Category: Family

Friday Prayers: Epiphany

“May the mountains yield prosperity for the people, and the hills, in righteousness.” (Psalm 72:3) Epiphany marks the end of the Christmas season. It is the day when we celebrate Jesus’ identity being revealed to the magi, the wise ones,

Friday Prayers: Christmas

“Make a joyful noise to the Lord, all the earth; break forth into joyous song and sing praises.” (Psalm 98:4) Christmas is the culmination of the season of Advent, the remembering of all of God’s gifts that come to earth

Friday Prayers: Love

“I declare that your steadfast love is established forever; your faithfulness is as firm as the heavens.” (Psalm 89:2) How do we come to know love? Love is one of those words that has become so used in the English

Wednesday Chapel: Love

Family Advent Time for December 20 This is our final Wednesday Chapel posting for this Advent season. We hope it has been a special time for you. Love Gather around your Advent Centre or move it to a table or

Friday Prayers: Joy

“May those who sow in tears reap with shouts of joy.” (Psalm 126:5) Where do we find God’s joy in our lives? It might seem like an easy task at this time of year, surrounded by music, family time, special

Wednesday Chapel: Joy

Family Advent Time for December 13 Welcome back to Wednesday Chapel. If you need an introduction to these ideas for a special family Advent time, visit the Wednesday Chapel blog on the theme of Hope. Joy Gather around your Advent

Friday Prayers: Peace

“God…will speak peace to [God’s] people…to those who turn to [God] in their hearts.” (Psalm 85:8) What is peace? It is simply the absence of war? Is it the sound you hear and the relief you feel when you walk

Wednesday Chapel: Peace

Family Advent Time for December 6 Welcome back to Wednesday Chapel. We introduced this series of special ideas for Advent family time last week, and we’ll keep posting them on Wednesdays throughout December. Peace Gather around your Advent Centre or

Friday Prayers: Hope

“Restore us, O God of hosts; let your face shine, that we may be saved.” (Psalm 80:7) How do we find hope when all around us is sadness, despair, and lament? When we hear words of pain, when we see

Wednesday Chapel: Hope

Family Advent Time for November 29 Advent, which begins this Sunday, is a beginning time; it is the first season of the church year. Advent is a getting ready time; we prepare to celebrate the birth of Jesus. Advent is


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