August 17, 2017

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 16TH, 2017 - “Sometimes,” said Pooh, “the smallest things take up the most room in your heart.”

AND …. 7:30 – Wednesday evening service - join us for a quiet, comtemplative gathering.

SUNDAY, AUGUST 20th, 2017 - Join us for morning worship at 10:00 – Rev. Katherine McCloskey leading.

MISSION CAPSULES: Nearly half of the Presbyterian Church in Taiwan’s membership is Indigenous. With support from Presbyterians Sharing … Carragh Erhardt (Healing and Reconciliation Program Assistant) the Rev. Dianne Ollerenshaw, (Director of Regional Ministries, Synod of Alberta & the Northwest) and Lori Ransom (Healing and Reconciliation Animator, 2006-2011) represented the PCC at the PCT’s International Forum on the “Mission of the Church in Taiwan Today.” Afterwards they spent six days with PCC mission Staff, the Rev. Dr. Paul McLean, and some of his Indigenous colleagues for mutual learning about experiences of reconciliation in Canada and Taiwan. Carragh shares, “I am grateful to the people we met in Taiwan for sharing their experiences and I look forward to continuing this partnership.”

NOTE: Theology on Tap will be cancelled for August 21st. We will get together again on Monday August 28th.

TUESDAY, AUGUST 22nd, 2017 - Tuesday’s at Fallingbrook – 7:00 - Rev. Helen Hartai leading.

JUST COMMENTS:

Americans will put up with anything provided it doesn’t block traffic. Dan Rather

Nothing travels faster than the speed of light with the possible exception of bad news, which obeys it’s own special laws. Douglas Adams

Upper classes are a nation’s past; the middle class is it’s future. Ayn Rand

Human beings are perhaps never more frightening than when they are convinced beyond doubt that they are right. Laurens van der Post

In the future we’ll have 15 minutes of fame and 15 minutes of health care. Nicole Hollander

The Romans would never have found time to conquer the world if they had been obliged first to learn Latin. Heinrich Heine

No race can prosper till it learns that there is as much dignity in tilling a field as in writing a poem. Booker T. Washington

In politics stupidity is not a handicap. Napoleon Bonaparte

Too bad that all the people who really know how to run the country are busy driving taxi cabs and cutting hair! George Burns

Have a good week - MB