Odds and Ends Feb. 16, 2022

Odds and Ends for Wednesday, February 16, 2022

Hi everyone:

Hope you had a great Valentine’s Day complete with flowers and chocolates. If not, then here they are, albeit a little bit late.





Don’t forget that our church services now start at 11 a.m. each and every Sunday.

Food Shelf

Lynda Hughes and her volunteers were busy yesterday getting the bags of groceries together which were handed out this morning and she said that Food Shelves could use pasta, pork and beans and sugar. 
“As you know most dry goods are portioned out in zip lock bags; e.g. sugar, powdered milk, tea, coffee, cereal, rice and pasta,” she said.  “Spaghetti is difficult to portion out so we donate the whole bag which means it doesn't go far.  That being said, we appreciate all and any donations and are so very thankful for your support!”

As usual Irv went through the flyers looking for any sales the grocery stores might have on the needed list and he found:


Food Basics

Various pastas (900g) - $1.49


Heinz Beans $1

What’s happening?

Ash Wednesday Service

There will be a lot going on in the next month or two. Don’t forget to bring in you palms from last year or even the year before that so that they can be burned and the ashes used Ash Wednesday which is March 2. Our service this year will be at 7 p.m. at the church.

Walking into Forgiveness

You are invited to join in a life-giving Walk to Freedom where you can learn to live in the freedom of a forgiven and forgiving Life. The sessions will be for six Thursday Evenings at 7 p.m. with the first being March 3. If you are interested please contact Rev. Marie at revmarie1952@icloud.com or call 705-497-4699 for further information.

Lenten Book Study

Archbishop Anne will be leading a Lenten book study on Archbishop Desmond Tutu’s book In God’s Hands on Wednesday evenings at 7 p.m. beginning March 9. It was written in 2014 and used as the Archbishop of Canterbury’s Lent Book in 2015. This book is a meditation on the infinite love of God and the infinite value of the human individual. Throughout his often-turbulent life, Archbishop Tutu fought for justice and against oppression and prejudice. What kept him going was his unshakeable belief that we are all created in God’s image and are infinitely valuable.


By way of introduction to the life and teachings of Archbishop Tutu Archbishop Anne invited one of his colleagues and former Bishop of Johannesburg Brian Germond to join the group for a Lunch and Learn on Tuesday March 1 at noon. Bishop Germond was one of the Archbishop’s priests in the 1980s and travelled overseas with him during the darkest days of the apartheid regime. Everyone is welcome to the online gathering, even if you are unable to join the Wednesday evening book study.

If you would like to be part of either or both groups please call the church at 705-472-6070.