As we enter the season of Advent we are invited to await and prepare for the coming of the Christ child. In the name of the merciful and compassionate God, Christ who came as a helpless, vulnerable baby announces a new relationship with us—one that calls us to vulnerability and [...]
To the King of the ages, immortal, invisible, the only God, be honour and glory forever and ever. Amen. —1 Timothy 1:17 Wishing you a joyful and blessed Christmas from your friends at The Presbyterian Church in Canada! May your holidays be filled with the hope, peace, joy and love of Christ. [...]
CBC Radio Presents Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol at Beaches Presbyterian Church, Toronto on December 18
Beaches Presbyterian Church in cooperation with CBC Radio presents a dramatic reading of Charles Dickens' a Christmas Carol Sunday December 18, 3:30pm Beaches Presbyterian Church 65 Glen Manor Drive, Toronto Tickets: $25 Contact the church for tickets firstname.lastname@example.org (416) 699-5871 Proceeds will go to Truth & Reconciliation work
These are Plum’s presents to his Granny. The one on the left is a keychain he made at the school’s Christmas fair. There was a police booth there – one of those friendly community outreach efforts – where kids could get fingerprinted and create a memento . Easy-peasy toddler present and he was over the moon about it.
Last summer, I bought a book of postcards in a second-hand store. Thirty images of Mary and the infant Christ - with everything from Botticelli to Edward Burne-Jones. Six centuries of mother and child. It is the kind of book that you might pick up in an art gallery [...]
It’s a week before Christmas, and four days before the first day of winter here in the northern hemisphere. That means the days are short and the nights are long. Where I live, there have been many cloudy days lately, too, which have left some of us feeling like it [...]
Last week, I wrote about waiting. We all find it hard, being used to getting what we want when we want it. But waiting, along with being a reality of life (and of Advent!), is a spiritual discipline. Among the fruit of the Spirit, according to the apostle Paul in [...]