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  • Minister’s Musing for June 14th 2024

    There is a wonderful story of the great sculptor Michelangelo being asked how he went about the sculpting task. He answered, “I see the angel in the block of marble and I carve until I set it free.”   What a testament to the gift of imagination, the gift of seeing what could be, or perhaps what already is. read more
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  • Minister’s Musing for June 7th 2024

    We live in increasingly polarized times. Every significant issue that we face as humans and as communities seems to have extreme camps with opposing positions: climate change, LGBTQ2+ issues, Indigenous rights, Reconciliation, Israel-Palestine, fossil fuels, pipelines, drug policy, policing, religion. Look into any of these topics and you will find extremists throwing shade at best on anyone who disagrees with their narrow view. It is enough to make good hearted people of faith want to retreat from the world.   read more
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  • Minister’s Musing for May 24 2024

    At some point between Jesus’ resurrection and Pentecost the Ascension happens. At the beginning of Acts we find Jesus talking to the disciples. Jesus says they won’t know when but they “will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, in all Judea and Samaria and to the ends of the Earth.” Once he said that he was “lifted up and a cloud took him out of their sight.” (Acts 1: 8-9) read more
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