Creation or Evolution? Weighing the Evidence – A Special Presentation this Sunday Oct. 5 at 6:30PM

Dear Friends, Creation or Evolution?  It’s a big question and an important one.  It is a fundamental question that gets to the heart of the meaning of life.  Please join us at Grace Lutheran Church (136 Margaret Avenue, Kitchener) this…

Get to Know Your Neighbour BBQ This Saturday at Noon

Dear Victoria Common Neighbours: What a beautiful September it has been, warm afternoons with lots of sun!  In the spirit of this beautiful start to fall we invite you all to a casual, get-to-know your neighbour BBQ in the parking…

Church Photo Shoot Starts Today

A reminder to all members and friends of Grace, the photo sessions for the new church photo directory start today, Thursday, September 25, and run through Saturday. Thanks to all our volunteers and to all who have signed up to…

Get to Know Your Neighbour BBQ at Grace, Saturday, October 4th at Noon

Dear Victoria Common Neighbours: On behalf of Grace Lutheran Church,  I invite you all to a casual, get-to-know your neighbour BBQ in the parking lot of Grace Lutheran Church from 12-1PM on Saturday, October 4th.  Please come on out for…

Creation/Evolution: Weighing the Evidence – Special Presentation at Grace Sunday, October 5th at 6:30 PM

All members of the public are invited to Grace Lutheran Church on Sunday, October 5 at 6:30PM as Grace will host an evening with Mr. Peter Sparrow (B.Sc., Dip.Ed.) of Creation Ministries International.  Creation/Evolution: Weighing the Evidence is the topic…

New Church Photo Directory: Sign-up Today!

Dear Members of Grace, Time flies by so quickly.  It has been ten years since Grace published her last photo directory.  Some of the members in our 2004 directory have moved away, some are with the Lord now and there…

Church Open for Victoria Common Neighbours

Dear friends at Victoria Common, Our prayers go out to you today at the fire that broke out at your complex.  If you would like to use the church today we are open.  Our washroom facilities, bottled water, phones and…

Young Adult Survey!

Greetings all young adults at Grace!  I’m interested in knowing if you would like to attend a young adult group at Grace.  If we are to have a young adult’s group we would need to know a time that works…

Pentecost: The Season of the Church

The Day of Pentecost marks the Sunday seven weeks (49 days) after Easter when the Holy Spirit was poured out on the church (Acts 2).  On this day God gave the early Christians the gift of the Holy Spirit to…

Ascension Day 2014

Dear reader, One of my favourite movies from my college days is The Matrix, released in the spring of 1999. [Spoiler-alert: There are spoilers below.  If you haven’t seen The Matrix before I highly recommend it if you can handle…

Is it really Christ OR doctrine?

Is it really Christ OR doctrine?

To put it another way: do we need to choose between Jesus and Doctrine? We just have to share this from Jason Harris over at his blog. His basic contention is with the “Only love Jesus” crowd, and makes the…

Canada: 26 years with NO Abortion Law.

Canada: 26 years with NO Abortion Law.

Tomorrow marks a sad anniversary in Canada: 26 years with no abortion law. On January 28th, 1988, the supreme court of Canada struck down the existing abortion law that required women to get permission from therapeutic abortion committees that all…

Greetings to all our new neighbours!

Greetings to all our new neighbours!

A few months ago the staff at Victoria Commons told me the Phase 1 townhomes should be move-in ready for late-February or early-March.  At the current pace of construction it looks like the project is on track to finish on…

Grace Lutheran Church looks forward to welcoming our new neighbours!

Grace Lutheran Church looks forward to welcoming our new neighbours!

A large, new community is being constructed beside Grace.  For many years, the site was occupied by a tannery and a panel veneer factory, but has sat vacant for over two decades.  Now, as Kitchener transitions to a high-tech hub…

Pastor's Epiphany message

Pastor’s Epiphany message

Dear Reader, Epiphany is the season of the church after Christmas.  Epiphany comes from a Greek word which means to “shine” or to “reveal.”  In these days after Christmas when the chocolate and candy bowl at home never seems to…