Sunday, November 25, 2018

What's Happening

Announcements for Sunday, November 25, 2018

Newsletters are now available.  Please take one home, and maybe one for a friend as well. 

November is remembrance month for our Memorial Fund donations.  Donations may be sent or given to Grace Brown.  

Howick UCW will be holding its annual meeting tomorrow, Monday, November 26th at 9:30AM in the hall. 

Georgetown Men’s Breakfast, Dec. 1, 9am-11 am. Guest speaker: Tom Muirhead. Music by Joyful Noize.

Madrigal Choir presents two Mozart Christmas concerts: Dec. 7, 8 pm at St. Luke’s Anglican, Hemmingford and Dec. 8, 8 pm at St. Malachie in Ormstown. Tickets $15. 

The Howden/Templeton bursary application is now available online at the website. Members, children and or grandchildren are eligible to apply. The applications must be turned in to Brent Tolhust, Marlene Stuckey or Scott Templeton by Dec. 9 and successful applicants will receive the awards on Christmas Eve.

Advent Worship Schedule

December 2  Advent I   9:30  Ormstown              11:00    Howick

December 9  Advent 2    11:00 Howick with Debbie Beattie
                                                White Gift Sunday in all three churches
December 16    Advent 3  9:30  Howick                11:00    Ormstown

December 23  Advent 4  11:00  Howick, Communion Sunday
                                7:30pm Franklin’s Candlelight Communion service

December 24    Christmas Eve service in Howick and Ormstown 8pm

December 30  Combined Christmas Carol service 11am, in the hall, fellowship time 10:30am. 

January 6            Epiphany Sunday 9:30  Ormstown  11:00 Howick
                                Services held in the hall in both churches


Saturday, November 3, 2018

What's Happening

Announcements for Sunday, November 4th, 2018

This afternoon Dr. Suzelle Barrington will be presenting World War I As Seen Through its Memorials at the Chateauguay Valley Historical Society’s Taste of History.  All are welcome to come and hear her presentation at 3pm at the Ormstown Legion at 33 prince Albert St in Ormstown.  

In Howick, the Remembrance Sunday service commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Armistice that ended the First World War, will begin at 10:30am in Howick United Church and will be led by Evie Kerr and Pastor Guy.

There will be a women’s event held on Wednesday, November 28th, beginning at 9:30am at SouthWest United Church at 1445 Clemenceau in Verdun.  The cost for attending and for lunch will be $10 before November 17th and $12 afterwards.  To register, please contact Valerie Nickson at or at 514-268-0228 or Janice Knowles at 450-264-3163 or at Pandora @oricom .ca.  For more information and directions, please see the poster on the bulletin board. 

The United Church has launched a special appeal for the Asia-Pacific region, following the earthquake and tsunami there. If you wish to make a donation, it may be done online through the United Church’s website:; by phone with a credit card at 1-800-268-3781 ext.2738; or by mail to The United Church of Canada, Philanthropy Unit—Emergency Response, 3250 Bloor St W., Suite 200, Toronto, ON M8X 2Y4 with a cheque with emergency response-Asia Pacific marked on the front of the cheque. 

November is remembrance month for our Memorial Fund donations.  Donations may be sent or given to Grace Brown.