Friday Update from Gale – July 10

Happy Friday!!! Here are a few things for you to know:   ONLINE SUMMER SERVICES @ GALE Please use this link for July 12th: https://youtu.be/YqGDJYCzUkM The service will begin at 10:30 am, with a 2 minute count-down before the actual service.    We will continue our live-stream and pre-recorded services through this summer. But you…

SERMON SHORT FOR JULY 12th, 2020

SERMON SHORT FOR JULY 12th, 2020 AND THERE WAS LIGHT Genesis 1:1-5 Every morning the sun rises. As in the first words of our Bible, the light is separated from the darkness. Then every sunrise is lost. The day moves along. This separation of darkness and light continues each and every day. Creation is still…

WE CAN HELP LUCY

WE CAN HELP LUCY Lucy is the 3 month old granddaughter of John and Sandra Kendal; members of Gale Presbyterian Church. She was born with a rare neuromuscular disorder that can be treated with a new gene therapy called Zolgensma. Unfortunately it is not approved in Canada yet, although approved in many other countries. It…

Gale’s Friday Update – July 3

Good morning!  July is here and so is the summer heat! Here are a few things for you to know:   ONLINE SUMMER SERVICES @ GALE For the month of July we will be doing pre-recorded services. These services will be accessible on YouTube each Sunday morning at 10:30 (and will be available for viewing any…

SERMON SHORT FOR JULY 5th, 2020

SERMON SHORT FOR JULY 5th, 2020 For the Beauty Genesis 1:1 – 2:9             For this summer we will be looking into what a wonderful world it is. Our focus is our creation myth – the stories recorded for us in Genesis Chapters 1 & 2. If you pay close attention to that whole section…

Update from Gale – June 26th

Happy Friday! It’s hard to believe that kids are done school and the end of June is just around the corner. Here are a few things to keep you up to date: COVID-19 Statement (June 11, 2020) Just a reminder that despite the loosening of restrictions regarding public gatherings, Gale Presbyterian Church intends to remain…

Sermon Short for June 28th, 2020

  Sermon Short for June 28th, 2020 Struggles in the night Genesis 32:22-32, Matthew 3:13-4:11 The story of Jacob is worthy of a Game of Thrones style epic. He is introduced in Genesis Chapter 25 and goes through to the end of the book in Chapter 50. We will look at just one small adventure…

June 19th Update from Gale

Good morning!   COVID-19 Statement (June 11, 2020) Despite the loosening of restrictions regarding public gatherings, Gale Presbyterian Church intends to remain closed and conduct live worship online at this time.   SUMMER SERVICES @ GALE For the month of July we will be doing pre-recorded services. These services will be accessible on YouTube each…

SERMON SHORT FOR June 21st, 2020

SERMON SHORT FOR June 21st, 2020 My Bible Disturbs Me Genesis 21:8-21, Matthew 10:26-39             Every now and then a story shows up in the Bible that really disturbs me. I hope they disturb you as well. When Abraham ejects Hagar and the boy Ishmael from the camp I feel a visceral repulsion. How can…

Friday June 12th Update from GALE

Happy Friday! “For I am the Lord your God who takes hold of your right hand and says to you, do not fear; I will help you.” Isaiah 41:13 COVID-19 Statement June 11, 2020 Despite the loosening of restrictions regarding public gatherings, Gale Presbyterian Church intends to remain closed and conduct live worship online at…

Favourite Hymns @ Gale

Good morning!   You are invited to submit a few of your favourite hymns from “The Book of Praise” hymnal that we use at Gale.   Please email Scott (scott.sinclair@galepresbyterian.com) or Rick (richard.mcfadden@galepresbyterian.com) with the titles of your choices.   At some point, we hope to use these favourite hymns during the Sunday worship services.…

SERMON SHORT FOR June 14th, 2020

SERMON SHORT FOR June 14th, 2020 God, Lighten up a little Genesis 18:1-15, 21:1-7, Matthew 10:5-15  We like humour. Hardly a day goes by in our offices, in our schools or in our homes where some joke or other doesn’t come to play. Even the sour faced saints of our church family are made to…

June 5th – Gale Update

Happy Friday!   ZOOM FELLOWSHIP CHAT Join host Darlene Vandermey this Sunday after the service, starting at 11:45 Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89368693136 Meeting ID: 893 6869 3136 One tap mobile +17789072071,,89368693136# Canada +14388097799,,89368693136# Canada   SUNDAY MORNING WORSHIP Visit our YouTube channel where you can watch the live streaming of the service, beginning at 10:30.…

SERMON SHORT FOR June 7th, 2020

SERMON SHORT FOR June 7th, 2020 Communion In A Dangerous Time Matthew 28:16-20, 2nd Corinthians 13:5-13 We’re going to relive an ancient tradition of our ancestors – the sacrament of holy communion. It will not be the same as usual. That’s OK. It is the sacrament in which Jesus becomes so intimately a part of…

Friday update from Gale

Happy Friday! This weekend bring us to Pentecost Sunday, the 7th Sunday after Easter.  It “commemorates the descent of the Holy Spirit upon the Apostles and other followers of Jesus Christ while they were in Jerusalem celebrating the Feast of Weeks, as described in the Acts of the Apostles (Acts 2:1–31)” (source: Wikipedia)   Please…

Sermon Short for May 31st – Pentecost

Sermon Short for May 31st – Pentecost Trudging the truth Acts 2:1–21, John 20:19-23             On Pentecost, we celebrate the triumph of the Spirit. Over all our differences, even the differences of our nationalities and our languages, of class, of race, of gender, over all these differences, the Spirit has triumphed. It should not have worked,…

May 22 update from Gale

Happy Friday! A few reminders for you: Live Streaming We are no longer using Zoom for our Sunday morning services.  Please visit our YouTube channel where you can watch the live streaming of the service, beginning at 10:30, Sundays. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCb0JJ_tfu7QviBJDYPiqIxA Feel free to share the above link with family, friends and neighbours.   Prayer Requests…

SERMON SHORT FOR MAY 24th, 2020

SERMON SHORT FOR MAY 24th, 2020 What, me worry? Acts 1:6-14, 1st Peter 4:12-14, 5:6-11 The disciples are gathered with the risen Christ. At the end of this gathering Jesus leaves in clouds. Now what? What are they going to do in response to this amazing vision? There is a moment of amazement as they…

SERMON SHORT FOR MAY 17th, 2020

  SERMON SHORT FOR MAY 17th, 2020 Exile: yeah, we wept Psalm 80: Restore us, O Lord God of hosts; let your face shine, that we may be saved. The world of Covid19 is different than the world we enjoyed and celebrated just a few months ago. We are in the midst of a pandemic…

May 15th update

Good morning! The next issue of Gale Gatherings is now available to view! Due to COVID-19, we will not be printing and distributing paper copies to everyone.  For those of you with internet access, you can go to our website and read Gale Gatherings online: http://www.galepresbyterian.com/gale-gatherings/   Sunday Morning Live Streaming Please note that beginning…