September 07, 2017

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 7th, 2017 - “The things that make me different are the things that make me me.” Winnie the Pooh

THURSDAY, FRIDAY, SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 8 & 9, 2017 - Toronto Beaches Film Festival at Beach United Church. All premier screenings. Tickets $12.00 each or two for $20.00. info – www.torontobeachesfilmfest.com

SATURDAY, SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 9th & 10th, 2017 - Beach Celtic Festival at Kew Gardens. 9:00 – 7:00 – a Ceilidh celebration of all things celtic. www.thecelticfestical.com

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 10th, 2017 - morning worship at 10:00 – Rev. Katherine McCloskey leading. We will celebrate communion.

MISSION CAPSULES: Presbyterian Connection is a new newspaper designed to unite Presbyterians by sharing stories, reflections, interviews and articles from across Canada. By equipping leaders, connecting congregations and missions and facilitating communication, the paper will help strengthen denominational ties across the country. “This publication is just what we need to keep connected across the country. I especially appreciated the very positive, hopeful and encouraging vibe of this issue. Thank you!”

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 11th, 2017 - Theology on Tap will finish it’s current reading of Buffalo Shout, Salmon Cry and The Inconvenient Indian on Monday, September 25th. We will than take two weeks off. Our next series of discussions will begin October 16th and focus on Paul Collin’s Book Judgement Day: The Struggle for Life on Earth. The companion piece will be Alanna Mitchell’s Sea Sick: The Global Ocean in Crisis. Alanna will join us for one of our October sessions. Once again Crux book stores will give us a discount on the theological work and Alanna has said she can give us a discount on her book if ten are purchased. If you would like to purchase these books please contact either Erin or M.J.

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12th, 2017 - Find out how to protect yourself against fraud. 2:00 – 3:00 pm at Beaches Library, Queen & Lee, an officer from 55 Division, Toronto Police Services will provide information on how you can protect yourself against fraud and be available to answer questions.

SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE

A rat can last longer without water than a camel.

Your stomach has to produce a new layer of mucus every two weeks or it will digest itself.

The dot over the letter “I” us called a tittle.

A raisin dropped in a glass of fresh champagne will bounce up and down continuously from the bottom of the glass to the top.

A female ferret will die if it goes into heat and cannot find a mate.

A duck’s quack doesn’t echo. No one knows why.

Have a good week. MB