Saturday, April 1, 2017

What's Happening

Announcements for Sunday, April 2nd, 2017

The Spring edition of The Messenger is now available in the Narthex. Please pick up a copy of the newsletter (and maybe one for your neighbour as well, if they would like one.)
Holy Week Schedule:
April 9  Palm Sunday:    11:00  Howick with Debbie Beattie
9:30       Franklin  with communion, 11:00   Ormstown

April 14:   10:30am  Good Friday Service at Riverfield Presbyterian Church

April 16:  Easter Sunday service with Communion  9:30  Howick
11:00  Ormstown
Foot Care for a Solid Foundation on Monday, April 3 from 9 am to 3 pm at the Tres-Saint-Sacrement Municiple Hall.
Sponsored by The Family Health COOP.

Quebec Presbytery will be holding a Youth Forum for high school and CEGEP youth April 7-9 at Lennoxville United Church.  The cost for the weekend is $50.  For more information, please contact Shanna Bernier at or at 819-791-1974.  Registration forms are posted on the bulletin boards of our churches. 

Together 2000 Choir performs April 8th, 7:00 pm at Georgetown Presbyterian Church. See poster for details.

St Columba House is holding its 100th Anniversary Gala  on Thursday, April 27th at the Theatre paradoxe, featuring Sylvie Degroseilliers.  Cost is $125 for Supper and Show with a $95 tax receipt provided.  For more info, please check the flyer on the bulletin board. 

Keep in mind, Howick United Church will be holding its Spring Luncheon Saturday, April 29th from 11:30-1pm. 

 Howick will be hosting our next combined service, on April 30th with fellowship time beginning at 10:30 in the hall.  We will be welcoming a guest speaker, Patricia Lisson, the Director of St Columba House in Montreal. 

We have heard from the United Church that they have launched an Extreme Hunger Appeal to respond to the famine in Kenya, Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan, and Yemen.  We are invited to learn more about the situation, to hold the people of these countries in our prayers, and if we can make a donation, we can contribute online through the church’s website:; by phone with a credit card at 1-800-268-3781, ext.2738; or by mail with a cheque to The United Church of Canada, philanthropy Unit—Emergency Response, 3250 Bloor St West, suite 300, Toronto, ON, M8X 2Y4. 

Communic-Action is once again requesting volunteers to help elderly community members to perform ordinary tasks such as grocery shopping and be a friendly presence in their lives.  For more information, please call 450-264-5197. 

Mark your calendar:
Elvis will be in the building at HUC on  Friday, November 10, 2017.
More info coming soon.

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