Payback

Payback

By Jim Dennis  St. Andrew's Jim Dennis recalls a farmer's gift of kindness that he was encouraged to payback. My parents lived in the village of Mirror, east of Lacombe, AB. To celebrate Christmas with them in 1964, my wife and I took our eight-month-old daughter and...

Dare to Lead

Dare to Lead

Friends, I began writing this blog from the comforts of my family home in London ON. The home my grandfather built, my Dad was raised, and myself along with my three siblings grew-up. The snow was falling, the fireplace was crackling and my glass of water was cold. I...

Expanded Schedule for Healing Touch

Expanded Schedule for Healing Touch

St. Andrew's Healing Touch team has expanded their schedule to three Mondays per month with one Monday now being offered at Deer Park United Church in addition to sessions at Lakeview United. Sessions take place at Lakeview United Church on the first and third Monday...

The Big Picture

The Big Picture

On February 3 in worship, we unveiled The Big Picture -- a new fundraising initiative from both Deer Park and St. Andrew’s Church Councils. Note on March 8: The Big Picture Fundraiser wraps up on this Sunday, March 10. Your last opportunity to take an envelope. The...

Youth offer Worship Service

Youth offer Worship Service

In the regular worship service on Sunday, January 27, 2019, the youth from St. Andrew's and Deer Park United Churches led worship. The message was delivered by Hunter Reboul reflecting on his experience last summer travelling coast to coast with a group of young...

Ski, Matthew!

Ski, Matthew!

St. Andrew's Jim Dennis was sorting through some files recently and came across an article he'd written several years ago. It's a beautiful piece on persistence and resiliency. Thank you, Jim! After my wife died I continued to work for a couple of months. I had a...

Exploring the Creche

Exploring the Creche

As we bring down the Christmas boxes and totes from the attics or bring them up from the basement, for many of us, hidden in one of the boxes are our beloved nativity scenes. I know for myself, my favourite Christmas decoration is my Willow Tree Creche. It was...

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