Archive for October, 2010

It Must Be Intimate

October 20, 2010

“God is calling together little communities of the heart, to fight for one another and for the hearts of those who have not yet been set free. That commeraderie, that intimacy, that incredible impact by a few stouthearted souls – that is available. It is the Christian life as Jesus gave it to us. It is completely normal. “

Ottawa Pro-Aborts Trying to Get 40 Days for Life Permit Revoked

October 19, 2010

OTTAWA, Ontario, October 19, 2010 ( – After failing to rally an ongoing protest against the Ottawa 40 Days for Life, a group of pro-abortion activists are petitioning the city to revoke the vigil’s permit.The Ottawa 40 Days campaign, nearing the end of its fourth run, maintains a vigil 12-hours a day on Bank St…

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Please pray for the freedoms we have in this city and country to be upheld.

Homily notes from Oct 17, 2010

October 18, 2010


Matthew 24:13: “The one who endures to the end will be saved “

Romans 12:11-12 : “In the service of the Lord, work not half-heartedly , but with conscientiousness and an eager spirit . Be joyful in hope, persevere in hardship, keep praying regularly “

2 Corinthians 4:7: “We are subjected to every kind of hardship, but never distressed; we see no way out but we never despair; we are always pursued but never cut off; knocked down, but never knocked out !”

2 Corinthians 4:16: “That is why we do not waver ; indeed, though this outer human nature of ourse may be falling into decay, at the same time our inner human nature is renewed day by day “

Galatians 6:9: Let us never slacken in doing good; for if wee do not give up, we shall have our harvest in

due time”

Ephesians 1:16:”I have never failed to thank God for you and to remember you in my prayers “

Ephesians 3:13: “I beg you, do not let the hardships I go through on your account make you waver “

Ephesians 6:18: “In all your prayer and entreaty keep praying in the Spirit on every possible occasion. Never get tired of staying awake to pray for all God’s holy people “

Philippians 2: 12 – 13: “Continue to work out your salvation in fear and trembling. It is God who, for His own generous purpose, gives you both the desire and the will to act “

Colossians 1: 9, 12 : “We have never failed to remember you in our prayers and ask that …fortified with his glorious strength, you will all power always to persevere and endure “

1 Thessalonians 5: 16-17 : “Rejoice always, pray always, give thanks always (RAPATA) , for this is the will of God for you in Christ Jesus”

2 Thessalonians 3:13: My brothers and sisters, never slacken in doing what is right “.

1 Timothy 4: 16:”Be conscientious about what you do and what you teach; persevere in this, and in this way you will save both yourself and those who listen to you”

1 Timothy 6: 11-12: “As someone dedicated to God…you must aim to be upright and religious, filled with faith and love, perseverance and gentleness. Fight the good fight of the faith and win the eternal life to which you were called “

Hebrews 13:3: “Each day, as long as this day lasts, continue to encourage each other “

Hebrews 6:11-12:”Our desire is that every one of you should go on showing the same enthusiasm till the ultimate fulfilment of your hope, never growing careless, but taking as your model those who by their fiath and perseverance are heirs of the promises”

Hebrews 12: 1-2: “With perseverance keep running in the race which lies ahead of us, Let us keep our eyes fixed on Jesus, who leads us in our faith and brings it to perfection. …Think of the way he persevered against such opposition from sinners, and then you will not lose heart “

Tips on how to find things at our Website

October 15, 2010

Website home page Look at the button on the right hand side that says WEEKLY BULLETIN.

Click on it and you will find all that you ever wanted to know.

There you will find the current bulletin at the top that you can read or print. Gets put up almost immediately – usually on the Thursday after the prayer meeting, sometime Friday or at the latest on Saturday

On the calendar so you have every archived bulletin you could ever want. Just look up the week and click on the blue button that says bulletin.


The Calendar-on-line also gives you all of the activities and when they are on and where. It is kept current.

I hope that the tips above will help you navigate the web site.


OIM Justice Desserts & Passion for Youth Art Show & Sale

October 2, 2010

Hi Everyone,

OIM has 2 marvellous events coming up:

1. Live & Silent Auction – Justice Desserts – October 4, 2010

2. Passion for Youth Art Show & Sale – November 15, 2010

Mark your calendars and come support our friends who live on the street.

Meet the youth I have been working with and see how their lives are influenced by art.


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22 Years of Caring Volume 78 October 2010
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Justice Desserts: Live & Silent Auction – October 4, 2010

Don’t Miss this Exciting Evening of Entertainment and Encouragement!

Justice Desserts is a fund raiser to help us continue our outreach to people in need. Rev. Greg Paul, founder of Sanctuary Ministries, Toronto, is our guest speaker for the evening. Our Auctioneer will be Dave Smith, Founder of Dave Smith Youth Treatment Centre. Also Youth art pieces will be shown and auctioned!

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Passion for Youth ART SHOW & SALE – November 15, 2010
Our youth will be presenting their work for show and silent auction. There will be a Silent Auction, door prizes, interactive art table, multi-media show & more. Mark your calendars and come out and show support for our Artists!!
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