February 3, 2011

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 3rd, 2011  -  Did you know?   On average, one tree produces nearly 118 kilograms of oxygen each year.  Two mature trees can provide enough oxygen for a family of four!!

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 5th, 2011 -  Beach United Church, Wineva Avenue at Queen, Beach Vespers at 4:00 pm featuring Joe Sealy and Paul Novotny.

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 6th, 2011  -  10:30 am - join us for morning worship, Rev. Matt McKay leading.

Book study continues following worship.  Bring your lunch, your book and prepare for a great discussion.

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 9th, 2011 - 7:30 pm - Beach United Church - Author's series.  A reading by James Fitzgerald, author of "What Disturbs Our Blood" - join in the discussion following about mental illness and how it effected one family.  James' grandfather started Connaught Labs and was dean of U of T's medical school and struggled with illness throughout his life.

MISSION CAPSULES:   Through Presbyterians Sharing ... we are making a difference in Canada and around the world.  Our gifts help create, sustain and renew congregations in Canada.  Together, we support inner-city, native, refugee, urban, remote and chaplaincy ministries.  We equip church leaders for Christian education, worship, evangelism, mission, stewardship, youth ministries and justice work.  We train ministers and lay leaders through our theological colleges.  We recruit and send mission personnel to serve our partners around the world, facilitate exchange visits and work with other churches in ecumenical partnerships.  Together, we speak on issues important to us at national and international forums.  Through Presbyterians Sharing ... we make mission and ministry happen!

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 18th, 2011 - Vince and Heather Chappell will be part of the "Songwriters in the Round" showcase at the Black Swan 154 Danforth Avenue.  The event includes three sets of three songwriters each of whom will perform four original songs.    7:00 - 9:00 pm

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 19th, 2011 - Lost Pilgrims in concert.  Guildwood Community Presbyterian Church - reception 6:30 concert 7:30.  Tickets $15:00 in advance or $20.00 at the door.

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 26th and SATURDAY MARCH 5th, 2011  -  Guess whose coming to dinner - if you have not already signed up please speak to Linda Seiler or Marlene Barnett.


- Glibido  -  All talk and no action!

- Arachnoleptic Fit  -  The frantic dance performed just after you have accidentally walked through a spider web!

- Beelzebug  -  Satan in the form of a mosquito, that gets into your bedroom at three in the morning and cannot be cast out!

- Caterpallor  -  The colour you turn after finding half a worm in the fruit you are eating!

- Balderdash  - A rapidly receding hairline!

- Lymph  -  To walk with a lisp!

Have a good week  -  MB