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February 2024

two smiling poatoes

Lumpy Together

By Talks

On the second Sunday of Lent, Renate Gritter shares some reflections on death and mortality grounded in her recent experience of finding a lump on her neck. She tells the story of what it was like to contemplate going through cancer and even death and invites all of us to consider “giving up” going through struggles with mortality with only our own powers to aid us and tell our friends about the “lumps” in our lives, whatever they may be.

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Year End Financial Report for 2023 & 2024 Budget

By Finance

Here is a link to our latest financial statement and budget; this shows how we’re doing as of the end of 2023 and includes our 2024 annual budget, recently passed at our AGM. Things looked rough mid-year, but thanks to your generosity, we nearly broke even! Please invest in the opportunities that this community has to serve the town and each other as we head into 2024.

If you have any questions about finances at SCC, please talk with Walter, Jess or Rosie anytime.

Please connect with Rosie if you would like to set up a regular e-transfer autodeposit. Here are some different options for giving.

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Jesus alone in desert

Give Up Like Jesus (And Do It Together)

By Talks

On the first Sunday of Lent, Mark Groleau walks us through the temptations of Jesus and asks us to consider the things Jesus “gave up” and why. He points out that each response Jesus gives “the satan” links to Old Testament Jewish teachings and to what was happening in the cultural landscape of that time. Mark recognizes that we continue to face the same challenges the early church faced. He encourages that following The Way of Jesus still means giving up on power and doing “small things with great love”  to care for our neighbours and the world

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