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Church news - July

When I began living in Point Roberts, I soon realized that I needed something to do that would both allow me to earn a little money and become acquainted with more of the people living here. I posted … more

Church news - June

Preaching is many things, but the primary task of Christian preaching is to help listeners hear the good news brought by Jesus to the people of the world. That good news for us makes its first … more

Church News - May

It was a lovely warm Saturday evening and those of us attending the reunion concert were in for an amazing treat. Six young adults, who as children had been part of Trinity Church’s Music Camps … more

Church News - March

Easter is now celebrated by the Church as a Christian holiday in most parts of the world, but it began as an ancient pagan holiday celebrating spring in the Northern Hemisphere, long before the … more

Church News - February

We have a richness in this Point Roberts community far beyond the current surface that we touch. Over the last few years, we have lost and mourned dear ones who have been part of the fabric here and … more

Church News - December

The new liturgical year for Christian churches world-wide begins on Sunday, December 3, 2023. It isn’t a hallmark kind of season. There are no cards to be sent. There are advent calendars, … more

Church news - November

With the end of October, we come to the rich and marvelous times of remembering and being thankful in our cultures on Turtle Island/North America – the Day of the Dead is part of an Aztec … more

Church News - October

I know I have referenced this children’s verse before, which reminds us that: “The church is not a building; the church is not a steeple. The church is not a meeting place. … more

Church News - September

Fall is coming, Bev Mar wrote last month, and with it a new season. As the writer of Ecclesiastes said, “To everything there is a season and a time for every matter under heaven.” We … more

Church News - August

August – the last full month of summer, which is often a break or rest time – is upon us. Soon it will be harvest time for later summer plants. And soon the return to schooling/learning … more

Church News – May

The approach of May always puts us in the mind of mothering. Of course, there’s Mother’s Day with its accompanying gifts, acknowledgements and honors. And since May puts us in the middle … more

Church News –April

The Astronomy of Easter As this will be read before Easter, I thought it would be interesting to look at the history of the most changeable holiday of the year. Anyone who has raised children … more

Church news – March

Looking ahead, we church folk are entering a change of season. We are moving out of the liturgical season known as epiphany. Epiphany indicates light, revealing, wonder. It began with the light of … more

Church News – January

Happy New Year to all! This is a January column but, being written before Christmas, hopefully, readers are still open to some Christmas reflections. The Sunday sermon of December 18 looked at the … more

Church News – November

There are so many churches! The church/denomination of choice may be based on family history; it could be a connection to a congregation (you were invited by a friend/colleague to a special event or … more

Church News – August

A few weeks ago, I spoke with a friend’s granddaughter, a youth leader in her church. She was starting to process big questions about what she reads in the bible and was unsure where to turn. I … more

Church News – July

Not long ago I read an interesting meditation on the circulatory system – specifically, how a drop of blood journeys without end from the center of the heart to the far reaches of the body, the … more

Church News – April

A walk to the beach at Lily Point speaks to me of the season of Lent to Easter A bright day: The sunlight illuminates tiny yellow flower buds which, from even a slight distance, resemble tiny … more

Church News – March

When my youngest brother was eight years old, he was presented with his first bible. It was an important day for our family, and as we sat in the car on the way home, he soberly contemplated his new … more

Church News – February

Greetings and blessings in this new year! And much gratitude for all of the blessings of the year we just left behind. A year ago we were in the process of assessing the damages that time and … more
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