Dunsford United Church
Worship Service Sunday 10:00AM
Founded in 1861
Dunsford United Church
4.21 Dynamic Dunsford News from The Pews for the week of November 17, 2019
We strive to be a welcoming Christian family, seeking to demonstrate the spirit of God’s love through worship, work, growth, and respect for all creation. We endeavor to be aware of, and responsive to, the needs in our community and beyond.
Continued prayers appreciated.
Information of the Week:
Very sad to share in the loss of a dear colleague and friend, the Rev’d D’Thea Webster (current minister Land O’ Lakes, current Assembly of Elder ECORC) and her long time partner Maureen O’Neill were killed in a car accident on Sunday Nov. 10.We will miss them greatly. We are all struggling with this tragic news.
Mark Nov. 24 on your calendar to stay for a soup and sandwich lunch following worship.
Gifts With Vision, Catalogue of Giving Ideas 2019 UCCAN
Cookies needed for the Farmer’s Market annual sale. Sale is Sat. Dec. 14 at Farmer’s Market sale, Armories, Lindsay, 9:00 until they are sold. Cookie packaging will be Fri. Dec. 13, 6:30 P.M.in the church hall.
Spirit Moving at Dynamic Dunsford
Thanks and gratitude for service and honouring. Born Nov11, 1919
Alexander Reid, wwII veteran and career military. Died July, 2012 in his 93 rd year. He would have been 100 on Remembrance Day. Helen’s dad is another example of ordinary people who do extraordinary things in their commitments and giving. Neighbours honouring neighbours.
Thanks and gratitude for community members helping folks cope with the recent snow! Helping hands make a difference and generosity is so appreciated. Neighbours helping neighbours.
Please contact Sharon with your noticing of Spirit Moving… a word or deed shared, a song that lifted your spirit, something that captured your awareness of God’s presence.
Save the Date: Christmas Craft making night Monday Dec. 2 (note date change!) in the evening. Come for fun and fellowship as we make a Christmas craft. Fay Carslake and Shirley Colter hosting. Tentative time start 6:30 P.M.
Do you love movies? Join us for Disney in December on Friday Dec. 6 and Friday Dec. 13, at 6:00 P.M. for family friendly movie with coffee, tea, hot chocolate, water, juice and popcorn available.
Save the date: Thurs. Dec. 12 Potluck dinner5:30 P.M. and carol sing. We’ll go caroling in the neighbourhood interest and weather permitting. Otherwise singing in the sanctuary! RSVP to Sharon.
Regional Council Prayer Cycle For the week of November 17, 2019: we pray for the life and work, personnel and all connected with Heritage United Church, Salem.
Opening Balance: $62,911.26
Closing Balance: $56,309.97
Operations Account: -$13,447.07
Opening balance: $55, 900.47
Closing balance: $58,233.60
Operations Acct: $(11,662.97)
Clothing Giveaway - Christ Church Anglican, 43
Donations accepted Tues/Wed/Thurs 9:00 AM to Noon
Clothing giveaway dates:
November 22nd 1:30 – 4:30 pm November 23rd 9:45 – 1:15 pm
For further information call 705-738-3670
Website: www.christchurchbobcaygeon.com e-mail: email@example.com
Trinity United Church Christmas Bazaar Sat., Nov. 23, 2019 10:30 A.M. – 1:00 P.M.
44 William St., Bobcaygeon, Free Admission, Luncheon: $10.00 p./p. 11:00 A.M. & 1:00 P.M.
Celiac Friendly Lunch Tickets available at “My Favourite Things” or call Church Office from 10 A.M. – 1 P.M. Mon. – Fri. @ (705) 738-5135 or call Olive Macoomb @ (705) 738-9984
Next worship is Sun. Nov. 24, Reign of Christ Sunday, last Sunday of lectionary year C. worship begins at 10 A.M. Don’t miss it! Invite others to church. Celebrate wherever you are, whatever you do and pray for the ones you are with and who are all around you!
Wed. Nov. 20 “Free For All” Wednesdays (Something for everyone every Wednesday
Sharon is on study leave Nov. 20. The usual mindfulness, meditation and prayer led weekly by Sharon will not take place Wed. Nov. 20 but the sanctuary is warm on Wednesdays and you are welcome to come for quiet meditation in Sharon’s absence.
Wed. Nov. 20 Transgender Day of Remembrance
Sun. Nov. 24 Reign of Christ Sunday
Sun. Nov. 24 Congregational lunch following worship coordinated by Linda and Marion
Sun. Dec. 1, Advent 1 “Hope
Mon. Dec. 2 An evening of Christmas Crafts(note date change from Nov. 25)led by Fay Carslake and Shirley Colter tentative start time 6:30 P.M.
Tues. Dec. 3, United Nations International day for Persons with Disabilities
Fri. Dec. 6 Disney in December family movie night 6:00 P.M.
(coffee/tea/hot chocolate/juice/water and popcorn provided)
Sun. Dec. 8 Advent 2 “Peace” Holy Communion (traditional formal , passed through pews)”Tinsel and Tears” service during morning worship Special collection of non-perishable food items for the food bank
Mon. Dec. 9 UCW carol singing and readings at 7:00 P.M. All welcome!
Thurs. Dec. 12 5:30 P.M. Community potluck supper followed by holiday caroling (in the neighbourhood, weather permitting), in hall or sanctuary if inclement weather
Fri. Dec. 13 6:00 P.M. Disney in December family movie in the sanctuary
Fri. Dec. 13 Cookie packaging in church hall 6:30 P.M. Fay Carslake coordinating.
Sat. Dec. 14 Cookie Sale at Armories in Lindsay 9:00 A.M. until sold
Sun. Dec. 15 Advent 3 “Joy” Junior Church worship (Abigail Campbell coordinating with help of all junior church and congregation)
Sun. Dec. 15 “Dunsford Santa Claus Parade” 2:00 P.M. anticipated, refreshments and fun to follow at Dunsford Community Centre
Sun. Dec. 22 Advent 4 “Love” Choir Christmas Cantata “A New Birth, A New Beginning” by choir Brenda Shield director/coordinator, Marylou Lummiss narrator
Tues. Dec.24 Christmas Eve, service 7:00 P.M.
Sun. Dec. 29 Christmas 1, Comfy Cozy Sunday, worship team and congregation leading service
Please let us know if someone is ill, in hospital or going through a challenging time.
Thank-you for continued support of our Food Bank.
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Peace, Justice, Grace and Blessings,
1981 Sturgeon Rd,
Phone: (705) 793-2511