Do We Want to Be Close to Jesus?  

Originally posted on My Window on God's World:
Alan Alda, the United Church’s Statement on Ministry, sales training, photosynthesis, responses from people on the question: why I come to church, the reading from Mark… let’s see if they all hang together by the time I am finished. I asked people to share why they…

Covenant & Cross  

Originally posted on My Window on God's World:
Many years ago, when I started wearing a cross, perhaps at my confirmation at the age of 35, one of my brothers-in-law asked me why I would wear a Roman instrument of torture and death around my neck. I have to say that I had never…

Midweek Message – February 22, 2018

The Heart of Covenant Living It’s the second week of Lent! Last week at Riverview, we started our rainbow heart with the colour purple, this week we will add blue. We will have a beautiful piece of artwork at the end of it thanks to Janice Lewis. Next week, there will be pictures from both…

Why Baptize?

In a world and a church where most of us no longer believe that an unbaptized baby or person is not going to go to heaven, why do we bother baptizing? In a world and a church where most of us no longer believe that we are born sinful and baptism somehow removes this stain,…