Out Door Worship Service

OUTDOOR WORSHIP SERVICE – STRATHROY UNITED CHURCH Dear friends, The Province recently allowed churches to hold outdoor worship services limited to 50 people. Our Council Executive approved a plan to hold an outdoor service this Sunday at 9:00am on our Front St. lawn. We are excited to gather again for worship! IMPORTANT. Only 50 people can gather, so you must register to attend. Seating is designated to ensure physical distancing….Keep Reading

You Tube Links: June 28, 2020

You Tube Links: June 28, 2020

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3xG8AmO4Ngc 2020 June 28 Strathroy United Church On-Line Service, Rev Dr Brad Morrison 2020 June 28 Strathroy United Church On-Line Service, Rev Dr Brad Morrison, The Gospel reading is Matthew 10: 40-42, The New Creed in Creative Dance by Olivia Barker, narrated by Gail Barker, Andy Cloutier performs Scherzimo Mexicano by Manuel Ponce on guitar. www.youtube.com 2020 June 28 Strathroy United Church On-Line Service Rev Dr Brad Morrison The Gospel…Keep Reading

2020 Vacation Bible School Cancelled

2020 Vacation Bible School Cancelled

      Vacation Bible School Cancelled Dear Parents and Children of Strathroy United Church, Due to the current conditions, the Community Life Team has had to make the difficult decision to cancel the Vacation Bible School program for this summer. We look forward to seeing everyone next year and wish everyone an amazing summer. Yours faithfully, Tina Zimmermann Chair of Community Life Team

Update on Building Closure: June 17, 2020

Update on Building Closure: June 17, 2020

Update on Building Closure Dear Strathroy United Church Congregation, The Council met Wednesday, June 17, 2020.  After a fulsome discussion, a presentation of reopening requirements, and a consideration of what other local United Churches are doing, it was determined that the Strathroy United Church building will remain closed until further notice.  Although the provincial government has given permission for churches to reopen their buildings, it is up to each church…Keep Reading

You Tube Links: June 21, 2020 – Father’s Day

You Tube Links: June 21, 2020 – Father’s Day

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n9ScCVtnE-8 Father’s Day 2020, Strathroy United Church, On-Line Service, Rev Dr Brad Morrison Festus Claudius “Claude” McKay (1889-1948) poem “If We Must Die”, James H Cone book “The Cross and the Lynching Tree”, Acts 5:30, Matthew 10:28, Andy Cloutier performs Bach’s Sarabande on guitar www.youtube.com Festus Claudius “Claude” McKay (1889-1948) poem “If We Must Die” James H Cone book “The Cross and the Lynching Tree” Acts 5:30, Matthew 10:28 Andy…Keep Reading

You Tube Links: June 14, 2020

You Tube Links: June 14, 2020

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IF8HU3fVGSM&feature=youtu.be 2020 June 14, Strathroy United Church, On-line Service, Rev Dr Brad Morrison 2020 June 14, Strathroy United Church, On-line Service, Rev Dr Brad Morrison, Scripture reading from Romans 5: 1-8, sermon, Racism – Inconvenience and Suffer… www.youtube.com 2020 June 14, Strathroy United Church, On-line Service Rev Dr Brad Morrison Scripture reading from Romans 5: 1-8 sermon, Racism – Inconvenience and Suffering, Vulnerability, Cross-Cultural Work, Sacrifice for Christianity, Black Theory…Keep Reading

You Tube Link: June 6, 2020

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qZ6PKwkAM1c&feature=youtu.be Trinity Sunday 2020, Strathroy United Church, Rev Dr Brad Morrison – YouTube Trinity Sunday, 6 June 2020, Strathroy United Church, Rev Dr Brad Morrison, Paul’s Letters to the church in Corinth, Andy Cloutier, Appalachian Summer, guita… www.youtube.com Trinity Sunday, 6 June 2020 Strathroy United Church Rev Dr Brad Morrison Paul’s Letters to the church in Corinth Andy Cloutier, Appalachian Summer, guitar Social Justice Sent Forth by God’s Blessing

Pastoral Letter: June 3, 2020

Pastoral Letter: June 3, 2020

2020-06-03 Dear friends, Please join our online Communion gathering this Sunday, June 7th. The Zoom gathering begins at 9:30am and Communion liturgy begins at 10:00am. Similar to our May online gathering, you provide your own bread and juice (or cracker and milk if available). You can connect using your computer or telephone, and the connection information is below. Please join your congregation as we celebrate the sacrament of Holy Communion….Keep Reading

You Tube Links: May 31, 2020

You Tube Links: May 31, 2020

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZSxiheLdiG4 2020 Pentecost Sunday, Strathroy United Church, On-Line Service, Rev Dr Brad Morrison 2020 Pentecost Sunday, Strathroy United Church, On-Line Service, Rev Dr Brad Morrison, Reflections on the musical Godspell, Sermon, False Accusations and Knowing Better, Andy Cloutier performs Espanoleta by Gaspar Sanz on guitar, Prayers, in the Children Time Lexi shows how Pentecost is like popcorn, Andy Cloutier performs Charlotte Elliott’s … www.youtube.com 2020 Pentecost Sunday, Strathroy United Church,…Keep Reading

Pastoral Letter: May 29, 2020

Pastoral Letter: May 29, 2020

2020-05-28 Dear friends, As I write this pastoral letter, Minneapolis burns for a third night. Riots and looting continue in the aftermath of the murder of George Floyd, an African American man, by a police officer. Tonight the third precinct police station in Minneapolis was overtaken by rioters and set ablaze. I’ve seen anger and frustration expressed by white people, for example in our neighbouring Michigan, with the inconveniences imposed…Keep Reading

You Tube Links: May 24, 2020

You Tube Links: May 24, 2020

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lqaHIy_C0Kw 2020 May 24 On-Line Worship Service, Strathroy United Church, Rev Dr Brad Morrison – YouTube 2020 May 24 On-Line Worship Service, Strathroy United Church, Rev Dr Brad Morrison, Sermon – Just One More Thing, Andy Cloutier performs Will the Circle be Unbroken on banjo. www.youtube.com 2020 May 24 On-Line Worship Service, Strathroy United Church, Rev Dr Brad Morrison Sermon – Just One More Thing Andy Cloutier performs Will the…Keep Reading

You Tube Links: May 17, 2020

You Tube Links: May 17, 2020

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JiQL0V9MXg4 2020 Sixth Sunday of Easter, Strathroy United Church, Rev Dr Brad Morrison May 17, 2020 On-Line Service, Sixth Sunday of Easter, Strathroy United Church, Rev Dr Brad Morrison, Youth Update, Gathering Prayer, Andy Cloutier, guitar, Morning Has Broken, Children’s Time, Monica swaddling baby Patrick, A swaddle helps a baby feel safe and secure as they adjust to life outside the womb. Swaddling helps prevent them from … www.youtube.com May…Keep Reading