News

23
May

Relax. God has a plan – for you and for me.

This past holiday weekend, as a horrible storm went through Ontario, it snapped and uprooted trees, cut power for thousands of people, and tragically, resulted in some people dying. The […]

19
May

St. Andrew’s joins in healing

In many of our communities and churches, we have territorial acknowledgements that often include a phrase about moving forward in a spirit of reconciliation and respect. It is a statement […]

15
May

As Jesus loves us, we love others

Inclusivity. It matters. Because it matters to Jesus. And to His disciples, including Peter, who shares the good news of Jesus’ saving love and power with the Gentiles, a group […]

12
May

Helping people become – and stay – housed

Earlier this week, there were 150 tents pitched along Lakeshore Drive in Barrie. It wasn’t a kid’s camping event, unfortunately. It was an awareness initiative of the housing crisis we […]

01
May

Our history is full of people caring and sharing

Today at St. Andrew’s we celebrated our 173rd anniversary. Our faith community dates back to September 1843, when a group of Presbyterians began worshipping together. Our sanctuary, located kitty-corner from […]

28
Apr

It’s all about a relationship

This week, St. Andrew’s began its life-long learning series that focuses on healing and reconciliation. United Church of Canada Reconciliation and Indigenous Justice Animator Lori Ransom – an Indigenous woman […]

24
Apr

What wondrous love and peace

There are rainy days, damp days and sunny days. It’s a whole lot easier to give thanks and praise when the sun is shining and we can feel the warmth […]

21
Apr

Join us on our reconciliation journey

Our Spring 2022 life-long learning series features Indigenous elders, teachers and other specialists as we seek to learn more about residential schools and how each of us can help in the healing and reconciliation work that needs to be done.

17
Apr

Waiting to see the risen Lord

The brass and the trumpets, the triumphant hymns and hand bells were all part of our celebration of our Lord’s resurrection today. There is indeed incredible hope and joy in […]