February 6, 2019

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 6th, 2019 - “Middle age is when you know all the answers and nobody asks you the questions.” Bob Phillips

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 10TH, 2019 - Join us for morning worship at 10:00 - Rev. Katherine McCloskey leading. We will celebrate communion and following worship we will gather for our annual general meeting.

MISSION CAPSULES: For Stephanie Chunoo, mission is “God’s people helping those who are in need.” Stephanie, a young adult intern, works with dedicated staff and volunteers at Kalunba, a refugee ministry of the Reformed Church in Hungary. Stephanie has been putting into action God’s call to welcome the stranger since October 2018. At Kalunba, refugees and asylum seekers from Afghanistan, Iraq, Pakistan, Syria and Cameroon attend Hungarian language classes and receive assistance in finding employment and housing. The goal is to have these new members well integrated within one year of their arrival in Hungary. Stephanie assists with child care, teaches English classes and helps plan activities for the children. A member of Leaside Presbyterian Church in Toronto, Stephanie is appreciative of support and prayers from Canada.

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 11th, 2019 - 7:00 - Theology on Tap continues with Mere Christianity by C.S.Lewis at the Beacher Café. Theology on Tap will be reading “Shake Hands With the Devil” by Romeo Dallaire for its Lenten book. March 6th is Ash Wednesday and we will begin the book on March 11th. Many people already have this book and so we would like to know how many would like to purchase it before we approach the Book Cellar for a discount.

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 13th, 2019 - Soup Tasting Competition at Community 55 - 4:30 – 6:00. Sample and choose your favourite soup from participating restaurants. The winning restaurant takes possession of the Silver Ladle for one year. $5:00 per person with proceeds going to CC55’s year round programs.

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 14th, 2019 - Valentine’s Spaghetti Lunch at St. David & St. Andrew Anglican Church, 49 Donlands Avenue, across from Donlands subway. 12 noon – 2:00 ….. $6:00 all welcome

MORE IDLE THOUGHTS OF A RETIRED PERSON

A flashlight is a case for holding dead batteries.

What was the greatest thing before sliced bread? (Betty White?)

I used to be indecisive, now I’m not sure.

The cost of living hasn’t affected it’s popularity.

How can there be self-help “groups”?

Where do forest rangers go to “get away from it all”?

Have a good week – stay warm MB