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Highlands Youth Baseball Fundraiser

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Minister's Musings

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  • Header Image for Minister’s Musing for May 10 2024

    Minister’s Musing for May 10 2024

    12 days ago

    Our theme for this Sunday is “to follow is to lead.” I don’t know about you but I have a habit of learning something and then keeping it to myself. I’m more comfortable being the sponge than the teacher. Our gospel reading this Sunday is part of a prayer that Jesus prays to God. And, he’s praying about the disciples. At one point he prays “as you have sent me into the world, so I have sent them into the world.” read more

  • Header Image for Minister’s Musing for May 3 2024

    Minister’s Musing for May 3 2024

    19 days ago

    I had the profound gift to spend some time with members of the Tsleil waututh Nation and others this week as preparations are beginning for an Interfaith Water Ceremony on the Burrard Inlet in June. As you may know, this week the Trans Mountain Expansion (TMX) project officially became operational, which means a huge increase in the number of oil tankers filling up from the terminal and travelling through the mouth of the inlet. The Tsleil waututh have opposed this expansion from the beginning and continue to oppose, even though the project is continuing. We have been invited to pray with them. read more

  • Header Image for Minister’s Musing for April 26 2024

    Minister’s Musing for April 26 2024

    26 days ago

    There is an allegory. I’m not sure the source but it is  attributed to a few people, from a 13th century Buddhist to American writer David Foster Wallace. It goes something like this: “There are these two young fish swimming along, and they happen to meet an older fish swimming the other way, who nods at them and says, ‘Morning, boys. How’s the water?’ And the two young fish swim on for a bit, and then eventually one of them looks over at the other and goes, ‘What the hell is water?’” read more