Announcements

Updated:  December 13th, 2017

Be sure to check our Calendar for “Events of the Week”

 

Friendly reminder ~ please have your bulletin announcements submitted to the Church Office, in writing, by Thursday mornings at 10 am. Thursdays are Bulletin Day ~ this means limited access to Tracy and the photocopier!!

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Rev. Valerie is requesting assistance from members of the congregation by contacting her (902-324-1615) or the Church Office (902-895-8098) if there is someone they know from the congregation who is ill or in hospital.

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Fundscrip – Do you shop at Sobeys? Buy gas at Canadian Tire? Dine out? You could be buying Fundscrip Gift Cards from the church to help us raise funds for ongoing programming (and to help pay the bills!) You pay the face value of the card and we get a discount. It costs you nothing extra, but really helps us out! Order forms are available at the back of the church and the church office.  Place your order one week and pick it up the next!

ORDERS are placed on the first Tuesday of each month.  

Next Order:  January 9th, 2017.  Orders due by Thursday, January 4th ~ 12  Noon!!   Need more info?  Call Tracy in the Church Office – 902-895-8098.

Don’t want to order?  Purchase cards directly from the Church Office – Sobeys, and Superstore!!  $50 denominations.

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The Food Bank Sunday is last Sunday of the month.   Please remember those in our community who are less fortunate, and give as you can. Items always in need are canned meats & milk, soups, cereals, beans, macaroni, juices, tea and coffee.  Non perishable items may be left in the Food Bank box any Sunday of the month.

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Change for Change is held the first Sunday of each month (except July & August).  Our Sunday School student collect your pocket change during the service and the money is sent to a school in Haiti.

 

The wreaths on the front church doors are in loving memory of Rev. George & Norma MacLean, ~ donated by Lee & Judy MacLean.
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The UCW are now selling 2018 Church Calendars. $5 each. Available from the Church Office.
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2018 Church Envelopes ~ If you are able to help by delivering someone envelopes, please do so.
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Sisters in Spirit pins are here ~ just in time for Christmas. $10 ~ Proceeds go to Transition House, Truro.
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On Thursday evening, December 21st at 7:00 p.m., First United Church (711 Prince Street, Truro) will host a “longest night” concert featuring Blackwood (Peter-Anthony Togni and Jeff Reilly) presenting The Concert Of 100 Candles. This concert will be a chance to slow the pace in a busy season. Tickets are $20 ($5 student), available at the First United Church office and at the door. For more information, contact (902) 895-8098.