CHRISTMAS 2016

  Christmas 2016   Dear Parish Family,   God came to a world such as ours so that we might have forgiveness, reconciliations and hope; Life in its fullness. A simple statement but one which becomes more real and challenging each day.  The world’s chaos has come to our doorsteps. Political upheaval and unrest, the … [Read more…]

ADVENT 2016

    ADVENT 2016   Dear Parish Family, Advent, a season of hope and expectation, is exactly what our world needs. Hope amid wars and rumors of wars.  Hope amid political upheaval. Hope amid earth quakes, floods, and fires. Hope amid sectarian and racially motivated violence. The list could go on. Some may come back … [Read more…]

HARVEST HOME 2016

  Harvest Home, October 2016 Dear Parish Family, After a long hot summer things are beginning to cool down. The weather has certainly been a struggle for farmers this year. Lack of rain, too much rain, hail and wind, we have had it all. Not too much unlike life. We prepare and plan for things … [Read more…]

EASTER 2016

Easter 2016 Dear Parish Family, “He is risen. He is not here.” (Mark 16:6) “Do not hold me. I must go to the Father.” (John 20:17) Of all the fears we struggle with, the fear of death is the greatest. In the Garden of Gethsemane Jesus grappled with his forth coming death. He had told … [Read more…]

LENT 2016

Lent 2016 Dear Parish Family, Did you see it? Classic wasn’t it. You live in Barrie. Did you really think it would never come? Snow has come to Barrie and those who failed to prepare for it, saw the rest of us drive on down the road – A visual lesson in the value of … [Read more…]

Christmas 2015

Christmas 2015   Dear Parish Family,   The events of the world have set the stage for us to fully embrace the power and significant of the story of the Incarnation. Far too often the comfort of our sheltered social context has enabled us to drift into the gentle pastoral story of the manger scene. … [Read more…]

Advent 2015

Advent 2015 Dear Parish Family, “We live in Hope”         As we enter ADVENT, The Season of Hope, we are called to claim again the Hope of God in Jesus Christ. On November 29th we change our liturgical colour to blue and hear again, in lighting the Advent Wreath, the story of … [Read more…]

Easter 2015

       ST. GEORGE’S ANGLICAN CHURCH Mission: To worship God in dynamic contemporary and Traditional Anglican ways, caring for people and the community because of our commitment to Jesus Christ. The Reverend Canon David Warren, Incumbent dwarren@stgeorgesbarrie.ca Easter 2015 Dear Parish Family, As we approach the great celebration of Easter we are reminded of the greatest challenge to … [Read more…]

Lenten Letter 2015

 ST. GEORGE’S ANGLICAN CHURCH Mission: To worship God in dynamic contemporary and Traditional Anglican ways, caring for people and the community because of our commitment to Jesus Christ. The Reverend Canon David Warren, Incumbent dwarren@stgeorgesbarrie.ca Lent 2015  Dear Parish Family, Throughout Epiphany we have been looking at the concept of the Journey of Faith: a journey of … [Read more…]