Being Rich Towards God

Being Rich Towards God

Being Rich Toward God What does it mean for us to be rich toward God? In the parable of the rich man (fool) Jesus illustrates for us how not to behave. God is generous and gracious towards us and asks that we act with the same sense of compassion towards others. ...

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Seek God in Prayer

Seek God in Prayer

Seek God in Prayer Our passages from Luke today has us looking at the Lord's Prayer. While the passage is small, the importance of this prayer in the life of the church can't be overstated. It's central to much about what we believe in the character of God and...

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Sitting at the Feet of Jesus

Sitting at the Feet of Jesus

Sitting at the Feet of Jesus We pick up immediately after the parable of the Good Samaritan with another passage that flips the script on what we might expect. I think most individuals when they read about the visit of Jesus to Martha's home think that Martha is in...

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Go and Do Likewise

Go and Do Likewise

Go and Do Likwise In our passage from Luke this morning which features the parable of the Good Samaritan we find Jesus using an outsider, someone who was not considered a neighbour, to demonstrate how a neighbour should act.  Scripture: Luke 10: 25-37Go and do...

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Moving Forward

Moving Forward

Moving Forward What does a life of discipleship look like? Jesus gives us a sense in our passage from Luke. This passage has often been viewed as discipleship having a cost. Somehow linking a sense of judgement to discipleship and being a faithful follower of Jesus....

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The Disruptive Message of Jesus

The Disruptive Message of Jesus

The Disruptive Message of Jesus This week St. Andrew's signed an open letter asking the community to allow those who have no home or place to shelter, to shelter in place (Open Letter). In our passage from Luke's gospel today Jesus encounters a man who has been locked...

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Memorial Service

Memorial Service

Memorial Service Today we remember all those who have passed away over the past two years during the Covid-19 Pandemic whose lives we have been unable to celebrate. Scripture: John 17: 24-26In his prayer to God Jesus says, “I know you, and they know that you have sent...

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We Are Still Here

We Are Still Here

We Are Still Here What does it mean to be a part of a community? To care for one another, be present with one another and ensure that each other thrives. Through a simple act of grace and compassion, Paul demonstrates how community is formed.  Scripture: Acts 16:...

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Sunday May 22, 2022

Sunday May 22, 2022

Sunday May 22, 2022 Below is the video for worship on Sunday May 22, 2022. Sorry for the delay in getting the email out. St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Cobourg is part of the Presbyterian Church in Canada. The congregation was established in 1833 and continues to...

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Love One Another

Love One Another

Love One Another Sometimes Jesus makes it really easy for us. Today is one of those days. Jesus tells his disciples to love one another. Let's take a deeper look at what this means for us in our walk of faith.  Scripture: John 13: 31-35The disciples are with Jesus....

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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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