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Say it with flowers

We are in the midst of Lent but we know that Easter is coming. In our longing for the springing of new life, let’s not forget to fully experience all the moments along the way. There will be moments to cherish and moments which hurt; moments that are life-giving and those which are death-dealing.

Perhaps we can learn from a weed growing through the cracks, willing to risk reaching for the sun, despite the possibility of being crushed - a fragment of life, oblivious to its demeaning name, flowering with beauty anyway.

Just before Easter, pots of spring flowers will be delivered to people in our community, who might need a bit of a lift. We hope that you will participate in this act of caring, by making a donation in “memory or celebration” of special people in your life.

To make a donation please CLICK HERE Write "Easter flowers" in the message box.

To name the people you are remembering, which will be shared in a special Easter eBlast message; please send an email to marian.hilton@sympatico.ca

Blessings, Karen Dale [in ministry with Beach United Church]




CHECK OUT EVENTS & WEBSITE LINKS click the blue links to connect

TONIGHT - Watch, Ponder, Share: Thursday March 11, 7pm, led by Danna Fitton. Discuss the video service of March 7. For Zoom link contact ronfitton@hotmail.com

Sunday Worship Video: March 14th, Lent 4 “Forty Days & Forty Nights”. Worship leaders – Karen Dale [minister] & Steven Webb [music director].
The video will be posted by 12 noon on Sat March 13, on the website https://beachunitedchurch.com/worship-and-music/spirit-connect/ and Facebook https://www.facebook.com/beachunitedchurch

Solar Energy for Beach Co-operative Inc: Annual Meeting of the membership of our co-op, will be held on, Sunday, March 28, at 11:30 am. Join via Zoom
https://zoom.us/j/98128226409?pwd=VU4xTEZybjVHOVQyUS9MQlgwV3VhUT09

NEW VIRTUAL CONCERT
Concerts from Home featuring Belinda Corpus [ singer/songwriter], accompanied by Malcolm Connor on double bass. Release date of concert video Sat March 20th, through Eventbrite by donation. https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/concerts-from-home-with-belinda-corpuz-and-malcolm-connor-tickets-143120293651

Children & Youth: There are crosses all around us, formed by the branches of trees or telephone poles. See how many you can find or create your own unique cross. For more inspiration and information on this project, check out the webpage.
https://beachunitedchurch.com/children-and-youth-initiatives

Knitting for Shivering Children: take a moment and be inspired by the wonderful creations by members of this group who have been active all winter. https://beachunitedchurch.com/knitting-for-shivering-children

Lent Challenge: live with respect in creation by adding more plant-based meals into your diet. Find out more https://beachunitedchurch.com/2021/02/lent-challenge/
Send your vegetarian/vegan recipes to karen@beachuc.com

LATEST RECIPE
Superfood Platter (from Canadian Living)
This dish tastes delicious and virtuous! An endorsement from Megumi Nishikawa
CLICK HERE for recipe








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