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Sunday January 14, 2018

 

Here is a peek at Rev. Choe’s sermon notes:

Call of Samuel depicted in 1 Samuel 3:1-20 will be the Scripture reading for this coming Sunday.  

A process I use in preparing for a sermon writing is what I call a process of moving I to We.  After reading scriptures a few times, I begin to ask a series of questions to myself.  These are some of the things I would ask first: What did I hear?  What do I like and dislike?  Why?  How am I hearing the message? Asking questions to myself before I move further, helps me to see where I am in relation to the Scripture I am reflecting on.

These are some of the questions I asked on the 1 Samuel 3:1-20 after my initial questions:

Why did I decide to follow the Way of Jesus?  

Why and how did I come to St. Paul’s?

How are those two decisions affecting my life and faith journey?

 

What about you?

How did you decide to follow the Way of Jesus?

Why and how did you come to join St. Paul’s community?

How are those two decisions affecting your life and faith journey?

How would you partner in the Covenanting relationship with Elizabeth Sarginson as we commit to one another as God’s people on this Sunday?

 

Let us reflect on those questions together when we meet on Sunday, January 14, 2018.  See you at 10 am! 


Below is the link for Winn Collier’s article (read as a sermon on Sunday Jan 7, 2018):

Do you actually want to be our pastor?

A story about a search committee and a candidate

https://www.christiancentury.org/article/features/do-you-actually-want-to-be-our-pastor

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2.           Please check news and events on our church website -               http://www.stpauls.brampton.on.ca/resources/index.html

1            United Church Observer – if you wish to renew your current subscription please submit the $25.00 renewal fee to the Church Office by no later than February 15, 2018.  If you are interested in becoming a new subscriber please contact the Church Office by no later than February 15, 2018.

2            Food Cupboard. The food cupboard needs canned pasta, tuna and Mr. Noodles as we are low on these items.

 

3            COLDEST NIGHT OF THE YEAR – we have registered a St. Paul’s team to participate in the COLDEST NIGHT OF THE YEAR WALK (2, 5 or 10km), taking place on February 24, 2018.  If you are interested in participating and/or making a donation to the team, please speak to Elizabeth Sarginson.

4            Friday Folk Night – presenting SWING NIGHT on Friday January 26, 2018.  For tickets or more information, contact the Church Office or the Brampton Folk Club (www.bramptonfolk.ca, 647-233-3655).

5            Heart Lake United Church – Is hosting an amazing photographic tour of Morocco on Saturday January 20th at 7:00pm.  Tickets are $5.00 to cover drinks and desserts.  All are welcome!

6            St. Paul’s Breakfast Club – February 3, 2018.  Stay tuned for more details.

7            Book Club – the Book Club will be meeting after Worship on January 28 to discuss the book “Women in Faith”

8            The Presbyterial Meeting for January is on Wednesday January 24th at 10am. The speaker is from the Peel Regional Police and will be talking on Fraud Protection for Seniors. The meeting is at Emmanuel United Church in Brampton and all women are welcome. For further information please contact Cathy Robertson.

9            The Deborah Unit is meeting at on Thursday January 18 at 10am in Sanderson Hall.  Carolyn Sockett is going to show us how to use Christmas/Birthday/all occasion cards to make pretty Place Mats.  All women are welcome.

10          Macy’s On Main is asking for denim, jeans or skirts, bias binding and cotton or cotton blend material for future craft projects.  Thank you.