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Hello Everyone! It snowed!! I for one am excited to see the snow.  I enjoy winter.  I know that isn’t the case for many of you, but just flashback to the extreme heat of this past summer – a little cooler air with trees covered with a light frosting doesn’t seem so bad to me J I wanted to express how wonderful our Remembrance Day services went and again thank all of those who worke...
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This Week at Trinity, Beamsville Friday, November 2, 2018 Dear Friends, Halloween night has passed, and we begin our new month with a celebration of All-Saints Day. We will be marking this in worship on Sunday, but perhaps it should be more often than once a year that we pay homage to saints of the past. And perhaps more often than that we should be paying attention to the saints in our o...
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This Week at Trinity, Beamsville Friday, October 26, 2018 Dear Friends,             This week I had the privilege – truly – of sitting with members of our M&P Committee for my annual Performance Review.  I know that ‘privilege’ and ‘review’ might not go together for some folks in some places, but in this community, for this s...
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This Week at Trinity, Beamsville Friday, October 19, 2018 Dear Friends, This week I have been doing some research into the Hebrew Scripture, specifically the concept of the “anawim,” a group of people who are made humble by the intense pressure of their spiritual commitment. In most translations of the bible, this Hebrew word is rendered as “meek” or “humble” and doesn’t communicate what ...
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This Week at Trinity, Beamsville Friday, October 12, 2018 Dear Friends,             This week I’ve been mulling over the words on another church’s sign.  I’ve probably done so a little more than I have for those on our own.  Thankful as I am for our ongoing Speaker Series (with the next installment this Sunday at 2pm… check ...
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Sunday Morning Message by Rev. Heather Weaver-Orosz Trinity United Church, Beamsville Sunday, October 21st, 2018 22nd Sunday after Pentecost World Food Sunday ” My life flows on in endless song, a bove earth ’s lamentation. I hear the sweet, though f ar off hymn that hails a new creation. ” (Robert S. Lowry, Voices United 716) Scripture Job 38: 1-7, 34-41 (The Message) 38 And now, final...
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Sunday Morning Message by Rev. Heather Weaver-Orosz Trinity United Church, Beamsville Sunday, October 14th, 2018 21st Sunday after Pentecost ” When it’s all been said and done, there is just one thing that matters. ..” (Robin Mark) Scripture Mark 10: 17-31 (The Message) 17 As he went out into the street, a man came running up, greeted him with great reverence, and asked, “Good Teacher,...
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Sunday, October 28, 2018 Justified Freely Scott Beckett Text: Romans 1:16-17; 3:19-28   So let’s talk about history. Well a little bit. You may know that I did my undergraduate degree in history and also did a Master of Divinity in which History of Christianity is a required course. In all I would say I have covered the reformation four or five times in these courses, so the Re...
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Sunday Morning Message by Rev. Heather Weaver-Orosz Trinity United Church, Beamsville Sunday, November 4th, 2018 All Saints Sunday ” The creation God loves is sick unto death, and needs caretakers, lovers, gardeners, companions and partners who will work to preserve life rather than death, collective security rather than national security, rice in the mouth and a roof over the head  &nb...
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