Posts from March 2024

Posts from March 2024

Maundy Thursday Musical Devotion

  Miserere Mei Deus Around 1638, Gregorio Allegri composed Miserere Mei Deus (“Have Mercy On Me, God”) specifically for the Maundy Thursday Tenebrae service. The Tenebrae takes place after dark. Over the course of the worship service, the candles are extinguished, leaving the sanctuary in darkness at the very end, symbolising the darkness of the tomb. Miserere Mei Dues is a musical setting of Psalm 51. Here is the English translation of the Latin: Have mercy on me, GodAccording to…

Grace Greater Than Sin

  Tower Chimes – April 2024 Recently, considerable effort was put into making sure the church website continues to be safe and secure for making financial donations. Because online threats have only increased over time, safety standards have also evolved. This being the case, we had to ensure that our website is Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS) compliant. There were many hoops we had to jump through to verify our compliance. Multiple tests were run, and with…

Pastoral Letter-Easter 2024

  Easter 2024 Letter from Drew Easter greetings to you in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, resurrected and forever alive! Here’s the gospel in five words: moving from death to life. Consider these three Bible verses: Whoever hears my words and believes has eternal life and has crossed over from death to life. Isn’t that wonderful? Because of Jesus’ physical Resurrection to life, resurrection to new and eternal life is made possible for the rest of us, and…