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The Covenants of Lent – part 3

This article is a continuation of a series (beginning with parts one and two) which looks to explore how God is at work among God’s people from the lens of the prescribed old testament readings from the Revised Common Lectionary. Making promises, providing in times of need, and raising up leaders from unexpected places all…

The Covenants of Lent – part 2

This article is a continuation of a series (beginning with part one) which looks to explore how God is at work among God’s people from the lens of the prescribed old testament readings from the Revised Common Lectionary. Making promises, providing in times of need, and raising up leaders from unexpected places all feature in…

The Covenants of Lent – part 1

This year, the prescribed old testament readings from the Revised Common Lectionary (our worship readings for Sunday mornings) show God at work among God’s people. Making promises, providing in times of need, and raising up leaders from unexpected places all feature in these readings. How might these readings – and our accompanying songs – carry…

No Darkness at All

St. Peter’s presents a Hymn Festival entitled “No Darkness at All” Saturday, February 22nd at 7pm. The evening will be a celebration of hymnody and theologically-centered readings from the Bible and other sources centered around the theme of God’s light shared with God’s people and the whole world. Hymn festivals are a development from the…

Leading the Musical Way

Who are those people up front singing, playing instruments, and ringing? Why are they doing that? At St. Peter’s we’re lucky to have no fewer than 6 choirs who meet regularly. Those groups, coupled with the New Day band, provide a lot of opportunities for there to be people up front making music during worship.…

Sitting Lightly

For those who were unable to be in their churches for whatever reason, including military service, radio could fill the spiritual vacuum. Via the medium of radio, people could join in worship both on Sundays and during the week. (James) Welch hoped that these programmes (sic) would be attractive to those – to use his…

It’s the Little Things

As the Director of Music at St. Peter’s, I feel called to help foster congregational singing and music-making to help people pray, praise, and proclaim the gospel of Jesus Christ. So, I’m always interested in helping people see the depths of worship and how it connects to many aspects of our lives as Christians. First,…