Archives: April 2020 - Westworth United Church

We are Christ’s Body, Given for the World 

Loraine MacKenzie Shepherd                                                          April 26, 2020 Luke 24:13-35   Last Sunday, I was finally beginning to feel hopeful. The lower numbers of new COVID cases and deaths …Read more

Nova Scotia Vigil and Worship for Sunday, April 26, 2020

Join us for online worship on Sunday, April 26 at 10:30 am. Our service includes a memorial for the people killed in Nova Scotia. Join a Zoom Meeting for After Church Café on Sunday, April 26 at 11:30 am. Click on the following link: If the embedded link does not work, you can try this …Read more

The Call of the Earth

Loraine MacKenzie Shepherd                                                           April 19, 2020 I Peter 1:3-9   It seems as if we are engaged in a struggle between nature and humanity. For the …Read more

Congregational Email Update April 23, 2020

 Congregational Email Update April 23, 2020  Dear Congregants, This has been a particularly difficult week as news has continued to roll in about the Nova Scotia massacre. Many of us have family in Nova Scotia. My colleague, Rev. Deb Murray in Winnipeg, had a stepsister killed. This double-whammy of COVID-19 isolation and job loss, coupled …Read more

Congregational Email April 17, 2020

Dear Congregants, We are about to enter into our sixth week of building closure. Time warps during crises and it seems months, not weeks, since we were last together. I pray that you are each finding new ways to stay healthy physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually in these strange times of expansion. I am working …Read more

Worship for Earth Day Sunday

Our online worship for Earth Day Sunday includes poems, pictures and reflections from members of our congregation and Augustine United Church on the theme of the Call of the Earth. If the embedded link does not work you can view the service at

Calling All Youth – Grade 5 and Above

As the Covid-19 situation is progressing we’re trying to find ways to stay connected while we stay safe. We decided to try out a virtual youth drop-in using the platform Zoom to play games and catch up with old friends and meet new ones. The link for the meeting is attached and if you have …Read more

 Easter- A New Way of Being  

Loraine MacKenzie Shepherd                                                           April 12, 2020 Matthew 28:1-10   Within this wild, emotional roller coaster ride that we are all one, I paid particular attention to …Read more

Easter Service

Join us for Easter Sunday worship at out pre-recorded online service. If the link above does not work for you, try

Worship for Good Friday

Our worship service for Good Friday is now online. If the link above does not work, you can watch it at