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Join us on Father’s Day for Worship

This morning we witnessed a prophetic miracle. The service came to you from All Saints Community Church in Crescent Beach! Yes, we recorded our service at our new church building. The video is superb—a feast for the eyes!

We have now made a start in our new church building. We’ll continue in the underground church as the renovations begin, but as soon as they are done, we’ll be conducting services in the new building!

Today is Fathers’ Day. We’re celebrating—all of us who have ever had a father—good or bad—we wouldn’t be here without them. And of course, that leads us to our Father God. We are grateful for and worship our loving heavenly Father.

The service began this morning of the 20th June on YouTube. Please come and join us as we fellowship “together.”

You can find the Service by clicking HERE.

This is a wonderful time to fellowship together.

If you have any further questions, don’t hesitate to call me.

See you at church.

The peace of our Lord,

Bishop Peter (and Jenny) Klenner


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Happy Trinity Sunday

We thank God that we celebrated church again. Praise the Lord. As you prepare for Church, may I encourage you to reflect on your relationship with Jesus.

We’re celebrating Trinity Sunday. The Church began celebrating Trinity Sunday during the 14th century. The doctrine of the Trinity is really important, as you’ll see in this service.

I’m glad to announce that we had our YouTube service again (30th May). Please come and join us as we fellowship “together.”

You can find the Service by clicking HERE.

This is a wonderful time to fellowship together.

Please don’t forget:

1. Next Sunday is the first Sunday of the month. Please send in your birthday and anniversary dates this week (no later than 5pm Thursday) so we can celebrate them next week.

2. This Tuesday we’re hosting our All Saints Coffee Shop on Zoom at 7:00pm. I’ve enclosed the Zoom invite for you. Everyone is welcome; no agenda—just a visit together to catch up. Please make an effort to join us and stay in community.

3. We’re also praying together at PUSH Prayer this Thursday at 7:00pm This is where we pray for you and our community. Again, everyone is welcome. You can use the same Zoom invite (which I’ve included below). Please join us for prayer. The coming days are going to be challenging; without prayer we won’t survive!

Peter Klenner is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting:

Topic: All Saints Coffee Shop and PUSH Prayer

Time: June 1, 2021 7:00pm (Coffee Shop) and June 3, 2021 7:00pm (PUSH Prayer) (Pacific Time)

Join Zoom Meeting

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/6042095570

Meeting ID: 604 209 5570

If you have any further questions, don’t hesitate to call me.

See you at church.

The peace of our Lord,

Bishop Peter (and Jenny) Klenner


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Coquitlam pastor pleads for return to indoor religious gatherings | CTV News

A Coquitlam pastor is calling on the Provincial Health Officer and Minister of Health to amend COVID-19 restrictions so clergy and parishioners can once again gather indoors for worship.
— Read on bc.ctvnews.ca/mobile/coquitlam-pastor-pleads-for-return-to-indoor-religious-gatherings-1.5420711

Praying for a fair-minded, scientifically-based gradual reopening for places of worship.


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Great Grandmother Mary McLean on the Death of Louis Riel: November 26th 1885

Happy Mother’s Day

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My Great Grandmother Mary Mclean Allen was a pioneering Canadian reporter for the Regina Leader newspaper. In those days, the reporters were not given bylines in order to protect them from physical and legal assault. Mary was the principal reporter who wrote about Louis Riel, after she gained access to Louis Riel in the RCMP Regina jail. As she spoke french, she was able to disguise herself as a Roman Catholic priest with a fake beard, on the pretense of taking his confession. After another Regina Leader reporter had been turned away by the RMCP, the publisher Nicholas Flood Davin told my great grandmother to get an interview with Louis Riel or don’t come back. Through interviewing Riel, she became very sympathetic to his cause.

This confused some individuals who falsely assumed that it was the Regina Leader publisher Nicholas Flood Davin who disguised himself as a Catholic priest…

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Olave Baden Powell: Mother Of Millions

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By the Rev. Dr. Ed Hird

Lord and Lady Baden Powell

 

One of the most loved and fondly remembered women of the last century is Olave Baden Powell, founder of the worldwide Guiding movement. Girls and young women today often have few healthy models on which to base their life. One only has to think of the infamous rock star Madonna or Paris Hilton to realize how much we need role models like Lady Baden Powell.

Olave Baden Powell, who died in 1977, was a woman who loved and cared for millions, and in return was loved and cared for by millions. Olave energetically led a movement which now includes over 8 million Sparks, Brownies, Guides, and Pathfinders (and over 500 girls in the Seymour/Deep Cove area). She was radically unselfish, always thinking of the other, always thinking of a way to serve her fellow human being. She and her husband Robert both believed…

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Thank God for Loving Mothers

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By the Rev. Dr. Ed Hird

Where would we be without our mothers?  Mothers keep the world on track.  Mothers never stop caring.  Mothers never stop giving.

Sometimes our generous mothers suffer from exhaustion.  One of the best gifts we can give to the mothers in our lives is the gift of gratitude, the gift of thanksgiving, perhaps even the gift of doing the dishes!

My late mother showed her love to me in delicious, unforgettable meals.  Love and food are intricately linked.  Can you think of anyone you really love that you have not eaten a meal with?  Mother’s Day itself is a major time for families to gather with their mothers and eat together.

My late father kept extensive video records of our family gatherings.  From looking at our family videos, you would think that all we ever do is celebrate and eat together.  Good food is wonderful…

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Join us for online Mother’s Day worship

We thank God that we celebrated church again. Praise the Lord. As you prepare for Church may I encourage you to reflect on your relationship with Jesus.

We celebrated Mothers’ Day. If you have ever had a mother, then we’re saying thank you to God. Without her, you wouldn’t be here! No matter what your relationship with her was like, God used your mother to bring you to the place where you are now.

We’re also continuing our study in Ephesians. The Apostle Paul will teach us how to become mature Christians—a message for everyone.

I’m glad to announce that we’re had our YouTube service again (9th May). Please come and join us as we fellowship “together.”

You can also find our YouTube Channel by clicking here.

This is a wonderful time to fellowship together.

Please make sure you set these dates aside. You’ll hear about them in the service:

On Sundays May 16th, 23rd, and 30th we’ll be hosting our Summer Visits at the Church. We’ll arrange for groups of 10 to visit the church on either one of these days. You can come between 1pm to 3pm or from 3pm to 5pm to visit. You choose which day and time you’d like to visit. Again you’ll have to let me know if you would like to join us. Everyone is welcome. Just let me know.

If you have any further questions, don’t hesitate to call me.

See you at church.

The peace of our Lord,

Bishop Peter (and Jenny) Klenner

604.209.5570