Sacrificial Love

Sacrificial Love

Sacrificial Love On this Second Sunday of Lent we find Jesus' lament for Jerusalem. Here Jesus turns and squarely faces his destination. Where he must go and preach his final sermon on love, which will take place on the cross. It is an extrodinary passage in Luke's...

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Lenten Prayer

Lenten Prayer

Your love, which breathed this world into being, invites us into deeper relationship with you, removes the shackles of power and fills us with your healing, grace and mercy. Your love, which from the moment of our birth has known and called us by name challenges our...

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The Temptations of Jesus Are Not Ours

The Temptations of Jesus Are Not Ours

The Temptations of Jesus Are Not Ours We have entered the season of Lent and the journey towards Jerusalem begins with Jesus being sent by the Holy Spirit to the wilderness. Jesus will fast for forty days and be tempted by the devil. The temptation of Jesus by the...

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Departures

Departures

Departures When we think of the hymn Tell me the stories of Jesus. The story of the Transfiguration is not one that immediately comes to mind. It may be a fascinating story that gives us key insights into who Jesus is and how his presence is understood within the...

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Hope in the Resurrection

Hope in the Resurrection

Hope in the Resurrection The resurrection of the body is a central theme of the Christian faith. We confess that Christ was raised from the dead and that this promise shall be ours as well. We don't know how it will happen, what it will look like or even when it will...

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2018 Annual Report

2018 Annual Report

St. Andrew's 2018 Annual Report It's that time of year when we prepare to gather as a community of faith for our Annual Congregational Meeting. This is a time to review the year that has been and plan for the year that is to come. Below you will find a link to the...

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Change Our Story

Change Our Story

Change Our Story When Jesus called the first disciples I'm not sure they knew what they were getting themselves in to. It was a life changing experience, moving from fishermen to disciples of the son of God. On it's surface the call of Simon, James and John is...

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Love

Love

Love Paul's letter to the church in Corinth is full of many theological images. It is in this letter that Paul fully articulates a theology of the cross. However, the necessity of this letter is borne out of conflict in the church. The community of believers in...

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Trusting Jesus Utterly

Trusting Jesus Utterly

Trusting Jesus Utterly Do we trust Jesus? Do we trust the promises of God that are revealed to us in the life, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ? Our reading from Luke features Jesus reading scripture in the synagogue. After he finishes reading, Jesus declares...

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Abundant Grace

Abundant Grace

Abundant Grace What does it look like to receive and offer abundant grace? Is it an extravagant gesture or can it be something ordinary? The first miracle Jesus performs in John's gospel is an act of grace. Jesus extends his unusual brand of hospitality to the guests...

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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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