Prayer for Pentecost

Prayer for Pentecost

Jesus promised the disciples that after he left them he would send another, an advocate, in his place. The Holy Spirit comes, a Spirit of truth that continues to point us towards the teachings of Christ and of God's holy purpose for creation. God of power and truth,...

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Ascension Sunday

Ascension Sunday

On Ascension Sunday we experience the culmination of the Gospel story. In Luke's gospel the ascension of Christ is not an event marked by great fanfare. In fact Luke only dedicates one sentence to Jesus ascending. Afterwards the disciples continue to worship in great...

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Going Up

Going Up

This Sunday is Ascension Sunday and our Gospel text from Luke deals with this subject. It is curious that Christ's ascension is given one sentence in Luke's gospel. For such a grand event it is surprising that Luke spends such little time on it. While considering this...

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Praying for Comfort

Praying for Comfort

Gracious God, your love for us extends beyond our understanding. In a busy world we often seek rest. Amid the many conflicts and disasters we seek peace. Allow us to step beyond the boundaries of what we understand peace to be. Allow us to extend true, heartfelt...

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The Master Gardener

Trusting God sounds like it should be an easy thing. However, in our walk of faith there are many times when we might question God's plan for us. When we realize that perhaps we would like a little more control or say in how events are being shaped. Our passage this...

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Trusting the Gardener

Trusting the Gardener

This Sunday is the 182nd anniversary of St. Andrew's Presbyterian in Cobourg. 182 years of service to God and through God the community of Cobourg and the wider world. It is a magnificent testimony of this community of faiths desire to share the Good News and to be an...

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Prayers for Nepal and Baltimore

Prayers for Nepal and Baltimore

Today's prayer is for two very different concerns, in two very different parts of the world. A few days ago Nepal was hit by a devastating earthquake. Much of the infrastructure in Nepal has been damaged or destroyed and it will take years to rebuild. This speaks...

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Psalm 23

Psalm 23

There is an old Spiritual that goes like this: Nobody knows the trouble I’ve seen Nobody knows my sorrow Nobody knows the trouble I’ve seen Glory hallelujah! When we find ourselves in times of trouble and when we experience moments of sorrow, invariably we find...

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Preparing for Sunday: Psalm 23

Preparing for Sunday: Psalm 23

This week we used Psalm 23 as our weekly prayer. This Sunday during worship we will focus on this well loved Psalm. Psalm 23 is full of many images and metaphors that describe how we think about God. It also provides imagery about our understanding of God's promises...

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Spring Tea and Bazaar

Spring Tea and Bazaar

The Women's Association of St. Andrew's is hosting their Spring Tea and Bazaar this Saturday April 25 from 10am - 12pm. Come and enjoy a refreshing time of fellowship and be sure to explore the many deals in the bazaar.

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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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