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Town announces 2016 Community Spirit Awards nominees

The Town of Oakville is excited to announce the 38 nominees for the 15th Annual Community Spirit Awards.

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The Trouble with Love: A Christian Perspective

It’s the night that Jesus will be captured. After washing the disciples’ feet, dipping bread into wine and giving it only to the one who would betray him, Jesus says to the disciples,

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Herding Sheep: A Christian Perspective

Who is Jesus? The Gospel writer John shows us who Jesus is by offering us signs — acts of Jesus that reveal his nature, his character.

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Chasing our Tails: A Christian Perspective

The CBS Anchor Dan Rather, in his memoir, Rather Outspoken, asks, “What do we believe? Where do we put our trust?”

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Beauty or Goodness? No Choice: A Christian Perspective

Christians like us who believe in working for justice for others often have difficulty with beauty. When we started to put stained glass windows into our church, there were folk who didn’t want to contribute ...

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Faith for the Journey from Garden to Wilderness: A Christian Perspective

As we approach the beginning of Lent, we often hear this passage from Genesis — one of the creation stories in Genesis — read with the passage from Luke which describes Jesus’ experience in the ...

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Who are you for, Jesus? A Christian Perspective

Jesus leaves town and performs some miracles in Capernaum, then comes back as a guest preacher.

The Al Balkhi family with Peter Goodspeed, Heather Donaldson, Abdul Qayyam Mufti, Sandra Onufryk, Katy Joaquim and the Rev. Dr. Morar Murray-Hayes

Flames of Hope: A Christian Perspective

The first Syrian refugee family sponsored by a group in Oakville arrived on the 21st of December. For the interfaith group that sponsored them, it was a wonderful Hanukah-Christmas gift. This is a very Canadian ...

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Water to Wine: A Christian Perspective

Jesus was a challenging child to begin with, running off when he was twelve to discuss theology with the rabbis in the temple, leaving his desperate parents wondering where he was.

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Come and welcome Oakville’s Interfaith Council’s sponsored Syrian family

We are pleased to announce that Maple Grove United Church is welcoming the Al-Balkhi family from Syria at the 10:30 service on Sunday, January 24, 2016.

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