July 4, 2019

THURSDAY, JULY 4th, 2019 - Hope for the best. Expect the worst. Life is a play. We’re unrehearsed. Mel Brooks

SUNDAY, JULY 7th, 2019 - The Leslieville Flea at Ashbridge Estate, 10:00 – 4:00 – Food, beer, music, Vintage and handcrafted goods.

SUNDAY, JULY 7th, 2019 - Join us for morning worship at 10:00 – Rev. Katherine McCloskey leading.

MISSION CAPSULE: PWS&D helps to ensure access to medical care and training in disease recognition and prevention so that families and communities can grow healthier. Through timely diagnosis, medical care and health education, people affected with leprosy and other illnesses in an impoverished region of Nepal are improving their health with support from PWS&D partners at the Shining Hospital. Dal is one person receiving support. A reaction to the medication Dal was prescribed for his leprosy left him very sick. Every hospital he visited couldn’t provide treatment, until he visited the Shining Hospital. There, Dal received the support he needed to restore his health and the life he enjoyed. This story of hope is shared by 158 patients who received treatment for leprosy over the past year.

MONDAY, JULY 8th, 2019 - 7:00 - Theology on Tap continues at the Beacher Café. Tonight we will be welcoming the Rev. Dr. John Vissers to join us. John is the current principal of Knox College. He is interested in the history and theology of the Reformed tradition and its significance for the church in a global context today. He teaches and writes widely in the areas of Reformed theology, spiritual formation, theological education, Biblical preaching, missional leadership and congregational renewal. His areas of academic research and writing focus on the theologies of John Calvin and Karl Barth, Trinitarian theology, Reformed spirituality and Canadian Protestant theology in the 19th & 20th century. He is co-editor of the book we are currently reading, Calvin@500 and he is just a plain nice guy.

COMING UP: BEACHES JAZZ FESTIVAL July 12 – 14 Latin Carnival at Woodbine Park. July 19 – 21 Main Stage Performances at Woodbine Park. July 25-27 Streetfest along Queen Street East – Beech to Woodbine – July 26-28 main Stage Performances at Woodbine Park

MOVIE NIGHTS IN THE PARK – July 10th – Bohemian Rhapsody (Ivan Forrest) Movie begins at dusk 9-9:30


Pikes Peak summit reached for the first time – July 15th, 1820

First swimming school in US opened in Boston – July 23, 1827

First rodeo for cash prizes held – July 4, 1883

Uruguay wins the first FIFA World Cup - July 30, 1930

First MLB All Star Game played - July 6, 1933

First Solo flight around the world completed - July 22, 1933

Althea Gibson becomes first African American to win the Wimbledon tennis tournament - July 6, 1957

Joe DiMaggio’s hitting streak ends at 56 games - July 14th, 1941

Have a good week - MB