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Coming Events

Friday, April 27th. The Hamilton Science and Faith Forum invites you to its final public lecture of the spring season, Friday April 27 at 4.15 pm, Hurlburt Hall (Rm. 136), at the McMaster Divinity College. Speaking is Dr. Colin Campbell, on the topic: Providence and Physical Law. He will examine the tension that Christians live between the two perspectives of science and religion. For more information, refer to the poster, or contact bobgeddes@rogers.com. Parking rates at McMaster are reduced at 4.00 pm.

Sunday, April 29th. CHORUS HAMILTON, one of Hamilton’s finest choral ensembles, presents At the Movies--the Sequel. You will be entertained with more silver screen classics from lavish Hollywood musicals, including La La Land, Hairspray, West Side Story and lots more. Come to St. Paul’s United Church, 29 Park Street West in downtown Dundas, Ontario on Sunday April 29, 2018 beginning at 3:00 p.m. for an entertaining and heartfelt afternoon of catchy songs from some of the most dazzling movie musicals of the recent past; songs of laughter, compassion, and romance, all under the direction of the delightful David Holler, conductor, accompanied by the magical fingers of Erika Reiman at the piano. Tickets are $20.00 in advance on-line or $25.00 at the door on the day of the performance. For tickets and more information visit the choir’s website: www.chorushamilton.ca., or contact 905-526-7938. POSTER

Saturday, May 12th. Brant Hills Presbyterian Church, 2138 Brant Street, Burlington proudly presents Tim McDonald and his Gospel & Bluegrass Band “The Barn Katz”. Doors open at 6:30PM; show 7-9:30PM with refreshments at intermission; tickets $20.00 (children under 12 free); Contact Carol Ann @ 905-332-1804, Tim @ 905-802-6465 or order on-line: bluegrass@branthills.org. For more information click on The Barn Katz

Friday to Monday, May 18th. to 21st. The Presbyterian Young Peoples Society of the Synod of South Western Ontario is hosting a May Camp Retreat weekend at Camp Kintail, 85153 Bluewater Highway, Goderich Ontario. The theme speaker is Pastor Mike Aldred. The event begins on Friday, May 18, (registration begins at 7:00 pm) and continues to Monday, May 21, 2018 (pick up at 1:30 pm). The event is for Youth and Young adults between the ages of 14 to 25. Youth Leaders are welcome to come, please email us for more information. Cost of the event: Preregister before May 1, 2018, $95.00 after May 2, 2018, $115.00. For more information about this event visit the PYPS website at www.swopyps.ca

Thursday, May 24th. Crieff Hills Retreat and Conference Centre welcomes you to join us from 10:30 am to 3pm. Topic for this Manna Day is “Faith, Technology and Responsible Automation: Faith and Work in an Age of Intelligent Machines." Guest speaker is Dr. Derek Schuurman, professor of computer science at Calvin College, Michigan. Please call ahead to register 1-800-884-1525. Cost for the day is $25 (includes lunch). www.crieffhills.com

Sunday, May 27th. Sunday, May 27, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. The CPC Book Cub at Central Presbyterian Church, 165 Charlton Avenue West at Caroline Street in Hamilton, ends the 2017-2018 Season with an award-winning mystery novel by Tess Gerritsen, “Playing With Fire”. It was named one of the best books of the year by the Los Angeles Times and Suspense Magazine. The story centres around a mysterious piece of music that the main character, a professional American violinist, found in an ancient shop in Venice. Wanting to discover the source of this music, the main character is led into the past and the fate of Jewish Italians in WWII. Everyone is most welcome to attend in the Allan Room (enter off Charlton) with what will be a very engrossing discussion, especially around the emotional effect of music. Refreshments will be included.

Friday, June 1st. Crieff Hills Retreat Centre in Puslinch is hosting a Worship and Music Conference "Toward (Un)Common Ground: Music, Worship and Reconciliation" from 9:00am to 3:30pm with Bruce Weaver, Scott Knarr, Gerard Yun & Chris Fischer. Cost: $55 (includes lunch). Call to register 1-800-884-1525 or see www.crieffhills.com for more details.



Preferred formatting for submissions to the Events Page of PresbyKirk.
The preferred formatting follows the pattern of most of the entries on this page. They open with the day and date, include the identity of the hosting congregation or organization, and then cite the particulars of location, time, event details, cost, registration process, website link, etc. This information can be submitted in a Word document or in the body of an e-mail. Additional supporting documents may include posters, registration forms or brochures. The ideal file format for supporting documents is .pdf but we can work with whatever you supply. Announcements that follow this protocol can be posted almost immediately. If you simply provide .pdf posters etc. then the process of extracting and reformatting the information is substantially more time consuming and may slightly delay the posting of the event.

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