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Easter Fundraiser

We are once again selling potted “Mums” for Easter.  You can help beautify the sanctuary for Easter and brighten your home or that of a friend or loved one this Spring. Colors available are yellow, white, or purple.  Cost is $20.00 each. You can place your order each of the next 3 Sundays at church(…)

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Fort Garry Network

Last week, I received a Manitoba Health Food Handler Training Certificate. I was one of the lucky 28 people (8 from our congregation) who took the one day of food handler training on January 13th for free.  We applied for a grant and offered the course for free of charge through the Healthy Together Now.(…)

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Eating Together

There are six people, including me, who took the same journey, and now live in Winnipeg. We graduated from the same Seminary in Seoul, Korea, were ordained in the same denomination, The Presbyterian Church in the Republic of Korea, have come to Canada to find new life, and now call Winnipeg home. We have a(…)

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Upcoming guest speakers

Sunday Feb 21 We are in a discernment process of becoming an affirming congregation, an intentional community of faith that publicly declare its commitment to inclusion and justice for people of all sexual orientations and gender identities. Patrick Woodbeck from Rainbow Ministry in Winnipeg Presbytery will come and preach, followed by a short presentation and(…)

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Generous Manitobans

Before I left Ladysmith, BC, somebody assured me saying “The Prairie people represent the best of Canada”. That was one of the uncommon positive messages I heard about moving to Winnipeg. People in general warned me about the harsh winter and the infamous creature, mosquito. Now I can tell you that I feel sorry for(…)

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Refugees

The social action team is gathering information which we hope to have by next week to give you some detailed suggestions. We are looking at three different areas of need. Supporting a network that has families coming, probably through the South Osborne group that you may have read about if you get the Southwester. Places(…)

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Jonah Community Projects

You may remember that I have been involved with a non-profit cooperation called Jonah Community Projects, whose number one priority is reconciliation and healing work between indigenous and non-indigenous persons. I joined this group because we share the same vision, bringing reconciliation through genuine conversations and arts. Last week, we had our very first fundraising(…)

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FGUC Annual Fun Golf Tournament

Friday June 3, 2016 (mark it on your calendar) At the Beautiful Wildwood Golf Course. Golf and a lovely supper to follow. We had 44 people out last year and are hoping to have over 50 this year so don’t let the winter blues get you as this is still 6 months away No booking(…)

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Project Backpack Winnipeg Update

Here is a backpack up-date from Sana Rana (one of the organizers): We’ve just finished sorting through the last few backpacks that were donated in the past few weeks. To date we have collected 196 backpacks filled with school supplies!! Yay team! This does not include the many that still need to be picked up(…)

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Update re breakfast program at Viscount Alexander School

“The program is up and running wonderfully! We are serving up to almost 45 students per day! Thank you to Geoff, who arranged for James Allum to visit the program, and who has also organized a first volunteer orientation at the school. We hope to see some volunteers out following that session. And great news,(…)

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