May 8

    Carstairs-Bancroft United Church May 8, 2020 DAILY ENCOURAGEMENT DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC By Rev. Maria Szabo Berces   Source: Jane Sturgeon, World Press         Beloved Carstairs Bancroft United Church Members, On this Friday – five weeks after Good Friday – I am sharing an “Our Daily Bread” message with you that …

May 7th

    Carstairs-Bancroft United Church May 7, 2020 DAILY ENCOURAGEMENT DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC By Rev. Maria Szabo Berces Source: luvbat.com   Beloved Carstairs Bancroft United Church Members, I found the previous two reflections very encouraging and supporting. We need to hear that God is ready to nourish and strengthen us, especially when “the “journey is …

April 30

    April 30, 2020 DAILY ENCOURAGEMENT DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC By Rev. Maria Szabo Berces     Beloved Carstairs Bancroft United Church Members, Yesterday, we were reminded of God’s presence with us. We could read the affirmation that God is always right beside us; just a prayer away; ready to comfort, strengthen and to guide …

April 28

    Carstairs-Bancroft United Church April 28, 2020 DAILY ENCOURAGEMENT DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC By Rev. Maria Szabo Berces     Beloved Carstairs Bancroft United Church Members, There is a saying about the only permanent phenomenon of life. You probably have already run into this quote: “The only constant thing in this world is change.” Although …

April 29

   April 29, 2020 DAILY ENCOURAGEMENT DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC By Rev. Maria Szabo Berces     Beloved Carstairs Bancroft United Church Members, The daily devotion I would like to share with you today confirms the encouragement from yesterday. It is that when we let God to be part of our life, we are never alone, …

April 17

   DAILY ENCOURAGEMENT DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC By Rev. Maria Szabo Berces     Beloved Carstairs Bancroft United Church Members, As I am getting ready for the big trip to Manitoba, I especially appreciated this reflection from the Our Daily Bread devotions. Time to time we need a bit of a more assurance regarding the Divine …

April 16, 2020

DAILY ENCOURAGEMENT DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC By Rev. Maria Szabo Berces Beloved Carstairs Bancroft United Church Members, I appreciated the title and the experience behind the Our Daily Bread devotion that I would like to share with you today. As you will see it is “From Pity to Praise”. I think we don’t necessarily need a …