SERMON SHORT FOR February 14th, 2021

SERMON SHORT FOR February 14th, 2021 A NEW KIND OF ENDING Psalm 83, Luke 21:25-33             This week the request from two people is: “I’ve always wanted to hear a sermon about … The second coming of Christ.” This is not an easy topic since so much popular media has promoted a violent Armageddon…

Weekly Update from Gale – February 5, 2021

You are receiving this email because you have subscribed to our website. Happy Friday! This email contains some important information. Please be sure to read through everything! ** Annual Congregational Meeting This coming Sunday, February 7, 2021 * Following our 10:30 service * Online only – via ZOOM (details sent via separate email) Elders Update…

SERMON SHORT FOR February 7th, 2021

SERMON SHORT FOR February 7th, 2021 THE YEAR THAT WAS Psalm 119:33-40, Matthew 5:1-16           This Sunday we will look back on the year that was. From dumpster fires to the election of America’s first female vice president; from murder hornets to vaccine releases; from restaurant closures to Amazon boom – 2020 will never be…

SERMON SHORT FOR January 31st, 2021

SERMON SHORT FOR January 31st, 2021 LOVE WINS Luke 7:1-10, Micah 4:1-5, Psalm 133 Another entry in our “I’ve always wanted to hear a sermon about …” “I would like to hear about non-believers and what God has planned for them.” There have been billions of humans experience life on this planet. Will only a…

Gale’s Friday Update – January 22, 2021

You are receiving this message because you have subscribed to our website.   Gale Force is back! In spite of Covid, The Coldest Night of the Year event is back!  This fundraiser, spearheaded by Woolwich Community Services (WCS), depends on community support to be successful. In this regard, our church will once again put a…

SERMON SHORT FOR January 24th, 2021

  SERMON SHORT FOR January 24th, 2021 WHEN BAD THINGS HAPPEN BY GOOD PEOPLE Psalm 51, Psalm 120, Matthew 5:38-42, Judges Chapters 19-21  “I’VE ALWAYS WANTED TO HEAR A SERMON ABOUT …” The Bible has many wonderful stories, which we’ve often heard in sermons and Sunday School lessons. It has many other stories too, which…

SERMON SHORT FOR January 17th, 2021

SERMON SHORT FOR January 17th, 2021 TWO REALMS IN THE ONE SPIRIT Genesis 1, Psalm 8 “I’VE ALWAYS WANTED TO HEAR A SERMON ABOUT …”           We asked people to finish this sentence as a starter for our themes of worship at the start of the year. We’ll start with this response: “I’ve always wanted…

Gale’s Weekly Update – January 8

You are receiving this message because you have subscribed to our website.   ** Friday Update for January 8, 2021 ———————————————————— Church News Gale Presbyterian is closed during the province wide lockdown.  During this time, please visit our YouTube channel where we will have pre-recorded services available each Sunday. Staff will periodically be in the…

SERMON SHORT FOR JANUARY 10th, 2021

SERMON SHORT FOR JANUARY 10th, 2021 LET’S START THE NEW YEAR RIGHT Isaiah 40:1-11, Luke 10:25-37           Here we are in a new year. This happens every year and I expect most of us are used to it now. We expect that each new year brings us new stuff, new beginnings, new hope. But then…

Gale’s update for December 31

You are receiving this email because you have subscribed to Gale’s website. The last day of 2020 is here – May your New Year be filled with HOPE! Here’s what you can read about below: 1. COVID Update & Closure of Building 2. Pre-Recorded Worship Services 3. Year End Donations – today is the last…

Gale’s Weekly Update – Dec. 24

You are receiving this message because you have subscribed to Gale Presbyterian’s website. It’s Christmas Eve and the snow is falling! Here’s what you can read about below: 1. COVID Update & Closure of Building 2. Pre-Recorded Worship Services 3. Year End Donations 4. Sermon Suggestions – Rev. Scott needs your help! 5. Prayer Request…

Weekly update from Gale – Dec. 18

You are receiving this message because you have subscribed to Gale Presbyterian’s Webpage. One week until Christmas! Here’s what you can read about below: 1. Worship Services & Holiday Office Hours 2. Supporting Liam Moyer – Gale Preserves and Soups for sale 3. Foodgrains Report 4. Sermon Suggestions 5. Mitten Tree 6. Prayer Request 7.…

Gale Update for December 11

Happy Friday! Here’s what you can read about below: Worship Services & Holiday Office Hours Supporting Liam Moyer – Gale Preserves and Soups for sale Foodgrains Report Sermon Suggestions Mitten Tree Prayer Request Newspapers Website – staying connected   Here are the details: WORSHIP SERVICES: Join us in person on Sunday mornings  at 10:30 a.m.…

SERMON SHORT FOR December 13th, 2020

SERMON SHORT FOR December 13th, 2020 Advent 3 A VERY COVID CHRISTMAS PAGEANT Isaiah 61:1–2, John 1:1-18 This is the Sunday for the candle of Joy. We turn a major portion of our worship to show real joy in retelling the Christmas story. But this year, in a very Covid form. It is a really…

Gale’s Weekly Update – Dec. 4

(you are receiving this message because you have subscribed to our website) Happy Friday! Here’s what you can read about below: Worship Services – Communion this Sunday Tuesday Take-out Lunch – rsvp by Dec. 11 Supporting Liam Moyer – Gale Preserves and Soups for sale Secret Sister 2020 Reveal and 2021 New Sisters A Dramatic…

SERMON SHORT FOR DECEMBER 6th, 2020

SERMON SHORT FOR DECEMBER 6th, 2020 Advent 2 – Change to Peace Matthew 3:1-12, Isaiah 11:1-10             This is the Sunday of the Candle of Peace and the Sunday of John the Baptist crying out in the wilderness: “Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is near.” The word “repent” is taken from a Greek word…

Gale’s Friday Update – Nov. 27

You are receiving this message because you have subscribed to our website.   Happy Friday! Here’s what you can read about below:  Worship Services Congregational Meeting (private live-streamed link) THIS SUNDAY Supporting Liam Moyer – Gale Preserves and Soups for sale Apple Pies A Dramatic Reading – presented by the Elmira District Ministerial Association (Fundraiser…

SERMON SHORT FOR NOVEMBER 29th, 2020

SERMON SHORT FOR NOVEMBER 29th, 2020 Advent 1 Tear open the heavens and come down!   Isaiah 64:1-9, 1st Corinthians 1:3-9             “O that you would tear open the heavens and come down so that the mountains would quake at your presence.”           The prophetic words of Isaiah. The plea and prophecy of a people…

Gale’s Weekly Friday Update

You are receiving this message because you have subscribed to our website. Good morning! Here’s what you can read about below: Worship Services Congregational Meeting (online) GoFundMe for Team Liam – Joan Moyer’s grandson Apple Pies A Dramatic Reading – presented by the Elmira District Ministerial Association (Fundraiser for Woolwich Counselling) Prayer Request Newspapers Website…

SERMON SHORT FOR NOVEMBER 22nd, 2020

SERMON SHORT FOR NOVEMBER 22nd, 2020 A CELEBRATION OF DISCIPLINE – WORSHIP John 4:7-26, Colossians 3:16, 17           Worship as a discipline is something that happens. It is an experience. When we speak of having a “worship service,” we are usually referring to the forms and the gathering of God’s people at a particular time…