The April showers have certainly brought the Spring flowers, daffodils, crocus, hyacinths to bloom, and more.
Sunday greeters were Susan and Peter Duivestyn. The service included the choral anthem “Come With Dancing” and a lovely solo “If God Be for Us” sung by Hilary Balmer. Rev. Parker's message explored the questions, “Is Jesus Alive Today?”
Next week May 2nd, Greenbank volunteers serve at St. Vincent's Kitchen in Oshawa, from 3:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. To join the group please call Doug at 905-852-7057. On Wednesday, May 3rd, both U.C.W.'s meet at their usual times. Fidelis U.C.W. Please answer the roll call with layette items.
On Sunday April 30th at 7 p.m., the “Gala of Music” concert will be at Brooklin United Church, showcasing a variety of music, with proceeds to support the “Bridge to a new home” refugee sponsorship program. Tickets are $20. Call 905-655-4141 or Linda at 905-985-8559.
Wick Presbyterian Church Ham & Salad Supper is Friday, May 12th at 6 p.m. Adult tickets cost $15; For children under 10, tickets are $5. For advance tickets call 1-705-357-3704.
Sincere condolences to Monica, John, Rachel and Danielle McLean with the death of Monica's Mother in Ireland, where the family attended the funeral on April 14th.
Condolences also to Len and Betty Somerville, with the death of Len's sister Mary Waller of London. Mary grew up on the Greenbank Forsy, the family farm.
Sympathies of community and friends are extended to the family of Enid Puckrin who died April 20th. On Sunday, April 30th, 2 p.m. at Greenbank Church, there will be a service celebrating Enid's life. Visitation will be at 1 p.m. before the 2 p.m. service.
Ted and Wilma Smith returned April 17th from a 2 week tour in France where they attended the 100th Anniversary celebrations of Vimy Ridge and visited Juno, Dieppe and other memorials.
A reminder of the Hall/Park fundraiser with Otter Greenhouses is in effect now until June 4th.
Save the date: June 24th, 2017 for a Canada 150th Celebration in Ianson Park starting at 4 p.m. Volunteers are needed! Please contact Lila 905-985-3703.