hope centre ministries

Category: worship


Us & Them…. WE

Today in church my mind wandered.  Maybe a better reflection would be that I picked up on some church language that was used and it took my thoughts in a different direction. Generally the word ‘we’ is used often in…

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Disability Awareness Sunday

Today, in the church I attend, was Disability Awareness Sunday.  A Sunday where we as a church are reminded of the call we have to live as the body of Christ– the call to unity and inclusion. Part of the…

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God is Here!

Last night we gathered in our new worship space for the first time. It was an amazing evening for our community. We took time to pray and to praise as we reflected on who God is. The focus for the…

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Bethlehem!

The other day as I listened to one of my favourite Christmas cd’s I was struck by how quickly we sing carols without even thinking– maybe you recognize these words: “Once in Royal David’s city, stood a lowly cattle shed….

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With Bells On!!!!

Things don’t always go as planned. Last night, I had planned for us to take a good look at a bell. If the inside is missing a very little part, it can’t ring. We are like bells, in that we…

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First Sunday in Advent

“It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas”. . . This song has been running through my mind this weekend as I put up a Christmas tree with my boys and prepared for our Sunday worship group. The light dusting…

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The Road to Emmaus

Tonight we talked about a walk– a walk that started in Jerusalem. It was at the end of the day and was getting dark. Two of Jesus’ friends were leaving Jerusalem and were on their way to Emmaus. They were…

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The Season of Singing!

“See the winter is past; the rains are over and gone. Flowers appear on the earth; the season of singing has come!” Song of Songs 2:11-12 I love the season of spring and after our first Winnipeg winter, I welcome…

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Easter ROCKS!

The rock has been rolled away. . . the grave is empty! Our risen Lord fills us with Easter hope and reminds us of the beautiful plan for his people. “The stone which the builders rejected has become the chief…

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Our Lenten Journey Box

As a worship visual we have been collecting objects from each service during Lent. We have been placing them in a box that we have labeled our “Journey Box”. This box represents our journey with Jesus and the objects placed…

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