Evensong – Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Let us mark the close of Epiphanytide with mid-week Evensong Wednesday, February 19, 2020 @ 7:15 PM ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ There are times, even whole seasons, when we need to take a rest from our journey. Even in the desert, Even in the wilderness, Sabbath comes. Light the candles, Say the prayers: Welcome, sabbath. Welcome, rest. Enter in and be our guest.                              Book of the Desert Mothers: J. Richardson

Evensong – Wednesday, February 12, 2020 @ 7:15PM

Invitation to Evensong – Cultivating love Wednesday, February 12, 2020 7:15 pm Ralph Connor Memorial United Church ALL of you is welcome ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ There are motions of the heart that occur only in quiet rooms, in the splendour of solitude where nothing and everything exists at the same time.” “We are born into a state of relationship, and our ceremonies and rituals are guides to lead us deeper into that relationship with all things.” “On my morning walk, the mountain …

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Evensong – Wednesday February 5 2020 at 7:15 PM – EPIPHANY, LOVE, & ADORATION

  Fifth Week of Epiphany God of grace and majesty, we exalt you For your  wisdom, compassion, strength, and love. We thank you for choosing to walk among your people In all the circumstances of our lives. We pray that we would always be aware of your presence among us. Grant us ears to hear and eyes to see, through faith, The Christ in all who call     upon your name

Evensong – Wednesday January 29, 2020

Come, come, whoever you are, for a conversational reflection upon words, words chalked upon the sanctuary door, words that can guide us through this year, 2020, words that may open us to truth, and to the grace that finds and embraces us, in darkness and in light, in joy and in love, in gratitude and in healing. Come, share and shape your journey toward peace, toward knowing, toward belonging, and toward Ash Wednesday and the Lenten journey soon to follow. …

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Evensong – The Longest Night – Wednesday, December 18, 2019

As the darkness deepens, gather in the warmth and beauty of the sanctuary for poetry, carols, and special music by Cathy Harrop, Heather MacFadyen, Cathy Robinson, and Breanna Temple Smolicz.  In a time of holy birth and sacred wandering, may there be stars in the sky hope in the heart feet on the ground. May we hold conversations as sacred and gather in community to support one another. May there be faith for the long winters night, strength for the journey love …

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Evensong – Wednesday, December 11, 2019

The season of Advent is upon us, the space to be still … prepare … wait. We add the lighting of the third candle, Water, to those of Wind and Fire. Let there be a season when holiness is heard, and the splendor of living is revealed. ~Rebecca Parker~ Deep peace of the running wave to you, Of water flowing, Rising and falling, Sometimes advancing, sometimes receding. May the stream of your life flow unimpeded. Deep peace of the running …

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Evensong – Wednesday, December 4 @ 7:15 PM

December 4th Evensong at 7:15 pm An evening of chant, song, poetry and meditation   Hope, and Change   Come Thou, Come Thou. Dear Redeemer, Born a Child, Yet Thou art King. Born to reign in us forever, Now thy gracious Kingdom Bring.   Ralph Connor Memorial United Church  

Evensong – Wed Nov 27 at 7:15 p.m.

The season of Advent is upon us.  In the midst of the busy and commercial season of pre-Christmas,  join us for mid-week sabbath in which we find space to be still, prepare and wait.   Let there be a season when holiness is heard, and the splendor of living is revealed. Stunned to stillness by beauty we remember who we are and why we are here. There are inexplicable mysteries. We are not alone.             …

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