“Give Thanks in All Circumstances”

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In the Bible St. Paul says, “Rejoice always, pray continually, and give thanks in all circumstances.” (1 Thessalonians 5:18 )  “Give thanks in all circumstances?” Impossible! Wrong! I can’t give thanks when I lose my job, my loved one dies. How then do we follow St. Paul’s words? Check the … Continue reading

How to Sell Cannabis Responsibly

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Most are aware that as of October 17 the non-medicinal use of cannabis will be legal in Canada. While the federal government has set some standards and has established the overarching framework for cannabis legalization, the regulation of retail sales systems has been left to individual provinces. Last month, the … Continue reading

The Community Runs for St. John’s Anglican Church

The Community Runs for St. John’s Anglican Church
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Last Saturday members of St. John’s Ida Anglican Church Outreach Committee hosted their Annual Cavan Hills Country Run, organized and executed by the St. John’s Anglican Outreach Committee. The event has been held under a wide range of weather conditions, and this year there was a reprieve in the weather, … Continue reading

St Thomas’ Millbrook Celebrates 160th Anniversary

St Thomas’ Millbrook Celebrates 160th Anniversary
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On September 30th, St Thomas’ Anglican Church, Millbrook, will celebrate the 160th anniversary of its foundation. The present St Thomas’ Church, which opened in 1885, is the second church on the site.  The first church, which opened 30 years earlier in 1858, was of a different design: “It was built … Continue reading

Hand-crafted Ceramic Pieces Combine Style and Utility

Hand-crafted Ceramic Pieces Combine Style and Utility
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Janette Froncz is a new vendor at the Millbrook Farmers’ market, offering hand-made pottery. Known for her elegance and grace from her years as a dancer, choreographer and creative movement teacher, it’s no surprise to see Janette’s items are stylish and well-crafted while being practical as well. Five years ago … Continue reading

New Winery Provides Opportunity to add Wine to our Locally-Sourced Meal

New Winery Provides Opportunity to add Wine to our Locally-Sourced Meal
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The local diet trend just became more interesting in the neighbourhood as we can now add wine to our list of local food and drink possibilities by toasting our locally grown dinner with a glass of local wine. After travelling to Toronto working in the food industry, John Drew decided … Continue reading