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…

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…

Something for the young

SOMETHING FOR THE YOUNG During these times of social isolation we will discover anew the wonders of the internet. I provide this link to a prayer resource for children. You can download it, print it, and make it an interactive prayer with your family. MAY GOD BLESS YOU DURING THIS TIME http://www.cnob.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/WhenYouFeelAnxious-1.pdf

Gale COVID-19 Statement 03-17-20 b

COVID-19 Statement March 17th Gale Presbyterian Church is watching closely as the situation develops regarding the COVID-19 virus pandemic.    We will make all reasonable precautions to minimize risk of exposure to people who attend events in our facility. On Monday, March 16th the Session at Gale Church agreed to “suspend all public gatherings, meetings…

Watoto Children’s Choir Concert is canceled.

Watoto Children’s Choir Concert is canceled. We are sad to have to cancel the Watoto Children’s Choir Concert planned for Thursday, January 23rd. There are complications with the travel arrangements out of Uganda and the team will not arrive until later in the month. Keep checking back with us. The Watoto Children’s Choir will perform…

GALE is looking to hire someone to help

FAITH DEVELOPMENT FACILITATOR Gale Presbyterian Church, Elmira, is looking for a vibrant and committed individual to fill the role of Faith Development Facilitator. This position supports the ministry of the church through envisioning and providing programs to whole families for example Sunday School, mid-week events and retreats. The position requires 20 hours/week and pays above…

GALE IS HIRING

Gale Presbyterian Church is seeking a Director of Music. Gale has a vibrant music ministry that includes a conventional SATB choir (about 16 members) as well as a band of instrumentalists that focus on contemporary style worship music (about 6 members). We blend all types of music into our worship and faith life. Our church…

THE TUESDAY TABLE

THE TUESDAY TABLE Come share and worship with us every Tuesday in Lent. Enrich this holy season in unique and evocative forms as we celebrate communion in an intimate and serene gathering. The worship starts at 7:00 p.m. on the chancel and lasts about 30 minutes. You will feel blessed in these special services of…

GALE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH RESPONDS

GALE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH RESPONDS In June of 2018 the General Assembly referred the document On the Question of Unity and Diversity to the church. It deals with the issue of inclusion of the LGBTQI community in the Presbyterian Church. The referral asked for a response from our Session by January 31st, 2019.  Gale Session considered…

A CALL FOR HELP

Dear Friends of Gale Crystal Campbell is member or our congregation. Her brother, Ted Campbell and his family lost their home last week in a fire. Unfortunately, they did not have renters’ insurance and they lost all of their personal belongings. We can help: They have established a Go Fund Me page on Facebook called…

INTRODUCING THE GALE SHARE TABLE

THE Gale SHARE TABLE Truly I tell you, just as you did it to one of the least of these who are members of my family, you did it to me (Mt. 25:40) This season we introduce the Gale Share Table. For whatever abundance you have received in this blessed growing season, bring a portion…

Services for Sunday, May 27th, 2018

Sunday, May 27th, 2018 10:30 a.m. Rev. Kees Vandermey Rev. Scott Sinclair This week is our annual family retreat at Camp Kintail. Rev. Sinclair will be leading worship at the camp including the baptism of Crystal Campbell and Abigail Steffler. Rev. Vandermey is going to lead worship at our Barnswallow site. Come to the camp…

SERVICE IS CANCELLED FOR APRIL 15

Good morning Freezing rain and wind are very strong around the church this morning. WE ARE CANCELLING CHURCH FOR TODAY. Please stay at home and stay safe. Next week, April 22nd is Camp Sunday – a special visit from Robbyn Howard of Cairn Family of Camps. She’ll get us all excited about SUMMER (It has…

Updated links to sermons

If you missed a recent Sunday service, you can listen to it at home. You can access the links from Gale’s website. From the home page, see the dropdown menu under the tab Church Life  – then Worship – and click on Sermon Messages.   It is also a link right on the home page under…