Announcements

Updated:  October 13, 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:  November 7th,  2017.  Orders due by Thursday, November 2nd ~ 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.

 

 

Progressive Bible Study ~ This Changed Everything – After 500 years the church again is in a stage of decline and change, what do you think needs to change, what new ideas or concepts needs to be nailed to the door of First United Church in Truro to be debated in public, what would move us to a more meaningful church as we journey in the 21st century?  Beginning September 27th ~  We meet each Wednesday at 10am in the Ladies’ Parlour.  No Costs, or obligations, come and bring a friend.  The coffee is free! Please join us.  Your views and opinions will be valued and respected.

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We have a Film Group that meets about three times each month to view a film and discuss the meaning of the film in our lives.  We begin on Tuesday, October 11th.  Please feel free to join us at 10:30 am to about 12:30.  You can bring your own popcorn.  Any questions, e-mail [email protected] 

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Congregational Meeting has been called for Sunday, October 22nd, after our morning worship.  Please make every effort to attend.

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We are looking for new recruits to serve as tellers (counting collection on Sunday mornings). If you are able to offer your time or would like to find out what is required for this please come to a training session Sunday, November 5th following worship. Lunch will be provided.

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FALL CRAFT MARKET ~ First United Church Memorial Hall – Saturday, October 21st ~ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm. Delicious Lunch Menu 11:00 am – 2:00 pm. Bake Sale – Large Variety of Craft Items – Something for everyone.  All who are able, we would appreciate your donations to our pantry / bake table. Come one and all, and bring a friend or two. Thank you!

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New Photo Directory! Photos for the new directory will be taken on Friday, October 27th beginning at 9:10 until noon; and Saturday, November 4th beginning at 9:00 am. Appointments (no sitting fee applied) can be made by calling Linda Bennett at (902) 895-4571 or after church today and on October 22nd.