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Capital Campaign for Our Church Home – No more leaks!

It’s Week 4 of the Capital Campaign for Our Church Home and pledges continue to come in. We have now hit the milestone of $75,000. We’re very pleased with the response and our goal is in sight. We continue to … Continue reading

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Capital Campaign for Our Church Home – Flash(ing) in the Pan

We are now at the third Sunday of the Capital Campaign for Our Church Home and pledges have already started to come. With the pledges that came in last week plus previous money, mainly from Mark’s concert, we now have … Continue reading

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Capital Campaign for Our Church Home – The Parish Hall Pond

Last week, we launched the Capital Campaign for Our Church Home. This is an ambitious campaign to collect cash and pledges over the next three years to raise $175,000 for current and future repairs to our building. Campaign packages were … Continue reading

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Movie night, anyone?

I went to see The Hunger Games this week. Dramas with a kill-or-die dilemma are not usually what I like to watch, but there was a buzz around this one and I had a discount ticket, so I thought, “Well, … Continue reading

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The Ten Commandments…and the Greatest Commandment

Below is the text from the reflection that was presented on Sunday, March 11th. Some of this was an ad-lib but I tried to stay as close as possible to these concepts. Ten Commandments given to the ancient Israelite people. … Continue reading

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Tough Times

At a recent meeting there was a short discussion about how life can sometimes make you doubt your faith. This is fairly common and can happen multiple times in a person’s life for a multitude of different reasons. My personal … Continue reading

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Apportionment

Today – Sunday February 5th, 2012 – was Vestry, the parish’s annual business meeting.  And I spoke in favour of apportionment.  For those of you who don’t know what apportionment is here’s a brief summary.  In the Anglican Diocese of … Continue reading

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Love for Thy Gifts

My parents normally complain around this time of year about me. See I have this well, “unique” outlook on presents. I ALWAYS love them all, even if it’s that pink pair of socks my grandmother gave me, even though I … Continue reading

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The Cormorant’s Blessing

I have been in Seattle for over a month now. I have been spending a lot of time walking beside Lake Washington. This is a 35 km long narrow lake that goes down the back side of the city (while … Continue reading

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Judas – colour and consequence

A few weeks ago I went to see the production of  “Jesus Christ Superstar” at the Stratford Festival. The music, the acting, the staging were excellent.  I enjoyed the experience totally.  But I found it to have a surprising impact.  As … Continue reading

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