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    Worship together at Dorchester Presbyterian Church in Dorchester, Ont., is prepared on separate days before being shared as a completed whole on our YouTube channel. There is prayer, scripture and Word all out of doors; music preparation is often in the sanctuary with Claire Kim, pianist and music worship leader. Hymn duets on this day were shared by Dorothy Atkins and Tom Charlton.
This summer, Crieff Hills Retreat Centre in Puslinch, Ont., a ministry supported by the PCC, welcomed three Soay lambs (a primitive Scottish breed of sheep) who will help control invasive shrubs on the property.
Armour Heights Presbyterian Church in Toronto, Ont., put together 13 Comfort Care Kits for residents at Evangel Hall Mission and Portland Place who are in need of a little extra care. The Comfort Care Kits were filled to the brim with activity booklets, snacks, personal care items, knitted goods, a mask and gloves, and an encouraging card. Tyler at Evangel Hall Mission (pictured left) was very excited to receive the bags on behalf of both Evangel Hall Mission and Portland Place.
  In mid-September, the Cyclical Vancouver Discerners held its first in-person event in six months, meeting on the University of British Columbia’s campus for discussion and take-out in the park. Participants who are discerning the establishment of new worshipping communities shared with one another what it has been like to plan something new in the midst of a global pandemic—there are challenges and opportunities!
The Presbyterian Church of Saint David in Halifax, N.S., had a joyful celebra- tion on Oct. 4, 2020, titled, “Make a Joy- ful Noise to the Lord as We Ring in the New!” New steps, a new front and a new sign are a welcoming sight in the down- town neighbourhood. Members of the congregation, along with interim mod- erator, the Rev. Iona MacLean, gathered outside to ring bells and shake rhythm instruments as elder Barbara MacKei- gan cut the ribbon.

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