Let us praise God, who chose us and marked us as his children even before we were born. I thank God for your faith. I pray that you may continue to know God and God’s will, and that you may come to know the power of God at work in your life. We were separated from God, wandering […]
Pastor's Corner to Help You in Your Daily Life.
We have 4 ministers who give their time, spirits and energy for the community. Most importantly, they serve as teachers of the Word and offer insights about life. Be blessed by their reflections and meditations as you go about your daily life!
Please join me in praying for the United States. Today, we sit on the edge of our seats and hold our collective breaths as we see whom Americans will choose to lead their country. The world awaits, because the tenor and decisions of that country affect the world. For the immediate short term, I pray for […]
This post is part of a series on “Faith Formation for Families”. The text below is a talk given by Kathy Hwang on how she has made decisions about technology for her families. For the accompanying talk about technology’s impact on faith and spirituality, see the post: “What’s Tech Got To With it?” By Kathy […]
This post is the first of a series on “Faith Formation for Families”. To read the accompanying talk given by Kathy Hwang, please see: “One mom’s experience with technology.” This is a stressful time for many parents. I pray that peace be with you during this time. I know that during the pandemic and lock-down, […]
This is a post in a series of reflections for the Black Lives Matter movement. To read other reflections, please go to the Black Lives Matter page. Consider this post a sequel to the sermon I preached on Sunday. Cities are burning south of the border. Not only the physical stores and buildings, but also the […]
Dear friend, How have you been, and how are you faring? It’s still surreal for me how the pandemic has affected all of us – and not just peripherally, but significantly. I’ve never experienced this in my life. It’s affected my daily life for sure. Deb (my wife) is on the frontlines in the hospital, […]
Love Affair with Hockey I loved hockey growing up as a kid. In the little kitchen behind the store where we lived on Pape Avenue, I would stickhandle the ball and pretend I was Wayne Gretzky. At the age of seven I discovered the world of ball hockey at Pape Recreation Center and took the […]
Questions on My Mind As I settle into my new role as a minister of this congregation, my mind turns a lot to the notion of “community”. What does it mean for us to be a community? Why do we gather weekly and sometimes more? What are we trying to achieve? Being a minister gives […]
Seasons of Change Fall is a season of change. The leaves turn yellow and the air becomes chillier. Change is a part of life, yet change always brings about an unsettling feeling. Change can evoke anxiety, uncertainty and fear. But change is always how God has worked. Our Scriptures consist of countless stories of God […]