Gale’s Weekly Update – June 11, 2021

The Retirement Planning Committee is planning a Drive By Farewell for Rev. Scott and Anne on Sunday, June 27th, beginning at 1pm.  You will be able to drive by, roll down your window, wave and wish them well. To stay within the health protocols you will need to register in order to participate.  Please contact…

SERMON SHORT FOR June 13th, 2021

SERMON SHORT FOR June 13th, 2021 GALE – THE PERFECT CHURCH! Colossians 3:12-14, Matthew 13:24-32          Jesus tells a parable: things are not perfect in God’s garden, some weeds have cropped up. Some evil is present. In gardening season you know to eradicate the bad stuff as soon as possible. It’s not supposed to be…

Gale’s Weekly Update – June 4, 2021

We will be celebrating Communion during this Sunday’s service. Make sure you have some juice and bread ready as we remember what Christ did for us on the cross.   Join us on ZOOM this Sunday (following the 10:30 service) for a time of fellowship. Start Time:  11:30 AM Join Zoom Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81716685209?pwd=RlJId3hwUUdIajBFU0ZRbnV6N2Z6QT09 Meeting ID:…

SERMON SHORT FOR June 6th, 2021

SERMON SHORT FOR June 6th, 2021 CHOOSE A KING 1st Samuel 8:4–22, Mark 3:20–35             In today’s story from our ancient history we hear the people demand that Samuel appoint a king over them so “that we also may be like other nations.” Despite this being a personal affront on Samuel’s or God’s leadership, God…

Gale’s Weekly Update – May 28, 2021

GALE GATHERINGS The next issue of our quarterly newsletter is now available on our website. Click here http://www.galepresbyterian.com/gale-gatherings/ to access the latest Gale Gatherings!   COFFEE HOUR Join us on ZOOM Sunday, June 6th @ 11:30 (following the 10:30 service) for a time of fellowship. Details will be available in next week’s update.   GALE’S…

SERMON SHORT FOR MAY 30th, 2021

SERMON SHORT FOR MAY 30th, 2021 COLD HEART – HOT LIPS John 3:1-17, Isaiah 6:1-8            Isaiah saw the Lord.  Six chapters into his prophesy and he saw the Lord.  The year of King Uzziah’s death. The government changed. The Prophet changed. But the word of the Lord was ever the same. Kings come and…

Gale’s Weekly Update – May 21 2021

Connecting virtually with each other Zoom Coffee Hour THIS SUNDAY!!! Since we still can’t get together to have our cup of coffee/snacks after our Worship Services on Sundays, join us on ZOOM   Start time: 11:30 am Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81716685209?pwd=RlJId3hwUUdIajBFU0ZRbnV6N2Z6QT09 Meeting ID: 817 1668 5209 Passcode: CoffeeTime Dates: Sun May 23   |   Sun June 6…

SERMON SHORT FOR MAY 23rd, 2021

SERMON SHORT FOR MAY 23rd, 2021 THEY SAID WE WERE DRUNK! Acts 2: 1-21, John 15:26 – 16:15             When was the last time you were proud of being accused of being drunk? It happened in the Bible once. This Pentecost experience of the early church put the disciples in a questionable light out on…

Gale’s Weekly Update – May 14, 2021

        We are hoping to offer a half day summer VBS program this August 16-20 (mornings).  Before we can proceed, we need to know if we will have enough volunteers to help run this. If you are interested in volunteering or have any questions, please be in touch with Melanie by Friday,…

SERMON SHORT FOR MAY 16th, 2021

SERMON SHORT FOR MAY 16th, 2021 ACT LIKE YOU LOVE Deuteronomy 6:1-25, Luke 10:25-37           Our patience, our families, our spirits are frayed at the edge while the pandemic lingers over our lives. A lot of us have had enough. Some churches and clubs have gone so far as to defy the protocols and even…

Gale’s Weekly Update – May 7, 2021

        We are hoping to offer a half day summer VBS program this August 16-20 (mornings).  Before we can proceed, we need to know if we will have enough volunteers to help run this. An email was sent out yesterday outlining the details of what this summer’s VBS will look like. If…

SERMON SHORT FOR MAY 9th, 2021

SERMON SHORT FOR MAY 9th, 2021 WIND, SPIRIT, BREATH Acts 10:1-8, 44–48, John 3:1-10           The Holy Spirit features big in the story from Acts this week. Actually, the Holy Spirit is the main player throughout the whole book of Acts.           I have always been intrigued with the biblical play of the words “Spirit/wind/breath.”…

Gale’s Weekly Update – April 30 2021

Do you have a favourite bible verse/picture of spring that is giving you hope during the pandemic? Consider sharing it in the next issue of our newsletter, Gale Gatherings. Email your verse and/or photo to:  office@galepresbyterian.com Deadline for submissions:  May 14 Gale’s Prayer Tree – a beautiful image of prayer If you have any prayer…

Gale’s Weekly Update – April 23, 2021

Do you have a favourite bible verse/picture of spring that is giving you hope during the pandemic?  Consider sharing it in the next issue of our newsletter, Gale Gatherings. Email your verse and/or photo to:  office@galepresbyterian.com Deadline for submissions:  May 14   COFFEE HOUR Join us this Sunday (April 25th) on ZOOM for another time…

Gale’s Weekly Update – April 16, 2021

Do you have a favourite bible verse/picture of spring that is giving you hope during the pandemic?  Consider sharing it in the next issue of our newsletter, Gale Gatherings. Email your verse and or photo to:  office@galepresbyterian.com Deadline for submissions:  May 14   Tuesday Take-out Unfortunately we have had to cancel our April take-out lunch…

Gale’s Weekly Update – April 9, 2021

Gale Presbyterian Church remains closed during the province wide stay at home order. Pre-recorded services continue to be available on our YouTube channel.   ZOOM Coffee Hour Join us this Sunday for a time of ZOOM fellowship following the 10:30 worship service. Start time: 11:45 am – (you can join beginning at 11:30 and will be…

GOOD FRIDAY AND EASTER

APRIL 2 & 4, 2021 GOOD FRIDAY AND EASTER SERMON SHORT: CAN’T HAVE ONE WITHOUT THE OTHER Every year a minister is called upon to imagine a new and creative way to talk about Good Friday. Every year a minister is called upon to imagine a new a creative way to talk about Easter. This…

Gale’s Weekly Update – April 1, 2021

Gale Presbyterian Church has decided to remain closed for the foreseeable future. Pre-recorded services continue to be available on our YouTube Channel. Good Friday Service, April 2 @ 10:30 Easter Sunday, April 4 @ 10:30 Gale’s Prayer Tree – a beautiful image of prayer If you have any prayer requests, you can email them to:…

Gale’s Weekly Update – March 26th

Gale Presbyterian Church is happy to be re-opening to public worship on Easter, April 4th, 10:30 am We invite you to join us either in the sanctuary or from your home on our YouTube channel. https://www.youtube.com/user/GalePresbyterian All necessary protocols and limitations will be in place in order to keep everyone safe and healthy. Details can…

SERMON SHORT FOR MARCH 28th, 2021

SERMON SHORT FOR MARCH 28th, 2021 PALM/PASSION SUNDAY A DAY ONLY THE LORD COULD MAKE Genesis 1:1-5, John 12:12-16.           I have always felt Palm Sunday is a bit of a wonky liturgical day. We can use it to celebrate a big parade of Jesus entering Jerusalem. Or we can go the maudlin route of…