Palm Sunday – April 5th 2020 – Online Worship Resources

Holy Week dawns with Palm Sunday, and we have a home worship service to share! Home Worship – Palm Sunday – April 5th The above link is a  home-liturgy, complete with music, readings, prayers, and my reflection for Palm Sunday and Holy Week. It is a “PDF” which means that...

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Worship is Suspended at St. Matthew’s

God is our refuge and our strength, a very present help in times of trouble (Psalm 46:1) Dear Friends, As promised, we are trying to keep you apprised of the rapidly evolving situation with COVID-19 pandemic and how it is impacting our life at St. Matthew’s. This past Sunday we...

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COVID-19 Response from Chinook Winds Region

Update on COVID-19  ‘Be Cautious & Stay Connected’  Update from Executive Minister Treena Duncan Friends, As news reports on the COVID-19 virus continue to change, I would like to commend you, the Ministry Personnel and Lay Leaders in our communities of faith who have put into place guidelines to keep...

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Annual Report for the Year 2018

You can download a copy of the Annual Report for the Year 2018 by clicking on the link. This report is provided in advance of our Annual Congregational Meeting for 2019, which takes place on Sunday, March 3rd following worship at approximately 11:45am. Please note that this digital copy does...

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Tears for Pittsburg

By now funeral services have been held, the dead buried, vigils and memorials held. The brutal anti-Semitic attack on the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburg is a stark reminder that anger, hatred, and violence is not something that is far away. One man’s actions have now left 11 people...

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The Context of Romans 13

This past week, US Attorney General Jeff Sessions used a passage from the Bible in such a feckless way that it has had myself, and a lot of the population of North America fuming. In response to the growing outcry over the separation of families who arriving at the southern...

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Collaborative Mission and Capital Planning Project

Dear Friends in Christ, The Board of St. Matthew’s has recently embarked upon a Collaborative Mission and Capital Planning Project in connection with St. Andrew’s Regional Ministries. This process will be an extensive exploration of our mission in our community, as well as an extensive examination of our physical assets,...

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A Prayer for Toronto

It has been barely 24 hours since the awful events in Toronto that has left ten dead and fifteen injured. This senseless attack seems even more so, in that there is no political motivation behind it. For weeks and years to come, we will be asking why a 25-year old...

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