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Rehearsal

A beautiful day, sun streaming into the sanctuary, smiling faces and very talented people sharing their gifts ~ that was Sunday afternoon.  The combined choirs of Knox United & Vancouver Singers got together to practise their opening act and background singing for the EMMET CAHILL Concert taking place at Knox... Read More

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Homily for Covenanting Sunday

Based on Psalm 104, Part Two Opening Prayer:  May the words on my lips and our reflections on your word for us this day be acceptable in your sight, dear God, our Rock and our Redeemer.  Amen I love the grand sweep of images in this morning’s reading!  For me, the reading lifts up hopeful and powerful images of... Read More

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Exodus 17: 1-7

Introduction to the Readings for World Communion Sunday No matter how bad things might look, no matter how fearful or frustrated we might become, our God is always with us.  Our God will provide us with everything we need if we can but learn to trust in that truth.  Listen to how God responds to a tired and... Read More

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Music at Knox

 Knox is known for their music. We have a choral anthem every week from September to June and both an organist and pianist at Sunday Service. If you love to sing - choir rehearsals are Thursday evenings and if you love to listen - pull up a pew Sundays at 10am. Here's just a snippet.....   Read More

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Psalm 104, Part Two

Introduction to the Reading for Sunday, September 24, 2017 The Psalter is a collection of prayers and songs composed over the course of Israel’s history.   Their primary purpose is to praise God in worship.   This morning’s reading comes to us from Psalm 104, Part Two.  In keeping with our focus on the season of... Read More

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Reflection ~ September 17, 2017

Based on 1 Kings 19: 1-13 “What are you doing here?” or “What are you doing here?” Or  “What are you doing here?” or even “What are you doing here?” This seems a timely question for all of us to consider in these days of rapid climate change and great global turmoil.  God’s question to Elijah on the mountaintop... Read More

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1 Kings 19:1-13

Introduction to the Readings for September 17, 2017 1 Kings 19:1-13 It’s an understatement to say Jezebel is not pleased with the recent actions of the prophet Elijah.  Elijah has been on a righteous rampage, one might say, and Jezebel strikes fear into him — enough that he’s on the run, seeking some safe place... Read More

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Reflection ~ September 10, 2017

Based on Matthew 6: 24-33 When I was approaching this morning’s readings from Matthew’s gospel from a prayerful perspective, I came across a poem I received when I attended the Bethlehem Retreat Center near Nanaimo earlier this summer.   It was a poem my spiritual director suggested I read after she encouraged me... Read More

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Matthew 6: 25-33

Introductions to the readings for Creation Sunday May Jesus’ words of promise first offered so long ago to a hungry and hopeful people gathered on a mountaintop be food for thought for us gathered here this day: A reading from Chapter 6, verses 25-33 Consider the lilies “Therefore I tell you, do not worry about... Read More

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Summer Spirit Photos

It has been our sincere pleasure to host Summer Spirit these last two weeks.  Such wonderful and inspiring Services and delicious Lunch with Yummy Dessert! Check out the pics and see the smiles!  We are glad you're here neighbours! Read More