Live @ Messiah: 5th Sunday of Lent 2017

This Lent we continue to the walk the way of the cross as a way of healing for creation, the world, and ourselves. This week we are focusing on reconciliation and healing of the relationship between First Nations (“native”) peoples in Canada the Settler peoples who have come to dominate this ancient land. The relationship more »

Holy Week Services 2017

Many people come to Church twice a year: Christmas and Easter. This is understandable, since they represent the two highlights of the church year–the celebrations of the birth and death/resurrection of Jesus. But if most people were forced to choose between them, they would probably go Christmas with its cheerful hymns, cozy traditions, and family more »

Live @ Messiah: 2nd Sunday of Lent 2017

As we enter the season of Lent we prepare for Easter with a series of sermons focused on different ways in which we experience God’s healing. Today we will evoke our concern for healing between faiths and cultural groups. How do we overcome the things that separate peoples? The service includes readings from scripture, music, more »

Live @ Messiah: 1st Sunday of Lent 2017

As we enter the season of Lent we prepare for Easter with a series of sermons focused on different ways in which we experience God’s healing. Today we will evoke our concern for creation. What does God intend for the relationship between us and the world he has made? The service includes readings from scripture, more »

Live @ Messiah: Last Sunday after Epiphany 2017

This Sunday is the the annual meeting of the church. As is our custom, the sermon will consist of the Rector’s “State of the Parish” address reviewing 2016 and looking forward to a new year of ministry together. The service includes readings from scripture, music, a sermon, and communion. Scroll below to see the leaflet more »

Live @ Messiah: 6th Sunday after Epiphany 2017

“Happy are they whose way is blameless and who walk in the way of the Lord,” says the Psalm. The conviction of people of faith is not only that there is a “right” way to believe (“Ortho-doxy”) and also a right way to behave (“Ortho-praxis”) but that ultimately that way is knowable by humans. For more »