Are you on P.A.R to donate regulary to your Church? We are asking any members to consider this to help your Church survive financially especailly during these hard times. Please call 905-987-5448 Jack Hartwell MG Treasurer for more information or email firstname.lastname@example.org. E-Transfer now accepted at Maple Grove at email@example.com
SHARE SUNDAY AT MAPLE GROVE: Please bring any non-perishable food itemsand place them in the baskets at the church to assist the Salvation Army food banks. Ifyou would rather give a monetary donation for the purchase of perishable food items, tax receipts will be issued. items will be gladly received any and all Sundays of the month not just the last Sunday of the month
THE MAPLE GROVE UCW is coordinating a winter clothing and miscellaneous drivefor homeless and less fortunate in the community. Any gently used winter outdoor andindoor clothing, blankets, durable bags (back-packs, duffle bags, hockey bags), and anyunused toiletries would be greatly appreciated. Items may be brought to Maple GroveChurch until October 31st or contact Rhonda Carr for a mid-week drop-off location. Anyfood donations may be dropped off at the church separately.
Happy Birthday on Oct 19 to Harold Curwin! Many happy returns to you!
OFFERING CONTRIBUTIONS: For anyone wanting to send their offerings to their member church, please contact Joan Pickell (905-436-2667) at Ebenezer, or Jack Hartwell (905-987-5448) at Maple Grove. ETRANSFERS CAN BE ACCEPTED AT EBENEZER AND NOW AT MAPLE GROVE. PAR givings will be accepted at both churches. If sending a cheque make sure your cheque is payable to your member church. Ebenezer folks can send their cheques to the church office (1669 Courtice Rd., Courtice L1E 2M9) and at Maple Grove, Jack Hartwell would prefer that cheques be sent to his home address (2947 Bellwood Dr., Newcastle L1B 0L5
COFFEE TIME WITH THE MINISTER: Rev Carol would like to invite folks to join her on Wednesday mornings at 10:00 via zoom for a time of fellowship. If you are interested in joining these morning visits, please send a message to the church office at firstname.lastname@example.org.
USE OF ZOOM ID: When either church is hosting a meeting using the Zoom ID and password, please contact Rev Carol first to make sure that the time you wish to hold your meeting is not already booked. Contact by Rev Carol by phone or email. Thank you.
PROFILE COMMITTEE: Members of this committee include: Terry Kelsey, Marg & Dave Barraball, Iain Oliver, Dave Unwin, Rick Dolan, Kim Robinson and Brian Duffey. With the assistance of Sharon Goulding, this committee will prepare a new version of the old Joint Needs Assessment Committee report offering up to date information about our pastoral charge.
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED:· The Official Board requires a co-chair from Ebenezer to replace Mary-Ann Found who resigned at the last meeting. If you are interested contact Terry Kelsey (905-623-6269) at Maple Grove. MAPLE GROVE CHURCH COMMITTEES: Anyone looking to be on a committee at Maple Grove church contact Terry Kelsey. We are looking for new people on all committees. Thank you.
GUIDEBOOK FOR MENTAL HEALTH SYSTEM: For families navigating the Mental Health System in the Durham Region, contact the church office to access this guidebook
FUNERAL PHONE TREE: For those who are fairly new to our church and do not receive the bulletin announcements via email, kindly let the church office (905-436-1258) know if you wish to be added to our Funeral Phone Tree in the event that one of our members passes away.Thanks so much.
BOSTON PIZZA REWARDS: Boston Pizza has given a generous donation, through your patronage, towards our new Church Sign. We are happy to announce that we will be continuing to fund raise with the Boston Pizza Rewards Program for Church projects. Please help support Boston Pizza and Maple Grove UC by writing the church name on the back of your receipts and placing them in a box at the front of the Boston Pizza in Bowmanville. SCRIPTURE READERS: If you wish to participate in a Sunday service by reading scripture, please sign up on the lists provided at both churches on their bulletin boards. Pulpit Supply will forward the readings to you well advance of the Sunday you have chosen. Thanks so much.
MAPLE GROVE WEBSITE! If you have any events or important things to include on the website, please forward them to Chris at: email@example.com
BOOKS NEEDED: Maple Grove Stewards wish to thank all those people who contributed their discarded books to the church library over the past year. While this is not a huge money maker it does enable you to clear out those books that you have read and helps other people to enjoy the restful art of reading and relaxing.
Bulletin Announcements – To office by 11 am Wednesdays.