Joan Vinall-Cox

Longtime member of Maple Grove United Church. Retired from teaching communication skills at Sheridan College and at the University of Toronto at Mississauga. Ph.D on transitioning into teaching using the computer and the internet - Following the Thread: A New Technology on Scribd. Check it out: https://www.scribd.com/book/2063617

Lenten Bible Study

FRIDAY FAITH
How do we move through our Good Fridays of difficulty, of challenge, of suffering?

Beginning Wednesday evening, March 6, a five-part series on the Seven Last Words of Christ from the cross:

Were the words Jesus spoke from the cross just random utterances, of little meaning for others? Or were they messages of encouragement, even inspiration, for dark and difficult times?

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East Oakville Cards & Games Group 1st & 3rd Thursdays

At 1:30 pm Maple Grove United Church in the Friendship Room. 
The East Oakville Cards and Games Group continue to meet on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of the month at Maple Grove United Church in the Friendship Room starting at 1:15 pm. All are welcome. No partner needed. Refreshments are served.

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Maple Grove United Church Fertilizer Sale! Saturday, April 13, 2019

59th Annual Maple Grove United Church Fertilizer Sale! Saturday, April 13, 2019

Spring and our annual Fertilizer Sale is just around the corner!  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 alert them to the upcoming Sale.  

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Free Movie – “Mercy’s Blessing”

Winner of 12 international film awards:

MERCY’S BLESSING” – a short film about love, compassion, courage and justice.
Filmed in Malawi, Africa. Written and directed by Israeli filmmaker May Taherzadeh.

Tuesday, February 5, from 7 – 9 p.m. at Queen Elizabeth Park Cultural and Community Centre

In a rural village in the heart of Africa, a teenage boy has a dream: to raise himself and his younger sister out of poverty.

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Seconds for Stewardship – Good News!  We have gifts to share!

Seconds for Stewardship – Good News!  We have gifts to share!
It is that time of the year when we all are recovering from the many social events and responsibilities of the Christmas season.  We’ve all heard it said that “actions speak louder than words,” and the new year provides us with a great opportunity for all of us to speak volumes without opening our mouths.

We are still looking for contributions of time, talent and treasure ot the Church for this year.

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Maple Grove’s Yoga & Fitness 50+

 “I hate exercising, but I know it’s good for me.”

 Not everyone enjoys exercising… but everyone enjoys the benefits of exercising regularly, such as increase energy throughout the day to do the things you love.

We’ve got a class for every body with the mature body in mind.

Mondays
9:15-10:15 am     Total Body Workout
10:30-11:30 am   Sit Fit           

Wednesdays
9:15-10:15 am     Total Body Workout
10:30-11:30 am   Not-Your-Mama’s Chair Yoga

Fridays
9:15-10:15 am    Total Body Workout
10:55 –

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What the Outreach Committee Does, 2018

The Outreach Committee of Maple Grove United Church provides outreach to various communities at the International, national and local levels.  Projects that we support include: assisting Refugee families to come to Canada and relocate successfully, Neighbour Care Network (NCN, formerly Restore Halton) where we support Halton families in need with emotional, financial and coordination in finding support from various government programs.

In addition we provide financial assistance or resources to numerous organizations including Fair Trade groups, Canada Foodgrains Bank, Sleeping Children Around the World,

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