March 21, 2018

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 21st, 2018 - “I don’t have time to worry about who doesn’t like me ----I am too busy loving the people who love me!” Charlie Brown

SUNDAY, MARCH 25th, 2018 - PALM SUNDAY – Join us for morning worship at 10:00 – this service is one of our Jazz Services with Julian Anderson-Bowes and the Band.

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MONDAY, MARCH 26th, 2018 - Theology on Tap at The Beacher Café – We will begin to look at Take This Bread by Sara Miles and following that we will discuss Leaving Christianity by Stuart Macdonald and Brian Clarke. See you there.

COMING UP:

THURSDAY, MARCH 29th, 2018 - Maundy Thursday pot luck dinner and Tenebrae service. Dinner is soup; bread; cheese; fruit. A sign up sheet was provided last Sunday for the dinner and for readers and people to do the “take down”. No one signed up so who knows what will happen and what we will eat, but this is a not to be missed service.

FRIDAY, MARCH 30th, 2018 - 10:00 am – Good Friday service

Also on Good Friday – 7:30 - Toronto Beach Chorale present Mozart’s Great Mass in C Minor at Kingston Road United Church – Tickets $30.00 at the door, or $25:00 from a choir member. Youth $15:00 at the door - $12.50 from a choir member. At the door cash only please.

AND - 3:00 – at Trinity St. Pauls United Church on Bloor west of Spadina. TSP Choir is singing along with the Viva Chamber Choir and the Oakville Choir for Children. Admission is free.

MORE GLEANINGS:

My grandfather once told me that there were two kinds of people: those who do the work and those who take the credit. He told me to try to be in the first group; there was much less competition. -- Indira Gandhi

No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it. -- Andrew Carnegie

The leadership instinct you are born with is in the backbone. You develop the funny bone and the wishbone that go with it. -- Elaine Agather

We still think of a powerful man as a born leader and a powerful woman as an anomaly. -- Margaret Atwood

Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing. -- Albert Schweitzer

If you want creative workers, give them enough time to play. -- John Cleese

In fact, I wanted to be John Cleese and it took some time to realize the job was in fact taken. -- Douglas Adams

By working faithfully eight hours a day, you may get to be a boss and work twelve hours a day. -- Robert Frost

Have a good week - MB