October 04, 2012


FRIDAY, OCTOBER 5th, 2012 - Operation Springboard Walkathon at Ashbridges Bay Park. Registration 8:30 am walk at 9:30. Fundraiser for young adults with developmental disabilities. www.operationspringboard.on.ca

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 7th, 2012 - Join us for our Thanksgiving service of worship at 10:30 am Rev. Matt McKay leading. Our Service will be an inter-generational and will include some activities for children and adults. Please bring your choice of non-perishable items, including things like canned beans, lentils, pasta sauce, soups, vegetables, peanut butter, tuna, salmon, chicken and juices. Tim Murray has nicely offered to deliver these items to the food bank.

MARATHON: Sunday is the annual Marathon that closes Queen Street east to the Water Works. Plan to park north of Queen. Queen Street will be closed from early morning until 2:00 pm.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 13th, 2012 - Annual Kingston Road Village FallFest between Hannaford Street and Fallingbrook Road from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm.

Historical Walk with Gene Domagala 1:00 pm along Kingston Road as part of the FallFest.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 21st, 2012 - 2:00 pm - Richmond Hill Centennial Pipe Band will present their annual Memories of Scotland concert. Activities include Scottish Dancing, Celtic singing, Country Dancers, Fiddlers as well as the Centennial Pipe Band. Tickets are $20.00 - www.memories-of-scotland.ca

MISSION CAPSULES: Our gifts to Presbyterians Sharing ... support Dr. Rick Allen, a community health physician serving the Presbyterian Church of East Africa. In Kenya AIDS is a taboo subject that is still not openly discussed and there is an incredible amount of misinformation about it. Working with the PCEA'sHIV/AIDS Committee and teaching about HIV, AIDS, sexually transmitted infections and human sexuality at the Presbyterian University of East Africa, Rick is helping the Presbyterian church in Kenya tackle this difficult issue head-on.


- Change is inevitable, except from a vending machine.

- I used to be indecisive - now I'm not so sure.

- You're never too old to learn something stupid.

- Nostalgia isn't what it used to be.

- Where there's a will, there are relatives. Or my favourite - Where there's a will, I want to be in it!

- Going to church doesn't make you a Christian any more than standing in a garage makes you a car!

Have a good week - MB