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    • May22Fri

      5 Things to Pray: Praying for my Church

      May 22, 2020 Pastor Byron Hand

      In the midst of this Global Pandemic I commended to you Rachel Jones new book “5 Things to Pray in a Global Crisis.” Rachel is the author of the series of books “5 Things to Pray ….” In this most recent book she addresses How we can best pray in the midst of our current crisis. These days of crisis Jones encourages...

    • May15Fri

      5 Things to Pray: Praying for The Response

      May 15, 2020 Pastor Byron Hand
      In the midst of this Global Pandemic I commended to you Rachel Jones’ new book “5 Things to Pray in a Global Crisis.” Rachel is the author of the series of books “5 Things to Pray ….” (Kids, Church, World, People you Love, City). In this most recent book she addresses how we can best pray in the midst of our...
    • May8Fri

      5 Things to Pray: Praying for My Family

      May 8, 2020 Pastor Byron Hand

      In the midst of this Global Pandemic I commended to you Rachel Jones new book “5 Things to Pray in a Global Crisis.” Rachel is the author of the series of books “5 Things to Pray ….” (Kids, Church, World, People you Love, City). In this most recent book she addresses how we can best pray in the midst of our current...

    • In the midst of this Global Pandemic I commend to you Rachel Jones new book “5 Things to Pray in a Global Crisis.” Rachel is the author of the series of books “5 Things to Pray ….” (Kids, Church, World, People you Love, City). In this most recent book she addresses how we can best pray in the midst of our current...

    • Apr24Fri

      5 Things

      April 24, 2020 Pastor Byron Hand

                 We have been studying James in our Sunday service and if we have been urged to do anything we have been encouraged to pray. James, is really a book devoted to prayer (especially during times of crisis). 

                 In James 1 we are called to pray for wisdom because we...

    • Apr17Fri

      Yes to the Rock of Our Comfort (By John Piper)

      April 17, 2020 Pastor Byron Hand

      The Following is from John Piper’s recent little book “Coronavirus and Christ” (digital copy free at  https: www.desiringgod.org books coronavirus-and-christ

       

      So when Jesus says, “Scripture cannot be broken” (John 10:35), and when the apostle Paul says, “All Scripture is breathed out by...

    • Apr9Thu

      Some Thoughts and Resources To Help you Through This

      April 9, 2020 Pastor Byron Hand

      I’m not sure what day this is of the current health crisis. I sometimes have to do a double check to remind myself of what day it is. These days have been challenging to all of us. Someone sent me some helpful thoughts on coping with forced isolation. I wanted to share some of them with you along with some free resources to encourage your...

    • Apr3Fri

      Preparing for Livestream Communion

      April 3, 2020 Pastor Byron Hand

      This coming Friday, April 10, 2020 at 10:30 am we will be having our Livestream Good Friday Service (minus the hot cross buns). We will be celebrating communion together (via the internet). This will be a first for many of us. (We have been dealing with a great many firsts these days!!) In this email I wanted to help you prepare for communion on...

    • Mar20Fri

      Exemplifying Faith and Peace during COVID-19

      March 20, 2020 by Jami-Ann St Pierre

                  When we officially rang in 2020 the terms “Coronavirus” and “COVID-19” were unknown to us. Today, March 20, 2020, they are household words. Nationally and Provincially we are in a state of emergency. IN a few short weeks, classification of this virus has escalated from outbreak,...

    • Mar13Fri

      Anxiety, Waiting, and the Coronavirus

      March 13, 2020 Pastor Byron Hand

      I came across an excellent article by Alasdair Groves that is an excellent reminder in a day when many are feeling anxious. Every news broadcast without exception is reminding us of COVID 19 Coronavirus. This article is longer than you are used to reading in this Ebulletin but I encourage you to take the time to read it. You’ll be glad you...