GRACE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH

Articles

Grace Church publishes a monthly newsletter with various topics such as ongoing church matters, living a Christian life, and devotionals. If you wish to receive the newsletter in your e-mail, please contact the church administrator at admin@graceorleans.ca.

Below you will find articles from this newsletter and other articles published by Grace Church.

Good Gracious

Hazelwood - June 2020

Hazelwood – Are we all really in the same boat? “The Lord saw how great the wickedness of the human race had become on the earth, and that every inclination of the thoughts of the human heart was only evil all the time.  The Lord regretted that he had made human beings on the earth, and his heart was deeply troubled.  So

Good Gracious - June 2020

Good Gracious Pastor’s Article June 1, 2020   “The Real Presence”   Matthew 28: 18-20 18 Then Jesus came to them and said, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. 19 Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the

Good Gracious - May 2020

Good Gracious Pastor Jonathan May 2, 2020   April Showers Bring May Flowers   The Spring time often has us looking forward to more outdoor time and enjoyment of the garden. This year, unlike any other, prohibits us from simply going to the gardening store for soil, fertilizer, seeds and the like. This year, unlike any other, cautions

Hazelwood - May 2020

Hazelwood – What am I missing? Depending on how you count, we are somewhere around eight weeks into this new “normal.”  Exactly how many days it has been doesn’t matter as much as how we are coping with the sometimes radical changes in our lifestyle that the pandemic has brought. When we gather with our on-line

Hazelwood - Apr 2020

Hazelwood – A Bridge to Salvation

In the past month, the world has become a very different place.  City streets are deserted; there is little movement of planes, trains or automobiles; businesses are closed; many thousands of people are unemployed; grocery shopping is a very different experience; the stock market is nervous; and so are many people.  There is fear and

Good Gracious - Apr 2020

Prayer, Rest, Work and Relationships

It is a hardly an April Fool’s joke that we find ourselves in today. It feels more like a science fiction movie. Many of us have spent a lot of energy simply making the transition from our regular lives to what we have been living in the last two or three weeks. It is emotionally draining. Give yourself some time to allow yourself to

Good Gracious - Nov 2019

Word and Sacraments

Pastor Jonathan invites us to understand each other and to be sensitive to each others feelings, and those of family and friends as we consider the discussions in the church and Presbytery about sexual orientation and how it affects the church.

Hazelwood - Oct 2019

What Part are You

The author contemplates our roles in life and the church. Everyone has a part to play.