"The funeral of Nathan Cofell," writes the Rev'd Gary Parker, "was a sad day, but one of great celebration."
Nathan's last ride was Saturday, April 5, in Ridgetown.
The Florence Stitchers get together on Thursday afternoons to sew quilts for the homeless in Ontario, hats and mittens for Chatham-Kent shelters, clothing for Caribbean children, and these colourful pneumonia vests for African hospital patients. If you have cotton or yarn to donate, they can whip it into something both stylish and life-saving in no time. If you would like to join them, see the Announcements page for time and place details. No worries about your skill level. There is a job for every level of craftiness.
There were pancake suppers in the parish in Dresden, Florence and Highgate, and all report great attendance figures, real maple syrup, and fluffy pancakes!
Do you know who are the unsung heroes, though, of every sticky Shrove Tuesday feast?
What troupers. This after-event stack of laundered dishtowels tells the story.
St Matthew's Winter Blahs luncheons in Florence attract a crowd once a month in the Blah months to enjoy a hot meal and some card or board games. It is like a Toronto Board Game Café, only cooler... Next one is March 20!
This is what the pew-cleaning work crew looks like from a ladder. It's the ladder you are standing on to wipe the honey that is dripping from the chancel ceiling. You are at St Matthew's, Florence, or, these days, the Church of Flowing Honey.
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