New Vision Notes Friday Dec 1 2017

This is an early Friday evening edition of New Vision Notes, done in haste before I head out for the evening.

This is the in-between week —  the end of one year in Christ, the beginning of another. Sunday coming is the First Sunday of Advent.

We’ll have the wreath in our circle and we’ll be lighting the candle of hope.

It has been a week for me of exploring and laying foundations for New Vision presence in social media. We now have a New Vision United Church facebook page. You can click on the link and like the page, and join the New Vision Community Group if you haven’t done so already. Sometime ago we set up a Twitter account @newvisionunited, but in the last week I’ve taken on making it a part of our reaching out into the community and being part of the community.

Join the wider community for Jazz Vespers at Christmas in our Music Hall on Sunday, December 10 at 4:30 pm. Our Sunday choir and I will join in with JUNO award winning Sophia Perlman and Adrean Farrugia, who bring Darcy Hepner on the sax and Clark Johnston on the acoustic bass. For a primer on Jazz Vespers, read this article in Hamilton Musician on our event. New Vision folks and friends are preparing a simple meal for afterwards that we’ll cover with a special collection during the Vespers.

This Sunday we are going to be engaged by the Social Enterprise Advisory Group after worship and a congregation lunch on how we can move the Music Hall initiative forward.

See you Sunday ~

Rev Ian