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

St. John’s & Maple Grove – Feed God’s Children

HELP US FEED GOD’S CHILDREN

THERE IS ROOM AT THE TABLE FOR EVERYONE!
JOIN US FOR ROOM AT THE TABLE 

jointly  ST. JOHN’S & MAPLE GROVE FAMILIES
COME TOGETHER TO FEED GOD’S HUNGRY

This year we will be hosted by
St. John`s United Church,
 262 Randall Street,
Oakville
MARCH 29, 2020

Adults: $25.00
Children: $10 (under 12)

Included: spaghetti (gf spaghetti available) or lasagna,

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Notes on “NOTES” Music Series @ Maple Grove United Church

MARK YOUR CALENDARS

Notes on “NOTES” Music Series @ Maple Grove United Church returns! 
March 28, 2020
“The Psychology of Beethoven Explored Through Word and Music”
Dr. Deboroah Henry & Eran Rozen, M.Mus.
with special guestsKaren Snelling Ireland, Ron McKee,Peter Drake

and a few weeks later…

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Car Needed

Car Needed: Hello!  Do you have a car that needs a new home?  Looking for a tax receipt for it? We have the solution.

There is a young family of siblings that live in Oakville and need a car. The eldest young adult has secured a good job, but his car is really on its last legs. 

If you have a car in good working order that will take little to certify and you no longer need,

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Dedication Hymn Sing Results – 2020

Thank You, thank you everyone who participated! You made our Dedication Hymn Sing the most spiritual and uplifting one to date.

We truly did celebrate God’s presence in our lives through song. We also raised $2500.00 towards the cost of our parking lot paving. A double blessing indeed!

Dorothy Gartshore – Chair of Membership

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Congregational Paraphrases of the Lord’s Prayer

Karyn

“Our Steadfast and Loving Parent,
may your many names be made holy.  
May your realm be created and your will be done on earth as it is in heaven.
Give us what we need to get through this day;
 and forgive us when we stray from the path you have set for us,
 as we must have the grace to forgive those who overstep their own boundaries.  
Help us to resist worldly temptations, but keep us from evil.  

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Maple Grove Fertilizer Sale, 2020

Our 60th 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.  We have some vacancies this year noted below.  

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Ron Dodge

Ron Dodge, beloved husband of Cathy Dodge Smith, died suddenly and peacefully on Jan. 27th at their winter home in Florida. Ron has been a long-time member of MGUC, wearing many hats including Chair of Council, Chair of Pastoral Needs Assessment Committee, and singing in the choir. His MGUC friends refer to him as a kind, wise, gentle soul with a twinkle in his eye and a song in his heart. He will be greatly missed by Cathy, his sister Liz Webster, and his loving extended family.

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“Jesus’ Favourite Book Of The Bible”

“Jesus’ Favourite Book Of The Bible”— a 4-part study of Isaiah

Wednesdays Mar. 11, 25 and Apr. 1 and 8 at 7:00 PM in the Chapel Okay, we may not know if Jesus did indeed have a favourite book in the Hebrew Scriptures — but to judge from the way he announced his ministry to his home synagogue in Nazareth, it could have been this one. 

This Bible study will dive into a book of the Bible that is cited no fewer than 76 times in the Common Lectionary – the most of any Old Testament book – and a book which early Church Fathers like Gregory of Nyssa and St.

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