White Gift Sunday 2004 took place December 5. The service included a monetary donation
to the Lachine Food Bank, a play by the Sunday School and presentation of white gifts and
gifts for children picked by the congregation from the Outreach Gift Tree during the past two
weeks. Music was by the Intermediate Choir directed by Summerlea music leader
Our thanks to the Intermediate Choir, to the Sunday School students who practiced for the play and to Sunday School leaders Susan McKenzie and Linda and Roy Rodd.
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who in turn thanked the congregation on behalf of the Food bank for the cheque
and for the on-going donations of food for the hungry which is ever more needed in Lachine.
lit the second Advent candle.
L-R: Shauna & Meghan Overbury, Amélie Poitras,
Jennifer Worsnip, Michelle McKenzie, Gabrielle Poitras.
Peter Maklan and Cassandra McKenzie played the two youngsters left at home for the evening
while their parents went Christmas shopping.
John White, Caroline, Elizabeth and Robert Rodd offered the pseudo toys
under the watchful eye of angel Erin Overbury.
2. Elizabeth Rodd and cousin Eric were Mary and Joseph with the baby Jesus.
3. Erin Overbury was a very expressive angel, while the Intermediate Choir sang,
Shauna Overbury, Amélie Poitras and Meghan Overbury shown.
4. The youngsters Peter Maklan and Cassandra McKenzie
got the straight facts about the spirit of Christmas giving from the angel, Erin Overbury.
by which time the photographer hopes to have learned the significance of all those funny toy names.
in presenting white gifts (food) and children's gifts for those in need.
having been set up the previous Wednesday during drenching wet snow and rain
by Richard Hébert and George Provias.