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October 31 2021 Service The Eve of All Saints Day

October 24 2021 Service Creation Series Animals

October 17 2021 Service Series of Creation A Reflection on Our Oak Trees

October 3 2021 Learning plants

 

The Zoom service will begin at 10:30. Please email us for access.

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Sept 26 Creation

 

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September 19 2021 WW for Peace

 

 

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September 12 2021 Creation

 

 

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September 5 V2

 

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 August 29 2021 Heart

 

 

 

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August 22 Objector

 

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August 15 Indigenous Voices c

 

August 8 2021 learning

 

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August 1 2021 

 

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Join us Sunday, July 25, as we continue to discuss Seth Klein’s book - ‘A Good War’.

Chapter 9, Indigenous Leadership, will be presented by Hazel Boyle and Ronny Yaron.

Sandy Miller will present chapter 11, Cautionary Tales--What Not to Do, as illustrated by the wartime treatment of Japanese-Canadians.

July 25 2021 C

The summer worship service will begin at 10:30 on Zoom. Please email us for access.

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July 18 chapter 8

 

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Sunday July 11 Bathurst summer gatherings We will continuie our study of Seth Kleins book A Good War This week chapter six Remaking the Economy and seven Mobilizing Labour The meeting will

 

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July 4 2021 Climate

 

Please join us July 4th at 10:30 a.m. for the first of our summer gatherings

 

The first five Sundays will focus on Seth Klein's recent book A Good War: Mobilizing Canada for the Climate Emergency.

 

Three members of the congregation will introduce the book, covering the first two sections. Join us as we have an opportunity to reflect on our own ideas and feelings about the climate crisis. 

 

We will be meeting in the style of our usual Wednesday evening summer pot luck supper and discussions. There will be some aspects of our usual liturgy, but it will not be a worship service. We do plan to continue with our usual Sunday discussion and check-in following the more formal part of the program. 

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Join us for our Pride service on Sunday, June 27

 Jeffrey Canton will be giving the reflection,

"To Whom It May Concern"


Jeffrey Canton is a man of many talents; story teller, book reviewer (of children's books for The Globe and Mail), lecturer on children's literature.

This is the last 'regular' service before our summer series.

The July/August gatherings have been held on Wednesday evenings, but during the pandemic we are meeting on Sunday mornings for less formal gatherings.

Pride service June 27 2021 

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(Background Photo by Sharon McCutcheon on Unsplash)

 

 



June 20 2021 Solstice

 

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June 13 2021 Parable Sower

 

 

 

June 6 2021 Isms 


 

 

May 30 Clarke 

 

 

 

May 16 2021 Hope

 

 


 

 

 

BUC Easter V May 2 2021 

 


 

April 25 2021 Caro A

 

 


 

 

 

April 18 2021 A Hope in Action

 



 

 

 

April 11 2021 Easter ll

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Easter Sunday

April 4th, 2021

 

The meanings of "resurrection"


The service will include a reflection in the form of a slide show; with words, images and music.

Worshippers will celebrate Communion and enjoy an online brunch.

The service begins at 10:30 a.m. For further details and Zoom access, please email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

April 4 2021 Easter B

 

 


 


Palm Sunday

March 28, 2021

 

 March 28 2021 Tenebrae

 


 

 

Lenten 2021
 

Lent V World Water Day Service

 

You're invited to measure how much water you use, on average, in a day. Children are encouraged to download and print a water drop and send a message to the prime minister.

You will find the image here...

 
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March 28
, Passion Sunday, will be in the tradition of a Tenebrae service, using the "lessons of darkness". The service will focus on the music tradition that accompanies this form of worship.

 

We begin our Easter Season series, Signs of Hope, with our service on Easter Sunday, April 4, "Active Hope!".

 

 


Previous Services

 

Our Sunday March 14 service featured a guest speaker, Rachel Bromberg. Ms. Bromberg offered a reflection on an emergency mental health response in Toronto. This service was led by our CAMH team. The team conducts worship services twice a month on two units at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health.

 


 

Feb 21 Friend Night Larger 

 

 

Sunday, February 14th

Valentine's Day

Join us for Sunday worship as we study the parable "The Great Banquet". 

We will also share an Agape Meal.

If you wish to participate in the Agape Meal, bring along your "bread and wine". 

 

Feb 14 Great Banquet 

The virtual worship service is at 10:30. Email us for Zoom access.

 


 

Feb 7 2021 Forgiveness

 

The reflecton is inspired by the Luke 19 story of Zacchaeus.

 

10:30 a.m.
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Annual Holy Land Service

Sunday, January 31, 2021

 

The service will feature a video, "We Refuse To Be Enemies", about Palestinian Christian Daoud Nassar and his farm, the Tent of Nations.


Jan 31 2021 Tent Nations 

 

The service will be hosted by the Mid East Working Group of Bathurst and Trinity St. Paul's. Email us for Zoom access.

 


 

 

Jan 24 2021 Epiphany III

 

Please join us in worship this Sunday as we continue our Epiphany series.

 

Let us behold the light of the Spirit, the light connecting us with one another and with people everywhere, and with earth and sky and all of creation, and connecting us with the stories from the life of Jesus.

 

January 24th at 10:30 on Zoom. Email us for access.

 

 


 

Join us Sunday, January 17, for our second Epiphany service for 2021.

 We are looking at stories about Jesus and stories that Jesus told. 

 To help us "see the light" and hear the Spirit speaking to us.

 

Jan 17 Epiphany 2 

 

Seeing the light 

The light brought to us through the life and teachings of Jesus.

 

The Zoom service begins at 10:30. Please email us for access 

The service will be followed by a congregational meeting for members.


 

 

Please join us as we celebrate the visit of the Magi and look for the light in our lives today.

The light that is within us. 

The light within each one of us.  

Sunday, January 3, will be the second service led by members of the Spirituality Group. We will explore a poem by Marianne Williamson. And we will invite you to consider –

What is your first reaction?

Does the poem change anything for you? If so, in what way?

 

Jan 03 2021 Star Above 

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Sunday, December 27

Post Xmas Reflections

 

Please join us, as the Bathurst United Spirituality Group leads a reflective post-Christmas service in the style of our group that meets on the first Monday of every month.


We request that you bring along an item that is important to you at Christmas (a decoration, a photo, an object from nature). Or, you may prefer to bring a cherished memory about Christmas.

If you have a young person in your household, please help them choose an object or find a memory.

We will also reflect on how it is for us this year.

 

Dec 27 Spirituality


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Bathurst United Church

Advent IV

December 20, 2020 

 

December 20 Advent

Image: Le Breton, Jacques ; Gaudin, Jean. Adoration of the Shepherds, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. http://diglib.library.vanderbilt.edu/act-imagelink.pl?RC=51557 [retrieved December 17, 2020]. 


Our Christmas Breakfast service begins at 10:30. The zoom room opens 10:15. 
Log on and greet people ahead of time if you wish. 

 

Please bring along some food and a beverage --water, juice, tea, coffee--for the Agape meal.

  


Annual Carol Service

December 13 at 10:30 on Zoom

 

Dec 13 wreath A 

 

Our services are on Sunday mornings at 10:30.

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Advent II 

 

Pema Chodron, the Buddhist teacher, poses this question: How can we have a genuine relationship with the fundamental uncertainty of being human?  On the second Sunday of Advent, we will hear the story of the angel's visit to Mary and reflect on waiting in uncertainty.

 

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Waiting in Uncertainty

Sunday, December 6 at 10:30 on Zoom

 

10:30 a.m. on Zoom
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Image attribution: 
Saget, Father George. Annunciation to Mary, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. http://diglib.library.vanderbilt.edu/act-imagelink.pl?RC=56338 [retrieved December 2, 2020https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:KeurMoussaAutel.jpg.


 

Sunday, November 29


The first Sunday in Advent and the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People

 

November 29 poster



A reflection by Frances Combs, helping us to understand that the longing for peace and justice that Mary felt as she awaited the birth of Jesus is the same longing we feel today for peace and justice in Palestine, here in Canada, and around the world.