Remembrance Day Service

Remembrance Day Service

Sunday November 11th is the 100th anniversary of Armistice. During worship at St. Andrew’s that morning we will hold a special service commemorating this event and reflecting on how as Christians we hold in tension our desire for peace while honouring those who...
Get Up Jesus is Calling You

Get Up Jesus is Calling You

Get Up Jesus is Calling You The healing of Bartimaeus is the second healing story in Mark’s gospel where sight is restored. Why does Mark share two very similar healing stories in his gospel? What is the significance of Bartimaeus receiving his sight and what is...
Sitting in Glory

Sitting in Glory

Sitting in Glory What does it mean to sit in glory with God? I’m not sure James and John know the answer to this question, however they are more than eager to claim this honour. The request of James and John as found in Mark’s gospel contains a reference...
Look Love Come Follow

Look Love Come Follow

Look Love Come Follow The passage from Mark pairs nicely with last weeks sermon. In fact if last week was the ‘sex’ sermon, then this week is the ‘money’ sermon. Perhaps this is fitting as Wednesday October 17 is International Eradication of...
Stop Making Lists

Stop Making Lists

Stop Making Lists The passage from Mark’s gospel that occurs in the lectionary this week is one that is preached with care. It is known as the ‘divorce text’ and just hearing the word divorce brings a wide range of emotions. Often while reading this...

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