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Michael House Pregnancy Care Centre Prayer Bulletin – February 2016

We Praise God for:

  • the residence and the supportive housing apartments currently being fully occupied;
  • two new babies, including one born on Christmas Eve;
  • the generosity of the Guelph community towards us, especially at Christmas;
  • the Bishop Macdonnell student house renovation project currently underway for our benefit;
  • a new Board member and new staff applicants;
  • our faithful supporters and prayer partners.

We Pray for:

Chalmers Community Services Centre Garage Sale

Decluttering?  Want to donate?

A Garage Sale in support of Chalmers Community Services Centre (CCSC) will be held Saturday, March 19 from 9 am to 12 pm at Harcourt Memorial United Church, 87 Dean Ave.  Books, collectibles, household items, and small furniture will be sold.  Donations to the sale can be made at Harcourt Thursday and Friday, March  17-18 from 9 am to 6 pm.  For donation information or to make an early donation, please call 519-766-0874.  Proceeds support the three CCSC food pantries.

Diana Sterenberg 

Refugee Donation Project is a Success !

Hello everyone,

The Refugee donation project has been an incredible success !

Pancake Lunch

Mission & Outreach - Annual Pancake Lunch. Sunday, February 7th, following worship.

Enjoy pancakes, sausage, juice, coffee/tea, muffins Free Will offering in support of Canadian Foodgrains Bank

Moderator: On Fossil Fuels and Living into Decisions Made

12 January 2016

Dear brothers and sisters in Christ,

The United Church’s New Creed affirms our commitment to live with respect in creation. How we do that is not always clear. However, we have different approaches to how we live out these shared values. In our diversity, it is inevitable that our church will make choices that some of us find hard to accept.

Syria Emergency Relief: Government Extends Deadline for Matching Donations

Thanks to the generosity of those who responded to the United Church’s Emergency Appeal for Syrian Refugees, as of January 2016, the United Church has received nearly $790,000 to support partners responding to this crisis.

Conformation of Meeting for Refugees

Hello everyone,

This letter is to confirm the meeting for 300 to 400 refugees that will settle in our region of Guelph and Wellington County. The meeting will be held on Sunday January 10th. at the Puslinch Community Centre on Brock Rd., in Aberfoyle Ontario, starting at 1:00 PM.


Five Oaks Newsletter

The Five Oaks semi-annual newsletter is attached.

Meeting for Refugees

Hello everyone,

First, I want to wish everyone a Happy New Year and may 2016 bring us Peace and much Joy.  Secondly, I want to thank everyone for the amazing support and help with the Puslinch Supporting Refugees project. I have a attached a news video from the Globe and Mail showing us all why we are supporting and helping our new Canadians with their "dreams". I have also placed this on our web site www.puslinch.org  on the "news" page. 

McLean, Helen M.

McLEAN, Helen Margaret (Laking) August 19, 1936 - December 25, 2015 of Aberfoyle, passed away peacefully at home. Beloved wife of 59 years to Bruce Clark McLean. Loved mother of Barbara Brimelow (Gary), Catherine McGrorey (Daniel), the late Donna Cornwell (2001), Sandra Viol (Mike) and Robert McLean (Colleen). Lovingly cherished by her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Predeceased by her parents Harvey Wilfred Laking and Mary Eileen (Wigood), a sister Alma Laking (2015) and a brother Brock Laking (2009). She will be missed by extended family and friends. A special thank you to Dr.


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