On Pentecost Sunday, Andre Pekovich used the social theory of mimetic desire and scapegoating propounded by Rene Girard to identify how Christ came to end the recurring violence society does to its weakest members once and for all, and encouraged us to do the same, following in Christ’s footsteps.

Read the message text here and listen to the CBC Radio show Ideas to which he refers at the following links:

Service Details

Passage: Matthew 26:57-75; 1 Samuel 15: 17-23; Romans 2:1-11; Leviticus 16:20-22

Communion: No

Ecumenical or Event: Pentecost

Potluck Lunch: No

Congregational Meeting: No

Worship Team

Speaker: Andre Pekovich

Worship Leader: Erna Friesen

Song Leader: Catherine Cooper

Pianist: Ruth Enns

Usher: Henry Neufeld

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Sunday School Team

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