People & Places

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Knox, Oshawa, Ont.

2019-02-12T11:15:37-04:00December 1st, 2016|Categories: People & Places|

Members at Knox said they felt God’s presence more keenly when they were in a natural setting, where the beauty of God’s creation is evident. So the church began experimenting with “Reflections in the Park,” a mid-week time of meditation and prayer in a city park a few blocks [...]

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St. Giles Kingsway, Toronto

2019-02-26T15:20:19-04:00November 16th, 2016|Categories: People & Places|

In November St. Giles celebrated a few anniversaries. It celebrated the 66th anniversary of the congregation, and some milestone anniversaries of some of its longtime members. Pictured are Roy and Donald Bridge who celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary, Min and Sam who celebrated their 55th, Rev. Tim Bruneau, the [...]

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St. David’s, Campbellville, Ont.

2019-03-01T10:33:05-04:00November 9th, 2016|Categories: People & Places|

On Saturday, October 15, 2016 St. David’s Presbyterian Church in Campbellville, Ont. held an haute couture fashion show. Above Serena Purdy models an authentic tweed and velvet Chanel suit. Chanel invented haute couture, and her uncompromising adherence to quality is legendary. Samantha Dredge is dressed in a custom sweater, and a [...]

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St. Andrew’s, Hillsburgh, Ont.

2019-03-13T09:49:15-04:00October 31st, 2016|Categories: People & Places|

St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church in Hillsburgh, Ontario had something special to celebrate in November 2015. The Special Friends of St. Andrew’s is a recreational program for developmentally challenged adults that began at the church in 1995. Barb Perkins and Chricket Yule, members of St. Andrew’s, saw a real need [...]

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Canadian War Museum, Ottawa

2019-03-13T09:57:18-04:00October 31st, 2016|Categories: People & Places|

At 11:00 on April 22, 2016, the 65th commemorative service for Battle of Kapyong was held at the Canadian War Museum in Ottawa. It was a great honour and a touching moment for Padre In Seob Won, a South Korean-born Presbyterian chaplain in the Canadian Armed Forces. The Battle [...]

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St. Paul’s, Brampton, Ont.

2019-03-18T16:06:38-04:00October 17th, 2016|Categories: People & Places|

On Sunday, October 16th Dr. Sylvia Marcus presented St. Paul's Presbyterian in Brampton with a certificate recognizing the collection of 242 pairs of socks and $225 for the socks4souls project. Accepting the certificate is Elspeth Park the chairperson of Mission & Outreach.

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St. Andrew’s, Sackville, N.B.

2019-04-12T15:43:33-04:00September 26th, 2016|Categories: People & Places|

St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, a small community congregation in Sackville, N.B, had much to celebrate on Sunday, September 18 as they marked the completion of their Elevator Project with a service of dedication. For a number of years the congregation has desired to make the church accessible and while [...]

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Reformed Church Secondary School, Nagybereg, Ukraine

2019-04-17T15:58:12-04:00September 1st, 2016|Categories: People & Places|

The Reformed Church Secondary School in Nagybereg held this year’s English summer camp from June 13-18. There were 10 teachers (two from the USA, one from Canada) and several assistants. Two former students—now teachers—taught grammar and music, and organized games and sports activities. The 124 students, divided into groups, [...]

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