Tears of lament

We lament that the tapestry of our land is still torn by injustice and racism toward Indigenous Peoples. In a country with great abundance, there exists within Indigenous communities a scarcity of clean drinking water, decent housing, quality health and family support services, and access to economic and educational opportunities.

We lament the slow progress of the journey toward right relations with the First Peoples of Canada. These may be hard things for many of us to name and acknowledge, and yet Indigenous Peoples—individuals, families, and communities—must still cry out for justice.
And we are all the poorer.

Let justice roll down like waters,
and righteousness like an ever-flowing stream. Amos 5:24

Karen Dale [in ministry with Beach United Church]


It is with sadness that we share news of the death of Ethel Tomlinson at the age of 103. Ethel was actively involved with the Couples Club at Kew Beach United Church. Messages of condolence may be left for the family at

Easter Flowers in Memory & Celebration
Just before Easter pots of spring flowers will be delivered to people in our community and you can 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 Add “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

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

Concerts from Home featuring Belinda Corpus [ singer/songwriter] and Malcolm Connor on bass. Release date of concert video Sat March 20th, through Eventbrite by donation.

Sunday Session Interactive: March 21st, Lent 5. Explore theme “Forty Days & Forty Nights”. Here is the Zoom link

The video will be posted by 12 noon on Sun March 21, on the website and Facebook

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

Documentary Series: Wednesday March 31st 8pm on Zoom
There’s Something in the Water: an examination of environmental racism. The film
explores the disproportionate effect of environmental damage from industrial waste on
Black Canadian and First Nations communities in Nova Scotia. Watch on Netflix
Register for the zoom link by sending your email address to

NEW BLOG POSTWould you throw away 79kg of food? Read more about the environmental impact of food waste and how you can reduce your food waste. Click link to learn more.

Home Efficiency Retrofit Orientation Saturday, April 10 at 10 a.m
Two-hour free webinar that helps homeowners incorporate best practices in energy-efficiency upgrades in home renovations. Learn about eligible rebate programs and get an overview of heating/cooling systems, insulation, windows, hot water heating, and reducing air leakage. Link to register -

Lent Challenge: live with respect in creation by adding more plant-based meals into your diet. Find out more
Send your vegetarian/vegan recipes to

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