Experience candles, live music and the re-telling of an ancient story that is still relevant to our lives today. Christmas Eve at Fairfield United is like walking under a starry night sky right before dawn. Housed in the hip and historic heart of our neighbourhood, it’s an evening for all ages, family styles and genders […]
During our Sunday Morning on November 27, the first Sunday of Advent, Beth reflected on how we mark time with the story of Jesus – a story which does not begin with birth but with anticipation, a yearning or longing of the ancient Hebrew prophets, for the incarnation of God’s pure light and love to […]
During our Sunday Morning on November 20, 2016, guest preacher Rev. Dr. Keith Howard used humour, insight and challenge to reflect on Genesis 18: 1-15 and provoke our curiosity about pilgrimage, discernment and God. Rev. Dr. Keith Howard is profoundly curious about the interface between the Christian gospel and the social context in which we […]
Take a “time out” from the crazy-busy of this holiday season and experience the meaning of Jesus’ birth story in the context of your modern life. During the four weeks prior to Christmas, we’ll learn new tools for appreciating the season by exploring the role of prophets, angels and human beings in creating hope, peace, joy […]
During our Sunday Morning on November 6, 2016, our minister Rev. Beth Walker asked guest Gaye Sharpe to reflect on Genesis 15: 1-6 and share her insights about Abraham and Sarah’s pilgrimage, and to remind us of our place in God’s sacred promises to them.
During our Sunday Morning on October 30, 2016, our minister Rev. Beth Walker shared a sermon about “saints”, the people recognized historically as having an exceptional desire of holiness or likeliness to God. Today, we know saints are in all of us, including the many who have helped create and sustain our amazing community of faith, assisting with the […]
Enrich your life with cake and conversation! Once a month, join us for Celebration Sunday, an optional social time with our community after our Sunday Mornings. Starting at about 11:30 am on the respective Sunday, enjoy cake in honour of our community members who are celebrating birthdays and anniversaries that month. There’s nothing like cake to start meaningful conversation and […]
Enrich your life with homemade soup and conversation! Once a month, join us for Soul in a Bowl, an optional social time with our community after our Sunday Mornings. Starting at about 11:30 am on the respective Sunday, enjoy homemade soup and bread contributed by members of our faith community. There’s nothing like food to start meaningful […]
On October 23, 2016, during our Sunday Morning service, our minister Beth Walker spoke with Nicole Roberts and Christopher Rowe, the developer and architect of Unity, the new mixed-use, urban development project that will replace the building we currently occupy. Nicole and Chris spoke about their role in enabling Fairfield United to be the spirited heart of our neighbourhood, and shared […]
Rev. Beth Walker offers a short meditation for forgiveness. Use this meditation to forgive yourself for harm you have caused others, and for the harm that others have caused you. With a piece of string and a candle to light, you will learn to let go, heartbeat by heartbeat.