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This Fall Is Packed with Inspiration and Fun!

As is usual, our Fall Season at Lawrence Park Community Church is shaping up to be both inspiring and fun! So, what’s up? Here’s the list:           The choir is back on Sept 10! After a great summer of soloists, we... Read More

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Strategic Initiatives Plan Update

Lawrence Park Community Church is grappling with “what’s next?” And we ought to be! These are very challenging times for churches of all stripes. Attendance is down all across the country. Many UCC congregations... Read More

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Tons of Stuff is Happening Here!

Summertime is all about the cottage, beaches, vacations, and leisure activities. But at Lawrence Park Community Church we also worship every Sunday. The ambiance of our Summer Worship services is different than the... Read More

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What is Lawrence Park Community Church All About?

One of the most common questions that I am asked as a minister is, “What is your church all about, anyway?” Well, this is a good time to ask! We’ve spent the past year planning a few new initiatives, and as part of... Read More

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May is Canadian Music Month!

Lawrence Park Celebrates Canada’s 150th! During the month of May Lawrence Park Community Church will celebrate Canada’s 150th Anniversary with a Canadian Music Series taking place on Sundays at 10:30 a.m. Beginning... Read More

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We Are Treaty People

Roots have spread out from the Tree of the Great Peace,  one to the north, one to the east, one to the south and one to  the west. The name of these roots is The Great White Roots and their nature is Peace and... Read More

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There's Something About Hamilton

Don’t be shocked when your hist’ry book mentions me I will lay down my life if it sets us free Eventually, you’ll see my ascendancy And I am not throwing away My shot.                --Lin-Manuel Miranda, “My Shot,”... Read More

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Why A Requiem?

 Why a Requiem for Good Friday? Good Friday is a day of solemn reflection and prayer as Christians meditate on the love of God as revealed in the suffering and death of Jesus. Gabriel Fauré’s "Requiem” is... Read More

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Teaching Children Beyond the Borders

This school year I wanted to offer something new to Sunday school. Typically we focus our lessons on biblical stories from the Old and New Testaments. During the fall our lessons each week focused on favourite... Read More

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The Pastoral Visit - Not Just for Those Who Grieve

It is not uncommon that in a congregational setting a pastoral visit is most frequently understood as a response by a minister to the circumstances of illness or bereavement. This is of course a priority in the... Read More