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Chalmers, Hamilton, Ont.
In March Chalmers celebrated 110 years of combined service by three of its elders: Ken Schweitzer has served for 40 years; Peter Corbett has served for 50 years; and Kathy Brown, Peter's daughter (right), has served for 20. All three are still active and involved in the church and community. They are shown here with Rev.Victoria Eldridge.
St. Andrew's, Nanaimo, B.C.
In January Rev. Elizabeth Forrester (right) and Elaine Toole (left) visited PCC missionaries Glen and Linda Inglis in Malawi, bringing with them over $2,000 raised by St. Andrew's. They also brought a suitcase full of deflated soccer balls for children in orphan care programs. The soccer balls were purchased with $200 generously donated by the St. Andrew's Sunday school children.
St. George's, London, Ont.
St. George's had a lot to celebrate in March. The church held a reception to mark both the church's 65th anniversary and the 90th birthday of Rev. Murdo Pollock. Pollock worked hard at his own party, preaching the sermon and then cutting the cake with his wife, Joyce. Rev. John Bannerman, Joyce Pollock, Rev. Murdo Pollock, Rev. Keith McKee, Dr. Dorcas Gordon.
First, Stellarton, N.S.
A willing team of congregants conducted the worship at First on Laity Sunday in February this year. Taking part were:
Front row: Cameron Holmes, Maia Green, Madison Holmes; middle row: Kate Halliday, Leslie Holmes, Evie Fraser, Jean MacKay-Baudoux; back row: Sarah Carrigan, Marleigh Rondelet, Margie Beck, Vanessa Campbell and Mike Arseneau.
St. Andrew's-Knox, Spencerville, Ont.
Helmer Reddick has been treasurer at St. Andrew's-Knox for 55 of his 88 years--and he's still serving. On March 4, Rev. Ian MacLean (left) and clerk of session James Purcell (right), presented him with a token of thanks from a thankful congregation.
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