Dayspring DayBook

The Dayspring DayBook is our Monthly Newsletter

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September 2020: The new normal … COVID-19 Statistics Chart … From our Minister: Recent enriching studies … Stephen Ministry … Presbyterian World Service & Development (Lebanon Crisis)

June 2020: At Worship & Work via ZOOM … Coming to the end of a Journey ??? … From our Minister: Summer is here … What I love about the Masks (Poem)

May 2020: Creating Community in Cyberspace (Dayspringers reflect on their experience of worship and connecting via the internet) … Reflection on these times by Jacinda Ardern, Prime Minister of New Zealand

April 2020: COVID-19, Snow, and Easter … Who do I want to be during COVID-19 … Voices from the Pews … Minister’s Message: New Ways of Community … Pandemic (Poem) … More Voices from the Pews … General Assembly Alert

March 2020: On Lent and Pilgrimages … Susara and Cornelius on the Move Again … From Our Minister: Easter Message … Susara and Cornelius Pictures … Lenten Study for the Whole Church

February 2020: Fred Rogers: A Beautiful day in the neighborhood … Mr. Rogers and his neighborhood … From out Minister: Love your neighbor as yourself … Song: What do you do? … Song: It’s a beautiful day … A good time for brunch

January 2020: Volunteerism … From our Minister: Giving our Time … Ron McCullough honoured by UAlberta … Christmas Images 2019 … Volunteering “On the Spot”

December 2019: Advent History & Practices … John Shea: A Star … Luci Shaw: Mary’s Song … From Our Minister: Possibilities of New Life … Prayers of Walter Brueggemann and Thomas Merton … Dietrich Bonheoffer on Advent & Christmas

November 2019:  Poppies … Ride for Refuge … From Our Minister: Thinking about tight Ideas … Pictures from the Filipino Fiesta

October 2019: Stewardship of our Financial Resources … 8 Degrees of Charity … Some Modern Thoughts about Charity & Stewardship … From Our Minister: Thanksgiving can be a daily way of life … Children and Money … Introducing Saúl Carvajal, Dayspring’s new Youth Coordinator

September 2019: Church is Hard (Ariana Ffreelen Blog … Celebrating Darleen Springstein … We Stand Together (Minister’s Message) … Church is Hard (the Sexuality Conversation)

June 2019: Special 50th Anniversary Issue, with messages shared during the weekend of June 7-9 by the Rev. Dr. Heinrich Grosskopf and the Rev. Bradley Childs

May 2019: A Tale of Easter Customs … Mission & Outreach 2019 … Our Building as Mission … From Our Minister: Our Faithful Presence … Mission Projects of Children & Youth … Other Local Mission Initiatives … Mission outside Canada through Presbyterians Sharing, Presbyterian World Service & Development, and Canada Food Grains Bank … Mission Initiatives Generated in the Congregation … What Can You Do?

April 2019: Nominee for Moderator of the 2019 General Assembly … A League of Volunteers … Volunteers in Mission … From Our Minister: Inward, Upward, and Outward … Youth in Mission … Journey’s End (Susara and Cornelius)

March 2019: Faith and Community: Transcending the Boundaries of Ethnicity & National Origins … Grace Presbyterian Mission … From Our Minister: Global multicultural diversity …Six Persons Join Dayspring … Ransford Experiences Multicultural Community … The Smuts’ New Zealand Journey Continues

February 2019: Signs and Symbols: Valentine’s Day …  Fresh Veggies: Brighter Futures …  Venezuela (Statement by the World Communion of Reformed Churches … From Our Minister: Hearts and Crosses … From Cornelius and Susera

January 2019: When the time is right … Candidates for Moderator of the 2019 General Assembly … Minister’s Message: New Beginnings … Christmas Pageant 2018 Pictures … The Smuts’ Journey Continues …