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    Our church elevator accesses all 3 levels. You may operate it or ask someone to assist you.
    A Nursery, staffed by volunteers, is available for infants to age 5 during the worship service. For safety, please accompany your children to the Nursery and pick them up immediately after the worship service.

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  • Grounded in God’s universal love, we are a community of faith growing into our calling to be the body of Christ. We welcome people who are LGBTQ to participate in the life and ministry of our congregation.

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Worship and Study

  • Sunday, August 28, 2016 - 10:00am

    Summer: Rest For Our Souls

    "Eternal Rest"

    Speaker: Kevin Derksen

    Summer offers the opportunity to step back from a full and busy year, as we hear Jesus’ invitation to come to him and find rest (Matthew 11:28). We will spend these weeks entering this space of rest in the presence of God, a space filled with healing and refreshment.

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    If you miss one or would like a paper copy they will still be available to download here or in our church foyer.


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    The announcement sheet and bulletin are now available by email. If you would like to be added to the list, please This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and let them know.

    The order of worship will still be posted here but please NOTE: This is not updated until Friday for the upcoming Sunday.

  • If you are unable to attend a Worship Service and would like to read the sermon, you may download it by clicking the link below.

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    NOTE: Keep checking back - we will be adding an audio link in the future!

book club headerThe pastors have each selected a book to read over the summer. You are invited to read along with them and then join in an evening of conversation in the church library. Sign up in the foyer for one or more of the options below.

* Postponed * Tuesday, August 9. with Wendy Janzen

Watch for the rescheduled date.

Overplayed: A Parent’s Guide to Sanity in the World of Youth Sports
By David King and Margot Starbuck

Sports hold a huge place in our culture. Options for children to be involved in sports are endless, and the pressure to play at competitive levels is high. Join the conversation about how we help to nurture the joy of sport while keeping it in balance with other aspects of life. This conversation is open to parents, grandparents, or others who are interested and involved in the connection between sports and faith.

Wednesday, August 24, 7:00 p.m. with Kevin Derksen

All My Puny Sorrows
By Miriam Toews

The most recent novel by a provocative Mennonite author. Toews draws on her own experience around the death of her sister to tell this story about family, mental illness and suicide. A very timely book in light of current discussions about medically assisted dying.

Thursday, September 8, 1:00 p.m. with Mark Diller Harder

Wrongs to Rights: How Churches Can Engage Indigenous Peoples
Edited by Steve Heinrichs

One of the recommendations coming out of the recent Canadian Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) was a summons for churches to embrace the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. What might that actually mean? Over 40 authors of diverse backgrounds wrestle with this question in this collection of articles. Buy the book, or contact Mark for a copy of a few particularly valuable articles.

Summer Worship 2016
10:00 a.m. Services

Rest For Our Souls

Summer offers the opportunity to step back from a full and busy year, as we hear Jesus’ invitation to come to him and find rest (Matthew 11:28). We will spend these weeks entering this space of rest in the presence of God, a space filled with healing and refreshment.

  • July 3 - Night (Wendy Janzen)
  • August 7 - Walk (Kevin Derksen)
  • July 10 - Sabbath (Janet Bauman)
  • August 14 - Beauty (Wendy Janzen)
  • July 17 - Play (Mark Diller Harder)
  • August 21 - Work (Mark Diller Harder)
  • July 24 - Fellowship (Kevin Derksen)
  • August 28 - Eternal Rest (Kevin Derksen)
  • July 31 - Community Service at Calvary United Church

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