May 2020

                                    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 Pentecost.  It is an amazing story of the beginning of the church. It had been 50 days since the Resurrection, 10 days since Jesus had ascended into heaven and the disciples were waiting together in prayer for the promise of the comforter, the promise of the Holy Spirit. They were in...

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 High!”  So the disciples went up into the upper room and waited.  They waited 10 days for the gift of the Holy Spirit. Before the Resurrection, the disciples looked only at the problems they were faced with:  the death of their leader!  However after Pentecost, the disciples’ lives were...

                                                                                                                                                                     Rev. Merv LanctotSt. Andrews on the Red     St. MatthewsEmail: pastor@standrewsonthered.caCell: (204) 880-7727  Merv’s Musing         ...

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 have been in lock down mode.  My Mother will soon be 101 years old and lives in a retirement facility.  They too, are  in lock down mode and even flowers have to be left at the front door and disinfected before delivered to her by staff.  It will certainly be...

                                                                                                                                                               Rev. Merv Lanctot       St. Andrews on the Red           St. Matthews         email:...