Saturday, March 23rd, 9 a.m. - 11 a.m., The Lions Club is serving a Pancake Breakfast at the Greenbank Hall to support the Chicken Coop Bakery/Restaurant family: Shankar, Uma, Mithra, and Shanya Meegunthan. The Meegunthan family’s building was damaged structurally by a truck on March 4th, and their business will be temporarily closed, tentatively, for four months. They moved back in their home on Sunday, March 17th . If you are planning to attend, please call (905) 985-3723, or email larrydoblehotmail.com by Wednesday or Thursday so food planning may be arranged.
The Lions are taking orders for Lawn and Garden Fertilizer, in 55 lb. bags, for $28 each, with free delivery in April and May. Phone (905) 985-3723 to order. May 11th, the Lions are collecting scrap metal and electronics from 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Wednesdays during Lent, from 11:50 a.m.- 12:50 p.m., a light lunch will be served and guest speakers will be hosted by the St. John’s Presbyterian Church in Port Perry. On March 20th, the speakers will be Heather Haliburton-Smith and Eyad Mousa to talk about the Port Perry Syrian Refugee Reunification Support Group.
Saturday, March 30th - First Aid and CPR Training at 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. will be at the Greenbank Church. Cost is $70 per person, and it will be hosted by the GS Mission Team.
On April 12th, a Food Safety Handling Course is being offered at the Greenbank Church from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. The cost is $25. Contact Barb at (905) 985-3903 to attend.
Next Sunday, March 24th, the Third Sunday of Lent, we welcome special music with Adam Hunter and accompanists John Foster and Jackie Stickwood. All three have been a part of the church music programs over past years, and it will be a special treat to have them back on Sunday.
Marita’s Mission Minute on Sunday morning included this phrase, “Only learning to appreciate others on a human level, can we do away with hatred”; a wise thought. She told of the annual integrated community ministry of the Art Show depicting hope and healing in pictures of the Indigenous Community, by Indigenous people. This is held in Riverbend, Saskatchwan, and is an M&S supported event.
Keith and Carol Bacon attended the 100th birthday of Keith’s cousin, Lily Hope, with many friends and relatives. The party was at the Goodwood Hall for this special occasion and reunion.
Sincere sympathy is extended to Terry Crawford and his family with the death of his youngest brother’s wife in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. She had been struggling with cancer.
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