Merging Waters Mid-Week

October 11, 2017


Our sympathies are extended to Diane Nener and her family on the passing of

long-time Beaurepaire and Congregational Board member Ralph Nener in Halifax,

Nova Scotia. We will keep you informed about the date and time of the Celebration

of Life for Ralph Nener as soon plans are finalized.



October 15th BUC World Food Day, Finger Food Potluck Lunch

October 22nd Union

October 29th BUC Stewardship & Reformation Sunday

November 5th Union Communion

November 12th BUC Remembrance Sunday



Finger Food Potluck Lunch this Sunday after church! Bring with you your favourite luncheon foods that can be shared and eaten without cutlery! Crudités and dip, sandwiches, cookies, cut-up fruit or cheese all qualify as finger foods!

Sunday, October 15th is World Food Day.  We will be hearing from Sarah Levesque, the director of “Corneille de Pain/Bread Basket” during our Church  service.  She will enlighten us about their community kitchen, “Ugly But Loved” project and how you can get involved whether through volunteering or donating money. Please bring a contribution of canned goods and let’s celebrate together with a “Finger Food Potluck” at Beaurepaire United following our Church service.  We have so much to be thankful for so let’s be generous  and share with others.



Tickets now on sale for Pierre Gallant’s 7th ‘Road Show’!

A ‘feel-good’ show based on the Danish concept of Hygge (well-being, community, connection, warmth, coziness, belonging, gratitude) and the Charter of Compassion. We invite you to join us for an inspiring musical experience! Sat. Nov. 18 at 8:00 p.m. or Sun. Nov. 19 at 2:00 p.m. Tickets $20 available from Jack Brown 450-455-2764 or









What with the abundance of veggies in the local markets these days, we thought it would be a good time to make up some wonderful, tasty soups to put in the freezer for a cold day or a day when you are too busy to cook.  We are looking for both Soup makers and soup buyers.   Bonnie Norris  and Helen Fyles have a list of tried and true Soup Recipes you can use or perhaps you have a favourite  chili, baked beans or soup of your own to make.  Just contact Bonnie at or 514-457-3568  if you can help and you will receive a copy of the recipes and free 1 L or ½ L containers for freezing.   1 l and ½ l containers are now available from the downstairs kitchen at Union.   Take what you need and make a note on the sheet available.  The date of the Sale will start Oct. 22nd, 11:30 a.m. following Union’s Church Service.  Please bring your soups to Union Church’s freezer clearly labelled on or before Oct. 22nd.   Proceeds to go to the work of Union Church.



Fruit and Nut Sale Fundraiser is Back!

Please fill out your order form online or on paper – available in the entranceway of BUC or at back of Union Church – for FRUIT AND NUTS orders. Be sure to let your friends and acquaintances in on these great deals on quality products, while supporting Union financially in its partnership with BUC. For information or to email your filled-out Excel forms, contact Allan and Sandy Davis at 514 453 9154, email The deadline for returns is Sunday, October 29th. Your order will be ready for pickup November 5th at Union.
Meditation chez Vicki -Thursdays from 9:30 – 10:30 a.m.! Individuals who meditate seem to feel better, do better, and find that the practice sustains them in their personal and professional lives. Why not give meditation a try?


A chair yoga course in Union’s Adair Hall started last Friday. Every Friday from 4:30-5:15, you are invited to join us for a gentle class of modified poses, sun salutations, and breathing exercises for rest, renewal and positivity! No yoga mat required. This is a free yoga course done as outreach so you do not need to bring money to the class. If you are interested simply show up for 4:30 on October 6th or call Bryson Davis at 514-980-0905 or email: NB: On the last Friday of every month there will be no class offered because of coffee house in Adair hall.





The gentle Hatha yoga course is still on-going!. Classes are from 7:00-8:00pm on Tuesdays in Adair Hall. (NB: For days when there is soup pot in Adair Hall arrangements will be made to have yoga in the sanctuary at 6pm.) You can pay 7.50$/class if you are only starting now

I look forward to seeing old and new faces. 🙂 Bryson Davis Cell: 514-980-0905     Email:


Walking Group

The Walking Group will skipped Thanksgiving Monday (Oct.9), but will resume as usual Monday Oct. 16th, meeting at 10:00 in front of the Simon Fraser House.If you would like to join us, contact Susan Hawker at 514-457-1793 or



Montreal and Ottawa Conference – Travelling Road Show – Come! Discuss! And Ask!

A workshop directed at Treasurers, Trustees, Board/Council Chairs, Mission and Service, Stewardship and Outreach Committees, Clergy and lay! Saturday November 4, 2017. Summerlea United Church, 225 50th Avenue, Lachine. 8:45 am – 3:30 pm. Free event, lunch included (Donations appreciated) If you have any questions or to register call Paul Sales 613-841-9291.


Heidi Whipple has chocolate Mint Girl Guide cookies @ $5.00 a box, if you’d like some please e-mail her at or call 514-425-1309 and she’ll deliver if possible or have them at Union hopefully on Oct 22. Thanks for your support.



Community News

The Lakeshore Chamber Music Society  presents Celia Morin, Stephanie Morin, Gerald Morin and Sylvia Bruns playing melodies and catchy folk rhythms Friday October 13th at 7:30 p.m. at Union Church/ Tickets $20 ($15 students and 60+).


Free Concert offered by the City of Beaconsfield here at Beaurepaire United Church this Sunday, October 15th  at 3:00 p.m. featuring Harmony A Cappella Quartet! This ensemble’s shared passion for singing harmony, comes across in their renditions of old classics to newer popular music.

Join us for Contra Dance (country dancing complete with caller,instruction) featuring Ste-Anne-en-Gigue (Bill Gossage, Mike Bleho, Glenn Roy) in the Ceilidh, Centennial Centre, Macdonald College Campus on Saturday Oct. 14th at 7:30 p.m. All welcome, no charge. Info: Anna Duff 514-398-7852






“Saint Columba House 100th Anniversary Homecoming will be held on Saturday, October 28 from 3-6 pm. The event is a reunion party for anyone connected to SCH from any time, for any programme, and from any committee or board. RSVP 514-932-6202 or You are invited to come and celebrate 100 Years of Being the Change!”



A Military Whist will be held at Ste-Genevieve United Church, 4697 Boul St-Jean, Dollard des Ormeaux on Wednesday, October 18th 2017 at 12:30 pm.  Donation of $15.00.  Lunch will be provided and there will be door prizes.  Please bring your own playing cards.  Bridge players are welcome. For further information, please contact the church office at 514-626-4795.


Child Haven Fundraiser to support orphanages in India, Bangladesh, Tibet and Nepal: Sat. Nov. 4th 6:00 p.m.  3350 Sources, DDO Indian Buffet, Silent Auction,Bazaar treasures for sale, cash bar

Info: Conny Belanger. 514-542-3381

Tickets: (Montreal Dinner)

The Montreal Lakeshore University Women’s Club will host the Lyric Theatre Singers this year as a fundraiser for their scholarship program. Entitled BRAVO BROADWAY, the concert will be held on October 25th at Lakeside Academy 5050 Sherbrooke Street, Lachine at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $42. and are available for purchase on-line at



Beaconsfield Seniors are cordially invited to a tea offered by the students of Beaconsfield High School in the BHS Library October 19th from 1:15 to 3:00 p.m. Drivers are welcome to stay…

Beaconsfield United Church will be hosting The all new Around the Table Lunch Tuesday October 17th at 12pm Please join us the third Tuesday of every month to enjoy a free lunch followed by a speaker or activity. It’s a time to be with friends and meet new people. This month we have Nutritionist Lisa Pelling coming to speak about Healthy Eating for the Mature Adult. Please be sure to R.S.V.P. Just let us know you would like to attend and the number of people. Where: Beaconsfield United Church 202 Woodside Rd, Beaconsfield For more information or to R.S.V.P. call 514-695-0600 or E-mail Ashley at


Labyrinth Walk – Tuesday October 24th from 7-9 pm at Montreal West United Church. Free admission. Please wear slippers or socks. Come walk the ancient path to healing and peace.

Do you like visiting shut-ins and as well as helping out at activities for this population? If so, the Centre d’Hébergement Denis Benjamin Viger, located Ile Bizard is looking for you!

They are looking for volunteers to come and visit with some of their residents as well as helping out at some of our activities. If you are interested, please contact Elizabeth Bruineman 514-620-6310 local 3734 or by email at


St Columba Concert Series – Saturday October 28th at 7:30 p.m. – A Passion for Strings  featuring Judy Hung on piano and violin and Dmitry Babich on cello. Suggested Donation $15.



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