Saturday, January 28, 2017

What's Happening

Announcements for Sunday, January 29th, 2017

Sunday is the deadline for reports and statements for the Annual Report.  If you have not already submitted your report, please speak to Barbara or Evie about when it will be ready. 

There will be an information session concerning remits following the 11:00 service in Howick.  Soup and bread will be provided for lunch. 

The date for the annual meeting for Howick is tentatively set for Sunday, March 5th following the 11:00 service.  The snow date will be March 13th following the service

The time has come in the Howick congregation to renew (or begin) your subscription to the United Church Observer.  The cost is $25 and may be given to Evie Kerr. 

The United Church has launched a special appeal for the Philippines following the typhoon that hit on Christmas Day, Typhoon Nockten.  To contribute, donations may be made online through the church’s website:; by phone with a credit card to 1-800-268-3781 ext.2738; or by mail to:  The United Church of Canada, Philanthropy Unit – Emergency Response, 3250 Bloor St W., Toronto, ON, M8X 2Y4, with the memo line marked Typhoon Nockten-Emergency Response. 

Montreal and Ottawa Conference Stewardship Committee will be offering a workshop for Treasurers, Trustees, Stewardship and Outreach Committees on Saturday, March 18, 2017 at Summerlea United Church at 225 50e Ave from 8:45-3:30.  There is no charge for this workshop and lunch is included, but donations would be appreciated.  Registration is requested by Monday, March 13, 2017 to or by phone to 1-613-841-9291. 

The Janet McCrory-Tremblay Memorial Achievement Fund seeks to recognize children and youth (up to 18 years of age) that are doing good things for others. Leaders, teachers, coaches and others in a leadership role with youth from the Howick area are invited to submit applications. The deadline is April 1, 2017. Applications can be found on the Howick United Church website:

Worship Schedule 

February 5         9:30 Ormstown   11:00  Howick
February 12      9:30  Franklin  11:00  Ormstown  11:00  Howick
February 19     9:30  Howick      11;00  Ormstown
February 26      9:30  Franklin   11:00  Howick

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