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Good Friday Worship – 10:00 am March 30, 2018


Maple Grove United Church
346 Maple Grove Drive

(100 metres south of Devon on the west side, set back from the road.
Most parking is at the rear of the church)

Maple Grove United Church welcome the ministers and members of Munn’s United, St. John’s United, St. Paul’s United and Trinity United Churches to worship together on Good Friday. We hope you will join us for fellowship and hot cross buns following worship.

For those who would like to participate in singing the combined anthem
“The Ground”… Read more Good Friday Worship – 10:00 am March 30, 2018

Skylight Festival 2018

July 27-29, 2018 at Five Oaks Education and Retreat Centre Paris, ON

skylightfestival.ca

Dear United Church Friends,

We are so excited to invite you to be a part of the 2018 Skylight Festival – an event unlike any other in Canada. Heading into its fourth year, there are some big changes ahead for Skylight. We’re pleased to announce a move for this year to Five Oaks Retreat Centre. We feel their new vision to be an interfaith,

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Outreach Committee – a message from Community Living, Oakville

The Outreach Committee is asking for your help to support two young men who are clients of Community Living and who are on Crisis Funding because their families cannot afford to pay for the support of the day programs that make it possible for them to continue to live at home. Here is an excerpt from the request that we received from Alexandra Hayes, who works for Community Living:

“The day program allows these boys to have experiences in the community,… Read more Outreach Committee – a message from Community Living, Oakville

RESTORE HALTON

Update on refugee family who has a child with cancer
The father now has a vehicle and drivers licence but he is NOT CAPABLE YET for driving into Toronto. Therefore when the Wheels of Hope is not available we will still need volunteers to help out getting them to H.S.C. I want to thank those that stepped up so far. The family really appreciate the help. If there are other volunteers now the weather is improving please get in touch with Brenda Lewis through the church office at 905-845-5721,… Read more RESTORE HALTON

Support the Banning of Nuclear Weapons

This past year the world has become severely threatened by a nuclear weapons dispute between the United States of America and the Republic of North Korea. However, as long as nuclear weapons exist a major destruction of life on the planet is a real possibility because of deliberate use, accidental use miscalculated use, or use of these weapons by terrorists through cyber hacking or illegal possession. The Anglican Church of Canada supports Canada signing the 2017 United Nations Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons which Canada has refused to sign.… Read more Support the Banning of Nuclear Weapons

History of Christian Interest – in April

Join Al Wheable for two mildly related historical overviews,                    

April 3 & 4: 7:30 PM in the Friendship Room

Tuesday, April 3: Background to the Time of Jesus the Man and His Apostles: From Closing of Old Testament to Destruction of the Temple
This lecture, which runs approximately from the rise of the Persian Empire to 70 A.D., is aimed to give context when reading the New Testament as well as some help for those going to the Holy Land.… Read more History of Christian Interest – in April

Messy Church – Help Needed

Our next Messy Church program takes place

Saturday, March 3, from 5 to 7 p.m.

All ages are invited to take part in the fun of the Bible story, crafts and a great meal together. However, we can’t do Messy Church without volunteers! And right now, we need volunteers to help in the kitchen and at the craft tables, for both the March and April Messy Church. Please let Andy King know if you can help out.

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Oomama Benefit Concert at St. John’s

There is a benefit concert happening at St. John’s United Church (262 Randall St. OakvilleFriday February 23 at 7:30 pm. If you haven’t yet heard the Oakville Children’s Choir, you will be blown away.

Also performing are tenor Mervyn Russell, soprano Charlene Pauls and pianist Herb Williams.

The tickets are only $20 ($15 for students).

This is an important fundraiser for Oomama, the local grandmother group within the Grandmothers to Grandmothers (G2G) Campaign,… Read more Oomama Benefit Concert at St. John’s