The story in Matthew 15: 10-28 of the Canaanite woman is a difficult one for many reasons. It forces us to ask questions about Jesus, which are uncomfortable. It raises issues about the divinity of Jesus, the characteristics of God and who is included in God's plan...read more
At St. Andrew's we have been praying for the various conflicts that have engulfed the planet. In particular we have focused our prayer on the situation in Iraq, where Christians and other minority groups have been persecuted. The world has responded through...read more
It is hard to believe that Summer is nearing an end. However, that means that we are busy preparing for a vibrant time of worship and fellowship at St. Andrew's. Here are a few dates to mark on your calendar. Young at Heart will begin meeting on September 12 @ 10am...read more
In my own devotional time I have been reading the Book of Ruth. Ruth's words to Naomi in chapter 1: 16-17 caused me to reflect on much of the global crisis in a new way. In a manner that disregards self-interest for the needs of others. Ruth embodies the element of...read more
There was a church out east in the Maritime's. The congregation had decided to host a social event, it was to be a potluck. Well in this congregation were two fishermen and these fellow’s decided that they would go out the morning of the event and catch some fish. A...read more
Our story this week is well known, after feeding the crowds Jesus send his disciples off and he ascends a hill for that time alone he has been searching for. During this time Jesus prays. Afterwards Jesus walks out on the water to join the disciples in the boat. It's...read more
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.