Monthly Archives: March 2015

Pathways – No longer chained

I recently read of a mother in China who wanted to keep all evil spirits away from her new born. So, she placed a chain around the baby boy’s neck soon after he was born. She locked the chain with a tiny key so that it could not be removed. As the boy grew his…

New Laws for Euthanasia

New Laws for Euthanasia Doctors in Ontario have been instructed to practice end of life care by their regulatory body. Deacon Thomas Choi offers a prayer.   Deacon Thomas’ Prayer: Pray for our land and nation to come into right relationship with our God of love so that we will not continue sliding on the…

Pathways – Curious?

The story of Zacchaeus’ encounter with Jesus in Luke 19 is the story of a man who was curious. The text tells us in verses 3 and 4 that he had no interest in Jesus except usual curiosity. We read that “He wanted to see who Jesus was, but being a short man he could…

Good Friday Communion Service

April 3, 5:00pm, at the Sanctuary Join us as we examine why the One Isaiah prophesized is called the Man of Sorrows. Come and worship Him under the weight of the cross, the reality of our own sin, and the sacrifice He made. Children’s Program (JK-Grade 4, Room B10) The Peace of Heaven Children will…

Witness God’s Work

Join Anne Woolger, founder of Matthew House on Saturday, March 21at 7:30pm in the Community Room at SCBC and hear stories shared by refugees. Several former residents will be sharing their personal stories as refugees. Matthew House is place for newly arrived refugee claimants. They come from all around the world without sponsors, a home,…

HNMSCBC Gardening Workshop 101 – May 9th, 2015 – SOLD OUT

Thank you for your interest in the gardening workshop 101. SO SORRY, but HNMSCBC Gardening Workshop 101 – May 9th, 2015 is now SOLD OUT! Future workshop dates would be available! stay tuned!!      If interested, please join us for the Community Garden Construction, Planting and Seeding on Saturday May 16th – 9am to…

Ontario’s New Sex Education Curriculum – Our Response

Update: Dear Co-workers in Christ, I believe that you have heard about the controversy caused by the release of the revised Sex Education Curriculum, which will be fully implemented in September 2015. In terms of contents, this new version is substantially similar to the infamous 2010 version which was pulled back due to public outcry…

Pathways – Thirsty?

Have you ever been thirsty? Being an avid gardener I can remember more than once being so caught up with what I was doing that I forgot to stop and drink. As a result, I’ve experienced dehydration several times and it’s not pleasant. My hands shake, my mouth is like cotton, the head throbs and…

Pathways – Wholeheartedness

Have you heard the phrase, “Everything in moderation”? It’s a way of saying don’t be overly enthusiastic about anything. Be level headed, be conservative, be restrained. And I’m sure there are situations in life where that advice would be appropriate. But there is one area of life where we must not practice moderation. It is…