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  • Feb7Fri

    Jeremiah, the 'weeping prophet'

    February 7, 2020
    Among the biblical figures we touched on last week was the prophet Jeremiah. He is sometimes referred to as “the weeping prophet” or alternatively as “the prophet of heartbreak and hope.” 
  • Jan31Fri

    Christian Unity

    January 31, 2020
    I was able to attend the lecture entitled “That They May Be One” based on the theme of the High Priestly Prayer of Jesus found in John 17. The speaker was straightforward about obstacles to unity but in the end also hopeful for signs of unity witnessed and signs of unity to be more fully developed in our times.
  • Jan24Fri

    The relevance of Martin Luther King

    January 24, 2020
    Because we are not Americans this past Monday did not show up on our calendars as MLK Day as it did in theirs. That day marks the work of the Christian minister and social activist Dr. Martin Luther King Jr..
  • Jan18Sat

    Needs in the community

    January 18, 2020
    This month, one other Bethel member and I attended another Argyle Basic Needs team meeting (occurring about once every 6 weeks). It was yet another meeting in which several needs of our city’s residents were discussed and even agonized over. 
  • Jan10Fri

    Numbering our days

    January 10, 2020
    The new year has started and it doesn’t seem to take long before seeing things dated with “2020” becomes routine.  The speedy passage of time in yet another year, here we go again!
  • “This is the day that the Lord has made, let us rejoice and be glad in it!”
  • Dec21Sat

    Christmas 2019

    December 21, 2019

    Love came down … and moved into the neighbourhood.”  

    That sentence is on our message board along Gore Road. 

  • Dec14Sat

    Congregation Meeting Dec 11, 2019

    December 14, 2019
    It was a full agenda for the congregational meeting last Wednesday evening but we moved through it well!
  • Nov30Sat

    Meeting the needs of those around us

    November 30, 2019
    Every so often it happens that someone with great need will either phone the church or show up at the church doors, desperately looking for some practical help.
  • Nov27Wed

    Fond memories of a mentor

    November 27, 2019
    This past Friday, Carolyn and I attended the funeral of an early mentor of mine, Pastor Jacob Kuntz. The formative year I spent with him as a student pastor is still a treasured memory. From the moment I arrived, Jacob treated me like a friend and colleague.