October 06, 2016

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 6th, 2016 - Remember to set your scale back ten pounds this week!!

Queen Street will soon be under construction for TTC track repairs - watch for signs.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 9th, 2016 - Thanksgiving Sunday - Join us for morning worship at 10:00 - Rev. Jim Kitson leading. We will celebrate Communion. Please bring something for the food bank.

MISSION CAPSULES: Lama fled Syria with her three teenagers after her husband disappeared and she was badly injured in a bombing. Her sister Samira was living in Canada and asked Action Refugies Montreal for help. ARM filed the paperwork and Lama was called for an interview, but proving a case is difficult and she was refused. ARM and Samira did not give up. They worked with a lawyer and the case was overturned on a judicial appeal. Lama and her family arrived in Canada in December 2015. Samira shares, "thanks to the hard work, patience and generosity of ARM my sister and her family are finally here!" Presbyterians Sharing ... Advocates for refugees.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 16th, 2016 - Annual Toronto Marathon - route includes Queen Street, East. If you drive to church you will have to park north of Queen.

SOMETHING: Back in the day, when Dalton Camp, Stephen Lewis and Eric Kierans were a regular Friday panel on Gzowski's Morningside on CBC, Dalton Camp once referred to a particular politician of the day as "the dimmest light ever to shine on the political horizon", since Dalton Camp died in 2002 he wouldn't have even been aware of Donald Trump!

FRIDAY, SATURDAY, SUNDAY, OCTOBER 21ST, 22ND & 23RD, 2016 - Annual Beach Studio Tour - featuring 22 artists at 13 locations.

COMING UP: OUR NEXT JAZZ SERVICE - November 13th, 2016

MORE:

Why is it that no matter what colour bubble bath you use, the bubbles are always white?

Why do people constantly return to the refrigerator with hopes that something new to eat will have materialized?

Why is it that whenever you attempt to catch something that's falling off the table you always manage to knock something else over?

Why is it that no plastic bag will open from the end on your first try?

How come you never hear father-in-law jokes?

Have a good week - MB