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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:  April 6th    ~ Orders due the Thursday before, 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.   We Are Not Collecting Right Now.  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.

Friendly reminder ~ you must register each week for Sunday’s Worship Service. You can call the church office anytime and leave a message or drop a line via email, preferably before Thursday afternoon.
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Tellers for March: Krista McNutt and Carolyn Ward
Ushers for March: Greg Allen, Allan Darby, Robert & Audrey Jordan
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The Annual Meeting will be held on Sunday, March 7th after our worship service. (11:30am) Please register for this meeting by calling the church office.
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Yard Sale – Cleaning out your basement? Your attic? . . . the UCW will be holding a Yard Sale on Saturday, May 1st. Items may be dropped off the week of the sale.
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Fabric Sale – we are once again collecting fabric and sewing supplies for a sale to be held the last Saturday in May. Items may be dropped off now for sorting, bagging and pricing.
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Buongiorno! Since we are not able to travel, why not have an Italian night (Canadian version) without leaving home? We will be having a take-out dinner on Thursday, March 12th for the price fo $12. The menu includes: Caesar Salad, Garlic Bread, Italian Pasta Casserole and chocolate brownie. Pre-Orders only. Tickets available at the church office until Friday, March 12th or until sold out. Pick up on Thursday, March 18th between 4 and 6 pm. For more information contact Ann MacCormack (902) 895-6936 or Linda Bennett (902) 895-4571. Proceeds for the continuing work of the UCW.
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Comfort and Care ~ In 2019 Tatamagouche Centre launched a fundraising appeal to purchase much needed items for the Centre. In view of the challenges of 2020, the Centre is looking ahead in hope, that this new year, will be one of much success.
First United’s UCW will be making a donation but if anyone from the congregation would like to help out and make their own donation, please see Tracy in the Church Office.
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Canadian Blood Services – A Blood Donor Clinic is being held at Best Western Truro; Wednesday, March 24th (12-3pm & 5-8pm); Thursday, March 25th (12-3pm & 5-8pm) and Friday, March 26th (12-3pm). Appointments Only! Make your appointment by visiting blood.ca or download our Give Blood app.
Blood. It’s in you to give!
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