New Perspectives: A Senior Moment – “DOWN TIME”

As that old proverb informs us: the month of March “--comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb.” While this cliché...

New Perspectives: A Senior Moment – “The Other”

Two weeks ago, I found myself in our local high school talking to a very attentive and well-mannered grade ten English class about Boo...

New Minister in town at Port Elgin United

"Port Elgin United is excited to welcome our new minister, Rev. Heather McCarrel. Many of the congregation had a chance to meet her during...

New Perspectives: A Senior Moment – GOODBYE, NUCLEAR FAMILY?

On February 17, I eased my body down into my favorite ancient Morris chair to read a...

New Perspectives: A Senior Moment – ‘Life or Death’?

It is literally a matter of life or death. I refer to the Federal Government’s on-line survey which invites Canadians to respond to a...

2020 Green Boutique schedule now ready

Southampton's Green Boutique of gently used and recycled items is set its schedule for the new year. The Boutique located at Southampton United Church is...

New Perspectives: A Senior Moment – a respite

For many readers who look forward to our columns by Rev. Bob Johnston ( New Perspectives: A Senior Moment) and his Historical Society columns that...

New Year’s Eve becoming a family affair

New Year's eve is becoming more of a family affair with local arenas offering sponsored free family skating time. Skaters of all ages took to...

New Perspectives: A Senior Moment – “It’s not even Sunday!”

On December 24th, almost every church in my little town will hold an evening service---and it’s not even Sunday. What draws the faithful back...

New Perspectives: A Senior Moment – “Hope”

I was on my way to church; clerical collar in place around my neck and a prepared sermon in my head. After backing the...

New Perspectives: A Senior Moment – ‘This is Us?”

“THIS IS US?” I know those soggy maple leaves, no longer hidden by snow, remain un-raked. I confess the wind-scattered lawn furniture has not yet...

New Perspectives: A Senior Moment – “STATESMEN OR POLITICIANS?”

“Ask not what you can do for your country; ask what your country can do for you.” This twisting of John F. Kennedy’s most powerful sentence...

New Perspectives: A Senior Moment – “GIVING THANKS”

“The tongue has the power of life and death.” (Proverbs 18:21) This powerful statement from the Hebrew Bible has a special relevance as we celebrate...

Music for Hearing, Healing and Hope supports Chaplaincy program

It was Music for Hearing, Healing and Hope ... it was a musical fundraiser in support of the Grey Bruce Healthcare Chaplaincy Council. Held on...