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Wendy Paterson, part-time Pastoral Care coordinator at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church in Kitchener, Ont., marked Or- ange Shirt Day on Sept. 30 with a special orange shirt designed by her step-grand- daughter, who is half Inuit.
Indoor worship resumed at Calvin Pres- byterian Church in Halifax, N.S., in mid- August, with services at 9:30 and 11 a.m. Pictured here is the Rev. Michael Koslows- ki modelling his specially made face mask.
On Oct. 3, 2020, ten cyclists from the Presbytery of London, Ont., participated in the Ride for Refuge in support of PWS&D food security programs. They rode because they believe in a world where everyone should have enough to eat. Fifty-four donors helped raise $2,370, exceeding both the presbytery’s and PWS&D’s fundraising goals. The successful ride ended with a bagged lunch enjoyed outdoors.
Pictured above (left to right) are Richard Cote, Chalmers PC; Kent Buchanan, St. James PC, North Yarmouth; Alison (grand- daughter of the Rev. Jim Patterson); Cecilia Lunn, St. James PC, North Yarmouth; Spencer Buchanan, St. James PC, North Yar- mouth; Tom Currie, Knox PC, St. Thomas; the Rev. John Bannerman, Chalmers PC; Janine Lunn, St. James PC, North Yarmouth; the Rev. Jim Patterson, St. James PC, North Yarmouth; and Jackie Bannerman, Chalmers PC, in the foreground. Not riding was Inge Stahl, St. Lawrence PC, who prepared lunch.
          On July 19, 2020, the Rev. Amanda Currie, Moderator of the General Assembly, walked and prayed for the three Presbyterian churches in Brampton, Ont.—St. Andrew’s, St. Paul’s and North Bramalea. To support Amanda, 16 members (and two dogs) from the three churches walked around Chinguacousy Park together. Five members of North Bramalea walked from their church to Chinguacousy Park and back. Two members of St. Andrew’s joined the group virtually by walking along a trail near their cottage in Quebec. The Rev. Geoff Ross, on vacation at the time, swam 1.6 km in spirit with the St. Andrew’s group! The group walk was a wonderful experience and a demonstration of Christian unity.
On Aug. 29, 2020, Caledonia Presbyte- rian Church in Caledonia, Ont., hosted an outdoor concert on the front lawn of the church as part of “Play Music on the Porch Day”—an initiative in which thousands of people across the world participated to unite the world through music. Pictured is the Rev. Janice Doyle’s family (her husband, Brian, and daugh- ter, Jada) singing to an audience, as well as to drivers and pedestrians on the busy main street of town.

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