Christmas

Dec 24: Early Service (6 pm) – Unwrapping the Gifts of Christmas

The Story of Christmas: The Gospel of Matthew/LukeUnwrapping the Gifts of Christmas: Mary and Joseph The Story of Christmas: The Gospel of LukeUnwrapping the Gifts of Christmas: Angels and Shepherds The Story of Christmas: The Gospel of MatthewUnwrapping the Gifts of Christmas: Wise Ones The Story of Christmas: The Gospel of JohnUnwrapping the Gifts of…

January 1, 2023: New Year’s Day

Our services are recorded and shared online.If you would like to not be recorded, we ask that you sit near the back of the Sanctuary. Readings from the Scriptures (The Message) Matthew 2:1-12 1-2 After Jesus was born in Bethlehem village, Judah territory—this was during Herod’s kingship—a band of scholars arrived in Jerusalem from the East.…

Dec 25: Christmas Morning

Scripture Reading (First Nations Version) Luke 2:1-7 When the time drew close for Bitter Tears (Mary) to have her child, the government of the People of Iron (Romans) ordered that the people be numbered and put on government rolls. This happened during the time that Powerful Protector (Quirinius) was the governor of Bright Sun (Syria).…

Dec. 24: Christmas Eve Late Service 8pm

The weather outside is frightful! For those willing to safely brave the storm, we will still be having service at 6pm and 8pm at St. James’~Rosemount United, in addition to the service tomorrow morning at 10:30am.  Use your best judgment, but know that all our services will be live-streamed, with the link available at www.sjruc.ca.  No matter…

Dec. 24: Christmas Eve Early Service 6pm

The weather outside is frightful! For those willing to safely brave the storm, we will still be having service at 6pm and 8pm at St. James’~Rosemount United, in addition to the service tomorrow morning at 10:30am.  Use your best judgment, but know that all our services will be live-streamed, with the link available at www.sjruc.ca.  No matter…

Advent 4: Lessons & Carols

1st Lesson  The prophet proclaims good news to a people in exile Isaiah 40:1-8 Comfort, O comfort my people,    says your God.2 Speak tenderly to Jerusalem,    and cry to herthat she has served her term,    that her penalty is paid,that she has received from the Lord’s hand    double for all her sins. 3 A voice cries out:‘In the wilderness prepare the way…

Advent 3: Joy and Children’s Pageant

Reading from W.H. Auden’s For the Time Being THE FIRST SHEPHERDThe winter night requires our constant attention,Watching that water and goodwill,Warmth and well-being, may still be there in the morning. THE SECOND SHEPHERDFor behind the spontaneous joy of lifeThere is always a mechanism to keep going, THE THIRD SHEPHERDAnd someone like us is always there.…