White Gift Sunday 2005 took place December 4. 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
Our thanks to the Sunday School students who practiced for the play and to Sunday School leaders Susan McKenzie and Roy Rodd.
Following are a few rather fuzzy photos of the event. (We are in need of a photographer who knows how to take photos in low light without flash. Volunteers welcome.)
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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.
Unfortunately the camera was not in position to snap their photo.
about cross words that caught everyone's attention,
followed by the Advent Song.
Amélie Poitras & Jacob Osborne
Shauna Overbury (split by the microphone)
Jester Erin Overbury, Page Alayna Roy and Cook Cassandra McKenzie set the scene.
while the jester gestured behind his back.
before the King for taking fire wood from the forest,
the king sent him off to the dungeon.
This prompted a rhyme from the Jester.
the king told her to get lost.
Then the King asked the Cook for some cookies.
And out popped another Jester rhyme.
Shauna Overbury, Keith McKenzie, Jacob Osborne, Meghan Overbury,
Michelle McKenzie, Amélie Poitras, Robert Rodd & Justin Roy.
The King offered them some of his cookies, but only one crumb each.
arrived and offered the King a shiny necklace as a gift.
but the young girl's actions and words led him to mend his ways.
So he offered cookies and juice to all in sight and they toasted his generosity.
before Susan, Keith and Roy Rodd pronounced the Benediction.
that the Outreach Committee will include in family food baskets.
and enjoyed this White Gift Sunday service.