Windsor Park United Church


Notes on the Notes

  • Notes on the Notes – December 9, 2018

    Advent 2 This week’s theme: Peace / White Gift Sunday This week’s scripture readings: Baruch 5:1-9    Luke 1:68-79 This week’s music: “O Little Town of Bethlehem” (VU #64) “O little town of Bethlehem, how still we see thee lie! Above thy deep and dreamless sleep the silent stars go by; Yet in thy dark streets […]

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  • Notes on the Notes – December 2, 2018

    Advent 1 This Week’s Theme:   Hope This week’s scripture readings: Jeremiah 33:14-16         Luke 1:39-55 This week’s music: “Once in Royal David’s City” (VU #62) “Once in royal David’s city stood a lowly cattle shed, Where a mother laid her baby in a manger for his bed. Mary was that mother mild, Jesus Christ her little […]

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  • Notes on the Notes – November 25, 2018

    This week’s theme: Reign of Christ – To Walk Away Celebrating the Reign of Christ Sunday marks the end of Ordinary Time and serves as a prologue to the festivities of Advent. We celebrate Christ’s role as Lord of all—the world, the church, and our lives.  Do we accept our role as followers of Christ, […]

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  • Notes on the Notes – November 18, 2018

    This week’s theme: “Newness” This week’s scripture readings: Hebrews 10:11-25     Mark 13:1-8 This week’s music: “Praise Our Maker” (VU #316) “Praise our Maker, peoples of one family; God is love, God is love! Praise our Maker, peoples of one family; God is love, God is love! Love our Saviour, followers of Jesus; God is love, […]

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  • Notes on the Notes – November 11, 2018

    Remembrance Day 100th Anniversary of the Armistice This week’s scripture readings: Revelation 21                                  John 15: 9-17 This week’s music: “Weep for the Dead” (VU #526) “Weep for the dead. Let tears and silence tell of blood and battle, horror and renown. The years diminish, but do not dispel the pain of lives destroyed, And […]

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  • Notes on the Notes – Covenanting Service – Nov. 4, 2018

    Covenanting Service between Winnipeg Presbytery Windsor Park United Church Rev. Patrick Woodbeck “Come Touch Our Hearts” (MV #12) “Come touch our hearts that we may know compassion, From failing embers build a blazing fire; Love strong enough to overturn injustice, To seek a world more gracious, Come touch and bless our hearts. Come touch our […]

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  • Notes on the Notes – November 4, 2018

    This week’s theme: Homecoming/60th Anniversary of Windsor Park United Church This week’s scripture readings: Ruth 1:1-18    Mark 12:28-34 This week’s music: “The Church is Wherever” (VU #579) “The church is wherever God’s people are praising, Singing God’s goodness for joy on this day. The church is wherever disciples of Jesus remember his story and walk […]

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  • Notes on the Notes – October 28, 2018

    This week’s theme: “Job and Bartimaeus – When to keep quiet?” This week’s scripture readings: Job 42:1-6 – 10-17 Psalm 34 This week’s music:  “I Sing the Mighty Power” (VU #231) “I sing the mighty power of God that made the mountains rise; That spread the flowing seas abroad, and built the lofty skies. I […]

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  • Notes on the Notes – October 21, 2018

    This week’s theme:   God answers Job – God’s world is still good This week’s scripture reading: Job 38: 1-7, (34-41) This week’s music: “Praise to the Lord” (VU #835) “Praise to the Lord, all of you, God’s servants, Blessed be the name of our God now and ever. From the rising up of the sun […]

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  • Notes on the Notes – October 14, 2018

    This week:   Baptism/Collection of food for West Broadway This week’s mediation: Abandoned and Alone! This week’s scripture readings: Job 23:1-9, 16-17 – Job offers his complaint against God Mark 10: 17-31 – the rich and the kingdom of God This week’s music: “Sing Your Praise to God Eternal” (VU #244) “Sing your praise to […]

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  • Notes on the Notes – October 7, 2018

    Thanksgiving Dedication of Window in Memory of Angela Moodie World-Wide Communion This week’s scripture readings: 1 Timothy 2: 1-7           Job 1:1,2:1-10 This week’s music: “For the Fruit of All Creation” (VU #227) “For the fruit of all creation, thanks be to God. For the gifts to every nation, thanks be to God. For the ploughing, […]

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  • Notes on the Notes – September 30, 2018

    This week’s theme: Power and Voice! This week’s scripture reading:     Esther 7:1-6, 9-10, 9:20-22 This week’s music: “Bathe Me in Your Light” (MV #82) “Bathe me in your light, O God of All, Creator; Let it shine upon my soul with healing and with grace. Be to me a beacon bright through shadows of […]

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  • Notes on the Notes – September 23, 2018

    This weeks theme: “To be a Servant” This week’s readings: Mark 9:30-37 This week’s music: “We are the Church” “I am the church! You are the church! We are the church together! All who follow Jesus all around the world – Yes! We’re the church together! The church is not a building, The church is […]

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  • Notes on the Notes – September 16, 2018

    This Week’s Theme: “A Saviour That Understands Suffering” This Week’s Readings: Proverbs 1:20-33       Mark 8:27-38 This Week’s Music: “This Day God Gives Me” (VU #410) “This day God gives me strength of high heaven, Sun and moon shining, flame in my hearth, Flashing of lightning, wind in its swiftness, Deeps of the ocean, firmness of […]

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  • Notes on the Notes – September 9, 2018

    Welcome Sunday/Season of Creation 1 This week’s readings: James 2:1-10, (11-13), 14-17     Mark 7:24-37 This week’s music: “Welcome to Our Church” “Welcome to our church, why don’t you come on in? God’s love is alive – it’s truly, freely given. Come inside and here receive the gift of health There’s enough for all to […]

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