July 3, 10:30 a.m – Zac Miller, Archivist, Kawartha Lakes Museum and Archives.
Zac will be speaking about the history of the Kawartha Lakes in the 20th century, with a focus on the prohibition era, 1915 to 1927.
After the service, Lisa Drolet will present photographs of the building of the church in 1915, taken by her great-great uncle, Dr Robert Adam, whose family owned the old cottage next to the church.
July 10, 10:30 a.m – Debbie Sherwin, United Church of Canada
“Out of the chaos of the Covid-19 pandemic,” writes Debbie “emerged a new way of “being” church. None of us could have predicted the exile that we faced as individuals, families, and communities of faith, but I am grateful for the opportunity to be worshiping with you again after a 2-year hiatus.”
July 17, 10:30 a.m – Derek Macleod, Presbyterian Church of the United States
Derek is an ordained minister, living in Wilmington, NC, currently working as the Director of the New Hanover Disaster Coalition, an organization he helped found in 2018 to coordinate government, faith community and nonprofit responses to natural disasters. He is also a student at Northwestern University where he is completing his MA in clinical counseling.
July 24, 10:30 a.m – Doug Norris, United Church of Canada.
After retirement from ministry at Rosedale United in Toronto, and directing a cancer care retreat centre in the Algonquin Highlands, Doug works as a cabinetmaker and is currently teaching construction carpentry for a non-profit in Haliburton.
August 7, 10:30 a.m – Bruce Lourie, President of The Ivy Foundation.
Bruce will be speaking on, “Climate Change and Sustainability: Challenges and Opportunities”
August 21, 10:30 a.m – Rick Fee, Presbyterian Church in Canada.
Since we last saw Rick in 2019, his 4-part documentary film series has been completed and previewed in April. “Operation Lights Out: The Story of Canairelief” tells the story of the Canadian Humanitarian Aid During the Nigerian-Biafran War 1967-1970.
Thanksgiving Weekend: October 10th, 10am to noon.
Cottage kitchen clean out! Bring non-perishable pantry items to be delivered to the Food Bank.
Lynne Davis, organist
Please join us for refreshments after the services