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Comprehensive Review Task Group Shares Broad Directions

The Comprehensive Review Task Group first gathered two years ago “to examine the comprehensive vision and circumstances of The United Church of Canada and develop a report and recommendations for the 42nd General Council 2015 that will best enable the church to live faithfully in God’s world at this time in the church’s life.” We were told everything was on the table, but little did we know just how large the table would turn out to be.

Towards Truth and Reconciliation - Niigaanibatowaad: FrontRunners

The film “FRONTRUNNERS: NIIGAANIBATOWAAD” is touring Southern Ontario with a number of the runners from the 1967 Pan Am Games torch relay.  Don’t miss a screening near you!
 

Alternative Gift Catalogue not Just for Christmas

Monday, November 3, 2014

Toronto: Alternative gift giving has become an increasingly popular phenomenon as people grow tired of receiving more and more “stuff” on special occasions like birthdays, Christmas, and anniversaries.

Moderator Reflects on Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide

14 October 2014

Toronto: On Wednesday, October 15, 2014, the Supreme Court of Canada will once again grapple with the life and death question of euthanasia and assisted suicide. The court is sitting to hear an appeal by the British Columbia Civil Liberties Association (BCCLA) in the Carter v. Canada case. The BCCLA is challenging the laws that criminalize doctors for helping competent, seriously ill individuals who wish to hasten death.

Seniors’ Christmas Dinner

Seniors’ Christmas Dinner – Wednesday, December 10th at noon (gathering from 11:30 a.m.) – at the Community Centre in Aberfoyle with entertainment by the “The Over The Hill Gang”.  Tickets $14 are necessary and sell quickly so call soon… Mary Beth at 519-822-6211 or email janetc@sentex.net.  Event sponsored by Mount Carmel-Zion United Church in Morriston.

Harvest & Holly Lunch & Bazaar

Harvest & Holly Lunch & Bazaar – Saturday, November 8th 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Community Centre in Aberfoyle with lots of free parking.  Meet a friend for lunch.  Stock up on baking, preserves, deli, plants, knitting & crafts for yourself or early Christmas presents.  Gramma’s Attic will return with interesting gently used items.  Event sponsored by Mount Carmel-Zion United Church. See you there!

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6th Annual Breakfast with Santa

Mark your calendar for the 6th Annual Breakfast with Santa – Saturday, November 22nd - 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at Puslinch Community Centre hosted by Mount Carmel Zion United Church and Car-Store Automotive. Bring your children, your appetites and come join in the fun.  For tickets contact Carolyn at cafunkenhauser@sympatico.ca or 519.829.3001. Prices are $7.00/ea or $25 for family of 4.

 

Moderator Writes to Prime Minister about Israel and Gaza

Toronto: In a letter to Prime Minister Stephen Harper, the Moderator of The United Church of Canada, the Right Rev. Gary Paterson, has called on the Prime Minister “to do all that you can to convince the governments of both Israel and Gaza to stop the violence.”

Seniors’ Potluck Luncheon

Seniors’ Potluck luncheon – Wednesday, October 1st at noon (gathering from 11:30 a.m.) – at the Community Centre in Aberfoyle.  The “LightshineSingers” will entertain.  Event sponsored by Mount Carmel-Zion United Church in Morriston.  Reservations appreciated call Mary Beth at 519-822-6211 or email janetc@sentex.net .  Everyone Welcome – Bring a friend!  Mark your calendar also for the Christmas Dinner on Wednesday, December 10th with Entertainment by the “The Over

Summer Cinema Theme

This year's Summer Cinema theme is "From Captivity to Freedom". The four films we will be discussing are "Frozen", "Quartet", "Tangled" and "Philomena". Enjoy watching.

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