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ShoeBox Sunday School video for little ones

ShoeBox Sunday School video for little ones

We have posted the first ShoeBox Sunday  School  video for our youngest students. link to ShoeBox Sunday for little ones Sunday morning, there will be a class for 5-8 years old online at 10 am, and the class for older kids will start at 11 am. A link will be sent to families who have […]

Worship for April 26, 2020 from Harrow United Church

Worship for April 26, 2020 from Harrow United Church

Worship Video for April 26, 2020 Above is the link to our worship offering for this week. The video opens with a praise song with a great message for the time we are living in, that ties in beautifully with the Gospel Lesson, and the Learning Time. Beth Graham read John 20:19-31 for us, the […]

Worship for Sunday April 19, 2020

Worship for Sunday April 19, 2020

link to worship video We begin our worship with Jeff Gorick offering a lively version of “This Little Light of Mine” Then Gillian Lamoure reads our Gospel Lesson for the day: Our reading is from the Gospel of John in the 20th chapter, as found in the translation called “The Message”. It tells the story […]

More like a marathon than a sprint

More like a marathon than a sprint

Over the Easter weekend, I had virtual chats with some clergy colleagues, and a common theme was that most of us are busier than ever, and are having to learn new ways to function, in this strange time. In my early forties I started running long distance, after having been a happy and plump couch […]

Harrow United Church Easter 2020 Worship Service

Harrow United Church Easter 2020 Worship Service

There is a link below to the video of this service. The video opens with a wonderful “virtual choir” singing Morning Has Broken. Our scripture lesson is read by the members of our confirmation class. I recorded a sermon in the sanctuary, which is followed by “Thine is the Glory”, with piano and vocals by […]

Good Friday Worship

Good Friday Worship

I enlisted the help of Larry Anderson, the musician at Harrow United Church, and Naomi Woods, to create a simple worship service for this Good Friday, April 10, 2020.   Here is a link to the audio file: audio file of Good Friday Worship Naomi read the scripture for us: John 19:17-30 (NIV) Larry Anderson played […]

An illustration I’m leaving out of my Good Friday sermon

I had a moment this week when I needed to unclog a toilet, and couldn’t a find a plunger. We haven’t needed one since we moved to our new home. I don’t remember unpacking it. Rather than being thankful we haven’t needed one for that long, or that this was the biggest problem in our […]

The Palm Parade

The Palm Parade

The first photo challenge of Rev. Lexie’s Holy Week Scavenger Hunt is to re-create the scene of the Palm Parade- when Jesus was greeted by the crowds, as he entered Jerusalem on the back of a donkey, for the Passover Festival. Here is a link to a video that Rev. Lexie and Rev. Darrow made […]

Palm Sunday Worship Video

The link on this page will take you to a YouTube video that is our worship resource for Palm Sunday. It includes a wonderful anthem from the senior choir, a reading by Gillian Lamoure, and a clip of the children’s time, all taken from last year’s Palm Sunday worship service. On Friday afternoon, after our […]

A Holy Week Scavenger Hunt for Your Family

A Holy Week Scavenger Hunt for Your Family

This post is the work of the Rev. Lexie Chamberlain, and is based on an event she created for the Sunday School and congregation she served for many years in Oakville. When our children were younger, they loved scavenger hunts.  Some were designed with clues they had to solve, which gave them directions to the […]