Ascension News (June 10, 2022)

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Next Sunday, June 12, is Trinity Sunday, which celebrates the Holy Trinity, the Christian belief that God is Three Persons – Father, Son, and Holy Spirit – yet One God. There have been many attempts to give illustrations to explain the Trinity.  A common one used in a youth group setting is the idea of an apple being made of … Read More

Ascension News (June 3, 2022)

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In Acts 2:1 we read about the ‘day of Pentecost’ when the disciples received the ‘Comfort of the Holy Spirit’ that was promised to them by Jesus when He was about to leave them on their own to continue His mission.  The Celebration of Pentecost is still important to Christians today because it represents the beginning of the Christian church … Read More

Ascension News (May 27, 2022)

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Tomorrow, May 26, is Ascension Day, which always falls forty days after Easter.  As Christians, we believe Jesus died on the cross, rose from the dead three days later, and spent the next forty days teaching his followers.  Then, according to Luke, on the fortieth day “…lifting up his hands, he blessed them,… and while he blessed them, he departed … Read More

Ascension News (May 20, 2022)

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In spite of the low temperatures we have had recently, springtime brings with it many joys.  During a daily walk in your neighbourhood or a leisurely drive through the city, there are so many spring flowers blooming beautifully.  The saying goes that ‘where flowers bloom, so does hope.’  That’s a nice thought to bear in mind these days as COVID … Read More

Ascension News (May 13, 2022)

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This past Sunday was Good Shepherd Sunday, based on a passage in St. John’s Gospel, where Jesus says, “I am the good shepherd: the good shepherd giveth his life for the sheep.”  Jesus used this phrase in introducing his mission, with the focus on the role of a shepherd, the role being identified as that of caring, guiding and protecting.  … Read More

Ascension News (May 6, 2022)

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We are still within the Easter Season, the Resurrection Season, the Season of rebirth, and the Season when we don’t have to look far to see the beauty of God’s handiwork. Before we even have weather suitable to work in our gardens, nature goes to work unaided by us and crocuses appear in bunches among the winter debris, daffodils nod … Read More