Dear Church Family,
I hope you all had a fun, safe and restful summer. I have just returned from our family camp in Quebec where it felt more like the end of October than mid August. We did see a number of trees that had red leave already. Get your furnaces checked and houses buttoned up early this year.
So how many of you have heard of the Ice Bucket Challenge? It’s as bad as it sounds. People pour a bucket of ice or ice-cold water over your head, and if they are really sadistic, they do it real slow! So why are people doing such a painfully ludicrous thing? It’s to raise awareness and money for ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis), also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease. Thankfully I have not been challenged, (I guess you can donate money instead of, or along with the ice water torture). But it is a worthy cause, so I decided to help out in part with this month’s newsletter. (more…)