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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:  Tuesday, November 2nd ~ Orders due Thursday, October 28th by 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 October: Krista McNutt and Sonya Law
Ushers for October: George Vacheresse, Ruthie Hiltz, Allen Darby and Greg Allan
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A Celebration of Life for Graham Campbell will take place on Saturday, October 23rd at 1 pm at First United Church. Guests will be required to wear masks, show proof of vaccination and maintain social distancing.
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Council will meet on Tuesday, October 26th (in the Sanctuary) at 7pm to receive the report from the Profile Team.
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There will be a Congregational Meeting following worship on October 31st for the purpose of receiving the report of the Profile Team and voting on their recommendations. Please make every effort to attend as we determine our needs moving forward.
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A New Look at Prayer continues with Jennifer Jordan, Wednesdays this fall at 10am. Pre-registration is required, you can do so by contacting the Church Office.
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Next Film Group: Tuesday, October 19th at 10 am in the Parlour. FULL! Please let the office know if you are interested in attending as space is limited due to social distancing. This week’s film is Harriet. Based on the thrilling and inspirational life of an iconic American freedom fighter, Harriet tells the extraordinary tale of Harriet Tubman’s escape from slavery and transformation into one of America’s greatest heroes. Her courage, ingenuity, and tenacity freed hundreds of slaves and changed the course of history.

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Pantry Table for the Craft Market – Saturday, November 6th – We are looking for the donations of baked good, pickles, jams etc., for the pantry table at the Craft Market. Donations may be dropped off to the Church Hall on Friday, November 5th in the afternoon.

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