Two or three gathered together https://stlukesanglican.ca/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/Pentecost-14-A.mp3 Listen to this message Jesus said, “If another member of the church sins against you, go and point out the fault when the two of you are alone. If the member listens to you, you have regained that one. But if you are not listened to, take one or…

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28 August 2020   Dear Friends in Christ,   Mary, can I read something to you?   Holidays have always been partly about reading. From an early age, my mother insisted that we read over the summer to keep up with our literary skills during vacation. Each day, time was set apart for reading, just…

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Another great season underway Spring was taking her time in arriving this year. And then the lockdowns to fight the spread of the Coronavirus put planting on hold for a couple of months. But by the long weekend in May, things were back on track with safety and hygiene protocols for COVID-19 in place.  …

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from our parish priest photo – W.G. Empey (c) 2019 31 July 2020   Dear sisters and brothers in Christ,   Please know that you have been, and continue to be, in my thoughts and prayer. I am also praying earnestly for our parish that we hold the course in managing the challenges of COVID-19…

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Commentary for Pentecost IX, 2 August 2020 Texts for Pentecost IX are Genesis 32:22-31, Psalm 17:1-7, 15, Romans 9:1-5, and Matthew 14:13-21 By Father Doug Woods Get the readings Hi there! Glad you came. How’ve you been?   We’re looking ahead toward Sunday, August 2.   Genesis 32:22-31. Well, here comes another story about Jacob.…

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Commentary for Pentecost VIII, 26 July 2020 Texts for Pentecost VIII are Genesis 29:15-28, Psalm 105:1-11, 45c, Romans 8:26-39, and Matthew 13:31-33, 44-52 By Father Doug Woods Get the readings Hi. Good to have you back. How’s your week been? It’s been hot here, but finally we’re enjoying a short cooling spell. Looks like it…

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Homilies for August photo – W.G. Empey (c) 2019 Normally while our parish priest is away on vacation, the priest who stands in for him would be our Celebrant and give the homily / sermon each Sunday at church. Since we are not gathering at church on Sundays due to COVID-19, there are no liturgies…

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Training for the Kingdom https://stlukesanglican.ca/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/Pentecost-8-A.mp3 Listen to this message Jesus put before them another parable: “The kingdom of heaven is like a mustard seed that someone took and sowed in his field; it is the smallest of all the seeds, but when it has grown it is the greatest of shrubs and becomes a tree,…

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Weeds among the Wheat Read today’s gospel scripture Matthew 13: 24-30, 36-43 https://stlukesanglican.ca/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/Pentecost-7-A.mp3 Listen to this message The simple and stark reality is that the world is made up of good and evil, light and darkness, brightness and shadow, wheat and weeds. As Jesus says, weeds grow among the wheat. And when he was speaking in…

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Letter to the Diocese from Bishop Andrew – 17 July Bishop Andrew speaks of the inevitability of change and presents ways to learn and discover new perspectives that are facets of change in the Church and in society Dear Friends in Christ, Change. I began my June 26th, 2020 letter to you with the age-old…

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