Love Your Visitors!

I am out of town on Study Leave, in fact, on the other side of the country, and so took advantage of the opportunity to worship instead of lead worship last Sunday. I chose the church partly because of what I discovered on their website, which indicated an active, outward looking congregation. The music was…

Hello Wall; It’s Been A While

Hello wall, it’s been a while since I have seen you up close and personal. I am an Intentional Interim Minister, working on specific goals with the two congregations in a Pastoral Charge and loving it. This fall, I have been so focused on completing a report that goes to the congregation next weekend, along…

And the Spirit Laughed!

The community I serve has been devastated by the tragic deaths of two teenage girls last month and, as we all know,  there has been a lot of grief/violence/death in the world. i had the bright idea of creating space to ‘Pause’ in the sanctuary in one of the churches while we had our annual…


I have a love of abandoned buildings, they seem to hold an imprint of what took place and my imagination soars as to what they were like when they were in use. I admit that I can quickly get a creepy sensation with odd noises and a sense of isolation, even if only a few hundred yards from the road.


Thanks to the generosity of the Elmsdale Pastoral Charge and family, we have a full suitcase of clothing, school and art supplies and toiletries to take to a United Church mission partner in Cuba.