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Vida Ruth Bain Notice

BAIN, Vida Ruth (nee Seifert) - Died in Guelph General Hospital on Sunday April 10, 2016, at the age of 68. Born in Winnipeg, MB, to the late Herbert Arthur Seifert and the late Ruth Louise (Nilson) Seifert on November 7, 1947, as a child she moved with her family to Sudbury, ON. Following completion of secondary school in Sudbury, she attended McMaster University in Hamilton, ON, from which she graduated with a degree in history.

Chalmers Community Service Centre is Moving!

Chalmers Community Services Centre (CCSC) is very excited to announce that it will be moving to a new permanent home.  This Sunday, April 17 we would like to invite you to a very special Open House at 42 Carden St., the former Acker building.  The Open House will run 1-5 pm and you are welcome to drop by and see the space before construction begins.

Thank you!

Diana Sterenberg 
Administrator

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

Memorial Service Update

A memorial service for Jim Smith (Anita Nichol's brother) will take place on April 23 at 1:00 p.m. at McKersie-Kocher Funeral Home, Milton.

A memorial service for former Morriston resident Vi Bain will be held on Tuesday April 26, at 11:00 a.m. at Mount Carmel-Zion United Church.

Please keep Anita and her family and Colin and his family in your prayers.

Seniors’ June Potluck luncheon

Seniors’ June Potluck luncheon – Wednesday, June 1st at noon (gathering from 11:30 a.m.) – at the Community Centre in Aberfoyle.  Entertainment by Keith Marcy’s Square Dancers with Paul & Wendy MacDonald providing music.  Reservations appreciated call Mary Beth at 519-822-6211 or email janetc@sentex.net .  Everyone Welcome – Bring a friend!  Event sponsored by Mount Carmel-Zion United Church in Morriston.  Mark your calendar also for potluck on October 5th with the ‘Silvertones’ entertaining and the Christm

Michael House Pregnancy Care Centre Prayer Bulletin – April 2016

We Praise God for:

  • two new baby boys;
  • one of our residents whose baby is almost due, expecting to graduate from High School just in time! 
  • the supportive housing program getting underway with full occupancy;
  • our wonderful volunteers, including the Life Chain group who cleaned the house recently;
  • dedicated team members within our staff and Board;
  • our faithful supporters and prayer partners.

We Pray for:

April 03/16 Waterloo Presbyterial Annual Meeting

Last chance to purchase Meal Tickets, by March 31st/16!

Cost: $10.00

Call Betty Kocher 519-578-8248 

bettykocher@yahoo.ca

Special diets available by contacting Betty.

Theme Speaker: Rev. Dr. Diane Walker AM

Entertainment: Male Quartet 'The Twin City Harmonizers' PM

Fun! Fellowship! Book Display with Pat Gilmore

and MORE!!!!!

Michael House's March Prayer Bulletin - March 2016

We Praise God for:

  • a new baby boy born in February; 
  • the supportive housing program getting underway with full occupancy;
  • our wonderful volunteers;
  • dedicated team members within our staff and Board;
  • our faithful supporters and prayer partners;
  • the generosity of the Guelph community towards us.

We Pray for:

CLAWS FOR A CAUSE: ATTENTION ALL DOG & CAT OWNERS

On Saturday, April 16, Kortright Animal Hospital staff will be offering pedicures at Harcourt Memorial United Church, 87 Dean Ave.,  from 10:00 a.m. to noon.  The veterinarians and staff will be donating their time and there will be a freewill offering with the proceeds going to Chalmers Community Services Centre. Donations of more than $15 will receive a charitable receipt.  Please mark your calendar and treat your four-legged friend.

Help shape the United Church’s future

The 42nd General Council made major decisions to transform the structure of The United Church of Canada.  These decisions do not take effect unless the broader church approves through the “remit” process.  The eight remits, with background information about them, are now available at GC42.ca/remits. We need to hear from pastoral charges on five of these proposals, and from presbyteries on all eight.

Seniors’ Spring Potluck Luncheon

Seniors’ Spring Potluck luncheon – Wednesday, April 6th at noon (gathering from 11:30 a.m.) – at the Community Centre in Aberfoyle.  Entertainment by students of Aberfoyle Public School.  Reservations appreciated call Mary Beth at 519-822-6211 or email janetc@sentex.net .  Everyone Welcome – Bring a friend!  Event sponsored by Mount Carmel-Zion United Church in Morriston.  Mark your 2016 calendar also for potlucks on June 1st & October 5th and the Christmas Dinner on December 7th.

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