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Happy Advent

I have to confess that Advent is my favorite season of the Christian year. Even more than Christmas or Easter, I look forward to Advent. At this point you may be asking yourself what I could possibly love so much about Advent. After all this is a stressful and difficult… Read More

Stewardship booklet cover 2019

Stewardship Moment 2019 – Seizing the Opportunities

Stewardship is an important part of Christian life all year long, and here at St. Paul’s we make it our special focus in the month of October. It gives us a chance to look at how we have practiced stewardship in the past year, and how we plan to make… Read More

Stewardship booklet cover 2019

Stewardship Moment 2019 – Mission and Service

Stewardship is an important part of Christian life all year long, and here at St. Paul’s we make it our special focus in the month of October. It gives us a chance to look at how we have practiced stewardship in the past year, and how we plan to make… Read More

Stewardship booklet cover 2019

Stewardship Moment 2019 – Privilege

Stewardship is an important part of Christian life all year long, and here at St. Paul’s we make it our special focus in the month of October. It gives us a chance to look at how we have practiced stewardship in the past year, and how we plan to make… Read More

Stewardship booklet cover 2019

Stewardship Moment 2019 – Joy

Stewardship is an important part of Christian life all year long, and here at St. Paul’s we make it our special focus in the month of October. It gives us a chance to look at how we have practiced stewardship in the past year, and how we plan to make… Read More

The Adventures of Flat Jesus

Although it may not feel like summer is approaching it will arrive, and as a result, many of us will soon be off on summer travels, visiting family and friends or enjoying time at the cottage. Although many of us go our separate ways during the summer, God always goes… Read More

Holy Week at St. Paul’s United Church

By any measure, Holy Week is a marathon of worship. Five worship services in four days, taking you on an emotional roller coaster that leads from the solemnity of Maundy Thursday to the grief and pain of Good Friday to the jubilation of Easter morning. Many people wonder what the… Read More

Linda Westendorp

Why I Joined the Choir

As a young girl, I sang in our church choir and school choirs as well as took piano lessons and theory. My family used to host choir practice in our home until our church was built in 1962. My mother and sister sang in the choir as well, so we… Read More

Sing and Rejoice 2019

A number of St. Paul’s United Church Senior Choir members had an enjoyable day together on Saturday February 9th when they attended the Sing & Rejoice! 2019 choral workshop hosted by Pickering Village United Church. SPUC Senior Choir Sopranos Sharon, Dorothy, Cathy and Carole, Altos Pam and Cath, Bass Brad… Read More

A photo showing Rev Cordelia arriving back home to Pearson Airport.

Sabbatical Update – 4

Hello again! It’s been a while since my last post and I’ve a fair bit of news. My last entry finished as I was heading north from Durham to spend a week on retreat in Northumberland. That retreat took place at Nether Springs, the Mother House of the Northumbria Community…. Read More