Prayer for Peace

Eternal God, save us from the violence we do to ourselves and others. Remind us that it is the meek who inherit the earth, that it is the peacemakers who shall be called children of God. It is sometimes easier to look inwards rather than outwards. We acknowledge our...

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Invitations

In life we all receive invitations. These invitations take on many forms. In some instances we are invited to social gatherings and in others we invite people and events into our lives. Just as we are able to receive invitations we are also able to invite others into...

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Preparing for Sunday: The Banquet

I imagine that most of us have attended a wedding or some other social gathering. Events such as these are always enjoyable times. However, I wonder where you were seated during the event? Did you sit near the front or the back? Why? Of course, the answer to this...

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Prayer for the Lost

Gracious God, what does it mean to be lost? Is it possible to live outside of your love? We search and we question, looking for signs of your presence. We often struggle to find meaning, to put words to feelings. Enable us, loving God, to see you in a smile, to hear...

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Family Movie Night

St. Andrew's is holding a Family Movie Night on January 15, 2016. Admission to this event is free! Donations and proceeds from refreshment sales will benefit the Better Together Refugee Sponsorship. The movie that will be shown is Disney Pixar's Inside Out. Come and...

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Prayer for Family

Heavenly Father, you call us to live in families. A unit of individuals who are to share, love, encourage and counsel one another. I pray that the light of your love be felt by my family. Grant us the strength to overcome any obstacles we may face. Give us the courage...

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Two Sermons on the Magi

The visit of the Wise Men or Magi to Jesus is marked by the celebration of Epiphany. It is a season of light, of realization and expectation. While the story of the Wise Men is often one of grandeur and wonder there is another story found embedded within Matthew's...

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Prayer for the New Year

Gracious God, In your wisdom you created all things and called them good. We have come from celebrating the birth of your Son And we recognize the promise that his life brings to all people. Thank you for the blessings you have provided us this past year; For your...

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Christmas Eve

This sermon is from the evening service. The text for the sermon is John 1: 1-14. Christmas Eve, 2015 - Evening Service The opening of John’s gospel which we heard read tonight is one of my favourite passages in scripture. On one hand I enjoy the poetic...

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Prayer for Christmas

Gracious God, we give you thanks for the light of Christmas. May hope be present during uncertain times. May peace be known to all people. May joy flow in abundance. May love be discovered through your enduring gift. Amen.

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St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church

St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church

St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, Cobourg is part of the Presbyterian Church in Canada. The congregation was established in 1833 and continues to serve the community.

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