Rev. Moon’s Message for October 15, 2023

Dear Friends,

This Sunday

Books of Remembrance in the Peace Tower Memorial Chamber, in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. See image credit below.

This Sunday, we have scheduled a memorial service to honor and commemorate our cherished departed ones. At the start of the service, the Mission and Outreach committee will conduct a special moment of gratitude. Following the service, the committee will host a pierogi luncheon in dedication of our mission project and to offer prayers for the people of Ukraine.

Monthly Prayer Group – Friday, October 20

Friday, October 20 at 1 PM marks the gathering of our monthly prayer and reflection group in the lounge. Everyone interested in deepening their understanding and experience of prayer is warmly invited to join us.

Quiet Prayer and Communion Service – Wednesday, October 25

On Wednesday, October 25 at 7:30 PM, we will host a quiet prayer and communion service in the sanctuary. In the midst of our often busy and hectic lives, finding moments for prayer and listening to God can be challenging. Our communal silence and prayer provide a space to enhance our connection with God. Please come and pray with us.

Day of Appreciation and Recognition for Rachelle Risling – Sunday, October 29

Sunday, October 29 is a day of appreciation and recognition for our beloved music director, Rachelle Risling, and her dedicated ministry among us. October 29 also marks Rachelle’s final service with us before she embarks on a new role at Clarkson Road Presbyterian Church in Mississauga on November 5. We extend a warm invitation to all to partake in our celebration of Rachelle’s time with us and to congratulate her new journey. Additionally, the Bells of Guildwood will grace us with their performance.

—Rev. Chuck Moon

Image credit: “Book of remembrance.jpg” by MacGyver24; Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported license; taken from the Wikimedia Commons.

A version of this message appeared in the Saturday, October 14, 2023 edition of Tidbits.