WE ARE NOT ALONE, WE LIVE IN GOD'S WORLD

WE ARE NOT ALONE, WE LIVE IN GOD'S WORLD

WE ARE NOT ALONE, WE LIVE IN GOD'S WORLD

WE ARE NOT ALONE, WE LIVE IN GOD'S WORLD

WE ARE NOT ALONE, WE LIVE IN GOD'S WORLD

Céad míle fáilte / One hundred thousand welcomes

The United Church of Canada is one of many denominations of the Christian faith. Here in the South Mountain-Hallville pastoral charge, we stand in the Celtic tradition as open and inclusive congregations, offering hospitality to all strangers and friends.  We are glad that you are either worshiping or thinking of worshiping with us.

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Daily Devotionals
  • Amnesia

    Emergency Services in Carlsbad, California, came to the rescue of a woman with an Australian accent who couldn’t recall who she was. Because she was suffering from amnesia and had no ID with her, she was unable to provide her name or where she had come from. It took the help of doctors and international media to restore her health, tell her story, and reunite her with her family.

    Nebuchadnezzar, king of Babylon, also lost sight of who he was and where he had come from. His “amnesia,” though, was spiritual. In taking credit for the kingdom he’d been given, he forgot that God is the King of kings, and everything he had was from him (Daniel 4:17, 28–30).

    God dramatized the king’s state of mind by driving him into the fields to live with wild animals and graze like a cow (Daniel 4:32–33). Finally, after seven years Nebuchadnezzar looked up to the skies, and his memory of who he was and who had given him his kingdom returned. With his senses restored, he declared, “I, Nebuchadnezzar, praise and exult and glorify the King of heaven” (4:34–37).

    What about us? Who do we think we are? Where did we come from? Since we are inclined to forget, who can we count on to help us remember but the King of Kings?

Upcoming Events

Smorgasbord Supper: Inkerman United
Wed Apr 25 @ 4:30PM - 07:00PM
Category: All Churches
Rideau Hill Camp: Clean up
Sat Apr 28 @ 9:00AM - 04:00PM
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Healing pathway: Weekly session
Mon Apr 30 @ 7:00PM - 08:00PM
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Arbour Day: Heckston
Wed May 02 @ 9:00AM - 12:00PM
Category: St. Andrew's UC - Heckston
United Church Women: Hallville
Thu May 03 @ 7:00PM - 09:00PM
Category: St. Andrew's UC - Hallville

Traditional Lands Acknowledgement

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We acknowledge the traditional territories upon which we gather to worship. For many thousands of years, our Indigenous brothers and sisters have sought to walk gently on this land. They offered assistance to the first European travellers to this territory and shared their knowledge for survival in what was at times a harsh climate. We seek a new relationship with the Original Peoples of this land, one based in honour and deep respect.

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