Windsor Park United Church


Notes on the Notes

  • Notes on the Notes – January 24, 2021

    This week’s music: “Come to My Heart” (VU #661) “Come to my heart, Lord Jesus; teach me to walk in your way.Come to my heart, Lord Jesus; come to my heart today.Give me the peace and joy that only you can bring.Come to my heart, Lord Jesus; give me a song to sing. Fill me […]

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  • Notes on the Notes – January 17, 2021

    This week’s music: “New Every Morning” (VU #405)   “New every morning is the love our wakening and uprising prove;Through sleep and darkness safely brought, Restored to life, and power, and thought. New mercies each returning day hover around us while we pray;New perils past, new sins forgiven, New thought of God, new hopes of […]

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  • Notes on the Notes – January 10, 2021

    Baptism of Jesus This week’s music: “O Splendour of God’s Glory Bright” (VU #413) “O splendour of God’s glory bright, from light eternal bringing light;O light of life, light’s living spring, true day, all days illumining; Come, Holy Sun of heavenly love, pour down your radiance from above,And to our inward hearts convey the Holy […]

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  • Notes on the Notes – January 3, 2021

    Epiphany This week’s music: “A Light is Gleaming”  (VU #82) “A light is gleaming,Spreading its arms throughout the night,Living in the light.Come share its gladness,God’s radiant love is burning bright,Living in the light. When light comes pouring into the darkest place,It hurts our eyes to see the glow.Sometimes a word of hope reminds us of […]

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  • Notes on the Notes – December 27, 2020

    Decorations and Traditions This week’s music: “Joy is Now in Every Place” (VU #45) “Joy is now in every place,Christmas lightens every face;Now be with us, in your grace,O hear us, bless us, holy Jesus. May the star that shone that night,Making your poor stable bright,Fill our hearts with love and light,O hear us, bless […]

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  • Notes on the Notes – December 24, 2020

    Christmas Eve “No Crowded Eastern Street” (VU #49) “No crowded eastern street, no sound of passing feet;Far to the left and far to right the prairie snows spread fair and white;Yet still to us is born tonight the child, the King of glory. No blaze of heavenly fire, no bright celestial choir,Only the starlight as […]

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  • Notes on the Notes – December 20, 2020

    Advent 4 Love Born in the Wilderness This week’s music: “We Light This Candle” “We light this candle for Love.Await the new life within.May our hearts now live each day,So Love can find a way,So Love can find a way.” Our Advent candle-lighting song was written by Pat Mayberry (2016) and arranged by David Kai […]

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  • Notes on the Notes – December 13, 2020

    Third Sunday of Advent Joy in the Wilderness This week’s music: “We Light This Candle” “We light this candle for Joy. Await the new life within. May our hearts now live each day, So Joy can find a way, So Joy can find a way.” Our Advent candle-lighting song was written by Pat Mayberry (2016) […]

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  • Notes on the Notes – December 6, 2020

    Second Sunday of Advent Peace in the Wilderness Communion This week’s music: “We Light This Candle” “We light this candle for Peace. Await the new life within. May our hearts now live each day, So Peace can find a way, So Peace can find a way.” Our Advent candle-lighting song was written by Pat Mayberry […]

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  • Notes on the Notes – November 29, 2020

    First Sunday of ADVENT Hope in the Wilderness This week’s music: “We Light This Candle” “We light this candle for Hope. Await the new life within. May our hearts now live each day, So Hope can find a way, So Hope can find a way.” Our Advent candle-lighting song was written by Pat Mayberry (2016) […]

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  • Notes on the Notes – November 22, 2020

    Reign of Christ Sunday To Live Into Christ’s Reign This Week’s Music: “Rejoice, the Lord is King” (VU #213) “Rejoice the Lord is King! Your risen Lord adore! Rejoice, give thanks and sing and triumph evermore. Lift up your heart, Lift up your voice: rejoice, again I say, rejoice! Jesus the Saviour reigns, the God […]

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  • Notes on the Notes – November 15, 2020

    The Gifts of God Judges 4:1-7    Matthew 25:14-30 This week’s music: “Eternal, Unchanging, We Sing” (VU #223) “Eternal, Unchanging, we sing to your praise: Your mercies are endless, and righteous your ways; Your servants proclaim the renown of your name Who rules over all and is ever the same. Again we rejoice in the world […]

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  • Notes on the Notes – November 8, 2020

    Remembrance Sunday Service of Lament and Remembrance This week’s music: “God!  As with Silent Hearts” (VU #527) “God!  As with silent hearts we bring to mind How hate and war diminish humankind, We pause, and seek in worship to increase Our knowledge of the things that make for peace. Hallow our will as humbly we […]

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  • Notes on the Notes – November 1, 2020

    Homecoming Sunday The Road That We Have Travelled Communion  Isaiah 43:18-25                 Matthew 2:1-12 “Joyful, Joyful We Adore You” (VU #232) “Joyful, joyful we adore you God of glory, life and love; Hearts unfold like flowers before you, opening to the sun above. Melt the clouds of sin and sadness, drive the gloom of doubt away; […]

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  • Notes on the Notes – October 25, 2020

    To love, but only with God as our help?  Deut. 34:1-12             Matthew 22:34-46 This week’s music: “Great is Thy Faithfulness” (VU #288) “Great is thy faithfulness, God our Creator; There is no shadow of turning with thee; Thou changest not, thy compassions, they fail not; As thou hast been thou forever wilt be. […]

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