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Waiting as a Spiritual Practice

Waiting as a Spiritual Practice
Created on Thursday, December 3
Waiting is a spiritual practice. To wait is to stay where one is and to delay taking action until the appropriate time. To wait is to remain in readiness, to be watchful and prepared for what is to come. To wait does not mean that we are doing nothing.  ...

Jesus Would Wear A Mask Today!

Created on Wednesday, November 25
 I have no doubt about that.  Jesus would wear a mask. There are two reasons that I am certain that Jesus would wear a mask if he were here today in the midst of this pandemic.   First, Jesus declared that the second greatest commandment ...

We Are Weary But We Will Get Through This

Created on Friday, November 20
“Come to me, all you that are weary and are carrying heavy burdens, and I will give you rest.” Matthew 11:28 We are hearing much weariness in people as this pandemic continues with numbers rising and warnings of stricter measures.  We ...

High River United Celebrates 135th Anniversary

High River United Celebrates 135th Anniversary
Created on Thursday, November 12
In 1885, the Presbyterians at The Crossing (as High River was known at the time) established the first church in town.  In 1925, they joined with the Methodist church in town forming High River United Church.  This year, 2020, we celebrate the 135 ...

Worship Times At High River United

Worship Times At High River United
Created on Thursday, October 15
We invite you to join us for these online & in-person worship services & gatherings. Come nurture your spirit and help yourself stand grounded in this unusual time.   Sunday On-line Worship each Sunday at 10:00 am.      Please ...

Living Where and When We Are Right Now - in a Pandemic

Created on Thursday, October 1
Hello Dear Friends! So, this week, we pulled up the spaghetti squash and harvested 7 lovelies. There has been a touch of frost, so we covered the tomatoes twice so far. They’re a little later this year, but the cherry tomatoes are very prolific.   A long ...

How are you doing? Really, How are you doing?

How are you doing? Really, How are you doing?
Created on Thursday, September 24
Hello Dear Friends! How are you doing these days? How are you doing?  We really want to know.   As we listen to people answer that question, we hear a great deal of weariness. We hear people who just want this to be over, and who are perhaps ...

An Indwelling of Hopefulness

An Indwelling of Hopefulness
Created on Thursday, September 17
In this fractured time, when life has demanded changes and adaptations beyond what we could have imagined last year at this time, I share this poem that I found recently:      An abundance of faithis the antidote for our crippling despair. ...

Concluding our Journey with the Psalms

Created on Thursday, September 10
With Psalms 135-150 (plus a few from elsewhere in the Bible), we have reached the last stage of our Psalm journey.  We hope that it has been as spiritually engaging and enriching for you as it has been for us.  We have loved the journey and ...

Give Thanks in All Circumstances - A Season of Gratitude

Created on Wednesday, September 9
Hello Dear Friends! Welcome to September and the first hints of Autumn. We are thinking of you, keeping you in our prayers and surrounding you with God’s light and love.   Part of our own Labour Day weekend was spent harvesting pumpkins. Our little ...

 

 


Knowing God Through Caring for Others
Created On Wednesday, 03 February 2021
How do you know God? What does it mean to know God? We invite you to ponder and consider how it...
Knowing God Through Scripture
Created On Thursday, 28 January 2021
How do you know God? What does it mean to know God? We invite you to ponder and consider how it...
Knowing God Through Others
Created On Thursday, 21 January 2021
How do you know God? What does it mean to know God? That is the question we are exploring...
Many Ways to Know God's Presence With You
Created On Thursday, 14 January 2021
How do you know God? What does it mean to know God? That is the question we are exploring...

 

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