SCHEDULE OF SERVICES @ 9:45 a.m.:
Sunday, April 2nd Kevin Fitzpatrick
Sunday April 9th Rev. Bob Root Palm Sunday Communion
Sunday, April 16th Carol Cunday Easter Sunday
Sunday, April 23rd Travel Sunday TBA
Sunday, April 30th Kevin Fitzpatrick Monthly Luncheon
UNITED CHURCH WOMEN:
The March meeting for the UCW was held at the home of Pauline Franzen. Monthly luncheon dates were established. Beginning on Friday, April 28th, there is going to be a weekend retreat at Fairhavens in Bolsover. This is being sponsored by the ladies from Bobcaygeon. The next UCW meeting will be held on Monday, April 24th at 2 p.m. at the home of Kathy Petroff.
DID YOU KNOW? In Ireland, tradition was to deliver an important letter to a person, who would then deliver the letter to another person, and so on. Once finally opened, the letter would say send the fool further.
The International Day of Sport for Development and Peace was proclaimed in 2013 by the United Nations. It is celebrated annually on April 6th, a day that was originally used to celebrate physical activity in the world as it coincides with the first day of the first Olympic Games in 1896.
According Martin Martin, author of A Description of the Western Islands of Scotland, a tartan served to distinguish residents of different regions. Eventually, the tartan was used as a symbol of belonging to a specific clan
In 2013, the US emitted 14.7 trillion pounds (14,700,000,000,000lbs) or 6.6 trillion metric tons of carbon dioxide equivalents ‘Greenhouse Gases’.
Energy Star rated LED light bulbs use at least 75% less energy, and last 25 times longer, than incandescent lighting.
COMING EVENTS IN APRIL:
Saturday, April 1st April Fool’s Day
Sunday, April 2nd World Autism Awareness Day Thursday, April 6th International Day of Sport for Development and Peace
Thursday, April 6th National Tartan Day
Friday, April 7th World Health Day
Sunday, April 9th Palm Sunday
Sunday, April 9th Vimy Ridge Day
Friday, April 14th Good Friday
Saturday, April 15th Friends of the Library Book Sale 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. lower level Kinmount Public Library.
Sunday, April 16th Easter Sunday
Monday, April 17th Easter Monday
Saturday, April 22nd Earth Day
Saturday, April 29th Kinmount Committee for Planning & Economic Development: 23rd Annual Dinner and Auction at the Galway Hall. Doors open at 5 p.m.
Saturday, April 29th Pitch-In Day 10:00 a.m.- 11:00 a.m. Meet at Kinmount Railway Station. Prizes & Refreshments. Community hours for students.
Saturday, April 29th Girl Guide Cookie Sale 12:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Main Street.
CIRCLE THE DATE:
The third annual Kinmount Highland Games will be held on Saturday, July 8th.
Fool me once, shame on you; fool me twice, shame on me. Chinese Proverb. Good health adds life to years – World Health Organization (WHO) 2012 slogan. In the past 50 years, humans have consumed more resources than in all previous history. – U.S. EPA, 2009. Sustainable Materials Management: The Road Ahead
“April hath put a spirit of youth in everything.” (Sonnet XCVIII) – William Shakespeare