March 8, 2018

THURSDAY, MARCH 8th, 2018 - “Perhaps there are no stars in the sky but rather openings where our loved ones shine down to let us know they are happy.” Charlie Brown

SATURDAY, MARCH 10th, 2018 - SPRING FORWARD – CHANGE YOUR CLOCKS

SUNDAY, MARCH 11th, 2018 - Fourth Sunday of Lent - Join us for morning worship at 10:00 – Rev. Katherine McCloskey leading. We will celebrate Communion.

MISSION CAPSULES: Imagine what it would be like if each congregation in the Presbyterian Church in Canada was intentional about equipping their members to share their faith and to invite others to experience the fullness of life in Christ. Supported by gifts to Presbyterians Sharing … Canadian Ministries is spearheading a program to turn this dream into a reality. In October 2017, five congregational leaders from across the country gathered to learn more about evangelism and to begin crafting the first stages of projects to take back to their congregations. These leaders will be supported through one-on-one coaching as they begin their work in evangelism over the next year. This meeting between leaders is a first step towards developing a network that will support a culture of evangelism in local congregations across Canada.

MONDAY, MARCH 12th, 2018 - 7:30 - Theology on Tap WILL NOT BE MEETING – ENJOY THE NIGHT OFF!

SUNDAY, MARCH 25th, 2018 - Palm Sunday

MONDAY , MARCH 19th, 2018 - Theology on Tap, at the Beacher – We will be visited by Clayton Shirt a Traditional Wisdom Keeper. For his visit we will be going back to our books Buffalo Shout, Salmon Cry edited by Stephen Hendricks and The Inconvenient Indian by Tom King. He will use Tom King’s book as his starting point. March 26th we will begin to look at Take This Bread by Sara Miles and following that we will discuss Leaving Christianity by Stuart Macdonald and Brian Clarke. We will be able to receive discounts for each of the books with an order of ten or more. If you are interested please let Erin or M.J. know by March 12th for Take This Bread – for Leaving Christianity please let them know by March 19.

THURSDAY, MARCH 29th, 2018 - 6:00 - Maundy Thursday, pot luck dinner and worship. Homemade soup; fruit; cheese and bread.

FRIDAY, MARCH 30th, 2018 - Good Friday Service

FRIDAY, MARCH 30th, 2018 - Toronto Beach Chorale. Our 10th Anniversary season continues! Join us in the celebration. TBC and Artistic Director Mervin W.Fick welcome a guest choir (members of the MCS Chorus), a professional orchestra and four guest soloists – soprano Jennifer Krabbe, mezzo-soprano Laura McAlpine, baritone Matthew Cassils and tenor Marcel van Helden in a performance of one of Mozart’s most powerful works. With its double choir, its magnificent and dramatic choruses, intimate and alternately ornate writing for soloists (and) scoring for large orchestral forces … the Mass in C Minor is unlike any sacred music of its time. Kingston Road United Church - 7:30 pm - Ti ckets at the door, cash only or from a choir member. General admission $25:00 ($30:00 at the door) Youth 7-18 $12:50 ($15:00 at the door)

MORE STUFF:

A conference is a gathering of important people who singly can do nothing, but together can decide that nothing can be done. Fred Allen

A Committee is a group that keep minutes and loses hours. Milton Berle

Any change is resisted because bureaucrats have a vested interest in the chaos in which they exist. Richard M. Nixon

Bureaucracy defends the status quo long past the time when the quo has lost its status. Laurence J. Peter

The question “who ought to be boss?” is like asking, “who ought to be the tenor in the quartet?” Obviously the person who can sing tenor. Henry Ford

I am certainly not one of those who need to be prodded. In fact, if anything, I am the prod. Winston Churchill

I am looking for a lot of men who have an infinite capacity to know what can’t be done. Henry Ford

It is very hard to be a female leader. While it is assumed that any man, no matter how tough, has a soft side …. A female leader is assumed to be one-dimensional. Billie Jean King

Have a good week - MB

 

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