Have the Poor with You Always

Have the Poor with You Always

Have the Poor with You Always  What would it look like to live in true community with everyone who lived the town of Cobourg? To strike down the barriers of class, ethnicity, gender and so on.  The passage from John's gospel that we look at on this fifth Sunday of...

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We are the Naked Ones

We are the Naked Ones

We are the naked ones clothed in Your mercy. More safe are we with Your smile upon us than carrying much armour. You are our best protection against wild words that beguile. You are our fod, sweet to taste and sustaining. You are our guide at all times. The knee that...

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Resentment

Resentment

Resentment What is the greatest source of resentment in our lives? What issues, problems and experiences drive us to resent situations in our lives? How do we deal with these complex emotions? What is the source of them? Scripture: Luke 15: 1-3, 11-32The younger son...

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Called to Repent

Called to Repent

Called to Repentance Lent is a time of preparation.A time when the Christian community prepares for the events of Holy Week: The trial, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. Part of preparing for these events requires that we examine ourselves and our complicity...

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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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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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