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, hosted by Mount Carmel-Zion United Church, will be held August 14-18, 9:00 to 11:30 a.m.  Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. on August 14th.  Join us at Hero Central to explore biblical heroes through songs, crafts, stories, games, science and snacks.  Open to all children ages 4 to 12.  Cost:  $5. Teenagers and adult helpers needed.

COMMUNITY CELEBRATION & POTLUCK

A celebration of Canada’s 150 th birthday and our gratitude for green space will be held June 24 th 2017 at 12pm in Morriston Meadows Park, Currie Drive. A great opportunity to socialize with friends, meet neighbours and friends of the community. This invitation is extended to anyone interested in attending. Starting off with a potluck lunch followed by social time, games for all ages, including informal family baseball, basket ball, soccer and tug of war. We encourage children to decorate their, bikes and wagons for a mini parade.

Please bring;

The United Church of Canada E-ssentials - May 1, 2017

Check out the latest version of The United Church of Canada E-ssentials.

Seniors’ Potluck Luncheon - Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Wednesday, June 7, 2017 at Noon (gathering from 11:30 a.m.) at Puslinch Community Centre in Aberfoyle a fully accessible building with lots of free parking.

Everyone Welcome - Bring a Friend!

Ryan, fire safety educator, will speak on fire safety.

RSVP appreciated - so we can have a name tag ready and a chair set for you - Call Mary Beth at 519-822-6211 or email janetc@sentex.net and please leave your name, phone # and the names of those coming with you.

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Guelph sea cadet to sail off the coast of Great Britain in unique training experience

THIS IS "little" Josh Oldfield all grown up! Sounds like a wonderful
adventure and learning experience.

This material was found on GuelphMercury.com:

"Guelph sea cadet to sail off the coast of Great Britain in unique
training experience"

Aberfoyle Public School Students Entertain at the Senior’s Luncheon

Aberfoyle Public School Students Entertain at the Senior’s Luncheon 

Mount Carmel Zion United Church began a seniors reach out program around 20 years ago. The program started as a potluck luncheon. A few years in the volunteers decided to include entertainment for the seniors to enjoy, such as guest speakers, singers and musicians. The event became so popular the church’s capacity wasn’t large enough, so they moved to The Puslinch Community Centre. 

Thank you from Chalmers Community Services Centre

Mount Carmel Zion United Church donated 256 pounds of food in March.

Thank you for your loyal support!

Diana Sterenberg 
Administrator
Chalmers Community Services Centre 519-822-8778 www.chalmerscentre.ca

Holy Humour Sunday

Holy Humour Sunday! Because one day is not enough to celebrate the Resurrection, we will continue our celebrations with Holy Humour Sunday on April 23. So bring your favourite joke, a beloved camp song, butterflies, Easter bonnets and crazy ties. Come prepared to add your voice to Holy Humour Sunday.

Millions of people at risk of starvation in parts of Africa and the Middle East

March 23, 2017

The United Church of Canada is launching an Extreme Hunger Appeal as the humanitarian crisis in Kenya, Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan, and Yemen reaches grave levels.

Update on Chalmers Move Downtown

After a few weeks of uncertainty, plans are now beginning to come together for our move out of 40 Baker Street. The decision was made this past week that our best option is to relocate to Three Willows/Chalmers West and we are deeply grateful to the church for welcoming us at short notice and with such generosity of spirit.

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