St Paul is all about Jesus Christ. St Paul exists and is on its mission because God's mission to reclaim the world reaches us in the proclaimed and sung and praised word of Jesus Christ. God's mission is to us and through us to others.
The CBC reported last week (week of June 5, 2016) that the Woodstock ON police say that they have responded to 36 calls for suicide (threatened or attempted) among the youth in their community the last 4 months. Five of those youth died. A 17 year old sister of one of those who died said, "I want people to feel like they are worthy ... this pattern has to stop." We couldn't agree more. Also pray that the pattern of parents keeping their children from the God who loves them and holds them tight, considers them so worthy He died and rose for them and wants to grip them with His spoken Word and His visible sacraments of love and mercy STOPS! We know this can't go on. ---------------Rev Ken Edel, Pastor