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Who Moved?

Who Moved?

There’s a saying I’ve been hearing in one form or another that I’ve always struggled with.  “If you don’t feel close to God, who moved?”  I can come up with multiple reasons, off the top of my head, to dislike and disagree with the phrase.  I can dislike it b/c it...

Who Moved?

Unity and Diversity Within the Body

Today we are going to talk about unity and diversity within the body of Christ, and some simple biblical steps to accomplish that unity, and the very real obstacles that stand in our way we need to overcome. Let’s start with a bit of a frame of reference. The Greek...

Who Moved?

Essential Unity

Augustine, Bishop of Hippo wrote these words many, many years ago… “In essentials, unity; in non-essentials, liberty; in all things, charity.” This sentence is a wonderful perspective of Christian belief and expression. Our unity as Christians with Festival of Praise...

Who Moved?

It Was Time

And then it happened! The Holy Spirit prompted me to start on a journey of asking my pastor friends, “Was it time?” Was it time to launch a weekend in Stratford called “Festival of Praise?” It seemed to make sense in a city known for her Festival Theatre and other...

Psalm 119 Part 15 (v165-176)

Psalm 119 Part 15 (v165-176)

Join Us October 28-30, 2016 For the Stratford Festival of Praise Weekend Psalm 119 In preparation for the 2016 Stratford Festival of Praise, we are running this blog series which will be exploring the epic 119th Psalm.  We've broken the psalm down into bite sized...

Psalm 119 Part 14 (v157-164)

Psalm 119 Part 14 (v157-164)

Join Us October 28-30, 2016 For the Stratford Festival of Praise Weekend Psalm 119 In preparation for the 2016 Stratford Festival of Praise, we are running this blog series which will be exploring the epic 119th Psalm.  We've broken the psalm down into bite sized...

Psalm 119 Part 13 (v148-156)

Psalm 119 Part 13 (v148-156)

Join Us October 28-30, 2016 For the Stratford Festival of Praise Weekend Psalm 119 In preparation for the 2016 Stratford Festival of Praise, we are running this blog series which will be exploring the epic 119th Psalm.  We've broken the psalm down into bite sized...

Psalm 119 Part 12 (v136-147)

Psalm 119 Part 12 (v136-147)

Join Us October 28-30, 2016 For the Stratford Festival of Praise Weekend Psalm 119 In preparation for the 2016 Stratford Festival of Praise, we are running this blog series which will be exploring the epic 119th Psalm.  We've broken the psalm down into bite sized...

Psalm 119 Part 11 (v123-135)

Psalm 119 Part 11 (v123-135)

Join Us October 28-30, 2016 For the Stratford Festival of Praise Weekend Psalm 119 In preparation for the 2016 Stratford Festival of Praise, we are running this blog series which will be exploring the epic 119th Psalm.  We've broken the psalm down into bite sized...

Donations

If you would like to partner with our ministry financially, and would like to receive a tax deductible receipt, you may send funds through Elgin Missionary Church. Be sure to include instructions that the funds are designated for Stratford Festival of Praise. Cheques can be sent via mail to: Elgin Missionary Church 4192 Perth Line 36 Stratford, ON N5A 6S6 Unfortunately, at this time, we cannot process donations on-line. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Our Vision

Our vision is not just to have a Festival of Praise but to see our city become a Festival of Praise . . . a praise-filled community saturated with God’s presence – a reality that we believe can only occur when Stratford and area Christians unite in wholehearted surrender to our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ! Our hearts’ desire is to see 30,000 people living to praise God!

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