December 07, 2017

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 7th, 2017 - “Don’t underestimate the value of doing nothing, of just going along, listening to all the things you can’t hear, and not bothering” Pooh

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 8th, 2017 - THE FOUR MEN IN CONCERT – 7:00 – Manor Road United Church, (240 Manor Road, East of Mt. Pleasant) Songs of Love, Hope and Inspiration along with the music of Christmas. Tickets $20.00 – seniors $15.00 (our own George Kopulos is one of the four)

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 9th, 2017 - Holiday market at St. Aidan’s 10:00 – 3:00 - One of a kind arts, ornaments, knits, crafts, preserves, pottery, baking and more.

AND - Cookie Walk at St. Paul’s United Church 200 McIntosh - 10:30 - Walk along and fill your box – select from dozens of trays of different homemade cookies. $10.00 per box. Info 416-261-4222

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 10th, 2017 - Second Sunday of Advent – join us for morning worship at 10:00 - Rev. Katherine McCloskey leading. We will celebrate communion and our Amnesty International Letter Writing Campaign.

TORONTO BEACH CHORALE present Handel’s Messiah at 7:30 pm – Kingston Road United Church.

MISSION CAPSULES: Dr. Eddy Jonas head of women’s health at Zanmi Lasantein, Haiti is standing up for victims of gender based violence. While Haiti’s justice system is unable to respond adequately to widespread occurrences of violence against women, Dr. Jonas remains committed to providing the medical care, phychosocial support and community accompaniment victims need. Dr. Jonas is thankful for the support from PWS&D that is helping to address this critical human rights issue. “If we can’t receive victims and give them proper treatment then we are a part of the system of violence” says Dr. Jonas.

MONDAY, DECEMBER 11th, 2017 - Theology on Tap at the Beacher Café.

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 17th, 2017 - “A Christmas Carol” at Beaches - 3:30 - proceeds to the Refugee Fund.

PONDERINGS:

The really frightening thing about middle age is that you know you will grow out of it. Doris Day

I’m 30 years old but I read at the 34 year old level! Dana Carvey

Life’s a tough proposition and the first hundred years are the hardest. Wilson Mizner

Better be wise by the misfortunes of others than by your own. Aesop

After 30, a body has a mind of it’s own. Bette Midler

It’s the friends that you can call up at 4 am that matter. Marlene Dietrich

Call it a clan, call it a network, call it a tribe, call it a family. Whatever you call it, whoever you are, you need one. Jane Howard

You grow up the day you have the first real laugh at yourself. Ethel Barrymore

Have a blessed week MB