May 31, 2018

THURSDAY, MAY 31st, 2018 - “Life is far too important to ever talk seriously about.” Oscar Wilde

SATURDAY, JUNE 2nd, 2018 - Spring Bazaar at Faith Presbyterian, Dawes Road, 10:00 – 1:00 - Filipino food, bake table, white elephant table, toys and lots more.

SUNDAY, JUNE 3rd, 2018 - General Assembly Sunday, Third Sunday of Pentacost – join us for morning worship at 10:00 – Rev. Katherine McCloskey leading.

MONDAY, JUNE 4th, 2018 - General Assembly in Waterloo, Ontario

MISSION CAPSULES: The theme of this year’s General Assembly is With Glad and Generous Hearts. This past year, a design team was established to work with the General Assembly Office to plan the 2018 event. Team member the Rev. Dr. Patricia Dutcher-Walls shares that “sitting through an Assembly can be both inspiring and tiring,” so the team “imagined ways to help accomplish the business of the Assembly, while creating more spaciousness of timing and a more humane schedule.” This includes time for mini-breaks, table discussion groups, and sessions that include visuals and sound to appeal to different learning modes. A consensus decision-making model will create a more inclusive process of discernment. When Presbyterians gather together with glad and generous hearts, much can be accomplished!

MONDAY, JUNE 4th, 2018 - Theology on Tap will continue to discuss Leaving Christianity by Brian Clark and Stuart MacDonald – at the Beacher.

THURSDAY, JUNE 7th, 2018 - VOTING DAY - - -

STUFF: The word “UP”

Up – meaning toward the sky OR at the top of a list. But when we awaken, we wake UP!

We speak Up, People are UP for election; we write UP a report; We call Up our friends; We brighten Up a room; polish Up the silver; warm Up leftovers

And clean Up the kitchen; we lock Up the house and sometimes fix Up the car.

People stir Up trouble; line Up for tickets; work Up an appetite and think Up excuses.

To be dressed is one thing but to be dressed Up is special. A drain must be opened Up because it is stopped Up.

We open Up a store in the morning but close it Up at night!

When it threatens to rain, we say it is clouding Up, but when the sun comes out we say it is clearing Up.

When it rains, it often messes things Up, but when it doesn’t rain for awhile, things dry Up.

I will wrap this Up now. Have a good week ….. MB