Announcements for Sunday, October 23rd, 2016
Today we welcome Nelson Weippert as our guest preacher. Barbara will be back from her educational leave tomorrow.
We continue our annual appeal for the Canadian Food Grains Bank. Envelopes are available in the church.
The United Church has launched a special appeal for victims of Hurricane Matthew in Haiti and Cuba. They are inviting us to learn about the situation; to hold it in our prayers, and if possible, to donate to the special appeal. Donations may be made online through the church’s secure webpage from w.united-church.ca; by phone to 1-800-268-3781 ext. 2738 with a credit card; or by mail to The United Church of Canada, Philanthropy Unit—Emergency Response, 3250 Bloor St W., Suite 300, Toronto, ON, M8X 2Y4.
On Sunday, October 30th there will be a combined service at St Paul’s United Church at 11am, for all three of our churches. There will be a fellowship time starting from 10:30am in the church.
The Franklin Centre Church of the Nazarene is inviting all pastors, priests, lay preachers, worship leaders, and their congregations to a free concert celebrating all those who give so much of themselves to others. Come and enjoy an evening of gospel, country, and old time tunes. Requests are welcomed. Fellowship, coffee and finger foods to follow. The concert takes place at The Village Church 52 Lambton St., Ormstown QC, Saturday, October 29th, at 7:30 p.m. For more information call: 450-264-3308
The applications for the Howden- Templeton Student Bursary are now available at the church or from Brent Tolhurst, Scott Templeton, Debbi Templeton or Marlene Stuckey. Applications must be returned NO LATER THAN NOVEMBER 20, 2016, and bursaries will be presented in a 9:30am service on the 18th of December.
Halloween Party at Georgetown, 7:30 pm, on Saturday, Oct. 29. Prizes for funniest and most original costumes. Welcome young and old alike!
Semi-Annual Meeting of the Women’s Auxiliery of the Barrie Memorial Hospital: November 2, 2016, 2 pm in the library of the Pink School.
There will be a combined Remembrance Day service for the Howick area to be held on Sunday November 6th at 10:30am in the Riverfield Presbyterian Church.
The new catalogue for Gifts with Vision has been received. You are invited to take one and see the kind of charitable gifts you could be giving in someone's name!