April 06, 2017

THURSDAY, APRIL 6th, 2017 - Sad news: Our friend, Rev. Rodger Hunter, died this week after a battle with cancer.

SUNDAY, APRIL 9th, 2017 - PALM SUNDAY – join us for morning worship at 10:00 – Jazz Service – led by Rev. Katherine McCloskey. Following worship, a pizza lunch will be offered and at 1:00 The Presbytery have been called to meet for a service recognizing the appointment of the Rev. Katherine McCloskey as the stated supply minister.

MISSION CAPSULE:

Presbyterians Sharing … supports Joel Sherbino, a part-time mission liaison between the PCC and the Church of Central Africa Presbyterian in Malawi as he continues his ministry at Paris Presbyterian Church in Ontario. In accepting this position, Joel expressed his deep sense of call in these words: “I will always have one foot in each world, Malawi and Canada”. Joel is in regular contact with the Blantyre Synod prison ministry’s volunteers and staff, and encourages Canadian Presbyterians to learn about Malawi, pray for the people there and support special projects. Joel’s position as liaison will help deepen the PCC’s partnership with the CCAP, while offering opportunities for Canadian Presbyterians to engage in Christ’s mission in Malawi.

MONDAY, APRIL 10th, 2017 - Book Study continues at the Beacher (Queen & McLean) at 7:00 – Theology on Tap

THURSDAY, APRIL 13th, 2017 – 6:00 - Maundy Thursday pot luck dinner of soup, bread, cheese & fruit followed by a Tenebrae service.

FRIDAY, APRIL 14th, 2017 - 10:00 – Good Friday service

AND - 7:30 – Toronto Beach Chorale, in their final concert of the 2016/17 season, present Mozart’s Requiem – plus, Coronation Te Deum in D Major by Antonio Salieri. They will be welcoming professional soloists and a professional orchestra. Actors will read, in costume, a selection of dramatic monologues from the play “Amadeus” by Peter Shaffer.

Canada’s 150th Anniversary – Did you know –

Residents of Churchill, Manitoba leave their cars unlocked to offer an escape for pedestrians who might encounter Polar Bears.

Canada is the second largest country in the world, right after Russia.

Licence plates in the Northwest Territories are shaped like Polar Bears.

Canada is the world’s most educated country: over half of it’s residents have college degrees.

Canada has the largest coastline in the world.

In Newfoundland the Atlantic Ocean sometimes freezes and people play hockey on it.

“Canada” is a Iroquoian word meaning “Village”.

Have a good week - come to church MB