October 1, 2021

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 30th, 2021 - “The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.” Dolly Parton

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 2nd, 2021 - Jazz & Reflection, Beach United Church – 4:30 – 2021-22 season opens with a must-see livestream performance by Paul Dovotny, Joe Sealy, and Jackie Richardson. Info: www.beachunitedchurch.com

There was an episode of Tapestry on CBC radio recently. It featured Andrew Faiz talking about his grandfather who is considered a saint in the Presbyterian community in Pakistan. The link is – http://www.broadview.org/vazir-chand-presbyterian-pakistan

Today is Orange Shirt day…..this is to remember a little girl who wore a brand new orange shirt – in a residential school – and the teacher took it off her and burned it….

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 3rd, 2021 - World Communion Sunday – Join us for morning worship at 10:00 – Rev. Katherine McCloskey leading. We will celebrate communion – if you are worshipping from home have wine or juice and bread/cracker ready.

An unusual paragraph! I’m curious as to just how quickly you can find out what is so unusual about it. It looks so ordinary and plain that you would think nothing was wrong with it. In fact, nothing is wrong with it! It is highly unusual though. Study it and think about it, but you still may not find anything odd. But if you work at it a bit, you might find out. Try to do so without any coaching!

MISSION CAPSULE: Although the work of God is sometimes accompanied by displays of power or dramatic revelations, it is often the gentle whisper of the Spirit that stirs someone deeply. The Holy Spirit has been stirring in Place of Hope Indigenous Presbyterian Church in Winnipeg, Manitoba. This is due in part to the work of an elder at Place of Hope, who simply lives out what she believes. In a quiet, loving way, this elder has been teaching the church’s young people that God cares about the details of their lives and loves them unconditionally. And in following her example, many older youths have been baptized in recent months. The elder’s faith is a compelling testimony and an example for all, as she quietly draws those around her to Christ. Place of Hope Indigenous Presbyterian Church receives support from gifts to Presbyterians Sharing…

MONDAY, OCTOBER 4th, 2021 - Theology on Tap will gather at 7:00 via zoom.

The unusual paragraph: The letter “e”, which is the most common letter used in the English language, does not appear even once in the paragraph!!

Wednesday, OCTOBER 6th, 2021 - Beaches Prayer Group will gather at 9:30.

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Have a good week - MB