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Hard to believe, but it is Thanksgiving weekend.  Jim and I have just returned to the cottage from two days of hiking in Algonquin Park.  The colours were spectacular.  At every turn there was another gorgeous vista.  It is a reminder that nature is full of beauty if we want to see it.

Thanksgiving encourages us to intentionally pause and give thanks for all that we are grateful for; something that we should be doing all year round, but often forget. 

There are so many reasons to be thankful simply by virtue of living in Canada.  It is an incredibly vast and magnificent country.  I can safely travel anywhere.  I can vote for our leaders.  I can disagree with political decisions without fear of reprisals or someone coming to my door with a gun in the night.  I can flip a switch and have light and heat.  I can turn on a tap and have clean water.

I feel blessed to be part of a community that cares about the vulnerable, that works to provide food and shelter to all who need it.  I am grateful to be able to support those organizations in their mission to ensure that everyone is treated with dignity and respect.

I am thankful for my community of faith, and for the strong leadership of Rev. Keith.  He reminds us that we are called to action in these changing times, not to sit in our comfortable pews.  I am thankful for our staff, Rick, Jim, Stephanie and Bruce, who keep everything running so smoothly and who do so much that we never know about.

I am thankful for each of you, for the unique gifts and talents that you bring to Wesley, for the many hours of voluntary service, and for the fellowship that you show to each other.  In these days of increased social isolation, it is comforting to be a part of such a loving community of faith.

Whatever you are thankful for, share it with those around you.  And may you have a joyous Thanksgiving.

With peace and gratitude, Anne Tinker “The more grateful I am, the more beauty I see.” - Mary Davis

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Nestled in the heart of downtown Cambridge, only a few steps from City Hall and the Cambridge Farmer's Market.

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About Us

Wesley is situated in the historic civic square in downtown Galt, adjacent to the Cambridge Farmer’s Market, the historic City Hall, and the new City Administration building.
Wesley is part of the United Church of Canada, the largest Protestant denomination in our country. The United Church of Canada prides itself on welcoming everyone the way Jesus did, regardless of age, race, class, gender, orientation, or physical ability.

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Wesley United Church

6 Cambridge St.
Cambridge, ON
N1R 3R6

Office Hours
Tuesday to Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm

Phone

519-621-6060

Sunday Services

Beginning at 10:30am

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