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Labyrinth lent 2023

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Labyrinth Lent 2023

We are hosting a walking meditation Labyrinth on Wednesdays for the next five weeks (March 1-29). Though for us this is part of our Christian Lenten journey, this is a non-denominational, ecumenical, and interfaith event. All are welcome who could use some active, self-led, meditative time. Our building is accessible. This will be hosted on […]

Christmas 2022

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Saturday December 24: 7 pm Christmas Eve Communion Service with Vicar Bethan and Pastor Thomas Mertz. You may want to have your communion wine/juice etc and a wafer/bread, cracker ready as well as a candle. We hope that you can join us in person or on-line. The peace and joy of Christmas be with you […]

Worship Services Update

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Update September 2022 Effective Sunday September 11th, worship service will be back in the sanctuary on the main floor  and services will begin at 10:30 am. Holy Communion  will be celebrated on the first Sunday of the month for the time being.

Holy Week and Easter Worship Services

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March 16, 2022 Our Annual Congregational Meeting will be held on Sunday March 27th after the morning service. Annual Reports will be available after the service on Sunday March 20th or by calling the Church Office. Join us for Holy Week and Easter Services Palm Sunday Service – Sunday April 10th at 10 am Maundy […]

In-person Worship is back!

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Good News: Beginning Sunday, February 20th at 10:00 am, we will return to in-person worship. We will not be requiring proof of vaccination so we must continue signing in, hand sanitizing, wearing masks and social distancing for the time being. we look forward to seeing our members in person once again.

CLWR – India support

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Canadian Lutheran World Relief (CLWR) has send out an appeal to support the people of India as the number of COVID-19 cases has risen so dramatically there straining health care services to dire limits.  Here is a link to learn more.  Please support if you are able.  You can donate directly through the CLWR website, […]

Holy Week

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Dear Members and Friends of Faith: Holy Week takes us along Jesus’ journey to the cross – especially Maundy Thursday when Jesus spends his last evening with his disciples, and Good Friday recalling Jesus’ trial and passion.  Compared to Palm Sunday and Easter Sunday, they’re not joyful days, but they are necessary.  There is no […]

Palm Sunday and many other things

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Dear Members and Friends of Faith: Palm Sunday is upon us this week, and I’m so sad that we won’t be together to process with palms for a second year.  Still, we will try to enter Holy Week together with anticipation, wonder, and joy as well as we are able online.  Holy Week Services – […]

International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

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Dear Members and Friends of Faith: On March 21, 1960 authorities in South Africa killed 69 people who were publicly protesting the apartheid pass laws of their government.  This continues to be remembered today as International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.  Our National Bishop, together with the national bishops of the Anglican Church […]

Covid-19 Anniversary

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Dear Members and Friends of Faith: Today, March 11, marks one year since the declaration of the COVID-19 pandemic by the World Health Organization.  Since that time, nearly 120 million people around the world have contracted the virus, and over 2.6 million people have died from it.  Additional stresses on the economy, our health care […]

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