August 27, 2020

SUNDAY, AUGUST 30th, 2020 - Join us for morning worship at 10:00 – Rev. M.J. Perry leading.

MISSION CAPSULE: In only three years, the Presbyterian Connection newspaper has become a much loved resource for the national denomination. The newspaper is distributed four times a year to churches and individuals across Canada. The mission of Presbyterian Connection is to equip leaders, connect congregations and missions, facilitate communication, and highlight denominational work. Sharing our successes and celebrating our ministries through stories, reflections, interviews and articles not only keeps congregations and Presbyterians continually informed and connected, but also strengthens our denominational ties across the country . Support from –Presbyterians Sharing … helps to ensure this important ministry continues.

MONDAY, AUGUST 31st, 2020 - Theology on Tap is not meeting again until September 8th, 2020 when we will begin our new book “ Jesus and John Wayne” by Kristen Kobes Du Mez.

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 2nd, 2020 - Beaches Prayer Group continues to gather at 9:30. If you have any concerns, contact any one of us, everything we discuss is absolutely confidential. Over many years we have held most of you up in prayer, your families and your friends AND we have witnessed many positive answers, many times. Elisabeth Grant, Doug Duke, Sheila MacDonald, Susan Kopulos, Katherine McCloskey and me.

NOTE: As you might have heard by now, the Federal Government has given approval for sponsored refugees to travel to Canada. After we have proven sponsorship Hasan and his family will be free to come. It could be six days, six weeks or six months, but it’s happening.

WE ARE SURROUNDED BY POLITICS AND SADLY, POLITICIANS!!

If God wanted us to vote, he would have given us candidates. Jay Leno

The problem with political jokes is, they get elected. Henry Cate

We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office. Aesop

If we got one-tenth of what was promised to us in these State of the Union speeches, there wouldn’t be any inducement to go to heaven. Will Rogers.

Politicians are the same all over. They promise to build a bridge even where there is no river. Nikita Khrushchev

When I was a boy I was told that anybody could become President; I’m beginning to believe it. Clarence Darrow

Instead of giving a politician the keys to the city, it might be better to change the locks. Doug Larson

Have a good week - stay safe, we need each other. MB