People Loving Jesus and Each Other

We meet Sundays at John Galt Public School in Guelph.

Service starts at 10:15 am. Come at 10 am to hang out and say hi!

You are welcome here

We are a collection of people on a journey through life together towards a purpose:

Loving Jesus, one another, and the world God created. We seek to be a safe place for those who are hurting.

A dynamic place for those looking to be inspired by the purposes of God.

An empowering place for those who want join in alongside the beautiful work of God.

Love and the Cross Of Jesus

Speaker: Kris MacQueen

When you think of the love of God what comes to mind? This Sunday we look at what the cross has to say about the love of God. “A love like this”.

The Shadow of the Cross

Speaker: Kris MacQueen

Right at the centre of the gospel of Jesus we find the Cross. Something happened on that cross, something shocking and revolutionary. The cross wasn’t just the method of Jesus death, but he made sure it was part of our own process to encountering the eternal life He invites us to. For the next 6 weeks leading to Easter, we are going to reflect on this most crucial moment in history.

Hacking the Code: Part 2

Speaker: Brady Wilson

Like computers, people have “operating systems”, sets of rules or assumptions we use to navigate life. “The code” we talked about last week (earn worth to get love), is actually a virus that robs, diminishes and ultimately destroys.

Jesus doesn’t simply fix the old operating system, he explodes it completely and rewrites everything.

Hacking The Code Part 1

Speaker: Brady Wilson

Do you wrestle with disappointment, disillusionment, frustration, hopelessness, depletion, exhaustion… going through the motions without it ever feeling like it’s enough?

That comes from something we’re going to call “The Code”. What’s the code? Earn worth and you can be loved. But the code is a liar that destroys relationship with God and with others.

Yet here’s the wonderful news: The code can be detected. The code can be hacked.

 

Hacking The Code Part One – Notes

The Creative Work Of God – Stuff That Grows

Speaker: Kris MacQueen

Last week we touched on a couple of the creative processes that He seems to use over and over again. Creating something where previously there was nothing, and then bringing order into the chaos that comes from that initial flourish of creativity. The very next thing He does? He grows stuff. Plants, vegetables, trees with fruit, stuff with roots. This week we’re going to explore God-the-gardener and consider what it means to tend growing things, to trust in the invisible behind-the-scenes processes that ultimately lead to healthy, delicious fruit. And the bible has amazing things to say about fruit!

Work of God: Something Out of Nothing/Order in Chaos

Speaker: Kris MacQueen

God’s primary work today is what it’s always been: Creating a good and beautiful creation. All through the big story of scripture, from the initial reveal in Eden, through the fall, the law, the prophets and straight through to the redeeming work of Jesus on the Cross, in every moment, God has been creating and recreating, artfully leading his creation towards his beautiful intentions. And he’s invited us to share in that work. This is the work of the Kingdom.

Every artist has tools and processes. This week we unpack two of the processes that God seems to use over and over again. We look at each, and explore how we are invited to come alongside him in this work, both in our own lives and in the lives of those around us.

The Work of God: Creativity

Speaker: Kris MacQueen

We’re starting into a new series about the work of God that will take us through to lent. We’ll be looking at the work of the Kingdom, the work God has for us to do, through the lens of the work he’s doing to this very day: Creating a good and beautiful creation. We’re going to explore what’s in the toolkit of God, and look at how all this broadens what we can think of when we think about serving Him.

Guest Speaker -Joyce Rees

Speaker: Joyce Rees

Joyce brings a powerful word to us about how Jesus has come to us from among those in the margins of society and what that means for us as we find our identity in Him.

Homecoming Part 2

Speaker: Kris MacQueen

When I think about the healthiest expressions of “home”, three things come to mind, primarily:

1) Home is where we know where we are.

2) Home is the place we can extend hospitality. It’s the primary place we have the right to say “mi casa es su casa”.

3) Home can be more than a location.

There is a clear sense that God is inviting us into a kind “homecoming” season. This week we continue the conversation we started a couple of weeks ago, digging a little deeper into what it means to be at home in Christ.

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