Posts by Grace United Minister

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From the Minister’s Desk

by Grace United Minister

There are a few pieces of information I want to be sure to share with you this week. Members of the official board have likely contacted you to confirm that Grace United Church, at least the building is closed for the time being. We will let you know when we will be able to return […]

To the Grace United Church community

by Grace United Minister

From the minister’s desk To the Grace United Church community, As we continue through this critical time of Social Distancing, it is important to stay connected to those who are part of your community. I have made a commitment to reach out to the congregation through these missives a few times each week. I may […]

The latest from the Minister’s Desk

by Grace United Minister

One of the most important things we are working on here at Grace United over this period of social distancing, is how do we as a worshipping community hold on to a sense of connectedness. I am encouraging those with concerns about isolation; either for yourself or others to contact me at Grace.  The phone […]

“Emergency Plan: The United Church of Canada, March 2020.”

by Grace United Minister

From Rev. Warner Bloomfield The words below are from the “Emergency Plan: The United Church of Canada, March 2020.” “In times of crisis, the faith community is often the first place people turn to for support, particularly if the emergency has widespread health implications. Yet the very nature of being a community adds an increased […]

Thoughts on living in a time of Covid-19

by Grace United Minister

In lieu of my sermon today I wanted to share this reflection. Today I was planning to reflect on John 4:5-42. It is commonly referred to as the story of Jesus and the Samaritan woman at the well.It is one of those stories rich with possibilities for reflection and learning. But, as you can imagine, […]

Holy Week Services Schedule

by Grace United Minister

Grace is a busy place this week. Tonight, April 18, is our Maundy Thursday service. It is scheduled for 7 p.m. in the L.A. Hall. Our Good Friday service will be April 19, at 11 a.m. in the Sanctuary. Easter services are April 21 at 7 a.m. at Bethany United Church in Attercliffe Station and […]