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Welcome to Maple Grove United Church

9:00 am & 10:30 am

All Are Welcome

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Church Organist

Maple Grove United Church is seeking an enthusiastic, proficient organist as part of their extensive music program. Reporting to the Director of Music, the organist would provide accompaniment, on both our augmented pipe organ and grand piano, at rehearsals and performances. The organist would also be responsible for prelude, postlude and offertory selections during worship service. This is a permanent part-time position, September 01st to June 30th, 8-10 hours per week, predominately on Thursday evenings and Sunday mornings.
We thank all who apply to us at Maple Grove United Church; however, only those to be interviewed will be contacted. Please apply in confidence to:

Dorothy Gartshore
C/O Maple Grove United Church,
346 Maple Grove Drive, Oakville, L6J 4V5
email
gartshore.d@gmail.com

Upcoming Church and Christian Education Events

Upcoming Events

February, 2016

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Updating the Maple Grove United Website
Over the next few months, we are updating this website.
Please help us create a website that is useful for you by filling out this very brief survey.

Here is the link: http://goo.gl/forms/rHDHPgFOQY Thanks!

From Creation to Christ

Coming in January

Last year we covered from Christ to Calvin. This year we will go back in time to cover from Creation to Christ. In seven sessions (over nine weeks as Council will be using the room twice), I will be presenting on Wednesdays starting January 13 at 7:30 PM in the Friendship Room:

Christianity According to The Bible, Tradition, and Legend
Part II: BC
From Creation to Christ

January 13 Session I: From Creation to Flood
Download Session 1 Slides Here
January 27 Session II: From Noah’s Children To Joseph
Download Session 2 Slides Here
February 3 Session III: The Exodus – Moses And Joshua
Download Session 3 Slides Here
February 10 Session IV: The Judges – Othniel to Samuel
February 24 Session V: The United Kingdom – Saul to Rehoboam
March 2 Session VI: The Divided Kingdoms
March 9 Session VII: Judah to Herod the Great
Al Wheable

Quick Trip Through Christian History

“From Christ to Calvin”, the title of the new “Learning For The Soul” series, has now concluded.
For anyone who wasn’t able to attend Alan Wheable’s fascinating overview of the early periods of Christian history, Alan has prepared a book format of his presentations.

The History of Christianity

Amen: St. Louis: An opportunity for service, learning, spiritual renewal, and theological reflection

We are looking ahead to a mission trip to St. Louis, Missouri in March of 2016. We now have a group of about 13 folks – 4 youth, and 9 adults – who are confirmed to go. Our plan is to leave Friday evening on March 11, stop overnight and arrive on the 12th. Then, the following Friday we would do the same coming home, arriving back in Oakville on the 19th.

We hope this trip will be a great opportunity to be exposed to the hurts of the world in a place that may simultaneously look both very similar to and very different from Oakville. We won’t “fix” everything in St. Louis in a week, but we go with humility and an openness to being changed from our service and the relationships we form with locals. Through our evening debriefing and conversations, we pray that our experiences in St. Louis will be transformed into a tangible expression of Christ’s love back here at home.

We have room for about 10 more people to join the trip. We hope you will consider this exciting opportunity. Please speak to Pastor Brenna if you’re interested in more information.

Stewardship

This year’s Stewardship theme is “Pie it Forward – Take 2”, as a follow on to our successful Pie it Forward campaign from last year. The theme is based on the idea of the God’s Pie video and Pay it forward, where random acts of kindness are paid forward to others in various forms, such as when we support the Church with our time, talent or treasure, to support the ministries and programs of the church, improve our community and our lives through faith.

You can find a link to the God’s Pie video at: Click Here

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Rev. Dr. Morar’s Weekly Column

Morar writes a weekly column for the online Oakville News. Read it here!

A Poetic Kind of Blog

Follow Andy King’s lectionary-based poetry blog: A Poetic Kind Of Place

Donations

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Maple Grove United Church

 346 Maple Grove Drive Oakville ON L6J 4V5

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