Windsor Park United Church


Notes on the Notes

  • Notes on the Notes – April 14, 2019

    Palm Sunday  A Parade that Matters! This Week’s Scripture Readings:       Psalm 118:1-2, 19-29          Luke 19:28-40 This Week’s Music: “And on This Path” (MV #8) “And on this path, the gates of holiness are open wide… So enter in, the gates of holiness are open wide… Open wide! Open wide! Open wide! The gates […]

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  • Notes on the Notes – April 7, 2019

    Fifth Sunday of Lent 5 Communion I am Doing Something New? Isaiah 43:16-21           Psalm 126                 John 12:1-9 This week’s music: “Like a Healing Stream” (MV #144) “Like a healing stream in a barren desert, Spirit water bringing life to dusty earth, God is trickling through our lives as in a dream unfolding, Promising revival and […]

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  • Notes on the Notes – March 31, 2019

    Fourth Sunday of Lent Getting What We Deserve? This week’s scripture readings:     Joshua 5:9-12           Psalm 32            Luke 15:1-3, 11b-32 This week’s music: “Just as I Am” (VU #508) “Just as I am, without one plea, But that thy blood was shed for me, And that thou bidd’st me come to thee, O Lamb of […]

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  • Notes on the Notes – March 24, 2019

    Third Sunday of Lent Walking with God This week’s Scripture readings:     Psalm 42         1 Corinthians 10:1-13        Luke 12:1-9 This week’s music: “All who are Thirsty” (MV #4) “All who are thirsty All who are weak Come to the fountain Dip your heart in the streams of life Let the pain and the […]

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  • Notes on the Notes – March 17, 2019

    Second Sunday of Lent Baptism Today, Tomorrow and the Next Day This week’s scripture readings: Genesis 15:1-12, 17-18           Psalm 27          Luke 13:31-35 This week’s music: “Be Still and Know” “Be still and know that I am God. Be still and know that I am God. Be still and know that I am God.” As we […]

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  • Notes on the Notes – March 10, 2019

    First Sunday of Lent Wandering in the Wilderness This week’s scripture readings:     Deuteronomy 26:1-11       Psalm 91: 1:1-2, 9-16       Luke 4:1-13 This week’s music: “Be Still and Know” “Be still and know that I am God. Be still and know that I am God. Be still and know that I am God.” In response to […]

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  • Notes on the Notes – March 6, 2019

    Scripture Readings: Isaiah 58:1-12       Psalm 51:1-17     2 Corinthians 5:20b-6:10 Service Music:  “Be Still and Know” “Be still and know that I am God, Be still and know that I am God, Be still and know that I am God.” During the season of Lent, this contemplative refrain will give us the opportunity to center […]

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  • Notes on the Notes – March 3, 2019

    Transfiguration Sunday – Changed by Hope This week’s scripture readings: 2 Corinthians 3:12-4:2           Luke 9:28-36, (37-43) This week’s music: “Jesus Bids Us Shine” (VU #585) Jesus bids us shine with a pure, clear light, Like a little candle burning in the night. In this world is darkness, so let us shine, You in your small […]

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  • Notes on the Notes – February 24, 2019

    Baptism “Risking Relationship” This Week’s Scripture Readings: Genesis 45:3-11, 15                Luke 6:27-38 This Week’s Music: “There’s a Wideness in God’s Mercy” (VU #271) “There’s a wideness in God’s mercy like the wideness of the sea; There’s a kindness in God’s justice which is more than liberty. There is no place where earth’s sorrows are more […]

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  • Notes on the Notes – February 17, 2019

    “To be Blessed, to be a Blessing” Dedication of window in memory of Thelma and Ernie Mallard This week’s scripture readings:    Jeremiah 17:5-10    Luke 6:17-26 This week’s music: “All Things Bright and Beautiful” (VU #291) This classic text, from Cecil Frances Alexander’s Hymns for Little Children (1846), is based on the phrase “Maker of […]

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  • Notes on the Notes – February 10, 2019

    This week’s scripture readings: Isaiah 6:1-8 (9-13)     Luke 5:1-11 This week’s music: “Thy Word is a Lamp Unto My Feet” “Thy Word is a lamp unto my feet and a light unto my path; Thy Word is a lamp unto my feet and a light unto my path. When I feel afraid, think I’ve lost […]

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  • Notes on the Notes – February 3, 2019

    This week’s scripture readings: Jeremiah 1:4-10                         Luke 4:21-30 This week’s music: “You, Creator God, Have Searched Me” (MV #131) “You, Creator God, have searched me and you know my ways. You perfectly understand me, It’s my cause of praise. I cannot escape your presence in air, land or sea. Your arms of love and protection […]

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  • Notes on the Notes – January 27, 2019

    This week’s scripture readings: Nehemiah 8: 1-3, 5-6, 8-10          1 Corinthians 12:12-31 This week’s music: “Blest Be the Tie That Binds” (VU #602) “Blest be the tie that binds our hearts in Christian love; The unity of heart and mind is like to that above. Before our Maker’s throne we pour our ardent prayers; Our […]

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  • Notes on the Notes – January 20, 2019

    This week’s scripture readings: 1 Corinthians 12: 1-11        John 2:1-11 This week’s music: “Sing a New Church” “Summoned by the God who made us Rich in our diversity, Gathering in the name of Jesus, Richer still in unity: Let us bring the gifts that differ And in splendid, varied ways, Sing a new church into […]

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  • Notes on the Notes – January 13, 2019

    Baptism of Jesus This week’s scripture readings: Isaiah 43:1-7        Luke 3:15-17, 21-22 The first Sunday after Epiphany is when we read about the Baptism of Jesus.  This event marks the start of Jesus’ public ministry – His emergence from a life of seeming obscurity into a life of growing popularity on account of His preaching, […]

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