Tag Archives: covid-19

COVID Prayer Vigil

Our friends in the local Anglican Diocese have issued a call to prayer for this Saturday, November 28, on the eve of the Advent season. This is a call to prayer related to the pandemic that we are currently facing … Continue reading

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“Lament, Gratitude, and Trust”: A video message from Pastor Michael

The Psalms point us to some spiritual practices that are good for us in these days of physical distancing and other restrictions. Lament: naming our losses, disappointments, hurts, and fears before God. Gratitude: stating what we’re thankful for to God. … Continue reading

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A Morden Mennonite Quarantine Playlist

Dear Morden Mennonite Church family, To paraphrase the Apostle Paul in Colossians 2:5, “Though we are absent in body, yet we are together in spirit, and I rejoice to see your morale and the firmness of your faith in Christ.” … Continue reading

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“Lord, Listen to Your Children!”: A video message from Pastor Michael

This is getting long, this physical distancing… Jesus encourages us “to pray always and not to lose heart” (Luke 18:1). Let’s persist in hopeful prayer! (Below you’ll find the audio of the song by itself.) Here is the audio of … Continue reading

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Morden Chalk Walk

We’re hosting a public event in the midst of a pandemic, it’s true. But we’re not really “hosting” it, and, while it is public, it doesn’t require any large gatherings or physical proximity. It will get you out and connected … Continue reading

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“Christ Around Us, Within Us”: A video message from Pastor Michael

How can we rest in the reassurance of God’s love for us in Christ? Michael points us to the prayer in Ephesians 3:14-21, inviting us to imagine God’s love all around us and within us, God’s love in the all-pervasive … Continue reading

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Connecting as MMC through Zoom

As it looks like we’re in this for the long haul, we encourage you to stay connected with our MMC church family in safe and healthy ways. Many MMCers are phoning each other, using video messaging, or meeting up for … Continue reading

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Benches, COVID-19 and Faith

Pastor Lawrence offers this reflection for us to start the week. I purchased two folding benches last week. I had been thinking for some time that having a bench or two would be very useful at our family gatherings. You … Continue reading

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“God is love”: A video message from Pastor Michael

Where is God in the midst of a global pandemic? Michael points us to 1 John 4 and our confession that “God is love.” (Below you’ll find the audio of the song itself.) Here is the audio of the song … Continue reading

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Prayer Resources

With calls for social distancing, even some people in quarantine or self-isolating, many of us are finding ourselves with more time than usual on our own. This is hard for all of us, to differing degrees, but it is also … Continue reading

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