Here is the liturgy we used on Sunday, September 19. It’s interesting how the readings from the Bible, which we think are all warm and fuzzy, are actually pretty challenging. As long as are paying attention…. Peace be with you all. Worship for September 19, 2021
Hello everyone. Yes, we are back “in church,” and holding “in person services” again. Do note that we are still required to wear masks at all time while inside, we are required to remain physically distant, and we cannot yet sing during worship. That being said, we can gather, and it’s amazing how, if weContinue reading “The Service for July 11, 2021”
This year is different. The town of Lunenburg, along with many other communities, has cancelled its plans for Canada Day this year, out of respect for our Indigenous neighbours, and the trauma of confirming the stories of their children who were “disappeared.” Join us as we pray for our country, as we pray for ourContinue reading “Prayers for Canada Day, 2021”
Welcome to worship. This has been a difficult week. We are still overwhelmed by the news from Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc (known by Settlers as Kamloops, British Columbia). What should also overwhelm us is the fact that much of this damage was done by the church. In the name of Jesus. That’s how we justified it,Continue reading “Worship for June 6, 2021”
We are horrified. Two hundred and fifteen children, buried in a mass grave, with no marker, no recognition, and most with no notice to family. This is wrong on so many levels that the mind reels. I am under no illusion that these prayers will somehow make this better. Or give us understanding of whatContinue reading “Prayers for the Children”
Our next episode of Story Corner! is the story of Phyllis Webstad, an Indigenous woman who was forced into a Residential School when she was 6 years old, and whose new orange shirt was taken from her on her first day. This is why we wear orange on September 30th.