Evensong – Wednesday, May 20, 2020 – 7:15 pm

Evensong    Ah — a resting place, where we come to understand it is not required of us to wrestle constantly and passionately with our God — nor pursue relentlessly all God’s decrees as we understand them, but only that we listen and wonder and hope and pray… Edwina Gateley   Join us virtually for mid-week Evensong, Wednesday, May 20, 7:15pm

Evensong – Wednesday, May 13, 2020 @ 7:15 pm

Evensong, Wednesday May 13, 2020  They can be like a sun, words. They can do for the heart What light can For a field. ~John of the Cross Give me a small line of verse from time to time, O God, And if I cannot write it down for lack of paper or light, Then let me address it softly in the evening to your  Great Heaven. But please give me a small line of verse. ~Etty Hillesum, An Interrupted …

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Evensong – Wednesday, April 8, 2020 – join online with Zoom

Evensong, April 1, 2020   The April 1 Evensong was our first time gathering by Zoom.  We’ll be doing it again! “Each day is a gift, every moment is a gift.  What happens when we honour all of life as a gift?” Christine Valters-Paintner   “There’s a vast difference between drinking a morning cup of tea with full attention and drinking it while preoccupied by our plans for the day.”  Japanese Zen tea connoisseur and Psychotherapist Tara Bennett-Goleman   “I am …

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Evensong – Wednesday, March 18, 2020 – Cancelled

While our public gathering is cancelled, the following liturgy is provided for home use, for those seeking “sacred time” – – Evensong ~ Lent IV ~ March 18/20   “Thrown all together in one unrelenting present, we are made to recognize in one another what we deny most vehemently about ourselves: in the end it’s our vulnerability that connects us”        Jon Mooallam   A Simple Lighting of a Candle to Connect with the Evensong Community   A Prayer ~ Pandemic …

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Evensong – Wednesday, March 4, 2020

    The journey through Lent continues with the gentle singing of Alpine Voices Threshold Choir.  Be bathed in song and beautiful words by Jan L Richardson.  

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