Welcome to the 40-day journey of Lent, beginning February 10th and concluding with Easter Sunday on March 27th! During this season of Lent, let us draw inspiration from Jesus’ pursuit of selfless love and compassion.  Let us draw courage from Jesus’ mission to bring the “shalom” of God to all peoples, culminating with his journey…

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The beginning of a new year can be a time filled with optimism and new resolutions, or it can be a time when we keep looking back over our shoulder, our hearts full of “what ifs” and regret. Regardless of how we enter into the new year though, the invitation we have in Jesus is…

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Open this post to view a slide show of St. Andrew’s Community Festival. St. Andrew’s Community Festival Web-site If that didn’t work, you can click on the following link to download the slide show.  It is about 80 MB, so it will take at least a few minutes, or longer depending on your connection speed.…

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For me, one of the great memories of summer vacation is being able to really see the night sky.  Without all the glare of the city, the stars come out in their thousands.  Looking up at the stars can produce a lot of different reactions in people. One of those is to be reminded of…

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There will be a Cemetery & Sanctuary tour to be held on Saturday 6th June at 2pm, at St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, 115 St. Andrews Road, Scarborough. Listen to some fascinating facts and stories from the long and interesting history of St. Andrews and some of the early residents of our community. Refreshments will be available in…

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It sometimes seems as though the coming of spring can give us a new lease on life.  There’s something about sunshine and all that “green” that can suddenly snap a winter funk.  And yet, there are times when a simple change in the weather or when the sun comes up just aren’t enough.  They don’t…

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Have you ever wondered what difference Easter makes?  All this fuss over bunnies and eggs might well make you wonder why an “institution” like Easter has persisted for nearly two thousand years.  But the real Easter is not about candy.  It’s about resurrection.  In his book, “The Jesus I Never Knew”, Philip Yancey describes the…

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April 2, 2015 – Maundy Thursday: Our Children’s Ministry will host a special event starting at 5:45 pm for pot luck dinner. April 3, 2015 – Good Friday:  Service of Worship at 10:00 a.m. April 5, 2015 – Easter Sunday: Worship services at 9:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.  Services feature special music by Choir and…

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As I write this, we’ve just come through the Christmas season, followed by the start of a new year. From the very start, Christmas, the birth of Jesus, has been changing things.  For centuries the western world has divided history on the basis of Jesus’ birth.  The years before him were BC, “before Christ”; the…

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