Youth Ministry – by Jillian Ruch

This sermon was preached on October 14, 2018, by Jillian Ruch when she visited St Aidan’s in her capacity as the York-Scarborough Area Youth Ministry Coordinator. Through the written word, and the spoken word, may we know your Living Word Jesus Christ our...

Gratitude: From Me to We

Thanksgiving – Sunday October 7th, 2018 “Don’t worry. Seek God’s kingdom first.” This may be one of the hardest instructions Jesus ever gave, and the one we fail most: not worrying, and setting God’s kingdom, God’s way of living, as our first priority. And yet...

The Lens We See Through

I was buying some new sunglasses this summer while our son Ben was visiting, and he said, “Mum, try these,” and handed me his pair. I put them on and they had a sort of tint that made everything seem warm and yellow and clear. “Aren’t they great?” Ben said. “When I...

Following in St Aidan’s Footsteps

Because we’re celebrating St Aidan today, after whom our church is named, I want to reflect a little on the readings as they pertain to his life, and also as they pertain to the year or two ahead of us as a community. The gospel reading comes after Jesus has been...

Christian Meditation

Meditation resumes weekly on Wednesday evenings in the church from 7:30 to 8:15 pm, beginning September 12th. Come for a time of prayer, music, reflection and deep silence.