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Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring

Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring Jesu, joy of man’s desiring, holy wisdom, love most bright; Drawn by Thee, our souls aspiring, soar to uncreated light. Word of God, our flesh that fashioned, With the fire of life impassioned; Striving still to truth unknown, Soaring, dying,’ round Thy throne. Would you be surprised to learn that

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Thanksgiving Thoughts

When I was growing up in one of my favourite times of year was when we had the Harvest Festival at church. We didn’t celebrate Thanksgiving there in the same way it’s done in Canada and the U.S. In Belfast there was no designated holiday, but all the churches celebrated Harvest Festival! Oh, how I

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Lord, Speak to Me

Lord, speak to me, that I may speak In living echoes of Thy tone; As Thou hast sought, so let me seek Thine erring children lost and lone. O lead me, Lord, that I may lead The wandering and the wavering feet; O feed me, Lord, that I may feed Thy hungering ones with manna

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Softly and Tenderly

Softly and Tenderly Softly and tenderly Jesus is calling, Calling for you and for me. See, on the portals He’s waiting and watching, (Or patiently Jesus is…) Watching for you and for me. Come home, come home, Ye who are weary, come home; Earnestly, tenderly Jesus is calling, Calling, “Oh, sinner, come home!” If you

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Raindrops on Roses and Whiskers on Kittens

If you could only eat one thing for the rest of your life, what would it be? Eight-year-old Toby, without hesitation, answered “Sushi”. The grown-ups around the supper table laughed— although a few non-sushi-lovers groaned. Have you thought about your favourite things lately? We all have them but, perhaps as we leave childhood behind, we

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His Provision

At the moment of my weakness, When my need for power is plain, And my own strength is exhausted once again, Then my Lord has made provision For the day of my despair, And His precious Holy Spirit Hears my prayer, my prayer; Then my Lord has made provision For the day of my despair,

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My times are in Your hand; My God, I wish them there! My life, my friends, my soul I leave Entirely to Your care. My times are in Your hand, Whatever they may be, Pleasing or painful, dark or bright, As You know best for me. My times are in Your hand; Why should I

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Have you ever stopped to think How God loves you? It sounds quite incredible, and yet it’s true. Nothing on this earth or in the heavens above Is as sure and certain as God’s love. Oh, it’s as high as the sky and it’s as deep as the sea, And it’s as wide as the

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In Deeper Consecration

In the depths of my soul’s greatest longing, I am coming, dear Saviour, to Thee, Offering each thought and deed for refining; Let Thy touch now descend upon me. Draw me close to Thee in deeper consecration; Wash me, Lord, and cleanse my soul From fear and dross; Sanctify me with the fire of Thy

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COVID 19 Update

The members of The Salvation Army Oshawa Temple want to protect you from any Covid-19 spread yet, at the same time, wish to journey life with you. 

At present, there are still reports of new strains of Covid-19 spread and, unfortunately, we are not at a level of vaccination that safely allows us to congregate. Therefore, we have initiated the following:

 In-Person Church Services are postponed until further notice, but our ONLINE SERVICES, complete with music, songs, prayer, and Biblically focused sermons can be found here. [Click to follow]

 Our CHURCH OFFICE is closed, but we are still available Monday – Friday (9:30 am – 3:00 pm).  If you have enquiries, needs, prayer requests, or simply want to discuss life, please connect with us by phone at 905-436-0011, text us at 289-768-5959, or email the office. Email address is  office@saoshawa.ca 

 Our FOOD BANK and THRIFT STORE are open in downtown Oshawa, but if you are solely in need of food, please make an appointment at 905-723-7422 ext 221. 

 DONATIONS can be dropped off at the Thrift Store.  Please access the Albert Street side of the building in downtown Oshawa from Monday – Friday (9:30 am – 4:30 pm) and Saturday (10:00 am – 4:00 pm).  The Thrift Store is closed on Sunday. More Thrift Store Details… [Click to follow]

 COUNSELLING SERVICES, including aid with annual TAX RETURNS, continue Monday – Friday (9:30 am – 4:30 pm),  but please call for an appointment at 905-723-7422. Registration for The Low Income Tax Clinic is online. [Click to follow]