the summer. Some 369 cans were collected
team of Licensed Lay Worship Leaders
Go fish: 369
and delivered to the Genesis office on Mill
One part of this cooperative community
into the shape of a fish to show the scale of
consists of worshiping together, with
Members of the Genesis Cooperative
just how many cans this was.
communion, at least once per year in each
Community of the United Church of
The formation of the Genesis
one of the members churches. Everyone
Canada, consisting of congregations from
Cooperative Community is the result of a
gathers, worships and shares communion
Cassburn, Hawkesbury, Kirk Hill,
pilot project that has resulted in the union
together five times per year.
Riceville-Pendleton and Trinity Vankleek
of five congregations for three years. They
Another part of this cooperative
collected cans of tuna and salmon for
came together to create a faith community
community agreement consists of working
one month preceding Pentecost Sunday.
that could share resources, worship
on community projects together. With Rev.
The project was aimed at helping to
together, maintain one central office, and
Phyllis Dietrich leading the way, the “Go
provide needed protein for food banks over
hire a full-time minister to work with a
Fish” project took shape. With no set goal as
to how many cans could be collected over
one month, the final total was tremendous,
the group says.
With more than 300 and not quite 400
cans in tow, it is hoped to repeat the project
next year in order to reach a total of 500
This is the second community project
that the cooperative has worked on, the first
being the Food Grains plot on Gourley
Road last year.
Genesis Cooperative Community
churches provide worship every Sunday,
in every church. They also participate in
ecumenical services such as the horse and
buggy parade service, Vankleek Hill Fair
service and World Day of Prayer services.
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Debbie Curren and Bernard Traynor
last week at their home east of
Vankleek Hill. The massive moth is
about the size of a bird.
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Photo Richard Mahoney
New crops and gardens are breaking
over the last few weeks. Growth is
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