Enter The Gates Of Heaven!

Matthew 25:31–46 Maybe you remember from high school English class the idea of literary themes. In any story, including in the Bible, there’s always a conflict. There’s human vs. Human – maybe Jesus and the temple authorities would be an example. There’s human vs. Self such as Saul’s conversion to Paul on the road to … Read more

Water Walkers

Matthew 14:22-33 Reflection We’d been out on the lakes for a few days and loving it.  We were canoeing through the Bowron Lakes of B.C., a chain of 12 lakes that is very popular with paddlers from around the world.  We were on the largest lake, Issac, when something changed.  You could feel it.  All … Read more

Council Minutes May 28, 2017

Page 2017- 1 St. ANDREW’S UNITED CHURCH COUNCIL MINUTES May 28, 2017 “Treaty People” We acknowledge that we are Treaty people and that, we are gathered in the traditional territory of Nakota, Lacota and Cree First Nations, an area more recently known as the Larger Area included in Treaty 4. A.  Call to Order: Laura … Read more

What Do You Want Said?

Reading: John 17:1-11 Reflection Back when I was in school, I was taught the same essay structure that most everyone who goes  to university is taught.  First you have your opening where you point out what it is you hope to show in the essay.  Then you have the main body where you go through … Read more

Council Minutes for April 23, 2017

Page 2017 – 1   ANDREW’S UNITED CHURCH COUNCIL MINUTES                                        Sunday, April 23, 2017  “Treaty People” We acknowledge that we are Treaty people and that, we are gathered in the traditional territory of Nakota, Lacota and Cree First Nations, an area more recently known as the Larger Area included in Treaty 4 A.  Call … Read more

Newsletter Spring 2017

  The United Church Of Canada   St. Andrew’s United Church 60 Athabasca East, Moose Jaw, Sask. S6H 0L2 Phone 306-692-0533 – Fax 306-692-0534 E-Mail: st.andrew’smj@sasktel.net Website: http://standrewsmoose jaw.ca Facebook: www.facebook.com/StAnrewsUnitedChurch MooseJaw/   Spring 2017 Newsletter #17 From Jim’s Desk: Many, many hands! In any church there’s a tremendous amount of work to be done. … Read more

The Legend of the Rainbow Feet

A long long time ago there was a girl who had the most amazing birthmark.  It was on her feet and it looked like a rainbow.  It started on her toes, then wrapped around and swirled until it faded out at her ankles.  She loved her birthmark and she walked around the house barefoot whenever … Read more

Council Minutes for March 26, 2017

Page 2017 – 1 ANDREW’S UNITED CHURCH COUNCIL MINUTES Sunday, March 19, 2017 “Treaty People” We acknowledge that we are Treaty people and that, we are gathered in the traditional territory of Nakota, Lacota and Cree First Nations, an area more recently known as the Larger Area included in Treaty 4. A.  Call to Order: … Read more

Press Release: February 28

  The congregation of St. Andrew’s United Church is thrilled to announce that they have voted overwhelmingly in favour of officially becoming an “Affirming” congregation.  The affirming designation is a recognition of those churches that intentionally and publicly remove all barriers to full inclusion for all people, regardless of “age, gender identity, race, sexual orientation, ethnicity, economic … Read more

Council Minutes for February 14, 2017

Page 2017 – 1 ST. ANDREW’S UNITED CHURCH COUNCIL MINUTES Tuesday, February 14, 2017  “Treaty People” We acknowledge that we are Treaty people and that, we are gathered in the traditional territory of Nakota, Lacota and Cree First Nations, an area more recently known as the Larger Area included in Treaty 4. A.  Call to Order: … Read more