Something to ponder.... In every culture and time, persons of faith, of all ages, have summoned trials and tribulations to find the endurance and strength to “dance”. They have danced with the weight of the world upon their shoulders, sustained by God and others dancing near them.
-Ray Buckley, author of Hard to Dance with the Devil on Your Back,2010, Abingdon Press.
Spring Easter Tea and Bake Sale! April 16, 2-4pm @ the Church in Van Anda. Join us for fresh baked goods, tea and dessert and great fellowship. Mark your calendar!
KSE (Kids for Saving Earth) eco day-camp for kids 6-12 years old is in the planning stages. It will be held as before, at the Community Hall August 15-19. We have lined up some familiar facilitators – and some new faces. We have some great new ideas – some from the kids themselves! Early registration is appreciated as it helps with the planning. Call Karen: 486- 7284, or Linda: 483-1471.
Prayer Group: All welcome. For info or to ask for prayers, please call Doretta Smith at 486- 7192 or Diane Grayson at 486-7492.
Milestones: Died: Joan Maitland, March 1, 2011, and Jean Savage, March 2, 2011. Our condolences to family and friends.
Please notify Karen at 486 7284 re births, deaths, anniversaries, weddings, so I can let everyone know about these important events in the life of the community!
Texada Island United Church is a welcoming, inclusive, community church serving several denominations. If you are new to the island, or just haven’t been to church in a while, please visit us in Van Anda. We would very much like to be your church!
Weekly services Sunday at 10:30am. All are welcome!
Minister: Karen E. May, BScR, DLM, 486 7284
Board Chair: Ann Carlson, 486 7263 Legion Chaplain: Stan Smith, 486 7192