Faith at home
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Faith at home

When we made the switch to virtual worship, we continued to offer our weekly Young Children in Worship story time. Although originally intended for children, it became apparent that many age groups were enjoying it. Because of this, and because we believe that “parents are the most significant religious influences in the lives of their…

Different On purpose
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Different On purpose

I remember making the announcement: “We’re moving immediately to a livestream-only format for Sunday services. Oh, and all other groups are either cancelled or moving online. “Hopefully we’ll be back for Easter!” Sigh. When was the last time 12 months felt like 12 years? We miss seeing each other eyeball to actual eyeball. Pouring coffee…

Community care
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Community care

While Nova Scotia has been relatively healthy throughout the pandemic, there has been a general feeling of angst and uncertainty in the air. This was heightened by the mass shooting that occurred here last April. The tragedy hit very close to home and intensified the feelings of grief and loss.Figuring out how to continue to…

Uplifting Words: To tradespeople and essential workers

Uplifting Words: To tradespeople and essential workers

TO TRADESPEOPLE You are the backbone of our economy. To our electricians, painters, carpenters, plumbers, pipefitters, welders, heavy equipment operators and technicians, automotive service technicians, motorcycle mechanics, tool & die makers, millwrights, metal fabricators, landscape horticulturalists, cooks, hairstylists; to any CC readers engaged in the skilled trades as a means to earn a living. Fortunately,…

Uplifting Words: To healthcare workers
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Uplifting Words: To healthcare workers

Father, comfort and sustain our health care workers in these horrendous days. Protect them and their families and friends from the worldwide pandemic. Give them courage and hope. When they are overwhelmed and exhausted, give them respite and rest. In a profession where the standards are so high, help them forgive themselves when the workload…