November 1, 2012


SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 3rd, 2012 - Christmas Bazaar, St. Nicholas Anglican Church, Kingston Road, east of Warden. noon - 3:00 pm. Lunch, Christmas decorations, baked goods, book sale, crafts.

Music for the Soul, Beach Jazz and Reflection" featuring The Downtown Jazz Band - 4:30 - 5:15 at St. Aiden's Anglican Church, Silverbirch & Queen. This is a free concert.

Toronto Beach Chorale, presents "Bach in the Beach" a concert at Calvary Baptist Church, Main Street, north of Kingston Road. 7:30 pm - $20.00 general admission.

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 4th, 2012 - Join us for morning worship at 10:30 am - Rev. Matt McKay leading. Please note; the Blessing of Animals has been postponed, so please, leave your dog at home.

BEACHES FUND RAISING CONCERT; 2:30 - 4:30 - featuring Beaches Choir, Debra Joy and students plus friends of Beaches. Bring a friend, bring your Aunt.

NOVEMBER 10th and 11th, 2012 - Annual Heintzman House Auxiliary Artisan Craft Sale. Enjoy lunch and browse the many Artisans including our own Marcia Livingstone. It's worth the trip to see Heintzman House. 135 Bay Thorn Drive, Thornhill. Admission $2:00.

MISSION CAPSULES: Our gifts to Presbyterians Sharing ... support Denise Van Wissen, a nutritionist who, after three years in Guatemala, has returned to Nicaragua to serve as a technical adviser at Soynica. Soynica promotes the right to food security and helps families break the cycle of poverty. Denise works in Managua with another nutritionist on the nutritional aspects of various projects. Among many other things, Denise updates the content of educational workshops, keeps staff up to date on current nutrition topics and reviews periodic reports.

FOR YOUR INFORMATION: Beaches Session have voted to hold an elder election during Advent. If you are not yet a member, you might consider this as only members are allowed to vote. Talk to your elder or to Matt McKay.

NOTE: On the first Sunday of Advent, there will be a congregational meeting following worship, to discuss our Sanctuary windows. While you are in the Sanctuary this weekend, have a good look at them - they are coming apart. We have to deal with this. So, please plan to be there for this important discussion.

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 8th, 2012 - Our Annual reading of Charles Dicken's A Christmas Carol - watch for more information to come.


Dear God: Please put another holiday between Christmas and Easter. There is nothing good in there now. Ginny

Dear God: Maybe Cain and Abel would not kill each so much if they had their own rooms. It works with my brother. Larry

Dear God: If we come back as something, please don't let me be Jennifer Horton because I hate her. Denise.

Dear God: If you watch in church on Sunday I will show you my new shoes. Mickey

Dear God: We read Thomas Edison made light, but in Sunday School they said you did it. So, I bet he stoled your idea. Donna

Have a good week - MB