Weekly Words, Worship, Puzzles and Links for Sunday July 5, 2020

Dear Friends, Week 16… and there is much rejoicing in Kilbride & Carlisle! I have heard from many people of the spiritual gathering that was attended by nearly 60 people in the parking lot on Sunday! I’ve heard how there was a palpable sense of God’s presence and how the feelings of worry, anticipation, anxiety … Continue reading Weekly Words, Worship, Puzzles and Links for Sunday July 5, 2020

UPDATE: Kilbride United Church Congregational Meeting: Sunday June 28, 2020

Further to the invitation to the congregational meeting for this Sunday (June 28, 2020) at 12 noon, which was sent out last week, we would like to provide the following update: Please remain in your vehicle unless directed otherwise.Car windows may be left open BUT please ensure that you follow the directions of our parking … Continue reading UPDATE: Kilbride United Church Congregational Meeting: Sunday June 28, 2020

Weekly Words, Worship, Links and More for Sunday June 28, 2020

Dear Sisters and Brothers, Week 15… and there is a renewed sense of hope… a new feeling of energy… and new level of positivity as we acclimatize ourselves to Phase 2 of the provincial re-opening protocols and we venture out for much needed haircuts, enjoy much-missed ((HUGS)), enjoy much appreciated visits, and cautiously emerge from … Continue reading Weekly Words, Worship, Links and More for Sunday June 28, 2020

COVID-19 Update: Kilbride United Church Services Paused

It has been months since we realized the COVID-19 virus would forever change history. In March, we respected the government mandated call for physical distancing and self isolation. Your Carlisle and Kilbride boards reacted quickly, even before the mandated closures, by suspending worship in our buildings on March 15, 2020. You may be curious to … Continue reading COVID-19 Update: Kilbride United Church Services Paused

Kilbride United Church Congregational Meeting: Sunday June 28, 2020

Note: Read the June 27, 2020 updated information here. To Kilbride United Church members and adherents: We prayerfully request your attendance at a Joint Congregational Meeting on Sunday, June 28 at 12:00 noon in the Carlisle United Church Parking Lot. The purpose of the meeting is to receive and vote on a recommendation from the … Continue reading Kilbride United Church Congregational Meeting: Sunday June 28, 2020

Prayers and Worship Resources for Sunday May 31, 2020

Dear Faithful Followers of Jesus, Week 11 --- and it’s Pentecost! Our scriptures say at Pentecost the Holy Spirit comes like wind; powerful and liberating. It comes like an earthquake; fearful, yet exhilarating. The Spirit comes like fire; burning away the impurities and igniting passion. It comes with the ability to transform strangers into community, … Continue reading Prayers and Worship Resources for Sunday May 31, 2020

Prayers and Worship Resources for Sunday April 26, 2020

Dear Sisters and Brothers, Week 6 --- feels like forever! Last week, minutes after I pushed the “send” button with my weekly update, a message appeared in my Inbox from Nora Sanders, Executive Secretary of The United Church of Canada. Nora shared how she had come across a crumpled piece of paper from a January … Continue reading Prayers and Worship Resources for Sunday April 26, 2020

Pastor Sue Cowan Appointment Renewed until September 2020

I am more than overjoyed to be able to send you the following update from our Carlisle/Kilbride Ministry and Personnel Committee (Sharon Banks represents Kilbride) regarding Pastor Sue Cowan’s renewed appointment. Feel free to call or email Maureen Trenkler mtrenkler@cogeco.ca or Sharon Banks kgb9@sympatico.ca if you wish to discuss this or just to chat. Maureen … Continue reading Pastor Sue Cowan Appointment Renewed until September 2020

Easter Message from Pastor Sue Cowan and Kilbride United Church

Dear Sisters & Brothers, Week 4 --- seems like an eternity! And if you are like me, there have been moments of extreme gratitude coupled with moments of extreme sadness… moments of great fear, along with moments of “we’ve got this!”… moments of great heaviness along with moments of deep joy and Light! I pray … Continue reading Easter Message from Pastor Sue Cowan and Kilbride United Church