Easter

May you be one

The following link will provide you with additional information and resources for the whole family for this Sunday, Easter 7: https://sjruc.ca/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Easter-Week7.pdf John 17:1-11 After Jesus had spoken these words, he looked up to heaven and said, “God, the hour has come; glorify your son so that the son may glorify you, since you have given him authority…

Good Lord, Show us the Way

The following link will provide you with additional information and resources for the whole family for this Sunday, Easter 6: https://sjruc.ca/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Easter-Week6.pdf John 14:15-21   The Holy Spirit Is Promised 15 Jesus said to his disciples: If you love me, you will do as I command.  Then I will ask the Father to send you the Holy Spirit who will…

Greater works besides

The following link will provide you with additional information and resources for the whole family for this Sunday, Easter 5: https://sjruc.ca/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Easter-Week5.pdf Readings from the Scriptures John 14:1-14 – The Inclusive Bible Don’t let your hearts be troubled.You have faith in God; have faith in me as well. In God’s house there are many dwelling places; otherwise,…

We’re in this Together

The following link will provide you with additional information and resources for the whole family for this Sunday, Easter 4: https://sjruc.ca/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Easter-Week4.pdf Scripture Reading: Acts 2:42-47  (Contemporary English Version) They spent their time learning from the apostles, and they were like family to each other. They also broke bread[a] and prayed together. 43 Everyone was amazed by the many miracles…

April 19: Good Medicine

The following link will provide you with additional information and resources for the whole family for this Sunday, Easter 2:  https://sjruc.ca/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Easter-Week2.pdf John 20:19-31 (NRSV) 19 When it was evening on that day, the first day of the week, and the doors of the house where the disciples had met were locked for fear of the Jews,…

Holy Saturday

While not often observed in our United Church tradition, you may want to take some deliberate time to sit in silent prayer, remembering that there are no stories of how the disciples managed the time between Jesus’ burial and when they could prepare his body.  They waited, much as we are, in fear and trepidation,…

Good Friday

Station One:Now Jesus stood before the governor; and the governor asked him, “Are you the King of the Jews?” Jesus said, “You say so.” But when he was accused by the chief priests and elders, he did not answer. Then Pilate said to him, “Do you not hear how many accusations they make against you?”…