Coronavirus and Lent

“I will deliver this people from the power of the grave;                    I will redeem them from death.             Where, O death, are your plagues?                      Where, O grave, is your destruction?                                                                         The Book of Hosea 13.14 NIV   The prophet Hosea prophesied during a rather dark and sad time in Israel’s history.  He was writing during the period…

“Sleeper, awake! Rise from the dead, and Christ will shine on you.”

February 13th, 2020 “Sleeper, awake! Rise from the dead, and Christ will shine on you.” Ephesians 5.14  One of my favourite contemporary religious writers is a fella by the name of Tex Sample. (And yes, I understand he is actually from, you guessed it…) In 2006, he published a fascinating work entitled “Blue Collar Resistance and the Politics of Jesus: Doing Ministry…

Social Media Opt-out

An enjoyable and important feature of any church website are its pictures. However, it is also important to recognize that not all parishioners belonging to a congregation wish to have their image posted on social media. If you would like to opt-out of any individual or group photos that may be taken in our parish and posted to our website and social…

Christ Church Food Basket Drive Update

Christ Church continued its tradition of donating food and gifts, in conjunction with Annesley United Church, to provide Christmas Food Hampers to local individuals in need. This year, Christ Church delivered 6 heavy boxes of food, 4 bags of groceries, $290 in cash and gift cards and 36 Socks and Undies gifts to Annesley for the creation of the hampers. A huge…

Welcome To Christ Church Markdale’s New Website!

Hello Everyone! We would like to welcome you to Christ Church’s new website. As we set out to create this online presence, we decided to not only use it to spread the word of God and spread awareness of Christ Church but also to help keep people informed as to what’s going on in our community. Please take the time to look…

Huron Church News – Christ Church Contributions

In the latest issue of Huron Church news, Christ Church was featured twice in the publication. This issue was full of a lot of latest developments concerning General Synod and Archbishop Lynda’s appointment to Primate. If you haven’t received a paper copy in the mail, please follow the link below to read it online! See pages 8 and 12 for contributions made…