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Who is the greatest?

Some years ago St. Paul School of Theology was seeking a new president. Over one hundred candidates applied for the position. The search committee narrowed the list to five eminently qualified persons. Then somebody came up with a brilliant idea: let’s send a person to the institutions where each of the five finalists is currently employed, and let’s interview the janitor at each place, asking him what he thinks of the man seeking to be our president. Continue reading Who is the greatest?

Annual Book Service

This Sunday is our annual Sunday School Book Service.

As usual, this will be an all-age worship event with favourite hymns including At the name of Jesus, and What a friend we have in Jesus all topped off with Thine be the glory.

There will also be opportunity to be there when St Luke’s is presented it’s Certificate of Thanks from the Dundee Foodbank for our generosity in 2014.

Come along and enjoy our worship with your family church.

 

I wonder why?

WE WONDER…

When we see the earthquake, we wonder.
When we see war and the refugee catastrophe, we wonder.
When we see international disease, sickness, fear and trauma, we wonder.
We wonder…what if it was me? What if it was my family?  What if it was my country, my village, my city?
My children? My husband, my father, my world?
Where would I find God in that?
We wonder Lord, where is the God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob.

Lord, I am afraid.
Be to me the God of Abraham
Secure me in your faithful promises of love.

Lord, I am lost and misunderstood
Be to me the God of Isaac
Fulfil your word.

Lord, I am confused and tempted to turn
Be to me the God of Jacob
That I may love you with all of my heart, strength and mind.

Amen.

I saw a young mother…

I saw a young mother,
With eyes full of laughter;
And two little shadows,
Came following after…

Wherever she moved,
They were always right there;
Holding onto her skirts,
Hanging onto her chair.

Before her, behind her,
An adhesive pair;
So I posed this question,
Hanging in the air:

“Don’t you ever get weary,
As, day after day;
Your two little tagalongs,
Get in your way?”

She smiled as she shook,
Her pretty young head;
And I’ll always remember,
The words that she said..

“It’s good to have shadows,
That run when you run;
That laugh when you’re happy,
And hum when you hum –

For you only have shadows,
When your life’s filled with sun.”