Posts by Peter Clarke

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Merv’s Musings – 2020.07.04

by Peter Clarke

Merv’s Musings Matthew 11:25-30 Come to me, all you that are weary and are carrying heavy burdens, and I will give you rest.  For My Yoke is easy and my burden is light. A yoke might be considered a strange illustration for us in our 21st century mind set.  Though some of us may remember […]

Merv’s Musings – 2020.06.27

by Peter Clarke

Merv’s Musings Romans 5: 12 – 19 Paul writes in his letter to the Roman Church:  How much more did God’s grace and the gift that came by grace of the one man, Jesus Christ, overflow to the many! God’s Grace!  A word we Christians often use. It can be seen as a theological buzz […]

Merv’s Musings – June 13, 2020

by Peter Clarke

Trust and Obey! We continue to journey through this pandemic that has disrupted our lives these past number of months.  We are encouraged to listen to those in authority.  In Manitoba we have not been hit as hard as those in other parts of the country.  I think we did a great job listening, trusting […]

Merv’s Musings – June 6, 2020

by Peter Clarke

It is 8 minutes 46 seconds that has been seen around the world.  The death of George Floyd has played over and over on TV.  The protests, the demonstrations both violent and peaceful playing out each night.  The placard that spoke to me was the one that said: We may not know how you feel but we stand […]

Merv’s Musing – May 29, 2020

by Peter Clarke

                                    Rev. Merv LanctotSt. Andrews on the Red              St. Matthewsemail: pastor.standrewsonthered.gmail.comcell:  204- 880-7727 Merv’s Musings Friday, May 29, 2020 I love the story that we read this Sunday on The Feast of […]

Merv’s Musings – May 23, 2020

by Peter Clarke

Rev. Merv LanctotSt. Andrews on the Red   St. Matthewsemail: pastor.standrewsonthered@gmail.comcell:  204 880-7727   Merv’s Musings This week we celebrate the Feast of the Ascension.  As Jesus ascends to the right hand of the Father, He says to his followers:  “Wait, I will send you the Holy Spirit who will give you Power from on […]

Merv’s Musings – May 17, 2020

by Peter Clarke

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Merv’s Musings – May 9, 2020

by Peter Clarke

Rev. Merv LanctotSt. Andrews on the Red   St. Matthewsemail: pastor.standrewsonthered@gmail.comcell:  204-880-7727       Merv’s Musings This Sunday is Mothers Day.  Susan and I had planned, pre-Covid-19, that we would  be arriving in Vancouver to be with my Mother this weekend.  Then of coarse, all travel plans were cancelled due to the virus and we […]

Merv’s Musings – April 25, 2020

by Peter Clarke

Rev.. Merv LanctotSt. Andrews on the Red          St. Matthews Email: pastor.standrewsonthered@gmail.com Cell: 204-880-7727 Merv’s Musing The Gospel reading for The 3rd Sunday after Easter is found in Luke chapter 24. It is the wonderful story of two travellers on the road to Emmaus. They encounter the risen Christ, who greets them […]