Joan Vinall-Cox

Longtime member of Maple Grove United Church

Oomama Benefit Concert at St. John’s

There is a benefit concert happening at St. John’s United Church (262 Randall St. OakvilleFriday February 23 at 7:30 pm. If you haven’t yet heard the Oakville Children’s Choir, you will be blown away.

Also performing are tenor Mervyn Russell, soprano Charlene Pauls and pianist Herb Williams.

The tickets are only $20 ($15 for students).

This is an important fundraiser for Oomama, the local grandmother group within the Grandmothers to Grandmothers (G2G) Campaign,… Read more Oomama Benefit Concert at St. John’s

Our annual Fertilizer Sale is coming fast!

As the church’s largest annual fundraiser, and the only one that targets fund-raising from outside our church community, every helping hand makes a difference. 
 
To ensure we have another successful year we again need volunteers to be Territory Captains to help deliver flyers and make some phone calls to past customers to remind them of the upcoming Sale. 

New Town bylaws are making it more difficult to place Mobile Signs advertising our Sale so delivering our Flyer has become more crucial to our success.  … Read more Our annual Fertilizer Sale is coming fast!

MGM DINERS – 2018

The Diner’s are Back!

THE MGM DINERS
WOULD LIKE TO EXPAND TO INCLUDE… YOU!

PLEASE CONSIDER PARTICIPATING WITH A WONDERFUL GROUP WHO HAVE ALREADY DISCOVERED THE FUN OF SHARING A MEAL WITH SOME VERY FRIENDLY MEMBERS OF MAPLE GROVE UNITED CHURCH

LIKE-MINDED PEOPLE JOIN TOGETHER IN A FRIENDLY ATMOSPHERE

WE SHARE IDEAS
 AND WE DO TRY TO SOLVE SOME WORLD PROBLEMS!
BUT MOST OF ALL WE GET TO KNOW ONE ANOTHER

PLEASE COME AND SHARE IN THE STORIES AND THE HUMOUR
AND,… Read more MGM DINERS – 2018

Introducing The Coldest Night of The Year: Feb. 24, 2018

Are you ready to brave the cold? 
Introducing The Coldest Night of The Year

February 24, 2018
Glen Abbey Community Centre, Oakville

The Coldest Night of the Year is a fun, family friendly 2, 5, 10 km walk that raises money and awareness for the hungry, homeless and hurting. This is a great opportunity to get involved in your community, support Food For Life and those who are struggling to find their next meal this winter.… Read more Introducing The Coldest Night of The Year: Feb. 24, 2018

Out of the Cold – 2018


Bruce Tanaka, Andy King and the youth will be    volunteering at Out of the Cold February 16, 2018. 

They are asking if the congregation wishes to support this mission through donations. Here is the list of needs:

  • Gently Used Clothing:
  • Men’s jeans
  • hoodies, sweatshirts
  • sweat pants
  • t-shirts and long sleeved tops
  • winter coats for both men and women
  • warm gloves for men and women
  • sturdy winter boots for men and women (no dress boots)
  • trial size soaps and shampoos

If you are inclined to purchase new items:

  • underwear,

Read more Out of the Cold – 2018

Messy Church – Feb. 3rd, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Saturday, February 3, 2018: 5.00 – 7.00 p.m.

Please join us for our next Messy Church, which is our church’s answer to the lives of busy families with young children who often cannot attend church on Sunday mornings.

 We gather for a fun evening of crafts, songs, worship, and supper together all centred around an engaging theme!

Read more Messy Church – Feb. 3rd, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.

The Spirituality of Resilience – A Study of The Psalms

Beginning Wednesday, February 14, 7:00 p.m.  in the Friendship Room,

Andy King will lead this six-week Lenten Bible study of one of the more powerful parts of Holy Scripture – the collection of Hebrew poetry called the Psalms. Come and see why the Psalms have formed the foundation of prayer and worship for Jews and Christians alike for almost 30 centuries.

First session: Wednesday Feb. 14, 7 p.m.

Second session: Wednesday Feb. 28, 7 p.m.

Read more The Spirituality of Resilience – A Study of The Psalms

Modern Miracle Dinner Fundraiser – Sunday February 25


Two sittings:  4:30 pm & 6:30 pm at Maple Grove United Church                        

346 Maple Grove Drive 
Menu: lasagna or spaghetti, salad, coffee/tea/juice
Tickets:     Adults:  $20, Youth (6-16 yrs):  $15

                                                                                                               
Tickets are available weekdays at the church office or Sunday after services:
905-845-5721 or mguc@cogeco.net                                         

Modern Miracle Dinner Fundraiser for Canadian Food Grains Bank is a partnership of churches working to end global hunger by:

  • Supporting international programs to meet immediate food needs globally;

Read more Modern Miracle Dinner Fundraiser – Sunday February 25