January 04, 2018

THURSDAY, JANUARY 4th, 2018 - One of the advantages of being disorganized is that one is always having surprising discoveries. Pooh

SUNDAY, JANUARY 7th, 2018 - Join us for morning worship, Rev. Katherine McCloskey leading.

MISSION CAPSULE: Who better to learn new farming methods from a farmer in your community? Through PWS&D supported farmer-to-farmer agroecology project in Malawi, farmers selected for training are able to share their agricultural knowledge with other farmers in their village. Techniques like composting and intercropping are helping women and men transform plots of land into thriving sources of nourishment. Since learning to plant groundnuts and pigeon peas together, on one plot of land, farmer Abel has seen his soil’s fertility improve and his yields double. He and his wife Mercy are incorporating the food they grow into new recipes. “Life has greatly changed for us”, says Abel

COMING UP:

MONDAY, JANUARY 15th, 2018 - Theology on Tap, at The Beacher Café – the book is “Have a Little Faith” by Mitch Albom.

SATURDAY, JANUARY 27th, 2018 - 5:30 - Robbie Burns Supper and Ceilidh. - $35:00 per person. Our traditional fun evening with a three course Roast Beef Dinner, Haggis (if you wish), toasts, entertainment – piper, dancers, dancing and song! RSVP “Burns Night at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

ANNUAL REPORTS FOR 2017 are due no later than Tuesday, January 23rd. Please email your reports in Word to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .
The Annual Meeting will be held Sunday, February 11th, 2018.

STUFF:

I never deny; I never contradict; I sometimes forget. Benjamin Disraeli

When you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth. Arthur Conan Doyle

There are a terrible lot of lies going around the world, and the worst of it is half of them are true. Winston Churchill

A truth that’s told with bad intent, beats all the lies you can invent. William Blake

The pure and simple truth is rarely pure and never simple. Oscar Wilde

It is discouraging how many people are shocked by honesty and how few by deceit. Noel Coward

Have a good week - stay warm and laugh a lot. MB