Jesus holds up a mirror Read today’s gospel scripture Matthew 21:23-32 https://anglicanchurchbuckhorn.ca/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/Pentecost-17A.mp3 Listen to this message There’s quite a tussle of wills and words in the gospel passage for today. The religious leaders pummel Jesus with questions. “By what authority are you doing these acts?”, they ask. Just a while before this Jesus had cast the…

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There has been much behind-the-scene preparation over the last few months for coming back to gather once again as a community of faith. Sincere thanks to our Churchwardens and to our Property Management Team.  Here is some important reminder information that was recently mailed to all members of the parish. It will be handy to…

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A gracious gift During the summer, the members of the Property Management Committee (PMC)  installed a new metal ramp at the rear of the church. This was a very kind and gracious gift to the parish by Wendy Northey and the Northey Family. The ramp had previously been at Jean Northey’s home.   The gift…

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Not about when you show up Read today’s gospel scripture Matthew 20: 1-16  https://anglicanchurchbuckhorn.ca/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/Pentecost-16A.mp3 Listen to this message This is the homily delivered today (Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost, 20 September) at St Luke’s, Peterborough.  There was no written text so I warmly invite you to listen to the homily on the audio file above. This…

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Freed by forgiving Today’s gospel scripture Matthew 18:21-35 https://anglicanchurchbuckhorn.ca/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/Pentecost-15A.mp3 Listen to this message Then Peter came and said to him, “Lord, if another member of the church sins against me, how often should I forgive? As many as seven times?” Jesus said to him, “Not seven times, but, I tell you, seventy-seven times. “For this…

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28 August 2020   Dear Friends in Christ,   Mary, can I read something to you?   Holidays have always been partly about reading. From an early age, my mother insisted that we read over the summer to keep up with our literary skills during vacation. Each day, time was set apart for reading, just…

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from our parish priest photo- W. G. Empey (c) 2019 This letter was sent to all parishioners by Canada Post on 1 August 2020 31 July 2020 – Eighth Week after Pentecost   My dear sisters and brothers in Christ,   First of all, I would like you to know that you are, and you…

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Letter to the Diocese from Bishop Andrew – 17 July Bishop Andrew speaks of the inevitability of change and presents ways to learn and discover new perspectives that are facets of change in the Church and in society Dear Friends in Christ, Change. I began my June 26th, 2020 letter to you with the age-old joke: How…

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Timeline Template and Guidelines for Re-opening In his letter to the Diocese on 10 July 2020, Bishop Andrew provides background on the process for parishes to re-gather in person as communities of faith. Links are included to a timeline template and the details of steps to be taken as outlined in the guidelines for re-opening. Dear…

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