Christmas Eve

In 1941 Winston Churchill uttered the words, “We shall never surrender.” In doing so he set a nation, indeed the British Commonwealth, on a path to victory against Axis Forces in WWII. On May 25, 1961 President Kennedy addressed Congress and stated, "I believe that...

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Preparing for Sunday: Humpty Dumpty

We all know the nursery rhyme Humpty Dumpty. A simple rhyme told to children at bedtime. Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall, Humpty Dumpty had a great fall. All the king's horses and all the king's men, Couldn't put Humpty together again. This week I did some reading about...

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A Prayer for Christmas

Gracious God, we give you thanks for the birth of your son Jesus Christ. Be with us and those we love at this special time of year. Allow us to experience the hope, peace, joy and love of the Christmas season. We give thanks that you come to us as a child, innocent...

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Mary Said Yes

Did you notice it? As I was reading the gospel story this morning, did sense it? As Gabriel was talking to Mary did you see them? Did you see all the other angels and the heavenly hosts watching in eager anticipation? Did you notice how they held their breath as Mary...

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Christmas Caroling at St. Andrew’s

St. Andrew's is going caroling! On Friday night (December 19) @6:30 we will meet at the McDougall's and carol through the neighbourhood bringing the message of Christmas. Contact the church office if you need directions to the McDougall's home. Then on Sunday morning...

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Prayer of Love

Prayer of Love

The season of Advent is almost over. In just over a week's time we will move from the season of Advent to the season of Christmas. This coming Sunday is the fourth Sunday of Advent, a Sunday where we normally discuss and celebrate the theme of love. At its heart...

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Primer for Sunday: Who are the Messengers

We take a lot for granted when it comes to Christmas. The birth of Jesus is a story that has been told now for 2000 years. Year after year in countless church's the nativity scene is played out again at this time of year. It is a wonderful celebration of God's great...

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Prayers of Joy

Prayers of Joy

There are many different ways that we can pray to God. The most common way we pray is through words. We give voice to our joys and concerns and share them with our creator. We can also pray through our actions. When we do the work of the kingdom it is a prayer to God,...

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Comfort

I would like to play a game with you this morning. This is a game of word association. I will say one word and you will shout out the first word that you can think of that is related to that word. Are you ready? Fast. Red. Apple. Bible. Christmas. Birthday. Chocolate....

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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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