Announcements: August 19, 2018
Welcome to Strathroy United Church
We are happy to have you with us this morning. If you are new to our church please feel free to ask our Ushers any questions about our worship service and facility.
IT’S MISSION AND SERVICE SUNDAY
SO PLEASE JOIN US FOR A BBQ
AFTER THE SERVICE.
Free will offering to support our
Mission and Service Fund
LIGHT A CANDLE
TO SUPPORT OUR VACANCY SEARCH TEAM
Rev. Abiel would like the congregation to light a candle in their homes every Wednesday evening at 7 pm for about 10 minutes until a new minister is selected. This shows our Search Team we support them and with the help of the Holy Spirit to guide them they will make the best selection of a minister for our church.
Community Life Team: Wednesday, Sept. 5th at 11am
Church Council: Tuesday, September 11th at 7pm
Summer Office Hours
The church office will be open:
Tuesday to Thursday 9-4 in August
Prayer Circle Box
The Prayer circle group have supplied Prayer Request Cards that are completely confidential. At the back of the GJR you will find a locked wooden box with a slot for cards.
Tony & Tina Zimmermann invite the congregation to our Open House celebration of our 30th Wedding Anniversary, and Renske DeWeerd’s 85 Birthday(Tina’s Mom) and Tony’s 65 Birthday surprise on Saturday August 25, 2:00 – 4:00 pm. Your presence is our gift. All are welcome.
Rev. Abiel delivers small teddy bears when he does his hospital pastoral care visits. Joan Gentleman has done one that is knitted and if you wish to knit/crochet some please contact her at 519-245-4037. We thank Evelyn Bryant who has done the material ones in the past.
We are having a bee to do the material ones on Wednesday, August 29th from 10-3pm(bring a bag lunch). Options to help are cutting, sewing, stuffing, some embroidery work. You can be a part of the assembly line::>). Please let the office know if you are able to help with this project and if you have some spare thread, buttons, ribbons etc. Bonnie Joynt will coordinate once we know who is able to help.
This Sunday we ask you to pray for the ministry of the 43rd General Council in Oshawa.
We keep the family of Marnie Cunningham in our prayers as they move forward
without her in their lives. Marnie was a long time faithful member of our church and will be missed by many.
Please keep Barb Bett, and Evelyn Bryant in your prayers.
Community Life Team
We have applied for a booth at our local Farmers Market. Our goal is to promote our church and various programs to our community. Flyers will be available for information and various activities for children. We need your help too. We are looking for enthusiastic individuals who are willing to help promote our
church in a positive manner. If you could help out for 1 Saturday morning, that would be awesome. Please let anyone on Community Life Team know of your availability. Thanks.
We are also looking for a portable shade awning.
WHEN: 7:00pm – 9:00pm Friday August 24th
WHO: Youth grades 6-12.
WHAT: We will be having a 10-ft sundae at our next youth night! Yes, you heard me right, 10 FEET.
So, come on out and bring some of your favourite toppings to share and make this sundae delicious!
If you do not have any toppings of your own, do not worry we will be providing some as well.
If you cannot eat ice cream or have any allergies please let me know!
Come on out for:
If you have any questions, please e-mail Kaeleigh at email@example.com
Office Administrator for
Strathroy United Church