On what to do in any given moment

One of the devotionals that I read daily is Celtic Daily Prayer Book Two: Farther Up and Farther In. I have shared prayers from this book before. However, as I was reading the other day I was stuck by a particular entry on choice. Specifically, the choices we make as...

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Prayer in the Midst of Change

Security: an idol we bow to and work for  and dream of.    Security: an illusion we imagine and discuss and plan for. Security: a gift we find here and now and in memories and in hopes. O God of ever-present love, help us to embrace true security, fleeing from...

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Advent Prayer for Love

Once again we dip into the archives of our site for an Advent Prayer of Love. This prayer was originally published on Dec 15, 2015. I hope it helps you prepare for the coming of Jesus.  Gracious God, who brought light into this world,be the love that dwells...

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A Prayer of Joy

Once again we dip into the archives of our website and bring forward an Advent Prayer of Joy from a few years agao.  God of inescapable joy, as we approach the third Sunday of Advent we celebrate your promise of eternal life. We give thanks for the promise that calls...

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Advent Prayer for Peace

This Sunday we will light the candle for peace.This prayer which we have dug from the archives focuses on our desire for peace. During Advent we prepare ourselves with the coming birth of Jesus Christ, our Saviour. Jesus is the Prince of Peace...

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Advent Prayer for Hope

As we approach Advent we look back into the archives of our site to find a prayer on Hope. Originally written in 2014 I hope this prayer helps prepare you for the coming season. With the start of Advent the Church calendar begins anew and...

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The Sun – A Prayer

The people of the islands of the Hebrides call the sun 'the eye of the great God' Because God looks on us In warmth and love, Giving us life and light. And they would bow the head In reverence to God. I bow my head to You, Lord God Who made the...

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Prayer of Blessing

Evening comes when You call, and all nature listen to You because You hold it all. And now You hold me. Blessed are You, O Lord our God, King of the universe! At Your word night falls. In Your wisdom You open heaven's gates. You set the stars in the vault of heaven....

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Inspired by Love and Anger

Inspired by love and anger, disturbed by need and pain, informed of God's own bias, we ask him once again: 'How long must some folk suffer? How long can few folk mind? How long dare vain self-interest turn prayer and pity blind?' From those forever victims of...

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Where is Joy?

As we enter Holy Week a range of emotions come upon us. We witness the betrayal, death and resurrection of Jesus. We ask questions of who we are in the understanding of God's holy light. I hope that this short poem/prayer can align our hearts and minds during this...

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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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