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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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Syrian Refugee Family

Supported by Interfaith Community

Our Syrian Refugee Family has arrived as of Monday, December 21. The settlement team is thrilled that the family has finally arrived, and are excited to help them begin the transition to their new life in Canada.”

Those looking to support resettlement efforts in Oakville and the Halton region through donations can find more information through The Oakville Community Foundation.  

  • To see the welcome lunch provided, – click here.
  • To read Sandra Onufryk’s blog about private sponsorship,

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