Windsor Park United Church


Notes on the Notes

  • Notes on the Notes – May 31, 2020

    Pentecost To Be Filled With the Spirit Acts 2:1-21 This week’s music: “Spirit, Spirit of Gentleness” (VU #375) “Spirit, Spirit of gentleness,  Blow thro’ the wilderness calling and free;  Spirit, Spirit of restlessness, Stir me from placidness, Wind, Wind on the sea. You moved on the waters, you called to the deep, Then you coaxed […]

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  • Notes on the Notes – May 24, 2020

    What is God Telling Us? Matthew 28:16-20 This week’s music: “I Can Feel You Near Me God” (MV #48) “I can feel you near me God – I can feel you near Yes, I know you’re with me God – I feel you here I can feel you near me God – I can feel […]

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  • Notes on the Notes – May 17, 2020

    No Good Deed Goes Unpunished      1 Peter 3:13-22  John 14:15-21 This week’s music: “God, We Praise You for the Morning” (VU #415) “God we praise you for the morning; Hope springs forth with each new day, New beginning, prayer, and promise, Joy in work and in play. God, we praise you for creation, Mountains, […]

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  • Notes on the Notes – May 10, 2020

    Mother’s Day Proverbs 1:20-23 Luke 15:3-10 This week’s music: “I Was There to Hear Your Borning Cry” (VU #644) “I was there to hear your borning cry,  I’ll be there when you are old. I rejoiced the day you were baptized,  to see your life unfold. I was there when you were but a child, […]

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  • Notes on the Notes – May 3, 2020

    Our Emmaus Story! Communion Luke 24:13-35 This week’s music: “Jesus, Come to Our Hearts” (VU #324) “Jesus, come to our hearts like falling rain; Come to refresh, Come to renew, Wash all our sins away. Spirit, come to our hearts like rushing wind; Come with your fire, Come with your life, Blow all our doubts […]

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  • Notes on the Notes – April 26, 2020

     Doubting (place name here)        John 20:19-31 This week’s music: “As Comes the Breath of Spring” (VU #373) “As comes the breath of spring with light and mirth and song, So does your Spirit bring new days brave, free, and strong. You come with thrill of life to chase hence winter’s breath, To hush to […]

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  • Notes on the Notes – April 19, 2020

    Sunday Before Earth Day Genesis 1:1-2:4a This week’s music: “All Things Bright and Beautiful” (VU #291) “All things bright and beautiful, All creatures great and small, All things wise and wonderful: In love, God made them all. Each little flower that opens, Each little bird that sings, God made their glowing colours, God made their […]

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  • Notes on the Notes – April 12, 2020

    Easter Sunday A Fully Revealed Life Communion Matthew 28:1-10           Colossions 3:1-4 This week’s music: “This is the Day That God Has Made” (VU #175) “This is the day that God had made! Rejoice! Rejoice, and be exceeding glad! This is the day that God has made! Rejoice! Rejoice! Hallelujah! Christ has conquered death at last, […]

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  • Notes on the Notes – April 10, 2020

    Good Friday John 18:1-19:42 Service music: “Beneath the Cross of Jesus” (VU #135) “Beneath the cross of Jesus I fain would take my stand: The shadow of a mighty rock within a weary land, A home within the wilderness, a rest upon the way, From the burning of the noon-tide heat and the burden of […]

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  • Notes on the Notes – April 5, 2020

    Palm Sunday On the Edge of Glory     Matthew 21:1-11     Psalm 118:1-2, 19-29 This Week’s Music: Lenten Response (VU #121)  “Christ, you lead and we shall follow, Stumbling though our steps may be, One with you in joy and sorrow, We the river, you the sea, We the river, you the sea. Gentle Jesus, […]

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  • Notes on the Notes – March 29, 2020

    Lent 5 On the edge of change John 11:1-45 This week’s music: Lenten Response (VU #121) “God of all our fear and sorrow, God who lives beyond our death; Hold us close through each tomorrow, Love as near as every breath, Love as near as every breath. Gentle Jesus, mighty Spirit, Come inflame our hearts […]

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  • Notes on the Notes – March 22, 2020

    Lent 4 The Edge of Darkness Ephesians 5:8-14       John 9:1-41 This Week’s music: “Take Time to Be Holy”  (VU  #672) “Take time to be holy, speak oft with your Lord; Abide in him always, and feed on his word. Make friends of God’s children, help those who are weak, Forgetting in nothing his blessing […]

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  • Notes on the Notes – March 15, 2020

    Lent 3 The Edge of Our Need Exodus 17:1-7        John 4:5-42 This week’s music: “Come Just as You Are” “Come just as you are, Hear the Spirit call. Come just as you are – Come and see, come receive, come and live forever. Life everlasting, And strength for today, Taste the Living […]

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  • Notes on the Notes – March 8, 2020

    Lent 2 The Edge of Others Genesis 12:1-4a       John 3:1-17 This week’s music: “To Abraham and Sarah” (VU #634) “To Abraham and Sarah the call of God was clear; ‘Go forth and I will show you a country rich and fair. You need not fear the journey for I have pledged my word: That you […]

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  • Notes on the Notes – March 1, 2020

    Lent 1 The Edge of Our Temptation Genesis 2:15-17, 3:1-7            Matthew 4:1-11 This week’s music: “What a Friend We Have in Jesus”  (VU #664) “What a friend we have in Jesus, all our sins and griefs to bear! What a privilege to carry everything to God in prayer! O what […]

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