The Scottish Tea and Bake Sale was a great success. Thanks to all participants, volunteers, and performers.
This year, the Kimberley United Church Choir, along with members from the Community Choir are excited to present selections from Sing Christmas, a celebration of well-known Christmas tunes arranged by Joel Raney & Mary McDonald. You’re sure to recognize a many of the songs in this work, beautifully arranged with exciting harmonies and accompaniment. Also featured this year will be Randy Marchi, United Church music director Daniel Bailey, Arne Sahlen and more.
The cantata was presented on Saturday, Dec 15, and on Sunday Dec 16 at KUC and Grassmere.
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On Maundy Thursday this year (March 29), we will have an Agape Meal (a.k.a. Love Feast) at 5:30 pm. Agape Meal is a ceremony like the Holy Communion, but sharing a real meal, not only a symbolic “bread and wine”. The Methodist Father John Wesley loved the love feast that he observed the Moravians do, and made it a regular Methodist celebration. Usually, Maundy Thursday service includes feet washing ceremony, because in John chapter 13, after the last supper, Jesus washes his disciples’ feet and teaches them to love and serve one another. However, considering the cultural differences between Jesus’ culture and ours, instead of washing feet, we will share supper. This year’s Lenten prayer and meditation group members will cook and serve supper as a part of their spiritual practice of serving others. If you would like to experience this meal of Christian love, please sign up at church or by calling Linda Johnson, our church secretary, at 427-2428.
August 27, 2017 Sermon
Exodus 1:8-2:10/ Matthew 16:13-20
Who Is Jesus to You?
When we see someone we know well do something uncharacteristic, we say things like, “It’s like I don’t even know you” or “Who are you and what did you do with my friend?” These things tend to be said in a jokey situation, but sometimes we encounter more serious abnormality in people we know, or thought we knew. For example, sociopaths can charm you and fool you, then one day reveal their true colours. You might think, “I don’t even know you”; not in a jokey way but in a seriously shocking way. You may realize you truly misjudged someone after thinking that you knew them well. Knowing someone can be a tricky business. Also someone might ask, “Do you know so-and-so?” and you answer, “I know about him, but don’t know him personally.” A lot of times, we are in this situation. Just because we know someone, that doesn’t mean we really know them. more —>
The Greeters and Counters provide an important service every Sunday. Thanks to all who do this.
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