View From the Pew – June, 2023

God as Father What is a Christian? “The richest answer I know is that a Christian is one who has God as Father.  If you want to know how well a person understands Christianity, find out how much he makes of the thought of being God’s child and having God as his Father.” ( J I … Continue reading View From the Pew – June, 2023

Prayer for June 2023

Dear Father, As we come to this beautiful time of year, the month of June, we thank you for the wonder of your creation and the way our spirits are lifted as we see all around us the freshness of a new summer. This month we remember Barnabas, whose name means, child of encouragement.  He was … Continue reading Prayer for June 2023

Trinity Sunday and the Beginning of “Ordinary Time”

Although it isn’t one of the most eminent in the Christian calendar, Trinity Sunday focuses on, “the doctrine of a triune Godhead [which] is central to our Christianity” (Nigel Beeton). It marks the beginning of “Ordinary Time" and takes us through to the beginning of Advent.  At this point, the liturgical colour turns to Green, … Continue reading Trinity Sunday and the Beginning of “Ordinary Time”