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Celebrating Endings Photo Album

As the scripture says For everything there is a season …. For Rev Liz it is time for a new adventure.  After all, she has put up with us for three years and let’s face it -  we are hard work!!!! She is ready to retire. You know the  thing about retirement is that you never get a day off! On November 26th  Knox... Read More

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Endings Done Well

On November 26th  Knox said Good Bye to our beloved minister of 3 years Rev. Liz Bowyer, wishing her a happy and healthy retirement. Many of you have followed Rev Liz’s postings of sermons and  introductions to the readings faithfully these past years so we want to assure our web visitors that we will continue to... Read More

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Reflection - Advent I

Based on Isaiah 64: 1-9 and Mark 13: 24-37 Come Lord Jesus Come! No wait, we’re not ready Prayer:     Holy One, we are here, trying to wait. Open our hearts to hear your words of presence and challenge as we enter into a time of readying ourselves for you. Amen. A call we often hear during Advent is “Come, Lord... Read More

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Reflection for De-Covenanting Sunday

Based on Ecclesiastes 3: 1-8 Everything Has its Time Opening Prayer:  May the words on my lips and the meditations of all our hearts be acceptable in your sight, O God, our Rock and our Redeemer.  Amen. More often than not, this morning’s passage from scripture, sometimes read at memorials and weddings rather than... Read More

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Ecclesiastes 3: 1-8

Introduction to the readings for Reign of Christ Sunday, November 26, 2017 This Sunday in worship, we celebrate endings and new beginnings of our three years of pastoral ministry with our current minister, Rev Liz We also celebrate the last Sunday in the church calendar year, a Sunday often referred to in many... Read More

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Reflection for Stewardship Sunday

Based on: Matthew 25: 14-30  The Parable of the Talents Listening to the reading, I find these lyrics from Abba running through my mind…. “Money, Money, Money, It’s a Rich Man’s World”-Abba Opening Prayer: Holy, gracious, and amazing God, may the words on my lips and the thoughts and feelings we share as we... Read More

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Exploring New Ways of Looking at Faith

Reported by Helen O. The Heart of Christianity, the Knox UC Exploring Faith Study for the Fall and Winter is proving to be a most interesting study.  We are exploring newways of looking at our faith. We are using the book “The Heart of Christianity - Rediscovering a Life of Faith”, by Marcus Borg. His writing... Read More

Parable of the talents

Matthew 25: 14-30

Introduction to the Readings for Stewardship Sunday, November 19, 2017 This morning, our scripture lesson comes to us from the middle portion of the twenty fifth chapter of the gospel according to Matthew.  Reading from verses 14-30, we hear words of both affirmation and accountability.  Listen with care to these... Read More

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Photo album - Amalgamation 101 Workshop

About 41 of us gathered   in Room 1 after church last Sunday for an introduction to Amalgamation.   Rev Liz, Joanne Melville, Judy Langdon and Richard Dunsterville  all talked about their experiences  from an “Amalgamation for Vitality” event held at Crossroads United. The event was sponsored by BC Conference. We... Read More

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Homily on Remembrance Sunday

Based on: Mark 12: 28-34 Opening Prayer: May the words on my lips and the thoughts and feelings we experience on hearing God’s word for us through scripture this day, may all of it be acceptable in your sight, O God, our Rock and our Redeemer.  Amen. This morning we gather to memorialize past relationships in our... Read More