November 22, 2019

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 22nd, 2019 - “Despite the cost of living, it’s still quite popular” Laurence J. Peter

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 23rd, 2019 -- Christmas Bazaar & Luncheon at Scarborough Bluffs United Church, 3739 Kingston Road, 11:00 – 2:00 Home baking, preserves, jams & jellies, granny’s attic, country store, quilt raffle, and more.

Craft Sale at St. John the Baptist, Norway – 9:30 – 2:00 – local artisan will have crafts and gifts for sale.

Holiday Bazaar at True Davidson Facility, Dawes Road – 11:00 – 2:00 – Silent auction, baked goods, and much more.

Christmas Fair at St. Clair O’Connor Community Centre, - 10:00 – 2:00 – Crafts, bake table, collectibles, lunch.

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 24th, 2019 - Join us for morning worship at 10:00 – Rev. Katherine McCloskey leading.

Concert – Cantemus Singers present “A Baby is Born” at St. Aidan’s Anglican Church, Queen & Silverbirch – 3:00 – A concert of Christmas Motets and Carols. Tickets at Center 55 or at the door – General Admission $20.00

MISSION CAPSULE: For many years, Erskine Presbyterian Church in Hamilton, Ontario has been a congregation that deeply loves both Jesus and their neighbourhood, a church where the gospel is preached in word and action each week. Now Erskine has a vision to become a beacon for health and wholeness in the community – a “Neighbourhood Wellness Hub” where individuals and families can connect with services and groups that will lead them to greater wellness. Already partnerships are forming – with youth shelters, food banks, government agencies and other local churches – that will enable Erskine to offer new services to neighbours and to foster connection, community and well-being.

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 25th, 2019 - Theology on Tap meets regularly at The Beacher Café – 7:00 – join in the discussion all are welcome.

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 27th, 2019 - Celebrating Abundance by Walter Brueggeman -Beaches Advent Book Study at 1:00 – meet in the prayer room.

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 30th, 2019 - Toronto Beach Chorale present Christmas Then – The Downton Era. - 7:30 - Kingston Road United Church.

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 8th, 2019 - 3:30 – Beaches Annual Dickens reading of A Christmas Carol.


If you want to see what a child can do, you must stop giving them things. Norman Douglas

A happy childhood has spoiled many a promising life. Robertson Davies

We cannot always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future. Franklin D. Roosevelt

Every Child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up. Pablo Picasso

Your children need your presence more than your presents. Jesse Jackson

I’ve never understood why people consider youth a time of freedom and joy. It’s probably because they have forgotten their own. Margaret Atwood

Level with your child by being honest. Nobody spots phony quicker than a child. Mary MacCracken

Have a good week - MB