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HOW FAR IS IT TO BETHLEHEM?

How far is it to Bethlehem? Not very far. Shall we find the stable room lit by a star? Can we see the little Child? Is He within? If we lift the wooden latch, may we go in? May we stroke the creatures there – Ox, ass, or sheep? May we peep like them and

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What-Child-Is-This

WHAT CHILD IS THIS?

What child is this who, laid to rest, On Mary’s lap is sleeping? Whom angels greet with anthems sweet While shepherds watch are keeping? This, this is Christ, the King Whom shepherds guard and angels sing; Haste, haste to bring Him laud, The Babe, the Son of Mary! Why lies He in such mean estate

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COME, THOU LONG-EXPECTED JESUS 

Come, Thou long-expected Jesus, Born to set Thy people free; From our fears and sins release us; Let us find our rest in Thee.  CHORUS: Sweet chiming bells, oh, how they ring To welcome Christ, the newborn King! Sweet chiming bells, oh, how they ring To welcome Christ, the King!  All Thy people’s consolation, Hope of all

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The-Light-Has-Come

THE LIGHT HAS COME

Wonderful Counsellor, mighty God among us, Everlasting Father, Prince who rules in peace; To us a Child is born, to us a Son is giv’n. To those who walked in darkness The Light has come. Son of God, Son of Man, Word of God incarnate, Suffering Saviour, glorious risen Lord; For God so loved the

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JESUS-SHALL-CONQUER

JESUS SHALL CONQUER

Yet once again, by God’s abundant mercy, We join our song of thankfulness and praise; Ever the light of our Redeemer’s victory Shineth before us in the world’s dark ways. Jesus shall conquer, lift up the strain! Evil shall perish and righteousness shall reign. O for the time of Christ’s completed mission! Throbs of its

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MAKE-ME-A-CHANNEL-OF-YOUR-PEACE

MAKE ME A CHANNEL OF YOUR PEACE

Make me a channel of Your peace; Where there is hatred, let me bring Your love; Where there is injury, Your pardon, Lord, And where there’s doubt, true faith in You. CHORUS: O Master, grant that I may never seek So much to be consoled as to console, To be understood as to understand, To

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God-Of-The-Poor

GOD OF THE POOR

Beauty for brokenness, hope for despair, Lord, in Your suffering world, this is our prayer; Bread for the children, justice, joy, peace, Sunrise to sunset Your Kingdom increase! CHORUS: God of the poor, Friend of the weak, Give us compassion, we pray. Melt our cold hearts; let tears fall like rain; Come, change our love

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To-Be-Like-Jesus

TO BE LIKE JESUS

To be like Jesus! This hope possesses me; In every thought and deed, This is my aim, my creed; To be like Jesus! This hope possesses me; His Spirit helping me, Like Him I’ll be. This simple chorus, written by General John Gowans for the musical, Spirit , continues to inspire followers of Jesus to

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Praise-God-for-the-Harvest

PRAISE GOD FOR THE HARVEST

Praise God for the harvest of orchard and field; Praise God for the people who gather their yield – The long hours of labour, the skills of a team, The patience of science, the power of machine. Praise God for the harvest that comes from afar, From market and harbour, the sea and the shore:

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THE-LORDS-MY-SHEPHERD

THE LORD’S MY SHEPHERD

The Lord’s my shepherd; I’ll not want; He makes me down to lie In pastures green; He leadeth me The quiet waters by. My soul He doth restore again, And me to walk doth make Within the paths of righteousness, E’en for His own name’s sake. Yea, though I walk in death’s dark vale, Yet

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HAVE-YOU-ANY-ROOM-FOR-JESUS

HAVE YOU ANY ROOM FOR JESUS?

Have you any room for Jesus, He who bore your load of sin? As He knocks and asks admission, Sinner, will you let Him in? CHORUS: Room for Jesus, King of Glory! Hasten now, His Word obey! Swing your heart’s door widely open; Bid Him enter while you may. Room for pleasure, room for business,

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IT-IS-JESUS-I-NEED

IT IS JESUS I NEED

It is Jesus I need, it is Jesus indeed Who can make it all possible in me; Without Jesus I find I am so often blind To the truth He is wanting me to see. O Jesus, Jesus, You are the One who can make my life complete. O Jesus, my peace restore. It’s Jesus

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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 in downtown Oshawa are operating under COVID restrictions. If you are solely in need of food, please make an appointment at 905-723-7422 ext 221. 

 The Thrift Store is operating under COVID Restrictions. Store is closed April 12th -14th. Planned reopening Thursday April 15th. Accepting donations resumes Thursday April, 15th Mon-Fri 9:30am-4pm at the back loading dock door.  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]