St Matthew - St Aidan

the church in town -- Buckhorn Ontario -- Sundays 10 am

the church in town -- Buckhorn Ontario -- Sundays 10 am

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Coming Home – prodigal and his brother

Coming home Some reflections on the Parable of the Prodigal Son and his brother from ‘RevoLectionary’ by Emily Murtagh TECHNOLOGY has almost killed the art of getting lost. Almost all of us have a map of the whole world in minute detail sitting in our pocket. Our phones set our path to home and this passage…

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Take stock of the journey so far, primate tells CoGS

Take stock of the journey so far, primate tells CoGS “We need to be praying for a revival in the life of our church,” Archbishop Fred Hiltz, primate of the Anglican Church of Canada, told Council of General Synod -14 March BY JOELLE KIDD –  The Anglican Journal March 15, 2019 Mississauga, Ont. In his…

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Great personal resources for Lent

Be a pilgrim: Get these excellent free resources for Lent The Church of England is on cutting edge with email and online resources for Lent and Easter The Church of England’s 2019 Lent and Easter campaigns will take followers from the start of Lent on Ash Wednesday, through to Easter with the LentPilgrim reflections, and on from Easter Day to Ascension Day with…

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Cabin or shelter?

Fresh Expressions: Cabin or Shelter? Which are you? Author uses analogy of hiking to describe the church in modern world By Kris Betcker, Fresh Expressions US The brown leaves crunched under my boots, my heart thumping with every step as I headed up the next stretch of the Appalachian Trail, a famed 2,189 mile trail on…

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Clergy Report for Vestry

Clergy Report for Vestry Parish Priest’s Report is one of reports presented at the Annual Meeting of Vestry September of this year will mark eight years that I have been serving as Parish Priest with you at St Matthew – St Aidan. As I look back on 37 years of ministry, these recent years stand…

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There are angels

There are angels A message for Christmas Eve from Father Glenn There are angels.   Especially on this holy night, there are angels.   On other nights we may not see them, but there are angels just the same. On other days, we may not see them, but they are there. We may not even…

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Text messaging at Nativity?

Christmas Messages by text — 2018 What if the Nativity happened now? How would the word spread? “Here are a few fun moments for the Christmas Season. It’s twelve days, right. This video is from an online group known as txtstories. They put together some comical videos that reenact conversations that happen through text messaging.…

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Be like Bartimaeus

Be like Bartimaeus Mark 10: 46-52 click for reading As a result of not being able to see, Bartimaeus was reduced to the sidelines of society from where he was forced to beg in order to survive. He would have been dependent on whatever friends he might have had to help him find a good spot…

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An attitude of gratitude

An attitude of gratitude A homily at Harvest Thanksgiving by The Rev’d Glenn Empey A very Happy Harvest Thanksgiving to you. The time of harvest is at hand. I wish each and everyone of you a Happy Harvest Thanksgiving. This is a special time of the year particularly in Canada. The trees begin to turn…

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Heartbeat of the Church

The heartbeat of the Church — Letter from the Primate, Anglican Church of Canada — September 2018 Dear Friends in Christ, This month marks the 125th anniversary of the formation of the General Synod of our beloved Church. It was a coming together of dioceses across Canada in the spirit of partnership in God’s mission in…

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