Parish Stories: Fresh Expressions “I feel like I had church.” “I like Standing Stones, especially because I’m Metis.” “The Lord visited us tonight.” These are a few comments from people who participated in the Standing Stones Ceremony at St. Mary Abbots parish in Barrhead Sunday evening. It was part of the “Fresh Expressions” initiated by […]
…there is more to being an Oskâpêwis /Indigenous Cultural & Educational Helper than you think…medicines need to be harvested then prepared for using. Here, the oskâpêwis had an oskâpêwis, Vannessa Cobers who helped take the sage off the stem after it was dried. An easy job but we had a great time of fellowship doing […]
Standing Stones Sermon by The Very Rev. Neil Gordon, All Saints Cathedral Sept 11, 2016 – link https://youtu.be/tmDbj-q_WYI. Story used was a Cree story, The Blind Hunter. Four directions prayer used colors. Sorry the pages are not in order. I scanned it from a hard copy.
The 3rd Sunday of the month St. Faiths Anglican Church, 11725-93 st.has a Standing Stones service at 11:00 am. Everyone is welcome. A prayer in Cree, smudge (optional) Indigenous story and a sermon that relates to the story and the gospel highlight the service. Prayer in Cree – https://youtu.be/cyYjrrWLRYc Smudge – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eJsfJ4XfNS0&feature=youtu.be Indigenous story being […]