Welcome to the Mount Carmel-Zion United Church's web site. We hope that you find the information useful and informative and will take the time to come and visit us sometime when you are in the area. See the upcoming events along the side for information on our Sunday services.

Community Vacation Bible School

Community Vacation Bible School will be hosted by Mount Carmel-Zion United Church August 11-15, 2014 from 9-11:30 a.m. Youth ages 4 to 12 are invited to come out to enjoy stories, crafts, games and songs as we visit God's Workshop of Wonders. Cost: $5/child. To pre-register or volunteer as a helper, contact Betty Madter at 905-659-7248 or rmadter@sympatico.ca.

Deborah's Sabatical

Pastor Deborah is on sabbatical leave from May 5 to August 5. During that time, Ellen Baynton-Walker has been contracted as a Weekend supply coverage for Sunday worship, some pastoral care and emergencies. Should any pastoral needs arise please contact the Clerk of Session Anita Nichol at 519-822-3569. Other messages can be left on the church's voice mail 519-822-8610. 

A Message from Deborah

“So God blessed the seventh day and hallowed it,
because on it God rested from all the work that God had done on creation.”

Seniors’ Potluck Luncheon

Seniors’ Potluck Luncheon – Wednesday, June 4th  at noon (gathering from 11:30 a.m.) – at the Community Centre in Aberfoyle.  “Surf & Sand”, Florence & Betty 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! 

Seniors' Lunch Flyer

Attached is the flyer for the Seniors' Lunch Flyer for June.

National Volunteer Week

Greetings from the General Council Office,

To recognize and celebrate National Volunteer Week (April 6–12, 2014), the United Church’s Moderator, the Right Rev. Gary Paterson, has written a letter of thanks to the many thousands of United Church members and adherents who generously volunteer their time and talents every day.

The Moderator’s letter can be found at the end of this message. It is also posted on The United Church of Canada’s website

The Downside of Upsizing Bank Executive Salaries

For Immediate Release
Monday, March 31, 2014

The Downside of Upsizing Bank Executive Salaries

Toronto: Bill Davis is one Bank of Montreal shareholder who’s not happy to see his dividends being used to pay exorbitant salaries to top bank executives. In fact, he’s hoping other shareholders will agree with him when he addresses the bank’s annual general meeting in Toronto on April 1.

United Church Members Are Being Asked to Sign a Pledge for Medicare

For Immediate Release
Tuesday, March 25, 2014

United Church Members Are Being Asked to Sign a Pledge for Medicare

Toronto: For 60 years The United Church of Canada has advocated in support of universal health care. Now the church is calling on its members to sign the Medicare Pledge launched by the Canadian Health Coalition, a public advocacy organization dedicated to the preservation and improvement of Medicare.

Senior's Spring Pot Luck Luncheon

Seniors’ Spring Pot luck Luncheon at noon (gathering at 11:30 a.m.) at Aberfoyle Community Centre.  Entertainment by students from Aberfoyle Public School.  Everyone welcome.  Registration is appreciated, call Mary Beth at 519-822-6211 or email janetc@sentex.net. Sponsored by Mount Carmel-Zion United Church Mission & Outreach Committee. Planned potlucks June 4th,  October 1st and Christmas Dinner in December to be determined.

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Youth Group Event at Crieff Hills - December 1st 2013

Greetings from Crieff Hills Retreat and Conference Centre!

We realize this is short notice but the opportunity and the idea came together quickly so this is your invitation.  We are hoping that this will lead to regular events when youth can meet with other youth in their area from theirs and other denominations. 

Annual Christmas Parade

The Puslinch Optimist Club is presenting the Annual Christmas Parade on Sunday November 24 @ 2 pm.  This year our theme is "Fun".  We are looking for a variety of participants to make this year's parade another success!  Parade route - Township Office on Wellington Road 34, east to Brock Road (Wellington Road 46), south to Maple Leaf Lane, then into the Community Centre grounds where Santa will greet the children.  Please call John Alexander 519-826-5750or Sally Whittle 519-763-0202 to confirm your participation.  

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