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Children’s Book – He’ll Always Be My Dad

He’ll Always be my Dad

Update: An official Book Launch was held Saturday April sixth at the Lighthouse for Grieving Children for Chrissy Lilly’s children’s book “He’ll Always be my Dad”. The book is dedicated to Jim, Regan and Jorja, and also to the Lighthouse, a caring, valuable and essential organization in Oakville that supports and guides families through their grief journey.

The book will be available for sale following the service, or through the church office.

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Prayer Shawl Ministry, 2019

We have a good supply of beautiful prayer shawls available that may be given to family or friends going through a difficult time in their lives; illness, grief, surgery, changes in health, living situations. They may also be given in times of great joy, happiness or celebration.

In short, they are available to anyone you feel needs warm thought and prayers, or just hugs, from the MGUC family.

Bobbi-Jo is usually the central person to notify if you know of someone,

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Who is Our Church?

Adults, Children, History

Adults – January 27, 2019 If Our Church Were a Person

1. Which Gender? Picked PAT as name…no gender specified

2. How old?
‐Between 50 and 60 years od ‐Looking toward next stage of life ‐Still vibrant

3. What does he/she look like? (general appearance, clothes, style) ‐vibrant, active, involved

‐dressed “smart casual”
‐comfortable in own skin
‐have an updated wardrobe, but not on cutting edge of fashion ‐confident
‐put together
‐very intelligent

4.

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Habits, Norms & Expectations

What to Keep? What to Give Up?

A WORKSHOP FOR CONGREGATIONAL LEADERS & TEAMS to explore how differing patterns in worship, leadership, and programs can be discovered, and how positive change can be negotiated.  

SATURDAY, APRIL 6TH, 2010 – 9:30 a.m. to Noon

at CHRIST FIRST  (formerly Christ Church and First United)

Port Credit Campus, 151 Lakeshore Road West, Missisauga

Led By:   Morar Murray-Hayes, Carolyn Smith, and Harry Disher

$100 per congregational team (payable at the event)

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Maple Grove United Church Council

Council Chair 2019, Ross

Members of Council include our ministers, the chairs and leaders of our committees and trustees. We meet monthly except in the summer.  As well, a small advisory group meets monthly before council meetings, to provide advice to the chair and to discuss important program, financial and planning matters. Our Council previews and approves all proposals presented to the congregation, such as the membership of the Transition Team, the annual slate of leaders on council and our annual financial statements. 

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Lenten Bible Study

FRIDAY FAITH
How do we move through our Good Fridays of difficulty, of challenge, of suffering?

Beginning Wednesday evening, March 6, a five-part series on the Seven Last Words of Christ from the cross:

Were the words Jesus spoke from the cross just random utterances, of little meaning for others? Or were they messages of encouragement, even inspiration, for dark and difficult times?

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East Oakville Cards & Games Group 1st & 3rd Thursdays

At 1:30 pm Maple Grove United Church in the Friendship Room. 
The East Oakville Cards and Games Group continue to meet on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of the month at Maple Grove United Church in the Friendship Room starting at 1:15 pm. All are welcome. No partner needed. Refreshments are served.

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