Weekly Update from Gale – Nov. 6

You are receiving this message because you have subscribed to our website. Good morning! It’s another full message of information! Here’s what you can read about below: Worship Services Community Outreach Passion Project – Food Bank Donations Take-Out Tuesday Poinsettia, Cyclamen & Amaryllis Order 2020 Kiwanis Food Drive – NEW procedure – please read New…

SERMON SHORT FOR NOVEMBER 8th, 2020

SERMON SHORT FOR NOVEMBER 8th, 2020 A CELEBRATION OF DISCIPLINE – SUBMISSION Philippians 2:1-11, Matthew 5:38-48             I squirm to confront the discipline of submission this week. We are all too aware of how so much abuse has been suffered by people because others have asserted a distorted hierarchical definition of submission over them. The…

Gale’s Weekly Update – Oct. 30

You are receiving this weekly update because you have subscribed to this blog. There is a lot of information to pass on to you today! Here’s what you can read about below: Daylight Savings Time Worship Services Apple Pie Orders & Volunteers Community Outreach Passion Project – Food Bank Donations Looking for some props Poinsettia,…

SERMON SHORT FOR NOVEMBER 1st, 2020

SERMON SHORT FOR NOV. 1st, 2020 A CELEBRATION OF DISCIPLINE – SOLITUDE 1 Kings 19:9-13, Luke 5:12-16             It’s not as though I’m antisocial or reclusive by default, but I sure like times by myself. I firmly believe the words of Dietrich Bonhoeffer in his book “Life Together”; “Let [one] who cannot be alone beware…

Weekly Update – October 23

You are receiving this weekly update because you have subscribed to this blog. Happy Friday!  A few things to remind you about: WORSHIP SERVICES: Join us in person on Sunday mornings  at 10:30 a.m. to worship together. Please go to our website (or click here) for more details about what to expect if you come to…

SERMON SHORT FOR OCTOBER 25th, 2020

SERMON SHORT FOR OCTOBER 25th, 2020 A CELEBRATION OF DISCIPLINE – SIMPLICITY Matthew 6:19-34, Ecclesiastes 4:4-8           This week’s topic is the discipline of simplicity. “Simplicity is openness, unselfconsciousness, naturalness. It is the opposite of subtlety, cunning, duplicity. Where simplicity abounds, words can be taken at face value: there is no hidden agenda.” (Foster) And…

Gale’s Weekly Update – October 16

You are receiving this weekly update because you have subscribed to this blog. Gale’s Weekly Update – October 16 A few things to remind you about: WORSHIP SERVICES: Join us in person on Sunday mornings  at 10:30 a.m. to worship together. Please go to our website (or click here) for more details about what to…

SERMON SHORT FOR OCTOBER 18th, 2020

SERMON SHORT FOR OCTOBER 18th, 2020 A CELEBRATION OF DISCIPLINE – STUDY Proverbs 1:1-9, Luke 10:38-42            The whole idea of going through this book of Spiritual Disciplines is that these practices bring about a good change in us and in so doing brings about a good change in the world around us. Disciplines work…

Gale Update – October 9

You are receiving this weekly update because you have subscribed to this blog.   Happy Friday! There’s a lot of information to pass on this week:  (read below for details) Worship Services New Elders 2021 Take-Out Tuesday Luncheon Fall Food Drive Apple Pie Fundraiser Update AV Booth Volunteers Memory Quilt Squares WORSHIP SERVICES: Gale is…

SERMON SHORT FOR OCTOBER 11th, 2020

SERMON SHORT FOR OCTOBER 11th A CELEBRATION OF DISCIPLINE – FASTING Isaiah 58:1-7, Luke 4:1-13             Honestly, it is purely coincidence that the discipline of fasting shows up in our schedule on Thanksgiving Sunday. But the coincidence is so fitting for the Thanksgiving that occurs in the midst of COVID-19; a Thanksgiving Sunday that will…

Weekly Update from Gale – Oct. 2

Here are a few things for you to know:  WORSHIP SERVICES: Gale is now holding worship services in our sanctuary, Sundays at 10:30 a.m. Please go to our website (or click here) for more details about what to expect if you come to the church for worship. We will continue our YouTube live services as…

SERMON SHORT FOR OCTOBER 4th, 2020

SERMON SHORT FOR OCTOBER 4th, 2020 A CELEBRATION OF DISCIPLINE – PRAYER Genesis 32:22-32, Luke 18:1-8             The second discipline that Foster’s book, Celebration of Discipline, deals with is prayer. Nothing draws us closer to the heart of God. Prayer is practiced in a myriad of forms – so many that Paul can exhort his…

Gale’s Weekly Update – Sept. 25

Here are a few things for you to know:  WORSHIP SERVICES: Gale is now holding worship services in our sanctuary, Sundays at 10:30 a.m.  Please go to our website (or click here) for more details about what to expect if you come to the church for worship. We will continue our YouTube live services as well…

Gale Update – Sept. 18

It’s beginning to feel like Fall! Here are a few things for you to know: WORSHIP SERVICES: Gale is now holding worship services in our sanctuary, Sundays at 10:30 a.m. Please go to our website (or click here) for more details about what to expect if you come to the church for worship. We will…

SERMON SHORT FOR SEPTEMBER 20th, 2020

SERMON SHORT FOR SEPTEMBER 20th, 2020 A CELEBRATION OF DISCIPLINE – MEDITATION Philippians 4:4-9, Matthew 6:5-15, Psalm 1             The first chapter of Foster’s book, Celebration of Discipline, addresses meditation as a Christian practice. It is very much a God ordained practice for us. The Psalms opens with a blessing to the one who meditates…

Gale’s Weekly Update – Sept. 11

Good morning!  Here are a few things for you to know: TUESDAY TAKE-OUT Today is the last day to pre-order your take-out lunch Please contact the church office:  office@galepresbyterian.com or 519-669-2852 (leave a message) TAKE-OUT ONLY luncheon on Tuesday, September 15th. **RSVPs are required** Menu:  lasagna, hot veggie, salad, bread & dessert Cost: $12 Pick…

SERMON SHORT FOR SEPTEMBER 13th, 2020

SERMON SHORT FOR SEPTEMBER 13th, 2020 A CELEBRATION OF DISCIPLINE Deuteronomy  6:1-9, Matthew 7:21-29             This Sunday we would normally be starting everything up again; the Rally Day Sunday dedications of teachers and volunteers for our fall and winter programs. The regathering of everyone from our summer hiatus and the excitement and promise of a…

Gale Update – Sept. 4

September has arrived! Here are a few things for you to know: TUESDAY TAKE-OUT – Spread the word! The kitchen team is planning a TAKE-OUT ONLY luncheon on Tuesday, September 15th. **RSVPs are required** Please contact the church office by Friday, September 11 to pre-order your meal(s). office@galepresbyterian.com or 519-669-2852 Menu:  lasagna, hot veggie, salad,…

Gale’s Weekly Update – Aug. 28

It’s the last Friday in August! Here are a few things for you to know:   ONLINE SUMMER SERVICES @ GALE Please use this link to access the prerecorded services on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/GalePresbyterian The service will begin at 10:30 am, with a 2 minute count-down before the actual service.  You won’t want to miss the…

Aug 21 – Gale’s Weekly Update

Happy Friday! Here are a few things for you to know: ONLINE SUMMER SERVICES @ GALE Please use this link to access the prerecorded services on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/GalePresbyterian The service will begin at 10:30 am, with a 2 minute count-down before the actual service.  PLEASE NOTE: Rev. Sinclair will be away from the office August…