Eastminister United Church
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NEWS

From the Pastor’s Pen – May 6, 2020

It is unbelievable that we have gone through seven weeks of shutdown now in Ontario as a result of COVID-19.  The long days and changes in social practice continue to be strange, but we seem to be getting by and can be thankful for the work of our governments ...

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From the Pastor’s Pen – March 25, 2020

From the Pastor’s Pen 25th March, 2020 We are now into the second week of the COVID-19 induced shut down. Many of you will be feeling the pace of the constant developments and added restrictions on work and movement.  Since I last wrote, various levels of government have imposed ...

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From the Pastor’s Pen – March 21, 2020

21 March, 2020 COVID-19 hits an Eastminster family. I have been given permission to share these words. It is frightening to see how this virus is spreading and how some folks don’t take it very seriously. To most folks it only seems to be happening to others, and not ...

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From the Pastor’s Pen – March 19, 2020

19th March, 2020 – “the building is closed but the church remains active,” Part 2 I am an immigrant.  My mother brought a young family to this country many moons ago and I was just old enough to somewhat appreciate how difficult the transition was.  The Canadian standard of ...

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From the Pastor’s Pen – March 18, 2020

18th March, 2020 – “the building is closed but the church remains active” The picture above was taken on a lovely, Spring, Sunday morning in May, 2018. The tree to the left came down a few months ago in a storm, a portent perhaps of things to come. The ...

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2019 Youth Retreat

    This year we went for a Winter retreat at Joy Camp in Bancroft where the food and facilities were awesome.             Our young people and those of Timothy Eaton Memorial Church in Toronto came together to experience the wonders of snow-shoeing, ice-skating, ...

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