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Andy King’s Blog

This week Andy King’s poetry website surpassed 100 000 views! Through Andy’s ministry, so many have been enriched spiritually, and through the many ministers who, like I, have been including Andy’s poetry in our worship services regularly, Andy’s ministry has reached many thousands of worshippers.

Check out his blog at
https://earth2earth.wordpress.com/

Such a great gift to Christians globally! Thank you, Andy.
Rev. Morar

Here’s an example:

WAITING AT THE WELL
(John 4: 5-42)

How often have I come here,

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Voices of the Prophets – A Multi-faith program for adults

To download a printable file of the study materials

click here – Voices of the Prophets

An Animated Aid to Bible Study
Whether for the Voices of the Prophets or other reasons, we need all the help we can get. The Bible Project ( link The Bible Project) is working to give us short entries of 5 – 7 minutes of animated guidance. The following is a link to the completed segments on YouTube: Bible Project Videos on YouTube

Sign up to the Voices of the Prophets Sessions
by emailing Maple Grove United Church: mguc@cogeco.net

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Sermon Series – Misereor – Hunger Cloth

Misereor – Hunger Cloth

This creation of the Haitian artist Jacques-Richard Chéry belongs to Maple Grove United Church. It will be the inspiration for a series of sermons exploring who Christ is for our world today. Join us over the next several weeks to reflect on the intersection of scripture, art and your own life.

Blessings, Morar

April 9: Palm / Passion Sunday;
Rev. Dr. Morar Murray-Hayes

Crucifixion / Tree of Life

April 2: Blessed Assurance

“I Come to the Garden Alone”… Read more Sermon Series – Misereor – Hunger Cloth

Why Attend Maple Grove’s 9:00 a.m. Service

Maple Grove has two services for most fall, winter, and spring Sundays, one at 9:00 a.m. and another zt 10:30. The 9:00 service attendees have recently described the importance of their time slot.

Top Ten Reasons to Attend Worship at Maple Grove at 9.00 am
With input from nearly all the members of the 9am service, we appreciate the opportunity to express our thoughts about Worship in The Grove at the early service.

  1. We are the dress rehearsal for the 10:30 service: a shorter quieter version.

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RESTORE HALTON – An opportunity for Maple Grovers to extend the hand of friendship to those in need

There are a surprising number of individuals and families in crisis in Halton. Their physical and financial needs can be adequately handled by government and community resources. What they need is the care and love of neighbours that can help mentor them through difficult times that could be the result of an illness, a marriage breakdown or loss of a job or business. The point is that some of our neighbours need a friend.

They need you to help them get through this difficult time by providing guidance and encouragement.

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Grief Support Group

Description

This education and support group is designed for those who are dealing with the death of a loved one.

Taking a faith-based perspective, we will explore various aspects of grief, how grief affects one’s emotions, behaviours, body, mind and spirit. We will look at tasks one can do and adjustments one can make to move through grief, and help find ways to reinvest in one’s life in meaningful ways.

The content of the course will be based on the materials of Dr.

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Meet Our Muslim Neighbours

GREETINGS NEIGHBORS,

Al Falah Islamic Centre wishes to extend a warm invite to its ‘Open House’ event scheduled for Saturday, September 24th from 12pm to 4pm. Please join us for an afternoon of guided tours, informative displays and engaging conversations over an assortment of ethnic food.
We, at Al Falah, strongly believe that your participation at this event would help further the understanding of community values and concerns. Please visit us atopenhouse.alfalahcentre.ca for more details.

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Indigenous Reconciliation

You are invited to be part of an important moment in the United Church’s journey of reconciliation

On March 30 and 31, 2016, The United Church of Canada will participate in events marking our commitment—as a denomination and as part of the ecumenical community—to adopt the principles, norms, and standards of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples as the framework for reconciliation. We do this in response to Call to Action #48 of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada.

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