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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

Goog Gracious November 2021 - Remembering

November is a month where we remember. For many of us, it is a time of intense remembering of family members who were in the military during a war. My oldest brother was in Vietnam with the navy. My father was in the merchant marine in WWII. My grandfather on my father’s side was in the trenches in WWI. Other family members were in the
The whole Israelite community set out from the Desert of Sin, traveling from place to place as the LORD commanded. They camped at Rephidim, but there was no water for the people to drink. 2 So they quarreled with Moses and said, “Give us water to drink.” Moses replied, “Why do you quarrel with me? Why do you put the LORD to the
I’m getting out my soapbox to once again trumpet my heartfelt desire for a longer time of Thanksgiving. One weekend or one day is simply not enough. A month or two would be good. In fact, Labour Day until American Thanksgiving would be just about right. That would give us one quarter of the year to reflect on the blessings and the good
Have you ever found yourself so overwhelmed with everything that’s going on that you have no idea where to start? Do you ever feel like an elastic band that is being stretched to the limit and you know when it breaks it’s going to hurt? How often do you wake up and wonder how you will handle today when you’re still working on

Good Gracious September 2021 - Patience

Patience One of the joys of going on vacation for a pastor is to be able to visit another church in person, somewhere in the body of Christ. When we went to BC for a portion of last month, we went to church with our daughter and her husband. It was good to be together with other believers, and not just to be thinking of public health policy or

Good Gracious June 2021 - A Higher Altitude Advantage

There are certain seasons in life where it seems like all you can see are negative outcomes. It feels like worse case scenarios are the only possible future. And when you prepare for the worst, sometimes you are surprised, but often you see what you expect to see because our perspectives matter.   Back in the days when I flew on passenger

Good Gracious Missions Update - Apr 2021

In St. John’s, Newfoundland, a couple of our friends decided to get their captain’s papers for sailing on the ocean. He is a retired dentist, and she is a retired chiropodist. They wanted to sail between Florida and some of the Caribbean islands. They took the courses, bought the boat and now have done the sailing several times. You
In St. John’s, Newfoundland, a couple of our friends decided to get their captain’s papers for sailing on the ocean. He is a retired dentist, and she is a retired chiropodist. They wanted to sail between Florida and some of the Caribbean islands. They took the courses, bought the boat and now have done the sailing several times. You

Hazelwood - Apr 2021 – Love lifted me!

We began this journey on love before the winter snows came, and so far we’ve looked at nine of ten suggested ways to love.  Here they are: Listen without interrupting          Proverbs 18 Speak without accusing