Worship and Reflection

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Sunday Worship

All are welcome: Sundays at 10:30 a.m.       

November 17, 2019 - Audio

December 8, 2019 - Order of Service

 Sun., December 8th - Second Sunday in Advent

10:30 a.m. The Christmas trees are lit for this service. We reflect on the stories of the first two women named in Jesus’ family tree: Tamar and Rahab. We begin to bring personal care items as well as gifts for clients of the Krasman Centre.

12:00 p.m.  Healing service in the Chapel.

 Sun., December 15th - Third Sunday in Advent

10:30 a.m. The previously lit Christmas trees are now fully decorated as the third candle of the wreath is lit. We reflect on the stories of the next two women in Jesus’ lineage: Ruth and Bathsheba. We continue to bring backpacks filled with personal care items and gifts for Krasman Centre clients.

 7:00 p.m. A Service of Lessons and Carols - This service of readings, anthems and congregational carol singing is led by the Chancel and Youth Choirs.

 Wednesday, December 18th - 7:00 p.m.

Longest Night Service Hosted by Richmond Hill United Church and co-led with Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church, St. Mary's Anglican Church and St. Matthew's United Church, this quiet and reflective service is for anyone who has experienced loss and finds this season difficult. There will be an opportunity to light a candle in memory of someone and to receive anointing. Refreshments will be served in Centennial Hall.                              

Saturday, December 21st, 7:00 p.m. Winter Solstice Service.

We will gather at 19 Church St. S. to mark this darkest time of year. We will begin inside before going outdoors to burn the Yule log and share our hopes for the coming year. Hosted by our in-house eco-spirituality group, Three Rivers Forest Church.                                      

Sun., December 22nd - Fourth Sunday in Advent

10:30 a.m. Our crèche is added as the final decorations in preparation for Christmas. We reflect on the story of Mary as we prepare to celebrate Jesus’ birth.

Tuesday, December 24th - Christmas Eve

7:00 p.m. A service geared to the young at heart with carols and a dramatic presentation of the Christmas message.

 10:00 p.m. An adult oriented service of carols, candle light and the celebration of communion. We reflect on the story of Jesus’ birth as told in Luke’s gospel as well as in Matthew’s.

 

     

     

  

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Opportunities for Reflection

Meditation on Wednesday evenings from 6:30 - 7:15 PM in the Chapel. 

      Click here to learn more about Centering Prayer.

Forest Church (Ecological Spirituality Group): Meets on the 4th Sunday of each onth; Times and Locations vary - Call ahead for information