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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:  February 4th ~ Orders due by Thursday, January 30th – 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 students collect your pocket change during the service and the money supports a scholarship for girls in Guatemala.

Tellers for January: Bob Braedley, Grant Langford, Karen MacCallum and Krista McNutt

Ushers for January:  Clyde Cantelope, Evelyn Sutherland, Ken Cameron, Avon Cox, Joan Stewart and Ken Niles
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Spiritual Growth through Film ~ Join us on Tuesdays this Winter in the Parlour to enjoy films on the big screen, at no cost and a short discussion to follow about the meaning behind the film. Our next film will be on Tuesday, January 28th with They Shall Not Grow Old – Marking the Centenary of the First World War, internationally renowned director Peter Jackson uses the voices of the veterans combined with original archival footage to bring to life the reality of war on the front line for a whole new generation. Footage has been colorized and transformed with modern production techniques to present never-before-seen detail.
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2020 Winter Bible Study – Join us Wednesdays this Winter (10am) for our Progressive Bible Study group for an eight session study in John’s Gospel, other wise known as the Community of the Beloved Disciple. John’s community struggled with the world, with the “Jews” and with other Christians. It was not unlike many churches in our time. For more information contact our Minister of Faith Formation, Rev. Roger Moore…. rogermoore@eastlink.ca
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The Nominating Committee would like to invite the Congregation to submit names for consideration to fill upcoming vacancies on the Church Council and Committees. Please contact Eleanor Norrie, Chair of the Nominating Committee, (902) 895-3846 or email eleanorrie@eastlink.ca

We are looking for someone to help organize the First United News… there is a wonderful support team in place, Tracy, Susan Dixon Dyke and the Editor John MacLean. If you think this is something you would be willing to take on, please contact Tillie Armstrong (902) 895-5811.

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