I am sure this was on very few peoples wish list as for many of us, signs of winter aren’t welcome until November…if not later. If you watched the news you saw the...
Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!! Okay, before everyone starts wondering if I am off my rocker, I recognize that it’s September, and the calendar year has not changed…but there is something so profound about September that makes it feel like a new year. September is about...
The Pilgrims Are Here!

The Pilgrims Are Here!

Friday, August 17 update: Due to the forest fires in BC, the Youth Pilgrims are remaining in Calgary and will wrap up their time together over this weekend. Thank you to St. Andrew’s volunteers who have stepped forward to help in hosting and providing meals....
Your Why Stories

Your Why Stories

In the classic movie ‘The Wizard of Oz,’ Dorothy clicks her heels a couple times and says 5 words… There’s no place like home. There’s no place like home. There’s no place like home. Home is where the people you know are. The places you’re familiar with. The habits...
One Voice Day

One Voice Day

Each and everyday, we strive to live in peace. We pass the peace of Christ on Sunday’s recognizing that this tradition is rooted in scripture and embodies our identity as peacemakers. It reminds our hearts, hands, andtongues in the way of peace. ‘Peace be...