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…

May 8th – Gale Updates

Happy Friday! We have begun live streaming our Sunday morning services via our YouTube Channel. You will find that the audio and video are of better quality. Click on this link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCb0JJ_tfu7QviBJDYPiqIxA Zoom is still available:  https://zoom.us/j/604166851 All of our Live Streaming instructions can be found here: http://www.galepresbyterian.com/live-streaming-2/   Memory Wall Hanging Melanie Dow is…

Sermon Short for May 10th, 2020

Sermon Short for May 10th, 2020 Luke 10:25-37, Deuteronomy 6:4-9 Mother’s Day or Christian Family Sunday. They come together in my mind. It’s all about relationship – like God. We are created to be in relationship with God and with each other. For many people, the relationship with mother is the most powerful connection they…

May 1 updates

Happy Friday! While you enjoy today’s sunshine, here are a few things to keep you informed:    1.  Our prayers keep us in contact with God and each other.  You can send your prayer requests to prayers@galepresbyterian.com     2.  We are now live streaming our Sunday services on YouTube.  You will find that the…

Sermon Short for May 3rd, 2020

Sermon Short for May 3rd, 2020 How long, O Lord, how long? Psalm 13, Isaiah 38:9-16 We have our limits, don’t we? We all get to points where everything has built up and we just can’t take any more. We get tired, worn down, depleted.  If it’s our bodies that are tired, our emotions and our…

Ian Sadler Noon Hour Concert

Hi everyone! I hope that you are all well and self-isolating as best can be.  Our silent movie night with Ian Sadler had to be postponed until Friday, Oct. 30.  An opportunity to hear and see Ian is available today at 12:00 noon at the following YouTube link found below.  This is a late notice…