Elin Goulden, Sunday, November 22, 2020
St. Paul’s is opening for public worship … Sunday Sept. 13
Sunday worship at 10 am, safe and physically distanced. The Sunday worship will be live streamed and available by video on our You Tube Channel.
Wednesday Communion at 10 am, safe and physically distanced.
November 26th, 2020
We as human beings live with a spirit of anticipation in our everyday lives and in our spiritual lives of faith too. As followers of Jesus, we experience anticipation of what we are called to believe and how we are called to live our lives faithfully in our discipleship and ministries. That anticipation inspires a variety of emotional responses in us depending on what it is we are waiting for.
Some of what we anticipate throughout our lives bring us such joy and delight as we wait expectantly. For children it’s often a birthday; for teenagers it’s graduation and starting University; for young adults it’s getting their first job after post secondary education; and maybe getting established in a long term relationship; couples anticipate the arrival of their first child and purchasing their first home; later in life we anticipate retirement and perhaps grandchildren. In the day to day and month to month rhythm of our lives we anticipate the changing of seasons, the coming of spring, summer fall and even winter; and vacations, a special dinner with friends; or just Friday evening going to a movie. But some of the things we anticipate cause us stress and anxiety … a loved one who is dying; the end of a job; the strain of a relationship that is coming to an end; a doctors appointment after a series of tests. Read More