Page 28 - Presbyterian Connection
P. 28

The Soup Luncheon Committee from St. George’s Presbyterian Church in River John, N.S., with help from other members of the congregation, hosted a successful “Souper Support for Ukraine” fundraiser on April 25, 2022. This was the first soup luncheon at St. George’s since February 2020. This Eat In/Take Out event resulted in total donations of $1,075 received. Of this amount, $500 was forwarded to the Canadian Red Cross for humanitarian aid to Ukraine with the remaining $575 sent to PWS&D’s Ukraine appeal.
Armour Heights Presbyterian Church in Toronto, Ont., held a palm cross making event, both in person and online on Saturday, April 9.
             A baby shower was held at Armour Heights Presbyterian Church in Toronto, Ont., for the Rev. Rebecca Jess and her husband, Ryan Matheson. It was a hybrid event, taking place both in person and online, on Saturday, April 30. Activities included onesie and diaper decorating and much more!
Armour Heights Presbyterian Church in Toronto, Ont., held an in- person and online concert in support of Ukraine, performed by Ukrain- ian pianist Nataliya Fedorchenko on Thursday, April 28. All donations made in support of the concert went to the Presbyterian World Service & Development Ukraine relief efforts. The concert is still available to watch on the Armour Heights Presbyterian Church YouTube channel.
On Sunday, May 15, the Rev. Jim Ferrier, Interim Moderator, and the congre- gations of St. Columba Presbyterian Church in Kirk Hill and Kenyon Presby- terian Church in Dunvegan, Ont., welcomed guest minister the Rev. Dr. Ross Lockhart, Dean of St. Andrew’s Hall, University of British Columbia, Profes- sor of Missional Theology and Director of the Centre for Missional Leader- ship. Dr. Lockhart’s animating and engaging message, “Surprise! God in our Midst,” based on text from Luke 24:13–35, was enjoyed by all. Gifts extended to Dr. Lockhart were representative of Glengarry’s Scottish heritage. Pictured above are the Rev. Dr. Ross Lockhart (left) and the Rev. Jim Ferrier (right).

   26   27   28   29   30