Saturday, November 19, 2016

What's Happening?

Announcements for Sunday, November 20th, 2016

 Monday, November 28 - Annual UCW Meeting. Coffee at 9:30, meeting to follow by 10 am.

Congratulations to Bruce Hamilton who celebrated his 100th birthday on Thursday. 

There will be a birthday celebration for Lois Duncan on the occasion of her 80th birthday on Saturday, December 10th in the hall.  Please mark your calendars and plan to attend. 

We continue to invite donations to the Canadian Food Grains Bank, and to the special appeal launched by the United Church of Canada for victims of Hurricane Matthew in Haiti and in Cuba.  There are also catalogues for Gifts with Vision which could be used for Christmas or other gifts. 

We are looking forward to the beginning of the Advent season, leading up to our Christmas celebrations.  Please keep in mind the many events that are coming soon.  These include:  the Rudolph Run which will take place Saturday, November 26th, beginning at 9am in Rec Centre in Ormstown.  We are invited to participate by walking or running a 1, 2, 5, or 10 kilometre course and paying a $5 fee.  The proceeds go to La Bouffe Additionelle, Ormstown Lion’s Club, Howick Christmas baskets, and the Franklin Elementary School.  Please wear something red or green to the event.
Organizers are Grace Brown, Sylvie Guerin and Darlene Legros Schmid for more info.
Unit C are having a bread sale to raise money to help with the renovations to the church basement. We will be selling Grant’s Bakery breads until the 28th of November with delivery on Wednesday, Dec. 7th. Bread can be picked up at the church between 11:30 and 1:30 or we can deliver. You can call any Unit C member to order. 
Everyone eats bread so please support the renovation project. Please pass this info on to family,neighbours or friends.

We have the following available:
White sliced crusty bread - $3.75
Whole wheat sliced crusty - $3.75
Canadian harvest bread - $4.50
Farmers rolls- $3.75
Molasses oat bread - $4.50
Rye bread - $4.50
Fruit cake with nuts - $13.50

The Annual Christmas Bazaar held by the volunteers of the Centre d'hebergement, Ormstown, will be held on Saturday, 26 November 2016. Hours are from 9 am to 3 pm. There will be books and tenderly used treasures as well as a raffle and a baking goods table.
All monies go to the benefit of the patients. For example, each patient will receive a Christmas gift. Nobody will be left out. Also, this past year the volunteers purchased a large television set for the people on the 2nd floor. A purchase very well received. We also pay for music therapy.

The volunteers look forward to seeing you at the bazaar but additionally if you have any articles and/or baking goods that you would like to donate you could deliver them to the Centre d'Hebergement at 65 hector street Ormstown on Friday the 25th from 10 am till 4 p.m.

Upcoming Worship schedule

December 4       9:30       Ormstown          11:00    Howick, with Communion

December 11    9:30       Franklin              11:00    Ormstown
                                              Communion Sunday and White Gift
                                11:00   Howick with D Beattie, White Gift service

December 18    9:30       Howick                11:00    Ormstown

December 24    8pm       Christmas Eve services in Ormstown and Howick

No services December 25 or January 1

January 8            9:30       Ormstown          11:00    Howick

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