Transfiguration

Transfiguration

Text: Matthew 17: 1-9 Many of you may be familiar with the line of toys called Transformers. There is of course a movie franchise based on the toys. These toys are robots which can transform into cars. As they drive around in car form they are much like any other...

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Persist

Persist

Text: Matthew 5: 38-48 There was once a father who had to go away from his young family for three or four days on business. Anxious that his wife should be properly looked after in his absence, he had a word with the oldest son, who was nine at the time. “When I’m...

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2016 Annual Report

2016 Annual Report

The 2016 Annual Report is ready and will be distributed at church on Sunday February 19. A reminder that our Annual General Meeting will be held on Sunday February 26, 2017 in Campbell Hall after the worship service. Please bring a lunch, coffee, tea and water will be...

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Praying the Lord’s Prayer

Praying the Lord’s Prayer

Sometimes we over complicate things. In an attempt to perhaps impress God we try really hard to pray well. Often there isn't a need to pray well, but to pray faithfully. Jesus provide us with a template for prayer. It is one that is prayed each Sunday in countless...

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Choose Life

Choose Life

In the Sermon on the Mount Jesus clarifies aspects of the law. Bringing them into sharper focus and providing context to what God intended, but which humanity misinterpreted. In doing so Jesus talks about murder, adultery, divorce and oaths. However, Jesus does not...

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Preparing for Sunday: Choose Life

Preparing for Sunday: Choose Life

What is the purpose of God's law? What did Jesus mean when he said, "I came not to abolish the law, but to fulfill it." Our passage this Sunday continues our look at the Sermon on the Mount. We find Jesus instructing the disciples on some of the finer points of the...

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Prayers Before Bed Time

Prayers Before Bed Time

Evening prayer or prayer before bed time is a ritual in many homes. Before we tuck our children in to bed we say a prayer with them. The following prayer is one which you could work into your schedule.  We give you now the day as it has been, With all its hopes...

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Salt and Light

Salt and Light

What kind of disciples are we? To whom do we belong? These are just two of the questions which our passage from Matthew's gospel seeks to address. Jesus puts these questions to the disciples by referring to 'salt & light.' These two common, ordinary elements are...

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Prayer for Humanity

Charles de Foucauld said, "It is more important to be human than to be religious." It is an extraordinary statement because it is a faith statement. God addresses us in a very special way, sending his son to be a human being. Jesus did not come to be the first...

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The Beatitudes

The Beatitudes

The Beatitudes are a beloved piece of scripture. They remind us that the promises of God do not mirror the promises of this world. In fact, God's promises often put the promises of the world upside down.  The Beatitudes Text: Matthew 5: 1-12 The 1952...

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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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