Weekly News October 13, 2019
Sower of Grace, remind us that your harvest is plentiful even when the labourers seem few. As we gather in thanksgiving with our families, remind us we can reap the constant promise that each of us belongs to your family. In Christ we are all siblings called to share in your love your justice and your mercy. Amen
What's Coming Up
14th: UCW Meeting, 7:30pm Trinity Hall, First United
15th: Board Meeting, 7:30pm Multi-purpose Room, First United
16th: Mt Pearl Community Supper, 5:30-7:30pm Park Place
19th: Anniversary Supper and Auction, 6:00 pm Trinity Hall, First United
19th: Jacobs Passage Concert, 7:30 pm First United Church
20th: Anniversary Service, 11:00am First United Church
21st: Quilting Group, 7:30pm Multi-purpose Room, First United
27th: Worship Service, 11:00am First United Church
28th: SNAC's Pumpkin Carving & Trick or Trunk, 6:00pm Trinity Hall
30th: Book Club, 7:30pm Multi-purpose Room
2nd: UCW Afternoon Tea & Bake Sale, 2:00-4:00pm Trinity Hall
3rd: Worship Service, 11:00am First United Church
10th: Worship Service, 11:00am First United Church
13th: Mt Pearl Community Supper, 5:30-7:30pm Park Place
10th: Worship Service, 11:00am First United Church
17th: Worship Service, 11:00am First United Church
20th: Mt Pearl Community Supper, 5:30-7:30pm Park Place
24th: Worship Service, 11:00am First United Church
Ongoing Every Week
Lectionary Bible Study Tuesday mornings 10:30-11:30am First United Church
Weekly Prayer Group Thursday mornings 10:00-11:00am First United Church
Count Your Blessings Calendar
Did you remember to count your blessing daily over the last month? If so, bring your blessing donation when you come to church on Thanksgiving Sunday. Or you can drop it off at the church office any day during the week.
Thank you from the UCW
October 19, 2019
Anniversary Dinner and Silent Auction at 6:00 pm
followed by Concert by Jacobs Passage at 7:30 pm )
Don't miss out! Get Your Tickets NOW
Tickets are available at the church office.
Cost for dinner tickets is $25 each.
Starting at 6 pm - a hot turkey supper with dessert.
There will be assigned seating with six persons to a table.
The deadline to purchase tickets is October 15th
There will also be a silent auction.
Followed by Concert - Jacob's Passage
Contemporary Christian music, country gospel and traditional hymns - Jacob’s Passage in concert. This will take place in the Sanctuary right after the Anniversary Dinner at 7:30 pm. Cost of tickets for the concert are $15 and can be purchased at the church office.
Our monthly meeting is Monday, October 14th. at 7:30pm in Trinity Hall. Please remember to bring along your personal care items. Also we will be collecting $3.00 or a Christmas item to go in the basket for the upcoming Afternoon Tea. If you have an item for the basket, please bring it along Monday night or as soon as possible after. You can also leave it at the office during the week but be sure to tell Christina what it is for. The duty sheet for the afternoon tea will also be circulated.
Our Fall Afternoon Tea and Bake Sale is taking place Saturday, November 2nd, 2:00-4:00pm in Trinity Hall. Cost is $7 for adults and $3 for children. Tickets will be available at the door. Come and join us for a great time!
Advance notice: Our November meeting is the shower for Emmanuel House and Carew Lodge. It is also election of officers for the coming year.
QUILTING GROUP: The Quilting Group will meet Monday, October 21st at 7:30 pm in the Multi-purpose Room.
BOOK CLUB: The Book Club will be starting up again on Wednesday, October 30th at 7 pm in Trinity Hall.
Food Bank Sunday at First United Church - November 3rd: The first Sunday of the month has been designated as Food Bank Sunday. Members of the congregation are asked to bring along any non-perishable food items and place them in the bin in the church vestibule. Envelopes are also available in the church pews if you would like to make a contribution. You can also visit their website, www.bridgestohope.ca, to make a donation online.
Building Fund Sunday - October 27th: The last Sunday of the month has been designated as Building Fund Sunday. Envelopes are available in the church pews if you would like to make a contribution. Thank you for your continued support.
Beverage Container Recycling
Reminder to Support SNAC
SNAC, our Youth Group, Collects Recyclables. The Beverage Container Recycling is an ongoing project for SNAC. They use the proceeds to help fund their activities.
If you would like to drop off your beverage recycling at the church, here’s what can be recycled: aluminum can; plastic containers; glass bottles; steel cans; drink boxes (tetra); mini sips (drink pouches) etc. (Please wash out all bottles and remove all caps before dropping them off.) Please note: we are requesting beverage containers only!
From SNAC to all those who participate - Thank you for your support!
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