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The Fund is accepting donations in remembrance of loved ones at Christmas. The name of the person you are honouring will appear in the Christmas bulletins on December 23 and 24. Tax receipts will be issued. Submissions to be received by December 18. Forms are available in the foyer.
The Memorials Team is offering you an opportunity to make a donation to the FGUC Memorial Fund in recognition and remembrance of loved ones this Christmas. With your donation of any amount, the name of the person(s) you are honouring will appear in a Special Christmas Remembrance insert in the bulletin on Sunday, December 23rd(…)
Mondays – After much consideration and discussion, I’ve decided to discontinue our Monday morning Bible study. Our time together has been enriching and life-giving over the last 4 1/2 years. I’ve discerned, however, that it’s time to move on, so that new things can be born. Thank you everyone for your faithful participation in the(…)
“Christmas makes me sad. It makes me miss my home, reminds me of the ones I love.” Artist Linnea Good sings beautifully, capturing what some of us are going through. Christmas can be the complex season. In the midst of the most festive surroundings we can discover our deepest(…)
– Plan Ahead! Focus this year is on adult needs at Oak Table. Needs include: warm socks, mitts, toques, etc. Any non-perishable food items: small soaps, shampoo, toothpaste, feminine products, etc. Small gift cards. We welcome them at the office or on Sun Dec 9 at church. Cash & cheques are also greatly appreciated. (Cheques(…)
Many people responded to our request for an Estimate of Giving for next year and also gave us comments on how we are doing. There were lots of things people like about our church; many comments about our church being a very caring environment – that people felt supported. Some provided comments for having more(…)
During Advent, there will be a labyrinth in the old narthex (just outside of the back of the sanctuary) for anyone to walk. Labyrinth is an ancient spiritual practice, a tool for prayer. During the Middle Ages, many Christians considered making a pilgrimage to Jerusalem to be an important part of their spiritual journey.(…)
I was moved by an article, a tragic love story featured in the United Church’s Observer this month edition with the title, “Forever Yours.” A writer, Christine Estima found a stack of love letters in a box in a Toronto market. The letters were written by someone named Edward Northern during World(…)