Archive for May 2017

Plant & Bake Sale — a picture is worth a thousand words

The sun peaked through from time to time and the rain held off on Saturday 27 May for the Annual Plant & Bake Sale. From before it “opened” at 9 am, there was already a stream of early shoppers. Baked goods were disappearing quickly as local residents and visitors scooped them up at bargain prices. Plants…

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Thy Kingdom Come worldwide prayer

Thy kingdom come — world-wide prayer Churches and Christians throughout the world are joining Thy Kingdom Come worldwide prayer from Ascension, 25 May, to Pentecost, 4 June 2017. Thy Kingdom Come is a global prayer movement that invites Christians around the world to gather in prayer. Thy Kingdom Come worldwide prayer is a global movement which invites Christians…

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History of Mother’s Day different than you thought …

The day has long been associated with mothers and family. For centuries it was custom for people to return home to their ‘mother’ church on Laetare Sunday – the middle of Lent. Those who did so were said to have gone ‘a-mothering’. The day often turned into a family reunion and a chance for children working…

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Bonus: Spring Tea and spring garden tips

Once again the feature of the Annual Spring Tea was a spring and summer planter demonstration by Vikki of Griffin’s Greenhouses, Lakefield. That’s not to say that the menu fare was not almost as fantastic. The Spring Tea menu offered several kinds of home-made quiche, fresh salads and scrumptious desserts. Check out the slides to get…

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Thomas gets such a bad rap …

Thomas gets a bad rap Homily by the Rev’d W Glenn Empey When they were walking along the road to Emmaus, I think they were still confused. It would have been difficult to be able to figure out all that had happened. Surely they would have had some doubts as they tried to comprehend things.…

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