Joan Vinall-Cox

Longtime member of Maple Grove United Church

Christmas Presents Connected With Maple Grove

For the Gardener

Christmas at Sheridan Nurseries.  If you’re shopping for Christmas decorations, gifts and accessories, we still have Super Value Coupons available for $20.00 each. Please contact the Church office. The  Coupon gives you 25% off regular prices of $75.00 or more with no maximum at any Sheridan Nurseries location which could be better than sale priced items if discounted less than 25%. They also make great gifts and stocking stuffers!    Don’t forget to use your Super Value Coupons before they expire March 01,

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Maple Grove’s 2017/2018 Stewardship Drive

Our 2018 Stewardship campaign is almost finished!

“Our Generosity,” says the United Church, “is our response to God’s vast generosity in our own lives. It is a way to contribute to God’s mission in our world. It is how we make a positive difference in our own community through the mission of our congregation and beyond through the Mission and Service Fund.

When we think about giving our time, talent and treasure, we can consider a number of questions: What is God’s mission for us in our daily life?

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Community Round Table

COMMUNITY ROUND TABLE update:

On Tuesday, November 21st, Maple Grove held a very successful Community Round Table, hosting 24 people from 19 different Faith, School and Service Organizations. Including members of Maple Grove, a total of 37 people participated in this event. Everyone found the event a wonderful opportunity to share concerns/ideas about what is happening in our community today and in the future. It also allowed different groups to connect on ideas and possible collaborations with each other and with Maple Grove.

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Kerr Street Mission – Christmas Wonders & Beyond

Kerr Street Mission Christmas Wonders & Beyond

For more than fourteen years, KSM have operated “Christmas Wonders”, an outreach program that helps make Christmas more complete and joyous for families and individuals in the Kerr Street area of Oakville. There are over 18,680 people who live below the poverty level in Oakville.

Monetary donations to this program allow KSM to purchase gift cards in bulk at a discount. Every dollar donated translates into $1.09. The gift cards are then distributed fairly amongst needy families who use them to shop for their own children’s Christmas presents.

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The Men’s Breakfast

The Men’s Breakfast: Please joins us on November 8 for breakfast at 8:00 a.m. We will meet at the Fifties Diner 649 Fourth Line, Oakville, ON L6L 5B3 SE corner of Fourth Line and Speers Road. For more information, please contact the church office:  905-845-5721 or mguc@cogeco.net .

You may wish to avoid the  construction on Speers that is at Kerr Street.

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Kerr Street Mission Food Bank Drive at Maple Grove

 

KERR STREET MISSION FOOD BANK DRIVE

Maple Grove United Church would like to ask for your assistance to support the Kerr Street Mission Food Bank.

We are looking to fill 200 bags for Kerr Street Mission Food Bank for Christmas.

By October 12 – We have donated 42 BAGS – 158 TO GO!

We will be sponsoring the food drive until December 22,

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PRAYER SHAWL SALE RETURNS

For the fourth consecutive year you will have an opportunity to shop early for some handmade Christmas gifts and decorations, all made by the ladies of Prayer Shawl Ministry.
You will find us Sunday, November 5, 2017 in the gym after the 9:00 am and 10:30 am services.
Enjoy a little coffee with your shopping!

All proceeds will go toward the kitchen renovation fund. Cash or cheque only

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Grandparents’ Day – November 12

Sunday November 12: As part of our 60th Anniversary celebrations and Inspired by a suggestion from one of the members of our Koinonia Choir, that Maple Grove children host a brunch for their grandparents, the congregation is invited to join in a pot-lunch brunch following worship on Sunday, Nov 12. Both our children’s choirs will be featured in the worship service, which will celebrate the gifts that grandparents and all seniors are to us, and that we are to them.

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