Praying Together

Written by Trudy McIntosh. Most of us, at some point along our spiritual journey, have encountered that special knot in our stomachs when we are invited to pray out loud in a group. It may be only three or four others, but it feels like it could be a hundred.…

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Kids KAMP! Exodus – The Great Journey

YOU ARE INVITED TO KAMP! KAMP (Kids Annual Mid-Summer Program) is a morning program for kids entering JK-Gr5. During the program, kids will participate in fun activities, do crafts, and eat a snack together, all while learning about God’s character through the Exodus journey of the Israelites out of Egypt.…

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Kageyo Keyhole Gardens Project

A couple of our community members, Eddie and Lerryn DeJong, are embarking on a journey to teach and implement keyhole gardening techniques in Kageyo, Rwanda. Keyhole gardening is a gardening technique that originated in Africa. Ideal for dry climates, the technique is a form of raised-bed gardening that promotes moisture…

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Getting Ready for the Rest of Your Life

On Easter Sunday, the Lighthouse community is embarking on a 40 day journey where we look forward to the rest of our lives! Over the 40 days, small groups will work their way through The Purpose Driven Life: What On Earth Am I Here For? by Rick Warren. Please join…

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Lectio Divina

Lectio Divina is a traditional practice of scriptural reading, meditation and prayer intended to promote communion with God and to increase the knowledge of God’s Word. It does not treat Scripture as texts to be studied, but as the Living Word. On the weekend of February 21, we went through…

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2015 Lenten Reader Now Available

First published on ECCC News The ECCC is proud to release the third annual edition of the Lenten Reader. The Reader is a compilation of reflections on Scripture for the season of Lent from the members of the Evangelical Covenant Church of Canada. There are numerous ways to access the…

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Peace in the Waiting

This week we light the fourth of the five candles, as we wait for the birth of Christ. The candle we are lighting represents peace. As we see this glowing light, let’s continue to sit with the question, “What are you waiting for?” While we wait, can we have peace…

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Joy

This week we light our third candle of the five in the Advent wreath. This candle is a different colour as you may have noticed. It’s pink! It is the joy candle! Sometimes we think that joyful people are people who are happy all the time. Isn’t that what joy…

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Love Who Is A Person

Love – the very word speaks of relationship. It expresses itself in thoughts and feelings of a strong attachment and affection for a person. Maybe that is part of what you have experienced when you love someone. In the waiting, we think of Love – Love who is a person.…

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What Are You Waiting For?

We spend so much time this season preparing… preparing for December 25. There are gifts to buy and cards to send. Food to shop for and prepare. There are parties to attend. Friends to visit with and queues to stand waiting in! Sometimes we ask ourselves, what am I waiting…

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