Friday, April 22, 2016

What's Happening

Announcements for Sunday, April 24th, 2016

Baptism of  Bree Elizabeth Tannahill, daughter of Emily Templeton and Scott Tannahill. 

We hold in our thoughts and prayers the family of Sybil Gruer, who died on Tuesday and whose funeral service was held yesterday. 

Howick United Church will be holding its Spring Salad Luncheon on Saturday, April 30th, from 11:30-1:00.  Admission: Adults $12; Ages 5 to 12: $6.Takeouts available. 
Rockburn Presbyterian Church will be holding its Roast Pork dinner on Saturday, May 7th in the Rockburn Hall. 

The United Theological College will be holding its Convocation celebration on Wednesday, May 4th at 2pm in St James United Church, 463 Ste Catherine St, Montreal. 

FYI:  The United Church of Canada is now launching a special appeal for victims of drought in Africa (including Ethiopia as well as Zimbabwe, Mozambique, South Africa, Zambia, Malawi, and Swaziland).  Donations may be made online at; by phone (with a credit card) at 1-800-268-3781 ext 2738; or by mail with a cheque, money order, or credit card information included and sent to:  The United Church of Canada, Philanthropy Unit – Emergency Response, 3250 Bloor St W., Suite 300, Toronto, ON, M8X 2Y4. 

We are planning to print a new newsletter for Sunday, May 8th.  If you have information to be included, please let Barbara know by Wednesday, May 4th so it can be included. 

Keep in mind:  the deadline for Hugh Duncan and IFE bursaries is June 10th.  Application forms are available in our churches and online at the Montreal  Presbytery website

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