29 Oct

Newsletter, October 28

Reverend Sheelagh’s Thought for the Week: October 28

All Saints’ Sunday is this weekend.  It is that moment when we all join one another in the collective understanding of our loss, but also in the recognition of the wonderful gift that we have received in each of those lives and how they are missed. God gives, and God taketh away; one for one, and yet we are often so angry in our loss that we shut out the light of how we were gifted. Take a moment to think of the people who have shaped your lives.  How their words and wisdom have travelled with you. Give thanks for the many memories you have, and bless them all with a smile this weekend. Continue reading

09 Oct

Newsletter, October 7

Reverend Sheelagh’s Thought for the Week: October 7, 2015

“What must I do” The rich man asks Jesus “to inherit eternal life?”  This story, where the rich young man boasts of his adherence to the commandments and the law, brings the realization that following Jesus is more that just following the law. It is not just the law; it is the spirit of the law that matters.  The young man, it turns out, is happy to follow the law, but is not willing to give up his wealth.  That is, it seems his line in the sand.  What then is ours?  How do we stand up and honor our faith as Christians? Where is the limit to what we will give? Like the young man, we have many other things that occupy our time and energy, and some that become gods in themselves. Finding a balance in our over busy lives, may just be the joy of giving a portion of our time, wealth, and expertize in gratitude for the gifts we have been blessed with. Continue reading

01 Oct

History and Harvest Celebration postponed until Saturday, October 17th

Due to the anticipated inclement weather, Greenwood Gardens has rescheduled this event to Saturday October 17th.

History and Harvest Celebration

History and Harvest Celebration on Saturday, October 3 from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The festival has been reinvented a bit and will included living history, characters dressed in 1920s garb (some you many even recognize), cooking demonstrations and much more.

More detail is available on the website, www.greenwoodgardens.org

A fun day for all, family and friends.  Please join us!