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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:  March 3rd ~ Orders due by Thursday, February 27th – 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 February: Burt Amiro, Carolyn Ward and Krista McNutt
Ushers for February: Evelyn Sutherland, Tillie Armstrong, Ruthie Hiltz, Judy Langille, Greg Allan and Ken Niles
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The Annual Meeting will take place on Sunday, February 23rd after our morning worship. If you wish a printed copy of the Annual Report, please let the Church Office know and one will be provided when they are ready.
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“Change for Change” really can make a change in the live of three young girls in Rabinal, Guatemala.
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Church Library ~ a reminder that our Library is located upstairs in Memorial Hall, Room #2. There is an excellent selection of Pastoral Care Books, Theology Books, Books for Children, and some for teens. If you can navigate the stairs, please visit!
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Spiritual Growth through Film ~ Join us on Tuesdays this Winter (10am) 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. Join us this Tuesday, February 25th for Stan and Ollie ~ Laurel & Hardy, one of the world’s greatest comedy teams, set out on a variety hall tour of Britain in 1953. STAN & OLLIE is a portrait of the most tender and poignant of creative marriages.

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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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Time for a winter outing… Join on at Hamilton Farms in Onslow for a sleigh ride, a bon fire and a wiener roast! Mark your calendars for Sunday, March 8th at 2 pm. RSVP to the church office before March 1st. Cost will be $2 per person.
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Youth Forum is looking for facilitators for 2020! Youth Forum is a youth event for grades 9 to age 19, that is only made possible by our incredible volunteers. If you have a passion for youth, and are looking for a way to give back to the youth in our church, we would love for you to join our team! Facilitators need to be at least 21 years old and be available April 15th for a training day and from May 21-24, 2020 for the main event!
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New Moon Drumming Circle will take place this Sunday evening (February 23rd) at 7:00 pm in the Ladies Parlour. All are welcome.
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Yard Sale and Fabric Sale – mark your calendars… Saturday, May 2nd, 2020 in Memorial Hall, First Untied Church. The UCW is now accepting donations of quilting and sewing supplies which may be dropped anytime for sorting, bagging etc. Yard Sale items will be accepted after March 31st, heavy items may be left on the stage, all others in Room #11 at the bottom of the stairs.
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