Weekly Message Sept 27

 

 

Grace and peace to you in the name of Jesus Christ.

You can view our online Worship at your convenience. Click this link.

Our worship this weekend is all about trees. Many thanks to those of you who contributed photos and stories to share.

 

 

 

 

 

 


Faithful Readers Book Discussion Group – September 30 at 1:30pm.

We are delighted author Frances Mae Sinclair-Kaspick will join us for the first meeting of our new season. A zoom link is available if you’d like to join the discussion. Please contact the office to get connected.  (204) 284-0079


Wear Orange, Wednesday Sept 30 for Orange Shirt Day

Orange Shirt Day (September 30) is a day when we honour the Indigenous children who were sent to residential schools in Canada.

You can learn more about the meaning behind Orange Shirt Day here: https://www.orangeshirtday.org/

 

 

 


Sunday, October 4 is Worldwide Communion Sunday

Our worship next will include the celebration of communion.


Canada at a Crossroads online book study

Led by Steve Heinrichs (Mennonite Church Canada) Begins October 8

Steve writes: “The Truth and Reconciliation Commission has called all churches to learn a more accurate history of “Canada”, to understand Treaty relationships, and to grapple with the structural and interpersonal reasons for the fractured Indigenous-Settler relationship. Jeff Denis’ new book is an awesome resource to help Settlers do this work. For 8 weeks, we’ll read through the text, share our learnings and questions, and explore next steps on the journey of decolonization. If you’re interested, we start up on October 8, and you can register here— https://www.mennonitechurch.ca/crossroads-bookclub.”

The book may be ordered through McNally Robinson or Common Word Bookstore in Winnipeg or check with your local bookstore.

 


An invitation from our neighbours in faith

Christian Meditation – A time-honoured way of prayer for life today

In stressful times our relationship with God becomes more important.

Learn how to “be still and know that I am God” by attending the on-line 6 week Introduction to Christian Meditation course beginning on Monday October 19 at 7:30 pm.

Phil Barnett, Regional Coordinator for the Canadian Christian Meditation Community (CCMC) will be offering this course, the content of which is provided by the World Community for Christian Meditation.

The course might be a good refresher for those who have been meditating for a while and also a kick-start if you’ve lapsed for a while and want to begin again.

For more information and to register contact Gail Brooks at rgbrooks2@shaw.ca

 

Till next week,

Yours in faith,

Teresa

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