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In Recent News...

Our official grand opening of the new build! It was wonderful to see our community partners and supporters out for the official ribbon cutting at Supportive Housing, now to be known as Emily's Place!

We are grateful for the continued support of our supportive housing units. Affordable housing is crucial to protect the vulnerable in our community.

Did you know?

Aims claims

Information tid-bits from Amy Wilson, our Director of Programs & Services

Summer program at Ellis Chapel

Dear Friends

We would be delighted to welcome your congregants to the summer services at the historic Pioneer Ellis Chapel in Puslinch Township. The season opens on Sunday June 11 at 2:30 pm with a program of choral music by The Village Singers from Guelph, led by Marion Samuel-Stevens, followed by refreshments in the chapel garden.

We would appreciate a mention of this opening service in your church bulletin. Details regarding the entire summer program are included in the attached document. If possible could it be posted on your church bulletin board?

Toilet Paper for CCSC

Hello Church Partner Folks,

Just wondering if you're putting out a bulletin this week, if you wouldn't mind inviting congregants to donate toilet paper to CCSC. They can call us at 519-822-8778 if they have any questions about donations.

If you need more information or anything, let me know!

Thanking you, all.

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.

Sponsored by:

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

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